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September 20, 2020
 
Harvard Pilgrim, Cape Cod Foundations Grant $1.12M

August 11, 2020 — Responding to the unfolding coronavirus pandemic, the Harvard Pilgrim Health Foundation recently granted $1 million to nonprofit health centers across Massachusetts, and The Cape Cod Foundation distributed $126,000 to Cape Cod nonprofits that are providing food and financial assistance.

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Grants $1M to 30 Nonprofit Health Centers

The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, based in Wellesley, recently announced it granted $1 million to 30 Massachusetts nonprofit health centers to enhance telehealth capacity and meet telehealth demand in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

“Now more than ever, Harvard Pilgrim is committed to equal access to quality health care for everyone – particularly those in black and brown communities who have been tragically and disproportionately impacted by COVID-19,” said Michael Carson, president and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and chair of the foundation’s board of directors.

Receiving the funds were the following:

  • Boston Health Care for the Homeless
  • Brockton Neighborhood Health Center
  • Caring Health Center, Springfield
  • Charles River Community Health, Boston
  • Community Health Center of Cape Cod, Mashpee
  • Community Health Center of Franklin County, Greenfield
  • Community Health Connections, Leominster
  • Community Health Programs, Great Barrington
  • The Dimock Center, Roxbury
  • Duffy Health Center, Hyannis
  • East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
  • Edward M. Kennedy CHC, Worcester
  • Family Health Center of Worcester
  • Family HealthCare Center at SSTAR, Fall River
  • Fenway Community Health Center, Boston
  • Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
  • Harbor Health Services, Boston, Plymouth,+ Provincetown
  • Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, Dorchester
  • HealthFirst Family Care Center, Fall River
  • Health Services for the Homeless, Springfield
  • Hilltown Community Health Center, Worthington
  • Holyoke Health Center
  • Island Health, Edgartown
  • Lowell Community Health Center
  • Lynn Community Health Center
  • North End Waterfront Health, Boston
  • North Shore Community Health, Salem
  • Outer Cape Health Services, Provincetown
  • South End Community Health Center, Boston
  • Uphams Corner Health Center, Dorchester
  • The Brazilian Presbyterian Church
  • Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center
  • Cape Cod Children’s Place
  • Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation
  • Cape Cod Military Support Foundation
  • CHAMP Homes
  • Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands
  • Fishing Partnership Health Plan Corporation

Cape Cod Foundation Distributes $126K to Local Nonprofits

The Cape Cod Foundation, based in South Yarmouth, recently announced it granted $126,000 to eight nonprofit organizations that are providing food and financial assistance across Cape Cod in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The grants, from the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund, were given to:

  • The Brazilian Presbyterian Church
  • Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center
  • Cape Cod Children’s Place
  • Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation
  • Cape Cod Military Support Foundation
  • CHAMP Homes
  • Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands
  • Fishing Partnership Health Plan Corporation

“The support we received from the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund has had a tremendous impact in the community,” said Kristin O’Malley, President and CEO of The Cape Cod Foundation. “By working closely with our nonprofit leaders and community partners, we have been able to target those resources quickly and strategically to get help where it was needed the most.”

She added, “Recovery will be slow; we will need ongoing resources to re-imagine and rebuild our community.”

O’Malley said the foundation has raised more than $1.51 million from discretionary resources, individual donors, corporate partners, and foundations for its Strategic Emergency Response Fund and distributed $1.17 million to support COVID-19 relief. The grants have supported 44 local nonprofit organizations.

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