2023/2024 Community Health Initiatives Grants

2023/2024 Community Health Initiatives Grants

The Greater Lowell Health Alliance of the Community Health Network Area 10 (GLHA of CHNA 10) is proud to offer grants for the fall of 2023 to support initiatives that improve the wellbeing of the Greater Lowell community. The purpose of this RFP is to provide grant funding to increase support for services and programs to better meet the needs of communities in the Greater Lowell area.

WHO CAN APPLY: Non-profit organizations or public entities (such as municipalities, schools, health institutions and services) with service areas within CHNA 10 are eligible to apply. Those communities include Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro, and Westford. Towns outside the CHNA 10 service area may serve as partners on grants.

FUNDING OBJECTIVE: Implementing the 2023 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), which provides a goal-based framework for addressing the needs identified in the CHNA.
Grants will be awarded to organizations to implement projects or services that are aligned with a specific objective(s) described in the 2023 CHIP, included in the application.

ADDITIONAL CONTENT REQUIREMENTS: All proposals MUST incorporate a plan to meet the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care.

AWARD AMOUNT AND ELIGIBILTY: This grant cycle will award a total of $150,000 to support efforts of these critical health issues. Individual grant amounts will range between $5,000 and $50,000, at the discretion of the review committee. Awards will not be given to individuals or be used for scholarships. Grant awards cannot be used to fund capital or overhead expenses.

All grant applications must be received no later than 4:00pm on Thursday, July 20, 2023.

Applications can be sent by email (preferred method), as one PDF document to grants@greaterlowellhealthalliance.org or by mailing a hard copy to:

Kerrie D’Entremont
Greater Lowell Health Alliance
295 Varnum Ave.
Lowell, MA 01854

Physical address (For drop off):
Kerrie D’Entremont
Greater Lowell Health Alliance
55 Technology Drive
Lowell, MA 01851

Greater Lowell Health Alliance Community Health Initiatives Grant Application Form

For Email Submission

Download grant application, fill out and email to: kdentremont@greaterlowellhealthalliance.org

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