2014 Grants

Adolescent Consultation Services, Inc.
$25,000
Support for intervention services for Child Requiring Assistance children and families

AFC Mentoring
$30,000
Continued general operating support for one-on-one and group mentoring for adopted children and those in foster care

Alma del Mar
$25,000
General operating support for the Alma del Mar Charter School K-5

Appalachian Mountain Club
$25,000
Continued support for the 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

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Manchester (New Hampshire)
$25,000
Support for the Ready to Succeed one-to-one mentoring program

Boston City Singers
$25,000
Continued support for neighborhood training chorus program

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

Bread of Life 
$25,000
One-time capital support for a centralized facility in Malden for food pantry services

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
Continued program support of drop-in services for homeless teens and young adults

Brookview House, Inc.
$35,000
Continued general operating support for housing with supportive services for homeless mothers and their children

Business United in Investing Lending and Development (BUILD) 
$35,000
Support for in-school student business incubator program

Casa Project, Inc.
$40,000
Continued program support for Court Appointed Special Advocates child advocacy

Child & Family Services, Inc.
$25,000
Continued program support for mental health services for at-risk New Bedford youth

City Connects of Boston College 
$35,000
Support for expanding intervention and enrichment services for Brockton elementary school students

Community Health Programs 
$25,000
Support for CHP On Wheels, bringing mobile health care to rural areas of Berkshire County

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

Crittenton Women’s Union 
$25,000
Support for mobility mentoring services for low-income women

Dorchester Youth Collaborative
$35,000
Continued support for anti-gang and anti-violence programs for young teens

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

EV (Earthen Vessels)
$25,000
Continued program support for after-school programs for at-risk Boston youth

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

FamilyAid Boston
$40,000
Continued general operating support of services for homeless families

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

Friends of the Children – Boston  
$25,000
Support of long-term mentoring for low-income children

FriendshipWorks 
$25,000
Support of services to prevent and reduce isolation among low-income elders

Forsyth Institute
$30,000
Program support for school-based dental examinations and oral health prevention

Generations Incorporated
$25,000
Program support for the Classroom Literacy program in Boston K-3 classrooms

Genesis Foundation for Children
$30,000
Continued program support for the Feingold Center for Children

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center. Inc.
$25,000
Continued support for the Lawrence family medicine residency program

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell
$25,000
Continued program support for neighborhood revitalization in Lowell

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

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

Health Resources in Action  
$25,000
Support for involving high school students of color as science tutors and mentors for elementary school students

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

Housing Assistance Program  
$25,000
Support of childen’s trauma services at Angel House family shelter in Hyannis

Housing Families
$35,000
Continued  support of services to homeless children and families

Jewish Vocational Service, Inc.
$25,000
Continued program support to train low-income clients as Geriatric Certified Nursing Assistants and Pharmacy Technicians

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

Jumpstart
$25,000
Program support for Jumpstart Massachusetts to prepare economically disadvantaged preschool children for kindergarten success

Mid-Coast Health Net d/b/a Knox County Health Clinic
$40,000
Continued support of an oral health program in Maine utilizing the services of volunteer dentists

Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, Inc.
$25,000
Continued support for Beyond Jobs employment retention services

New England Eye
$35,000
Program support for the mobile eye clinic, providing comprehensive eye exams for low-income children in Greater Boston

Parent-Child Home Program
$35,000
Continued support of parent education and school readiness programs for low-income preschoolers

Partners for a Healthier Community
$50,000
Final installment of a three-year planning grant to develop the Live Well Springfield Kids initiatives

Pine Street Inn, Inc.
$50,000
Continued support for job training programs

Playworks Education Energized 
$25,000
Support for play and recess training programs at elementary schools in Lawrence

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

Reach Out and Read, Inc.
$25,000
Program support for the Worcester Early Literacy Initiative, providing resources for the development of children’s literacy

ROCA
$35,000
Continued 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 youth suicide prevention services

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

SkillWorks at The Boston Foundation
$25,000
Continued support for the SkillWorks workforce development program

Straight Ahead Ministries
$30,000
Continued support for the Youth Re-entry Project to help gang-involved juvenile and young adult offenders in Lynn and Worcester reestablish themselves

Tutoring Plus of Cambridge, Inc.
$25,000
Continued general operating support for tutoring centers in Cambridge elementary and middle schools

uAspire  
$25,000
Support of the Massachusetts High School Advising Program

United Teen Equality Center 
$25,000
Support of social enterprise training for at-risk youth

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

Vietnamese-American Initiative for Development, Inc.
$25,000
Support for the VietAid after-school program, serving underserved and disadvantaged students in the Fields Corner-Dorchester neighborhood

Women’s Bar Foundation of Massachusetts, Inc.
$25,000
Continued program support for the Family Law Project for Battered Women

WriteBoston 
$25,000
Support of writing education program expansion in Massachusetts gateway cities

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