Background and Overview

Utilizing funds received by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (AGO) from a judgment against the pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson, the AGO is pleased to announce the Healthy Summer Youth Jobs grant opportunity.  Healthy Summer Youth Jobs is designed to provide jobs that promote good health for youth from low socio-economic status (SES) communities by providing them with opportunities for health and wellness via health-focused employment.   Jobs eligible for Healthy Summer Youth Jobs funding are those where youth will work to advance public health. This grant will fund an estimated 150 Healthy Summer Youth jobs with Massachusetts cities and towns, public offices, and non-profit organizations.

Submission Instructions

The Attorney General's Office utilizes a grant management software system which allows for organizations to submit their grant application online. Please allow sufficient time to register online and complete the application by the deadline.


Questions regarding this RFP may be submitted to by email, only until 4:00 p.m. on May 11, 2017.  When submitting your question(s), please include “Healthy Summer Youth Jobs 2017” in your email subject line. Questions received and answers provided regarding this RFP will be posted on the AGO’s website here:


If you have any questions, please email  with a subject line of “Healthy Summer Jobs 2017. Applications are due on May 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants with disabilities who seek reasonable accommodation, which may include the receipt of the RFP information in an alternative format, must communicate such requests in writing to no later than May 8, 2017.

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