2011 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 programs 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

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 Health Care for the Homeless Program
$30,000
Program support for the family-centered behavioral health project

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

Career Collaborative
$25,000
Program support for a training manual regarding employment 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
$40,000
Continued general operating support of intensive community-based education and outreach targeting domestic violence in Fields Corner, Dorchester

Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire
$45,000
One-time support for technology improvements

Cradles to Crayons
$35,000
Program support to provide everyday essentials to homeless children

Dorchester Youth Collaborative
$35,000
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

EdVestors
$25,000
Program support for expansion of algebra education to Boston’s 8th graders

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

Epiphany School
$25,000
General operating support for tuition-free middle school serving Boston children from disadvantaged families

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
General operating support of free healthcare screening and health education in urban neighborhoods

Family-to-Family Project
$30,000
Funds to be used toward innovative grants to help families acquire stable housing

Federation for Children with Special Needs
$20,000
Operating support to provide information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities

Generations, Inc.
$25,000
Program support for expansion of classroom literacy intervention

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

Heading Home
$25,000
Program support for efforts to end family homelessness

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

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 for day care services

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

Let’s Get Ready
$25,000
Program support for free SAT preparation and college admissions counseling provided by college student volunteers in low-income New England communities

Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange
$35,000
To expand the Community Outreach Programs to find adoptive homes for the neediest youth in state foster care

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
$25,000
Program support for case management to help prevent homelessness

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

Peer Health Exchange
$25,000
Program support to train college student volunteers to lead health workshops in Boston high schools

Pine Street Inn
$40,000
STRIVE job training program

Project Hope
$40,000
General operating support for services to low-income families

Rosie’s Place
$40,000
General operating support for services to homeless women

Salvation Army
$200,000
Capital support of the Kroc Community Center

Salvation Army
$20,000
Memorial gift in honor of Jonathan Strong, Ludcke trustee

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

Second Step
$25,000
General operating support for services to women and children survivors of domestic violence

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

The Steppingstone Foundation
$25,000
Program support for the new College Success Academy to enhance academic preparation for students in Boston public schools

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
Educational programs for Boston students

Travelers Aid Family Services
$40,000
General operating 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

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