Monthly Archives: July 2020

MassDOT Announces “Shared Streets and Spaces” Funding Recipients

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that six municipalities are receiving funding totaling more than $288,000 in the third round of funding in the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program.

The program to date has given out a total amount of more than $1.7 million to 22 municipalities, of which 73% are Environmental Justice communities. Continue reading

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Tufts Health Plan Foundation Redirects Momentum Fund to Support Communities During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic will continue to affect communities beyond the initial crisis phase. Stakeholders from communities across the region already have begun to consider challenges and opportunities that will accompany the recovery phase.

To give communities additional resources in this critical time, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation board voted to direct 2020 Momentum Fund mini-grants to support community resilience, retooling and rebuilding in response to COVID-19. Continue reading

MHAC’s COVID-19 Updates and Resources: 7/17-7/23

In addition to an evolving COVID-19 resource page, MHAC is continuing to collect and share updates on COVID-19 from state government, federal agencies like the Centers for Disease Control, and other key stakeholders.

These updates are to help and inform a wide range of individuals and partners, including communities working to become more age- and dementia friendly.

Please see the latest updates below: Continue reading