GW Link

Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

MassChallenge HealthTech

In-Kind Grants of Mentorship, Office Space, and Entrepreneurial
Assistance to USA, Canada, and International Health-Based Startups

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

MassChallenge (MC)

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

10/08/19 12:00 PM ET


Request a Grant Writer

In-kind grants of mentorship and free office space to USA, Canada, and International health-based startups to promote entrepreneurial potential. The program's goal is to bring together health startups with entrepreneurs for the purpose of solving problems, promoting innovation, and transforming healthcare. The MassChallenge community comprises startups, Champions, business mentors, medical healthcare professionals, digital health enthusiasts, and people passionate about their shared mission of improving health through entrepreneurship. Program judges look for high-impact startups, with a viable path to success and some traction/progress in their plans.

Program Benefits:
- Every startup at MassChallenge HealthTech receives a partnership offer before the program through our matchmaking process
- Free office space located in the Seaport (Boston, MA)
- A community of experts, partners, and innovation enthusiasts
- More than $250K in equity-free prizes
- Structured Goals and Milestones project management process facilitated by MassChallenge HealthTech
- Startups see measurable growth in revenue, funding, and employee size

MassChallenge expects active, consistent engagement in the accelerator program. This requires regular, physical presence from at least one team founder in your MassChallenge office for the duration of the accelerator program you are participating in.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184898

Estimated Size of Grant:

More than $250K in equity-free prizes is available to participants.

Term of Contract:

Program duration: January-June 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are accepted from industry-focused startups from anywhere in the world. Eligible startups are those that have raised less than $10M in equity-based funding and generated less than $10M in revenue.

Prospective startups should be developed enough to work collaboratively with a large business or institution.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An Application Launch Event will take place on September 12, 2019.

Pre-Application Information:

Prospective MassChallenge startups submit application(s) for the MassChallenge accelerator program(s) they would like join. After submitting the application, startups will participate in one or two rounds of judging. At the end of these judging rounds, the highest-impact and highest-potential startups are invited to participate in the accelerator as Finalists.

Applications must submit the application fee: $45 USD before the early bird deadline, $99 USD before the regular deadline

- Application opens: September 3, 2019
- Application Launch Event: September 12, 2019
- Applications close: October 8, 2019
- Judging and Matching: December 2019
- Program Duration: January - June 2020
- Finale: 2020

Application Process:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.



For questions:

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.