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Share Your Idea

To share your idea for one or more funding opportunity, download and complete the Inquiry of Ideas (IOI) or Request for Proposal (RFP) then submit via the online application portal. We encourage applicants to watch a live or recorded funding announcement webinar before submitting an IOI or RFP.

Online Idea Submission
Community Healthy Improvement Planning (CHIP) Processes
Request for Proposals
Budget Form
Template (for narratives only)
Application Portal

Healthy Aging
The Healthy Aging funding opportunity is now closed. The due date for submissions was October 2, 2019. Applicants will be notified if they have been selected to submit a full proposal by November 22, 2019.

Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Approaches
The first round of the Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change funding opportunity is now closed. The due date for submissions was October 9, 2019. Applicants will be notified if they have been selected to submit a full proposal by November 22, 2019.

For assistance in navigating the portal, please first check the slides, transcript, and recording of our second capacity building webinar on Thursday, September 12, 2019. These materials are located under Resources. Should you need additional assistance, please contact Emily Breen, Grants and Program Coordinator, at ebreen@hria.org. Please include screenshots or detailed information about the issue you are encountering so we can best assist you.

Inquiry of Ideas and Request for Proposals

Download the Inquiry of Ideas (IOI) and Request for Proposals (RFP) below:

All IOIs and RFPs will be submitted through an online application portal. For those who wish to draft their responses before the online application portal is available, the questions are contained in the IOI and RFP documents as well as the webinar slides and transcripts.

Funding Announcement Webinars

For more information on how to apply, you can view recordings, slides, and transcripts of the funding announcement webinars:

Eligibility

Massachusetts-based non-profit 501(c)3 organizations and municipalities are eligible to submit ideas for funding to the Massachusetts Community Health & Healthy Aging Funds. See table below for additional information on funding preference and priority for the two funds.

Community Health FundHealthy Aging Fund
For this round of funding, priority will be given to activities that benefit communities outside of Boston that:
  • Have not historically and routinely benefited from previous local Determination of Need (DoN) community health funding; and
  • Have high rates of health inequities.
For this round of funding, preference will be given to activities that benefit communities that:


If you have an idea that meets these criteria but are not a 501(c)(3) or municipality (or seeking a fiscal agent), please Contact Us