Our Shared Future Forum
Our Shared
Charting a Path for
Immigrant Advancement in
a New Political Landscape
A data-informed forum featuring leaders who
are rising to meet the new challenges facing immigrants.
View the forum video and download the slide presentation.
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Grant Information Session Video
Learn more about our discretionary grant
making, from our primary investments in our
impact areas and crosscutting strategies to our
Open Door Grants program.
This session was recorded
on April 19, 2017
Learn more about the
Foundation's Discretionary
Grant Making
Opportunity in Change
in Change:
Preparing Boston for Leader Transitions and
New Models of Nonprofit Leadership
This forum and report address the consequences of the
coming wave of Baby Boomer retirements from nonprofits
View the forum video, download the report, listen to a podcast and access additional resources
Hack Diversity Fund
Bringing together underrepresented
sources of talent with the
region’s hottest, fastest growing
companies in tech and healthcare


Support the Hack.Diversity Fund

Our Objectives

We work with donors to increase the impact of their giving and, using our own resources, programs and activities, support thriving people and vibrant places with a strategic focus on:
NEW REPORT: Increasing Ridership for the Fairmount Line

This report shows that years of advocacy and $200 million in investments in new stations and infrastructure over the past 10 years along the Fairmount Line are beginning to yield significant returns, with a near tripling of ridership since 2012. The report identifies the next steps for the Fairmount Line’s evolution and includes more than 20 recommendations for increasing ridership among the 115,000 residents currently living near the line.

Download the report.      Read the press release.     Read an article about the report in The Boston Globe.

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