Tier 2 Funding: Requests of $50,000 or Less

Thank you for your interest in UMass Memorial Health - HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital Determination of Needs (DoN) funding request for proposals.  If you have any questions, please contact 978-466-4094.


Tier 2 Funding Details:

  • Grants of $50,000 or less a year (can apply for up to three years)
  • Annual allocation of funds by committee
  • Letter of Intent and budget details (online application) are required; full applications by invitation only
  • Additional grant in FY’23 and FY’24 would be available to Tier 2 grantees
  • Fund priorities based on new priority areas and target populations
  • Linkages to policy, systems, environmental change
  • All applications must have an equity approach
  • Tier 3 recipients not eligible to apply if actively receiving funds (prior Tier 1 and 2 are eligible)
  • Additional financial information may be required before grant funds will be released.  A W-9 will be required.


Tier 2 Important Dates and Deadlines:

Public announcement – 2023 request for proposals opening date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Letter of Intent/Tier 2 online application deadline: Friday, May 12, 2023
Tier 2 candidates are notified of full proposal process: by Friday, May 26, 2023
Tier 2 deadline for full proposal due: Friday, June 9, 2023
Tier 2 awards announced: by Friday, July 7, 2023


Tier 2 Reporting:

T2 Reporting on February 9, 2024


Application Documents:

Tier 2 Application 

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Tier 2 Budget Form (excel spreadsheet):  please use this form to complete your budget. Once finalized, please save as a PDF and add as an attachment in the application form– live link

Other documents to upload (as applicable):