2010 Grants

826 Boston
$25,000
In support of after-school tutoring and intensive in-school writing and publishing projects

Adolescent Consultation Services
$25,000
Education and advocacy for court-involved youth

AFC Mentoring
$25,000
Continued general operating support for one-on-one and group mentoring for adopted children and those in foster care

America SCORES New England
$40,000
Operating support of soccer and literacy programming for urban Boston students

Associated Grant Makers
$50,000
Continued support of the Summer Fund, providing summer day and residential camp opportunities for school-aged children in Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, and Somerville

Bird Street Community Center
$20,000
In support of programs to keep youth safe and to prevent barriers to education and future success for inner-city youth

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center / Be Safe
$25,000
Program support for the Be Safe collaborative to provide support and referral for at-risk teens

Boston Children’s Chorus
$35,000
Continued program support for the Core Choirs program

Boston Medical Center
$30,000
Program support for a special needs educator and pediatric nurse coordinator in the SPARK Center

Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston
$30,000
In support of the Youth Service Providers Network provided to Boston’s high-risk youth

Bridge Fund of Massachusetts
$25,000
Funds to be used for zero-interest loans and small grants to low-income families with children

Bridge Over Troubled Waters
$25,000
Support of drop-in services for homeless teens and young adults

Career Collaborative
$25,000
Job training and job retention for underserved adults

Chelsea Education Foundation
$25,000
Program support for the Intergenerational Literacy Program

Children’s Hospital
$50,000
Support for the Community Asthma Initiative

Children’s Trust Fund
$30,000
To provide child abuse prevention programming for parents, caregivers, and children throughout Massachusetts

Close to Home
$50,000
Continued general operating support of intensive community-based education and outreach targeting domestic violence in Fields Corner, Dorchester

College Bound Dorchester
$25,000
Program support for the Adolescent Development, Alternative Education Program

Cradles to Crayons
$25,000
Program support to children living in homeless situations and aid them in obtaining a safe environment

Dorchester Youth Collaborative
$25,000
Program support for anti-gang and anti-violence programs for young teens

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
$30,000
Program support for the collaborative Youth Development Program, providing summer jobs for teens and supporting the Dudley Youth Council’s leadership development efforts

English for New Bostonians
$25,000
Program support for advanced language training programs

Families United in Educational Leadership
$50,000
Program support for underserved families to fuel students’ aspirations to go on to college

Family Van
$50,000
Continued general operating support of free healthcare screening and health education in urban neighborhoods

Family-to-Family Project
$25,000
Funds to be used toward innovative grants to help families acquire stable housing

Handel and Haydn Society
$25,000
In support of an innovative music education program that serves young people in the Boston area

Health First Family Care Center
$35,000
Program support for the Healthy Smiles program

HomeStart
$30,000
For programs to end homelessness

HopeFound
$30,000
Support for programs to end homelessness

Horizons for Homeless Children
$25,000
General operating support

Jericho Road Project
$25,000
General operating support for provision of community-based technical assistance and volunteer recruitment for nonprofit organizations

Jumpstart, Inc.
$25,000
To support the expansion of the School Readiness for All Initiative

Lawrence Community Works
$35,000
Program support for youth development

Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange
$30,000
To expand the Community Outreach Programs to find adoptive homes for the neediest youth in state foster care

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
$25,000
Program support of the Kid’s Day therapeutic after school and summer program in Jamaica Plain

Medical Foundation
$100,000
To support research conducted by Drs. Hockedlinger and Gubbels

Merrimack College
$25,000
Program support for the Merrimack College’s Lawrence Math and Science Partnership Tutor and Mentor Program

More Than Words
$25,000
To support youths in foster care systems with an opportunity to develop skills to enter into the working fields and to prepare for adulthood

New England Eye Institute
$35,000
In support of expanding comprehensive eye care in the Boston Public Schools

Parent-Child Home Program
25,000
Expansion of parent education and school readiness programs for low-income preschoolers

Partners for a Healthier Community
$45,000
Planning support to expand the BEST oral health initiative

Partners in Health
$25,000
Special support for Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

Pine Street Inn
$40,000
STRIVE job training program

Project Hope
$40,000
Support of job readiness and training programs for mothers who are single parents

RAW Artworks
$25,000
In support of free art groups serving young adolescents through high quality programs as an alternative to life on the streets

Rosie’s Place
$40,000
In support of critical programs and services for homeless women

Salvation Army
$100,000
In support of the Kroc Community Center

Samaritans
$25,000
Continued program support for youth suicide prevention services

Science Club for Girls
$25,000
Program support to strengthen the core after school Science Clubs and mentoring in eastern Massachusetts

Starlight Children’s Foundation
$25,000
To support the Great Escapes programming for families of chronically and terminally ill children in the New England area

STRIVE
$25,000
General operating support for job training programs

Strong Women, Strong Girls
$25,000
To support additional program slots for low-income girls

Thompson Island Outward Bound Boston Education Center
$35,000
Scholarship support to enable low-income youth to participate in experiential education programs

Travelers Aid
$40,000
Support of services for homeless families

Trinity Boston Foundation
$25,000
Continued program support for the Trinity Education for Excellence Program’s after-school and summer components

University of New England
$50,000
In support of the “Where the Children Are: Increasing Preventive Oral Health Access Through Portability and Programming”

Web of Benefit
$25,000
To enable survivors of domestic violence to transition to economic self-sufficiency

Wellspring House
$25,000
In support of the Homelessness Prevention and Family Stabilization Project

Women’s Bar Foundation
$25,000
Program support for the Family Law Project for Battered Women

Write Boston
$25,000
Support of writing coaches in Boston high schools