What You Need to Know

The priorities and strategies for the MGH Community Health Impact Funds are determined by the Community Advisory Board (CAB), with the distribution directed by the Allocation Committee, and guided by our 2022-23 Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan. As we are committed to a widespread transparent process, timely updates will be made to this site, regular newsletters, and social media.

DoN process

Regulatory Overview

Learn more about the Determination of Need (DoN) process which regulates and governs the MGH Community Health Impact Funds.

Priorities & Strategies

Priorities and Strategies

Learn more about the funding priorities and strategies chosen by the (CAB) and guided by the community-driven 2022-2023 CHNA/CHIP process.

Timeline & Important Dates

Timeline and Important Dates

Read more about the distribution timeline, allocation committees, and other important calendar items for our four priorities—housing, mental health, economic mobility, and food insecurity.

Application Process

Application Process

Learn more about the current process to apply for funding for the mental health and economic mobility priorities and strategies.

Mass General Brigham: An Integrated Health Care System Dedicated to Serving the Community

Mass General Brigham invests hundreds of millions of dollars to improve health in the communities we serve by providing accessible, lower-cost, and innovative community-based care.

We look forward to building upon our long-standing history of community health improvement partnerships and investments in community health equity and expanding those efforts as part of the Phillip and Susan Ragon Building project.

Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH
Chief Community Health and Equity Officer, Mass General Brigham

Community Health Leadership

Past Community Health Impact Funds at Work

In 2019, as part of our most recent Determination of Need process, MGH awarded $3.4 million to seven community-based organizations to address housing, access to behavioral health, and workforce development in Suffolk County. Recently, we went back to look at the impact of this funding for four of the community-based awardees.