MassDOT, in partnership with the Barr Foundation, is announcing Shared Streets & Spaces, a funding program to provide technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and towns conceive, design and execute shared streets and spaces projects and engage their residents and businesses in that process. This builds off the recently announced “Streets for Recovery” funding opportunity from … Continue reading Age-Friendly Funding Alert: MassDOT and Barr Foundation Announce ‘Shared Streets & Spaces” Opportunity
A dilemma facing communities right now is how to reopen while keeping residents safe through physical distancing. In a time when we’re required to maintain physical distance to protect public health, streets need to do more than ever.
FY20 Coronavirus Relief Funds for Mass. Municipalities The deadline for communities to submit applications for FY20 Coronavirus Relief Funds is Friday, June 5th. Submissions will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis and payments made on a regular basis, however cities and towns are asked to finalize the process before June 5th in order to ensure a … Continue reading Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Coronavirus Relief Fund, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
MHAC’s partners at MassMobility have shared the following opportunities to support transportation for older adults, people with disabilities, veterans, low-income commuters, and others who lack transportation access in Massachusetts.
Thanks once again to our partners at MassMobility for this listing of funding opportunities to support transportation for older adults.
The AARP Community Challenge provides small grants to fund “quick-action” projects that can help communities become more livable for people of all ages. Applications are being accepted for projects to improve housing, transportation, public space, technology (“smart cities”), civic engagement. Now, applications are also being accepted that address COVID-19 response. This, according to AARP, will … Continue reading Age-Friendly Funding Alert: AARP Community Challenge Now Accepting COVID-19 Response Submissions
MHAC is pleased to pass along the following funding opportunities for communities and organizations. Some are in response to COVID-19 and some are more general opportunties for Age- and Dementia Friendly Communities and stakeholders. More information on similar support opportunities relative to COVID-19 are available on the Philanthropy Massachusetts website on “Disaster and Emergency Relief … Continue reading Age-Friendly Funding Alerts: ACL, Fallon Health, MassDOT, MetroBridge
Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced it is providing funding to 18 additional nonprofit organizations as part of the $1 million it has committed to support community efforts on behalf of older people affected by the coronavirus. This second wave of funding, totaling $345,000, focuses on housing and equity efforts in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and … Continue reading Tufts Health Plan Foundation Announces Second Wave of Funding to Address Coronavirus Impact
The MassDOT Transit Unit has announced that the FY2021 Community Transit Grant Program Application Cycle is scheduled to open in May 2020.
AARP Massachusetts has announced that, due to the evolving Coronavirus situation, the Community Challenge application deadline is being extended to May 15, 11:59 pm ET