An Initiative for Massachusetts Smaller Cities

Application Process

Letters of Intent word document
A request for letters of intent was issued on Friday, March 22. Letters of intent from participating teams were due on Wednesday, April 24th. Letters of intent were required for all teams intending to participate in the Challenge. Teams were not eliminated based on letters of intent.
See the Summary of All Letters of Intent. pdf

Request for Proposalspdf
The Request for Proposals (RFP), including a full list of evaluation criteria, was issued at the official Working Cities Challenge launch event, on May 3, 2013, and was updated on July 5, 2013.
Full RFP pdf
Application Form word document
Budget Form excel

Frequently Asked Questions pdf
Initially issued on February 27, 2013, with addendums on April 9, 2013 and June 6, 2013

Launch of Working Cities and Applicant Information Session
The Launch occured on Friday, May 3. A meeting for only applicants followed from 10:30 to 12:00, to review criteria and the Request for Proposals.

Application Workshop
The Boston Fed hosted an all-day workshop on June 7, 2013. Participation was not required for any team intending to submit an application.