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2020-21 Cycle 1 Mini-Grant

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Schools, and
Groups to Address Health Equity in Eligible Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Health Network of North Central Massachusetts (CHNA 9)

Deadline Date:

10/16/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, schools, faith-based communities, groups, and committees for events, projects, and activities that address health equity in eligible communities. Funding is intended for a range of activities and projects, including training, workshops, one-time events, and capacity-building activities.

Proposed activities must be located within 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.

Proposal Guidelines:

  • Proposed projects/activities/events must address health equity as defined on the CHNA 9 website: All people, regardless of ethnic/racial or socio-economic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability have an equal opportunity to develop and maintain health through fair and just access to resources such as education, housing, and economic stability. (Adapted from Quintz-Essenz.)
  • The proposal must demonstrate a direct impact on the people most directly affected by health disparities. If the project or activity is a direct result of events related to the pandemic or a direct response to community needs related to COVID-19, please explain this context in the proposal
  • The proposal must address a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) strategy as outlined in one of the CHIP Priority Areas. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 135408

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$10,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,000

Term of Contract:

Funding is limited to one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All groups, programs, committees, coalitions, schools, faith-based communities, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have 501(c)(3) status or a fiscal sponsor.

Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Proposed activities must be located within 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:

​Deadline: October 16, 2020

Decisions will be made by the end of October and all applicants will receive notice of the determination by no later than November 6th.

Contact Information:

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

Submit complete proposals to chna9grants@gmail.com.

Chelsy Patriss, Executive Director
chna9northcentral@gmail.com

Grant Coverage Areas:

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, and Westminste

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