Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Dementia Friendly Mass./MCOA, Mass Cultural Council

The Mass. Healthy Aging Collaborative encourages our network of communities and stakeholders to consider and promote the following funding opportunities.

Mass. Councils on Aging FY21 SIG Grants: Outreach Grants: Dementia Friendly Massachusetts – Outreach to the African American Community

MCOA is seeking RFPs (Requests For Proposals) from non-profit organizations to help in expanding outreach to individuals and caregivers in the African American community as a part of the Massachusetts Dementia Friendly Community Initiative.

Applications are due by 6 pm on February 12, 2021.See the application instructions on the MCOA website (mcoaonline.com under grants/bid opportunities) for how to apply. All work must be completed by June 30, 2021.

Contact Patty@mcoaonline.com with questions.

Mass. Councils on Aging FY21 SIG Grants: Outreach Grants: Dementia Friendly Massachusetts – Outreach to the Chinese American Community

MCOA is seeking RFPs (Requests For Proposals) from non-profit organizations to help in expanding outreach to individuals and caregivers in the Chinese American community as a part of the Massachusetts Dementia Friendly Community Initiative.

Applications are due by 6 pm on February 12, 2021. See the application instructions on the MCOA website (mcoaonline.com under grants/bid opportunities) for how to apply. All work must be completed by June 30, 2021.

Contact Patty@mcoaonline.com with questions.

Massachusetts Cultural Council – multiple opportunities

  • Festivals Program provides $500 grants to help festival programmers meet the needs of producing, promoting, and developing audiences. Application opens: Jan 27. Deadline: Mar. 15.
  • The Universal Participation Initiative’s Innovation and Learning Network provides a series of professional development workshops on Universal Design and accessibility practices, and includes a stipend of $3,000 for staff time. Deadline: Jan. 29
  • Projects grants provide either $1,000 or $2,500 to support a cultural organization’s specific project. Deadline: Mar. 2.
  • Mass Humanities’ Digital Capacity Grants offer up to $5,000 to support organizations in bringing the humanities to the public through digital programs and platforms. Deadline: Feb. 7.