2015 Grants

2015 Grants

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

Adoption & Foster Care Mentoring
$30,000 — Continued general operating support for one-on-one group and mentoring for adopted children and those in foster care

Alma del Mar
New Bedford
$40,000 — Continued support for the general operations of the Alma del Mar Charter School

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
Manchester, New Hampshire
$35,000 — Continued support for the Ready to Succeed one-to-one mentoring program

Boston CASA
$25,000 — General operating support to expand services for children in the juvenile courts of Suffolk County

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

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

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
$30,000 — Program support for YouthConnect, an advocacy and intervention program in partnership with the Boston Police Department

Bridge Fund of Massachusetts
$30,000 — 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 support for 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

BUILD- Greater Boston
$35,000 — Continued support for in-school student business incubator program

Caritas Communities
$25,000 — Support for direct care services to provide case managers to help disenfranchised residents identify and address needs and challenges

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

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

City Connects of Boston College
Chestnut Hill
$35,000 — Continued support for expanding intervention and enrichment services for Brockton elementary school students

Community Health Programs, Inc.
Great Barrington
$25,000 — Continued support for CHP on Wheels, bringing mobile health care to rural areas of Berkshire County

Crittenton Women’s Union
$25,000 — Continued support for mobility mentoring service for low-income women

Dorchester Youth Collaborative
$25,000 — Continued program support for after-school programs for at-risk Boston youth

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 leadership development efforts

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

FamilyAid Boston
$50,000 — Continued general operating support of services for homeless families

Family Van
Roxbury Crossing
$50,000 — Continued general operating support for free healthcare screening and health education in urban neighborhoods

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

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

Friends of the Childrens Trust
$35,000 — Support for a new Family Center in Springfield to provide programming and support services to families in the Springfield area

FriendshipWorks, Inc.
$25,000 — Continued support of services to prevent and reduce isolation among low-income elders

Generations Incorporated
$25,000 — Continued support for the expansion of the Classroom Literacy program in Boston and Revere K-3rd grade classrooms

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

Granite State Children’s Alliance
Nashua, New Hampshire
$35,000 — Operating support for four Child Advocacy Centers in Hillsborough, Belknap, and Cheshire counties

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 Leads, Inc.
$30,000 — Support for connecting Boston’s Low-income families to the resources and programs they need to be healthy

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

Health Resources in Action, Inc.
$25,000 — Continued support for involving high school students of color as science tutors and mentors for elementary school students

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

Housing Assistance Corporation
$30,000 — Continued support of children’s trauma services at Angel House family shelter in Hyannis

Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc.
$25,000 — Continued support for Jumpstart Massachusetts’ programming to prepare economically disadvantaged preschool children for kindergarten success

Lowell Community Health Center
$50,000 — One-time support to purchase dental equipment and supplies

Lucy’s Love Bus Charitable Trust
$25,000 — Program support to bring integrative therapies to patients at two leading childhood cancer centers in Maine and Vermont

Lynn Community Health Center
$35,000 — Support to add a Behavioral Health Therapist to existing school-based health services at Cobbet Elementary School in the Lynn Public Schools

Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE)
$25,000 — General operating support to find adoptive families for local children growing up in temporary foster care

$25,000 — Support for the Integrated Learning Program as a tool for transforming learning through afterschool education, teacher/instruction coaching, and a unique summer learning academy

Mid-Coast Health Net, d.b.a The Knox County Health Clinic
Rockland, Maine
$50,000 — Support to expand essential medical, dental, and mental health service to adults and children in need

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

New England Center for the Arts & Technology
$35,000 — Continued program support for culinary arts job training

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

Parent-Child Home Program
Garden City, New York
$35,000 — Continued support for parent education and school readiness programs for low-income preschoolers

Partners for a Healthier Community
$50,000 — Support for the KIDS EyeSEE vision services program

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

Playworks Metro Boston
Jamaica Plain
$30,000 — Continued 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

Raising a Reader MA
$25,000 — Support for program implementation in the cities of Chelsea, Revere, and Lynn to increase school readiness and prevent the academic achievement gap for low-income children

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, Inc.
$35,000 — Continued 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, Inc.
$30,000 — Continued program support for youth suicide prevention services

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

Strong Women, Strong Girls
$25,000 — Support for the after-school mentoring program for girls ages 8-11 and college and professional mentoring

Treehouse Foundation
$25,000 — Support for the Education & Life Skills for Children and Youth in Foster Care program

$25,000 — Continued support for the Massachusetts High School Advising Program

United Teen Equality Center
$25,000 — Continued support of social enterprise training for at-risk youth in Lowell

Vermont Foodbank
Barre, Vermont
$35,000 — Support for the BackPack Program, providing food for children from low-income families to bring home each weekend

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

Wellspring House, Inc.
$25,000 — Support for adult education and job training programs

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

$25,000 — Continued support for writing education program expansion in Massachusetts gateway cities

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

Grants were made to Massachusetts organizations, except where otherwise indicated.