The Greater Lowell Health Alliance plays an important role in distributing grant funds to the front-line individuals and organizations having a direct impact on the health of our region.
The GLHA is proud to announce the grant awards for the Fall of 2017. The GLHA awarded ten grants totaling $150,000 to community-based organizations to address critical health issues in the Greater Lowell area. Grants were awarded around the following priority areas: Cultural competence/cultural responsiveness, mental health, substance use and prevention, access to healthy food, physical activity, asthma, and social determinants of health.
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The GLHA is proud to announce the grant awards for the Fall of 2016 to support programs and services to improve the overall health of the Greater Lowell community. The GLHA awarded eight grants totaling $200,000 to community-based organizations to address critical health issues in the Greater Lowell area. Grants were awarded around the following priority areas: mental health and mental disorders, substance abuse (including tobacco use), chronic disease (e.g. asthma, obesity, diabetes), and prevention and screenings (e.g. cancer, children’s nutrition).
The Greater Lowell Health Alliance of CHNA 10 was pleased to offer mini-grants for the Fall of 2015 to provide grant funding to increase support for services and programs to better meet the needs of communities in the Greater Lowell area.
In 2014, the GLHA distributed nearly $200,000 to support programs and services to improve the overall health of the Greater Lowell community.
In 2014, the GLHA awarded 10 grants totaling $171,426 to support programs and services to address the increasing issues surrounding substance abuse in the Greater Lowell area.
Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health is a national program of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that supports the Foundation’s commitment to building a Culture of Health in the United States. The program aims to provide individuals, organizations, communities, policymakers, and researchers with the empirical evidence needed to address the key determinants of health encompassed in the Culture of Health Action Framework. In addition, Evidence for Action will also support efforts to assess outcomes and set priorities for action. It will do this by encouraging and supporting creative, rigorous research on the impact of innovative programs, policies and partnerships on health and well-being, and on novel approaches to measuring health determinants and outcomes.
Deadline: Friday, December 30, 2016
Grants for 2017 will be awarded around mental health. This priority area was established after review of the 2016 Greater Lowell Community Needs Assessment.
All questions or concerns in regard to this RFP may be directed to Amy Werner at 978-788-7378 until 12:00 pm on Thursday, December 29, 2016.