News & Events

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Please direct media inquiries to:

James H. Burnett III
Director of Public Relations
(617) 338-3890

Recent News

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Boston Foundation announces nearly $650,000 in first round of Open Door Grants funding
Date: October 12, 2016
The Boston Foundation announced Tuesday that 24 nonprofit organizations – the first recipients of the Foundation’s newest grantmaking program – would receive one-year grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 in size. Ten of the recipients are established nonprofits; seven are building organizational capacity, and another seven are in an innovative stage of development.
Boston Foundation announces $1.69 million in quarterly grants to Greater Boston organizations
Date: October 07, 2016
The Boston Foundation announced its quarterly discretionary grants after a meeting of the Foundation Board of Directors on Thursday. The Board approved $1.69 million in single and multi-year discretionary grants to be paid out beginning in October 2016.

Upcoming Events

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The Geography of Incarceration
Date: November 10, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, 10th floor, Boston
Please join us for "The Geography of Incarceration," a public forum where a MassINC report, commissioned by the Boston Foundation, will be presented on mass incarceration in the Commonwealth and its long-term impact on community development and the reintegration of former inmates into society.
2016 Housing Report Card
Date: November 29, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, 10th Floor, Boston
Please join us for an Understanding Boston public forum on the release of the Boston Foundation's 2016 Housing Report Card.