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BIDMC released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative funding in February 2021.
Through this current RFP, two coalitions – one in the Boston neighborhood of Bowdoin/Geneva and the other in the Boston neighborhood of Fenway/Kenmore – will be selected to receive $395,000 each to develop and implement a community-led project in their neighborhood.
See the full RFP below for details.
Full RFP: Detailed information about eligibility, health priorities, how to apply, and more.
Additional RFP Resources:
Apply on Submittable: Applicants will need to create a Submittable account if they do not already have one.
Download the Participant Template: Applicants will need to download and complete this table from Dropbox to respond to Question 1B of the application. If you have trouble accessing the file, please email us.
February 17, 2021: RFP release date February 17, 2021 – February 24, 2021: Q&A period March 18, 2021: Proposal due April 23, 2021: Notification of intent to award May 2021 – August 2021: Community engagement activities and development of project and evaluation plan September 2021: Approximate project start date September 2021 – August 2023: Approximate project timeline
Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the BIDMC RFP for Community-based Health Initiative funds are no longer being accepted. Local organizations that submitted LOIs will be notified whether they are invited to submit full proposals on September 21, 2020.
Full RFP: Detailed information about eligibility, funding tracks, priority areas, how to apply, and more.
August 3, 2020: RFP released online August 10, 2020: Virtual information session (optional). August 28, 2020: Letter of Intent (LOI) submission deadline September 21, 2020: LOI applicants notified of invitation to submit full proposal October 19, 2020: Full proposal due (invitation only) No later than December 4, 2020: Full proposal applicants notified of grant decisions January 1, 2021: Three-year grant term begins