Tufts Health Plan Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Foundation Seeks to Fund Programs that Help Older Adults Live Healthier Lives

WATERTOWN, MA – November 4, 2013 – The Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced today that it is accepting Letters of Inquiry for its Cycle 1, 2014 Healthy Aging grants program. The deadline for submission is Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. EST.

Each year, in two separate grant cycles, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation awards numerous grants to Massachusetts and Rhode Island non-profit organizations focused on improving the lives of older adults, age 60+. Since the foundation began focusing its grantmaking on healthy aging, it has given nearly $12 million to nonprofits that elevate the physical, mental and emotional well-being of older adults and their caregivers. Cycle 1, 2013 grants included $1.6 million in new funding to 34 Massachusetts and Rhode Island-based organizations.

Interested parties should submit applications under one of the following three grantmaking categories:

Please visit the How to Apply section of our site for more information on the foundation’s grant guidelines, eligibility requirements and process timeline. Letters of Inquiry open for submission on Monday, November 4, 2013. The deadline for submission is Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. EST. Applications will be reviewed by the foundation’s grant team and finalists will be selected to submit a full proposal, with more detailed information about their programs, by Friday, March 7, 2014.