Applying for Funding


Open Funding Opportunities

BIDMC recently released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to address housing affordability in the City of Chelsea. Through this RFP, one Chelsea-based organization will be selected to receive $705,000 over four years to implement upstream strategies in the areas of homelessness, home ownership, and/or rental assistance.

See the full RFP below for details. The deadline to apply is October 14, 2022.

RFP Resources
Funding Timeline

September 7, 2022: RFP released online
September 12, 2022: Virtual information session at 2:00 pm (optional). Register here.
September 30, 2022: Deadline to submit questions about the RFP
October 14, 2022: Proposals due by 5:00 pm via Submittable
January 1, 2023 – March 30, 2023: 3-month planning period
April 1, 2023: Program implementation begins
December 2026: Grant term ends

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

BIDMC will be announcing future Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative Requests for Proposal (RFPs) over the next couple of years:

  • In 2023: Allston/Brighton, Mission Hill, and Roxbury

Past Funding Opportunities