Founded in 1997, the Greater Lowell Community Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Greater Lowell and Merrimack Valley.

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.

Open Grant Cycles

2016 Nashoba Valley Healthcare Fund Grant Cycle (Applications Currently Under Review)

2016 Discretionary Grant Cycle (Applications Currently Under Review)

Closed Grant Cycles

2016 Women Working Wonders Fund (Awarded)

2016 Dr. Hugh, Ruth, & John Mahoney Tribute Event (Awarded)

2016 Center for Business Philanthropy NETSCOUT RFP (Awarded)



If you are a Lowell or Lawrence nonprofit, please consider contacting the Jericho Road Project to determine whether Jericho Road can support your project with a pro bono consultant or other assistance. The Jericho Road Project bridges communities by matching the professional talents of volunteers with the needs of community based nonprofit organizations and businesses to promote community development, strengthen social services, and enrich the lives of volunteers.