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Massachusetts Funding & Opportunities

Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities 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: Sep 15, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on Barriers to Care and Risk of HIV-Associated Comorbidities among Vulnerable Population Groups
Notice of Special Interest for research that analyzes barriers to care and risk of HIV-associated comorbidities among disproportionally vulnerable and affected population groups of people living with or at risk for HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: 57 priority jurisdictions including 7 states with a substantial rural HIV burden
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Grants
Supports capital projects for organizations working in the areas of health, welfare, dental health, and homelessness 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
Angel Flight East COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment and Vaccine Transport
A volunteer pilot network that transports personal protective equipment and COVID-19 vaccines for distribution to areas in need.
Geographic coverage: Available in the northeastern United States.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Angel Flight East
Entergy Micro Grants
Grants for projects that effectively impact arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, economic development, education and literacy, the environment, and healthy families.
Geographic coverage: Communities within Entergy's service area in Arkansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Grants to help community-based organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts. Currently, the fund is only accepting proposals from grassroots organizations responding to community needs caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
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
Massachusetts Food Ventures Program Inactive
Funding for projects that increase access to healthy, affordable food options; source Massachusetts grown, caught, or harvested healthy food; and that improve economic opportunities for low to moderate income and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awarded projects are broad in range, and include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program Inactive
Funding for communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: May 9, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Last Updated: 4/10/2022