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Massachusetts Funding & Opportunities

Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for new projects in Massachusetts that positively impact health or healthcare access for Massachusetts residents who have been economically, socially, culturally, or racially marginalized.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program
Funding for communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life. Program priorities include rural, tribal, and other areas with environmental justice concerns.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Grants
Supports capital projects for organizations working in the areas of health, welfare, dental health, homelessness, and food insecurity in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Geographic coverage: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Agnes M. Lindsay Trust
American Connection Corps
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and emerging communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 28 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Lead for America
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Grants to help community-based organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
New England Health Equity Stipend Program
Stipends for public health and other health professions students with practice opportunities working on health equity projects with public health or primary care agencies in New England.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC)
ROPS Rebate Program
Offers rebates for approximately 70% of the cost of purchasing and installing a Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) kit on tractors.
Geographic coverage: Currently, rebates are available in Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. Farmers located in other states may sign up for the waiting list using the online form.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Tractor Safety Coalition
The New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund
Grants to address systemic racism and racial inequality while fostering inclusion, representation, opportunity, and prosperity for Black, Latino, and Indigenous communities in Massachusetts. Priority areas include health equity and economic empowerment, among others.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The New Commonwealth Fund
Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Opportunity to Advance Resilience in Disadvantaged Communities (SOAR) Inactive
Funding for planning, implementation, outreach, training, capacity, and staff-building projects in Southeastern New England. Projects should address climate change and the historic, long term impacts of environmental and social injustices in disadvantaged communities. Tribal lands are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, and the 3 tribal nations within the geography
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Massachusetts Rural Development Fund Inactive
Grants for economic and community development activities in rural communities and small towns in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2024
Sponsor: Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Development

Last Updated: 7/9/2024