News & Events

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Please direct media inquiries to:

Mary Jo Meisner
Vice President for Communications,
Community Relations and Public Affairs
mjm@tbf.org
(617) 338-4286

Recent News

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Boston Foundation Awards $100,000 to Collaboration Among Five Public School Districts in Chelsea, Revere, Everett, Malden and Winthrop
Date: December 18, 2014
The Boston Foundation today announced a one-year, $100,000 grant to the Chelsea Education Foundation, Inc., for the Five District Partnership of the Chelsea Public Schools.
Boston Foundation announces more than $1.5 million in grants to Greater Boston organizations
Date: December 18, 2014
The Boston Foundation announced its quarterly discretionary grants after a meeting of the Foundation’s Board of Directors today. The Board approved $1,565,000 in single and multi-year discretionary grants to be paid out beginning in December of 2014.

Upcoming Events

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Active Bodies, Active Minds: A Case Study on Physical Activity and Academic Success in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Date: January 15, 2015
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, 10th Floor, Boston
Join us for the release of a case study by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University on the relationship between physical activity and academic success among elementary and middle school students in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
The Shape of the City and the release of the 2015 Boston Indicators Project Report
Date: January 27, 2015
Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, 10th floor, Boston

Please join Boston Foundation President & CEO Paul S. Grogan and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh for The Shape of the City, a Boston Foundation Centennial event, and the release of the 2015 Boston Indicators Project Report.  Raj Chetty, MacArthur "Genius" Fellow and Bloomberg Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will provide a keynote address on Income Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility.