Discretionary Grants

Discretionary Grants

Grant funding from the Greater Lowell Community Foundation’s 2018 Discretionary Grants Program includes the following strategic funding categories: elder services, children’s services, water resources/the environment, and social education.

The Discretionary Grants Program’s purpose is to improve the quality of life for residents in twenty communities: Ashby, Ayer, Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Dracut, Dunstable, Groton, Littleton, Lowell, Pepperell, Shirley, Tewksbury, Townsend, Tyngsborough, Westford and Wilmington.

The Foundation is deeply committed to our local nonprofit community and our grant-making program is focused on assisting nonprofits by fostering collaboration and supporting direct services. The goal of the Foundation is to help our nonprofit partners fulfill their mission more effectively and efficiently. We strive to fund projects that touch many lives and enrich the overall quality of life in our region.

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2017 Grant Recipients

Children’s Services Grants:


Leclair Elder Services Grant:


Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Grants:


Water Resources Initiative Grants: