Past Grants

Links to previous years can be found at the bottom of this page.

2016 Grants

826 Boston
Roxbury
$30,000 — Support for the expansion of the Writers’ Room tutoring and class-visits model

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

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

Associated Grant Makers
Boston
$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 NH
Manchester, New Hampshire
$35,000 — Continued support for the Ready to Succeed one-to-one mentoring program

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

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Boston
$35,000 — Support for the Family Behavioral Health Integration Project to address the health care needs of homeless families

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

Bridge Fund of Massachusetts
Newton
$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
Boston
$25,000 — Continued support for drop-in services for homeless teens and young adults

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

Catie’s Closet, Inc.
Dracut
$25,000 — Support for opening a new distribution center in Massachusetts to distribute clothing, toiletries, and shoes to students in 50 schools

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

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

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

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

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

Food for the World
Lawrence
$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
Cambridge
$30,000 — Continued program support for school-based dental examinations and oral health prevention

FriendshipWorks, Inc.
Boston
$30,000 — Continued support of services to prevent and reduce isolation among low-income elders

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

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

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

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

Housing Families, Inc.
Malden
$25,000 — Program support for the GREAT Youth and Families Program to provide trauma-informed services for homeless children

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

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

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

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
Lynn
$35,000 — Support for mobile clinics to provide housing services to families

MathPOWER
Boston
$25,000 — Continued 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 — Continued support to expand essential medical, dental, and mental health services to adults and children in need

Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network, Inc.
Leominster
$30,000 — Support for the general operations of the family shelter

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

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

Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen
Taunton
$45,000 — Support for the general operations of the soup kitchen and necessary updates to the facility

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

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Boston
$30,000 — Support for sex education and related support for youth and families

Playworks Metro Boston
Jamaica Plain
$50,000 — Continued support for play and recess training programs at elementary schools in Lawrence

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

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

Raising a Reader MA
Boston
$25,000 — Continued 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

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

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

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

St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children
Dorchester
25,000 — Support for the Bridge Home Program to provide housing and services for children

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

The Food Project, Inc.
Lincoln
$30,000 — Support for the Dirt Crew youth program and Senior Food Access program

The MAVEN Project
Boston
$35,000 — Support for increasing access to quality healthcare in Massachusetts

The Open Door
Gloucester
$35,000 — Support for general operations to provide direct service hunger relief and merge with the Ipswich Food Pantry

Tree Street Youth
Lewiston, Maine
$25,000 — General operating support for on-site and in-school social and behavioral support systems

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

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

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

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

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

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

YouthBuild Boston
Boston
$25,000 — Continued program support for the construction skills training and HiSET (high school equivalency test) mastery for at-risk youth ages 17-22

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