Partnerships are integral to everything we do. We partner with:

  • Communities
  • Major corporations
  • Government
  • Labor
  • Environmental health advocacy organizations

For each project and initiative, the Lowell Center brings expertise in areas of:

  • Applied research – solve technical problems to move toward sustainability; conduct interdisciplinary research investigations, solve real world problems.
  • Strategic engagement - convening; old website; honest broker with a strategic point of view.
  • Education and training

Our work is funded by a wide range of different supporters including corporations, government agencies and private individuals. Examples of recent donors include:

  • John Merck Fund
  • Garfield Foundation
  • Heinz Endowments
  • University of Massachusetts Creative Economy Initiative
  • U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
  • Walmart Foundation
  • Worcester Public Schools

For more information on partnership opportunities, contact Professor David Kriebel. For more information on ways you can support the Lowell Center’s work, contact us at

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