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

Now accepting applications for Tier 2 Funding opportunities at HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital. Apply for grants up to $50,000 to support community health needs. Applications are available beginning June 11, 2024. Tier 2 Application

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 978-466-2419.

Criteria (revised as of 2022) is Based on:

Tier 2 Funding Details:

  • Grants up to $50,000.
  • Fund priorities based on priority areas and target populations.
  • Linkages to policy, systems, environmental change.
  • All applications must have an equity approach.
  • Partnerships and sustainability plans are encouraged. 
  • Additional financial information may be required before grant funds will be released.  A W-9 will be required.
  • Prior DON grantees are eligible.

Tier 2 Important Dates and Deadlines:

(Grant awards totaling approximately $300,000): 

Public announcement – Request for proposals opening date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 

Tier 2 online application deadline: Friday, July 26, 2024

Tier 2 awards announced: by Friday, August 28, 2024 

Tier 2 Reporting:

Six-month reporting deadline: 1/31/25

Annual report deadline:  8/1/25 

Application Documents:

Tier 2 Application 

NoteYou have the ability to begin filling out the form and saving your progress for another session. Should you be unable to finish it in one sitting, follow these steps:

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the form.

  2. Select Save and Resume Later (the link in the gray bar just above the Submit Form button.
    A popup window asks if you are sure you want to leave this form and resume later.

  3. Select the green Save and get link button.

  4. The link appears within an important message on screen regarding this feature.

  5. Please read the message carefully and follow its instructions.


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

Other documents to upload (as applicable):

  • W-9 (blank forms are available on the IRS website)
  • Letter of support by fiscal agent