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We are grateful for the widespread support we receive from concerned donors, companies, and organizations.

Their steadfast commitment is transforming the lives of older adults.

For corporate partnership opportunities, contact Jim Michels, Vice President of Advancement at (202) 541-0492 or

For more than 75 years, Army Emergency Relief has been faithfully helping soldiers and their families through a broad range of financial assistance programs. They proudly support Army Veterans and their families living at Knollwood who lack the means to pay for their housing and healthcare.

The mission of AARP Innovation Labs is to bring together the best, most creative entrepreneurs, organizations, and companies to share ideas to improve the lives of older adults. Through their AgeTech Collaborative, ADF regularly works with vetted Startups seeking to test and validate their aging solutions.

The 2018 Sponsor of the Annual Eisenhower Awards Gala, AM General is a strong supporter of the mission and work of the ADF and its mission. AM General designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies, and supports high-quality specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide.

The 2019 Sponsor the Annual Eisenhower Awards Gala, BAE Systems is a proud supporter of the ADF and its vision to shape the future of aging for the better. BAE Systems delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services.

A proud supporter of ADF, Bell Flight challenges what’s possible for sound barriers, lunar missions, tilt rotor systems, and commercial helicopters.

A committed ADF supporter, Boeing supports our military through a broad range of global aerospace and defense products. They faithfully invest in the mission and work of the ADF.

Consumer Technology Association Foundation strategically supports programs that enhance the lives of aging seniors and people with disabilities through the use of technology. Their most recent grant award will assist ADF in enhancing the Make & Tech Lab at Knollwood Life Plan Community with updated consumer technologies, workshops, and training for aging seniors.

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company committed to supporting our military. They are steadfast supporters of the ADF, our mission, and the men and women who live at Knollwood.

GiaMaione Prima Foundation Inc.

The Gia Maione Prima Foundation faithfully supports Knollwood through annual contributions that help fund our wide-ranging music programs and support people in our community in financial hardship.

Led by former Congressman “Buck” McKeon, the McKeon Group is a consulting firm serving major defense industry clients. They are a proud supporter of our military and the veterans and families living at Knollwood.

 Mighty Health is a leading fitness and wellness program designed specifically for people 50 and older. In partnership with AARP and ADF, Mighty Health has generously provided its services to Knollwood veterans free of charge.

An ADF partner organization, Northrup Grumman employs thousands of veterans worldwide and is committed to hiring and assisting military-experienced candidates and employees.

A proud supporter of the ADF, Grane Rx is a leading provider of senior care pharmacy and medication management services.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Labcorp’s partnership with ADF was instrumental in providing quick, accurate tests for our community of aging seniors. Dr. Brian Caveney, Chief Medical Officer of Labcorp, was recognized as the 2021 Eisenhower Distinguished Citizen Award recipient.

Lockheed Martin, a global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technologies company, is advancing the mission of the ADF through its ongoing support.

Petros Marafatsos & Sons has been a committed partner of the ADF since their origins in 1967. Marafatsos & Sons is a family-owned and operated construction company in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

The Pritzker Military Foundation supports both the preservation and dissemination of military history and the health and well-being of our citizen soldiers and veterans. Their grant funding as part of the 2021 Annual ADF Gala provides services and essential resources to aging veterans in financial need. 

Trinity University (Dublin) conducted a research study at Knollwood to explore the value of interactive robots on healthy aging in life plan communities.

The George Washington University partnered with the ADF on a research study to investigate the effects of multi-tasking on functional movement and cognition. Opportunities for future studies are being pursued.

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences has partnered with the ADF on mask-making as a form of self-expression. Opportunities for future collaboration are being pursued.

Domalys, a French company, is partnering with the ADF to launch and evaluate a new smart technology, called Aladin, to reduce the risk of accidental falls.

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