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Mini-Grants 2013

Grants to Massachusetts Non-Profits & Others for
Short-Term Programs Promoting Health & Wellness

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Health Network Area of North Central Massachusetts

Deadline Date:

08/08/13 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to North Central Massachusetts non-profits, schools, faith-based organizations, and others that are seeking funds for short-term/limited projects, activities, or events within the service area. Activities must focus on one or more of the following areas: (1) behavioral health (including depression, mental health, domestic violence, and substance abuse), (2) health equity, (3) suicide prevention, (4) cancer, (5) cardiovascular disease, (6) asthma, (7) youth development activities, (8) cross cultural issues, (9) LGBTQ, (10) elder care, and/or (11) obesity/healthy living.

Examples of projects or activities that may receive funds include: translation of brochures, training/workshops, essential materials for a program or event, and capacity-building activities such as strategic planning, etc.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 135408

Estimated Size of Grant:

$500 - $2,000

Term of Contract:

Funding is limited to one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Grants are open to all groups, programs, committees, coalitions, schools, faith-based communities, and non-profit organizations.

- Individuals may not apply - requests must be made from groups, not from individuals on their own.

- Applicants and proposed activities must be located within the 27 communities included in the CHNA 9 network: Ashburnham, Ashby, Ayer, Barre, Berlin, Bolton, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Groton, Hardwick, Harvard, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Leominster, Lunenburg, New Braintree, Oakham, Pepperell, Princeton, Rutland, Shirley, Sterling, Templeton, Townsend, Westminster, and Winchendon.

Pre-Application Information:

Requests must be submitted via email to the address listed in the contact information section below. Required are (1) Mini-grant Cover Sheet and (2) Project Narrative form. To request forms please send an email to the same email address below. Proposals must be no longer than 3 pages, 12 pt. font, double-spaced, with 1” margins.

The proposal narrative must contain the following information:
1. Goals/objectives of the project/activity/event
2. Intended outcome(s)
3. Overview of project/activity/event
4. How was the need for this project identified?
5. How it relates to one or more of the CHNA 9 areas of funding interest
6. Evaluation process – How will the success of your project be demonstrated?
7. Cost breakdown/budget

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.


Grant Coverage Areas:

the 27 communities included in the CHNA 9 network

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts