Reliant Foundation awards grants to non-profit 501(c)3 organizations. Our grants align with our focus on substance use disorder, mental health and/or behavioral health services for children and youth, and programs and initiatives which reduce stigma around these issues.

Reliant Foundation is an independent non-profit organization not affiliated with any medical group or health care facility. Please see below for a list of recent grant recipients.

2023 Grantees

The following organizations are receiving grants from the Foundation through its most recent 2023 grant cycle:

Abby’s House – Women’s Services Program
ACE (African Community Education) – Social-Emotional Learning Program
Addiction Referral Center – Project B.R.A.V.E. (Building Recovery Accessibility through Validation)
Adolescent Consultation Services (ACS) – Youth Mental Health Services at Framingham Juvenile Court
Adult & Teen Challenge NE – Capital Renovations at the Chatham St. Adult Men’s Recovery Center
Advocates – Ensuring Care for Spanish-Speaking Children Needing Mental Health Services
Anna Maria College – Workforce Opportunities in Behavioral Services Program
Bancroft School – Worcester Partnership Program
Behavioral Health Partners of MetroWest – MetroWest Care Connection Program (MWCC)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MA – Mind Matters Program
Boys & Girls Club of Lunenburg – GROW SMART Initiative
Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest – Teen Mental Health First Aid Program and Teen Health Workshops
Boys & Girls Club of Webster-Dudley – Mental Health and Behavioral Health Programs
Boys & Girls Club of Worcester – Mental Health and Behavioral Health Programs
CASA Project Worcester – Shine the Light Initiative
Catholic Charities Worcester County – Crozier House and Leominster Women’s Program Support
Center for Family Connection – Intensive Trauma-Informed Services for Children and Families
Community Harvest Project – Fresh Produce and Volunteer Programming for Recovery Homes
Community Healthlink – Women Enhancing Recovery through Fitness and Empowerment
Community Legal Aid – Family Preservation Project
Dismas House – Substance Use Prevention Initiative
Doc Wayne – Chalk Talk® Group Therapy Program
GAAMHA, Inc. – Clinician Services for R.O.O.T.S. at Evergreen Grove Program
Genesis Club – Zero Stigma Project
Girls Inc. of Worcester – Health and Family Services Initiative
Growing Places – Be Your Best Self Project
Latin American Health Alliance – Workforce Development Program for Men in Recovery
Legendary Legacies – Mental Health Pipeline Tuition Support and Workforce Initiatives
Lovin’ Spoonfuls – MetroWest Food Rescue and Distribution to Recovery Homes
LUK Inc. – Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Trainings
MARE (MA Adoption Resource Exchange) – Trust-Based Relational Intervention Caregiver Trainings
Pernet Family Health Services – Youth Program
Rainbow Child Development Center – Children’s Mental Health/Behavioral Health Program
Regional Environmental Council – YouthGROW Program
Revive of the USA – Recovery Movement Therapy for Leominster Recovery Home and Addition of One New Coach
RFK Community Alliance – Behavioral Health Services for Children in Clinton & Nashoba Schools
RIA (Ready Inspire Act) – Sisters Leading Sisters, Reducing Stigma: Substance Use and Mental Health
Rise Above – Supporting Mental Health through Activities for Youth in Foster Care
Riverside Community Care – Workforce Development & Diversity Project
Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services – Screen Time Reduction Education Program
South Middlesex Opportunity Council – Licensed Mental Health Counselor Career Path Program
SPARK Kindness – Addressing the Emotional Health and Resilience of Children and Youth
The Torch Foundation – Social-Emotional Learning for Worcester Teens
United Way of North Central MA – Healthy Minds Youth Conferences
Veterans Inc. – Residential Recovery Support Expansion
Westborough Connects – Community Programming to Address Mental and Behavioral Health Impacts of Loneliness and Social Isolation
Women Make Movies/Recovery City – Documentary on Women in Recovery/Community Screenings
Worcester Addresses Childhood Trauma (ACTS) – Trauma Training Tuesday Series
Worcester Youth Center – Substance Use Reduction Program
YOU Inc. – The Carriage House Grief Support Center
YWCA of Central MA – Social-Emotional Health Program for Young Children 

Off-Cycle grant support was provided earlier in the year to Our Bright Future of Southbridge to fund a part-time licensed social worker; a UMass Memorial Health training program aimed at advancing prescriber education and opioid use treatment in primary care settings; and a United Way of Central MA project in the Main South area of Worcester to build a Fitness Court for individuals in recovery.

For more information about Reliant Foundation, or about how you can make a difference in the lives and health of our community, visit: www.reliantfoundation.org