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Welcome to the Boston Foundation Community Center.  Here you will find news, information about upcoming events and the most recent post from the City of Ideas blog.

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Upcoming Events

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Vision Project Report: Degrees of Urgency - Why Massachusetts Needs More College Graduates Now
Date: October 28, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA
Join us for the release of the third annual Vision Project report, which focuses on the state of higher education in the Commonwealth.
2014 Boston Foundation Annual Meeting
Date: November 20, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, Boston
Please join us for the 2014 Boston Foundation Annual Meeting.
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Recent Press Releases

SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce welcomes Marybeth Campbell as Executive Director
Date: October 06, 2014
SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce today announced that Massachusetts’ Director of Education and Workforce Development Marybeth Campbell will join the initiative on October 20 as Executive Director.
Remarkable Stories Emerge from MCAS Results
Date: September 23, 2014
As you may have heard by now, the 2014 MCAS results were released on Friday by the Massachusetts Dept. of Education. There are a number of remarkable stories that emerge from the numbers.

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The Donor Solutions Center

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The Donor Solutions Center is for people attracted to the kind of philanthropy that has a real impact on the challenges we face locally, nationally and around the world.  We invite you to learn more about exemplary donors, groundbreaking research and the most innovative thinking in the field.

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Supporting Our Work

The Civic Leadership Fund Female student portrait photo The Civic Leadership Fund supports the Foundation’s role as a civic hub where information, knowledge, resources and influence come together for the greater good of our region.  This crucial fund helps us tackle some of our region’s most serious challenges through a wide range of activities.

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At the heart of everything the Boston Foundation has done over the last century—every grant it has made, every innovation it has supported, every cause it has championed—is its endowment, the Permanent Fund for Boston.  Established through bequests left by hundreds of visionary and forward-thinking Bostonians since 1917, this essential fund fuels all of the Foundation’s work and provides the resources that have sparked positive change and enabled new ideas.