2013 Grants

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

Appalachian Mountain Club
$25,000
Program support for Youth Outdoor Leaders of Boston training program

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

Bethel Institute for Social Justice
$25,000
Program support for Generation Excel youth program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
$25,000
Program support for one-on-one mentoring for at-risk youth

Boston City Singers
$25,000
Program support for neighborhood chorus training programs

Boston Debate League
$25,000
Continued program support for the after-school debate league involving Boston Public High School students

The Boston Foundation / SkillWorks
$25,000
Program support for Partners for a Productive Workforce

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

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

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

Brookview House
$35,000
General operating support for housing with supportive services for homeless mothers and their children

The CASA Project
$30,000
Program support for Court Appointed Special Advocates child advocacy

Child and Family Services
$25,000
Program support for mental health services for at-risk New Bedford youth

College Bound Dorchester
$25,000
Program support for College Connections program

Cradles to Crayons
$35,000
Continued 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

Earthen Vessels
$25,000
Program support for after-school programs for at-risk Boston youth

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

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

Family Aid Boston (formerly Travelers Aid Family Services)
$40,000
Continued general operating support of services for homeless families

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

Federation for Children with Special Needs
$25,000
Continued operating support to provide information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities

Food for the World
$25,000
Program support for the distribution of food and nutrition education to low-income families in Lawrence and greater Merrimack Valley

The Genesis Fund
$30,000
Program support for the Feingold Center for Children

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
$25,000
Program support for family medicine residency program

Habitat for Humanity
$25,000
Program support for neighborhood revitalization in Lowell

Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC)
$25,000
Program support to link legal representation and assistance with the Parent Child Trauma Recovery Program

Health Law Advocates 
$25,000
Program support of juvenile court mental health advocacy project

HomeStart
$30,000
Continued support of programs to end homelessness

Housing Families
$25,000
In support of services to homeless children and families

Jewish Vocational Services
$25,000
Program support to train low-income clients as Geriatric Certified Nursing Assistants

Joint Committee for Children’s Health Care in Everett
$25,000
Continued program support to connect Boston’s metro-north communities with health care

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

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
$25,000
Program support of the HomeLink initiative to provide information on Homelessness prevention

Mid-Coast Health Net d/b/a Knox County Health Clinic
$30,000
Support of an oral health program in Maine utilizing the services of volunteer dentists

Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
$25,000
Program support for Beyond Jobs employment retention services

New England Center for Arts & Technology, Inc.
$30,000
Program support for culinary arts job training

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

Partners for a Healthier Community
$100,00
First two installments of a three-year planning grant to develop the Live Well Springfield KIDS initiative s

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

Pine Street Inn
$50,000
Continued support of job training programs

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

ROCA
$30,000
Program support for the Young Mothers’ Project providing individualized programming for high-risk young women

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

Samaritans
$30,000
Continued program support for youth suicide prevention services

Save the Harbor / Save the Bay
$25,000
Continued support of youth environmental education programs

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

Straight Ahead Ministries
$30,000
Continued support for the Youth Reentry Program to help gang-involved juvenile and young adult offenders reestablish themselves

Tutoring Plus of Cambridge
$25,000
Program support for tutoring centers in Cambridge elementary and middle schools

University of New England
$25,000
To support “Where the Children Are: Increasing Preventive Oral Health Access Through Portability and Programming”

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

Year Up
$25,000
Program support for the Boston Learning Communities Program providing job training, internships, and support for urban youth

YouthBuild Boston
$25,000
Continued program support for the construction skills training and GED mastery for at-risk youth ages 17-22