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
The 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant opportunity is open and plenty of examples are being shared as part of the push to solicit applications that help cities and towns become more age-friendly.
MassDOT recently announced $3.5 million in grant awards for Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) across the Commonwealth to implement best practices and innovative services to benefit customers.
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative (MHAC) was awarded a two-year grant for $175,000 from Tufts Health Plan Foundation to support the development of additional age- and dementia-friendly communities in the Commonwealth. This is one of nine new community investments totaling nearly $1 million reflecting the Foundation’s commitment to policies and practices that support healthy aging. … Continue reading Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative Receives $175,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation
The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced a total of $9.5 million for cities, towns and nonprofit organizations to use under the Community Transit Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The annual competitive grant program awards money to be used for transit operating costs, mobility management or new capital investments.
Forty community-based organizations each will receive a Momentum Fund mini-grant of up to $10,000 from Tufts Health Plan Foundation. Now in its second year, the fund was established to foster promising ideas and support cities and towns in their efforts to make their communities better places to grow up and grow old. This is the … Continue reading Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards Mini-Grants to Build on Local Momentum, Support Healthy Aging
The Center for Retirement Research sponsors the annual Steven H. Sandell Grant Program and the annual Dissertation Fellowship Program in the field of retirement or disability research. The programs are funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration to provide opportunities for doctoral candidates, junior or non-tenured scholars (within seven years of receiving their Ph.D.) from all … Continue reading BC Center for Retirement Research Offers Grant and Fellowship on Retirement and Disability Projects
The Massachusetts Census Equity Fund 2020 is a statewide funding initiative with the mission to increase participation in the 2020 census in communities that are at significant risk of being undercounted. Through this statewide grant program, the aim is to support community based organizations to educate, organize and empower residents in hard-to-count communities to respond … Continue reading Age-Friendly Grant Opportunity: Mass. Census Equity Fund 2020
The Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Fund team announced that the portal to submit an application for the Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change Approaches funding opportunity is now live! Please visit the How to Apply page to learn more about submitting your idea and to access the online portal.
Governor Baker and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently awarded $34 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) Awards to support a variety of housing, community and economic development projects in 63 cities and towns across the Commonwealth. Many of these projects are helping cities and towns become more Age-Friendly through improvements … Continue reading Governor Announces Announces $34 Million in Community Development Block Grants to 63 Communities