2020 Grants Awarded to the GLHA
In addition to distributing grant funds to frontline organizations, the Alliance was the recipient of three 2020 grants to address unmet healthcare needs in Greater Lowell.
- Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund. The Greater
Lowell Community Foundation awarded this grant to the
GLHA to purchase and distribute personal protection
equipment (PPE) to more than thirty nonprofit
organizations, schools, and municipalities to benefit
- Boston Medical Center’s HEALing Communities Study.
The GLHA is serving as the fiscal agent for this multi-site
implementation research study, which will test the impact
of an integrated set of evidence-based practices
across health care, behavioral health, justice, and other
community-based settings. The goal of the study is to
reduce opioid-related overdose deaths by 40 percent
by December 2021.
- Age-Friendly Lowell. The Alliance will be working with
several community partners that received this Tufts
Health Plan Foundation Systems and Best Practices
Grant, funding a project to build capacity to develop
and implement an action and evaluation plan to promote
health, independence, and quality of life among older