Where and How We Fund

Tufts Health Plan Foundation funds efforts focused on healthy aging and older people in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

Grant opportunities

Our guiding principles:

We promote core principles essential to healthy communities. Organizations seeking Foundation support should describe how their work embodies these principles.

  • Collaboration
  • Equity
  • Community engagement
  • Policy and system impact leading to sustainable change

We do not fund:

  • Candidates for public office
  • Capital projects and/or equipment
  • Development activities, such as fundraising events, capital campaigns, or annual fund drives
  • Endowments
  • General operating expenses
  • Government agencies (unless within a collaboration led by a community-based organization)
  • Individuals (including scholarships, internships, and/or fellowships)
  • Lobbying
  • Organizations that advocate, support or practice discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, national origin, language, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other characteristic protected by law
  • Private foundations
  • Religious organizations for religious purposes
  • Research for specific disease states
  • Underwriting of medical expenses