The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MAssDOT) announced $16.4 million for 184 new awards to 138 municipalities and seven Regional Transit Authorities through the Shared Streets and Spaces Program. Five of the awards are specifically geared towards supporting older adults while many more will provide benefits to people of all ages.
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative encourages communities working to become more age and dementia friendly and our network of stakeholders to check out the following funding and support opportunities.
The MetroWest Health Foundation announced their Spring 2022 grant round with a deadline for concept papers on March 11th.
The Shared Streets and Spaces Grant Program from the Mass. Department of Transportation (MassDOT), which has a current funding round with application due on March 1, has provided an opportunity for cities and towns to improve public health, safe mobility, and strengthened commerce. The Mass. Healthy Aging Collaborative is proud to share that MassDOT has … Continue reading MassDOT Includes Dementia Friendly Design Guide in ‘Shared Streets & Spaces’ Grant Resources
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is excited to promote a fourth round of the Shared Streets & Spaces Grant Program from the Mass. Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The program, which awards bonus points for projects that are inclusive of older adults, provides funding to municipalities and public transit authorities to quickly implement improvements to plazas, sidewalks, … Continue reading Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Shared Streets & Spaces, Commonwealth Places, Mass Cultural Council
Communities working to become more age- and dementia friendly may be interested in the following funding opportunities, previously announced by MHAC:
The Mass. Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced the award of $6.5 million total to cities and towns which applied for funding from the Shared Streets and Spaces Grant Program. Among those are several projects that are inclusive of older adults, thanks to bonus points that encourage applicants to consider improving the built environment around councils … Continue reading More Age-Friendly Infrastructure Projects Supported in Latest Announcement of MassDOT Shared Streets & Spaces Grant Program
MassDOT has announced a new round of the Shared Streets and Spaces Grant Program, which is now open for applications. All municipalities and transit authorities in the Commonwealth are eligible to apply. The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased that MassDOT has maintained bonus points for proposals that include and consider older adults.
The final round of nearly $1.2 million from the Mass. Department of Transportation “Shared Streets & Spaces” program was awarded and has now supported 124 projects in 103 municipalities across the Commonwealth.
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.