Having provided multi-dimensional support for COVID relief and vaccination efforts, the Latino Equity Fund is continuing the fight against economic and health inequities.Read more
As millions cope with the devastation of Hurricane Ida, community foundations across Louisiana and Mississippi are working together once again to gather support for nonprofits serving those in need in Greater New Orleans and throughout the affected region.
Click here for a partial list of community foundations hosting disaster funds in the region.
TBF Donor Advised Fund holders can also find resources and information and recommend grants on the Donor Portal.
As part of an ongoing effort to uplift the leadership and voices of women of color leaders in Greater Boston, we are recruiting for the 2022 Anna Faith Jones & Frieda Garcia Women of Color Leadership Circle. The WOC Leadership Circle is a six-month cohort program that aims to support women of color leaders to advance their professional development and leadership goals. Through the program, up to 15 women of color leaders participate in six monthly facilitated sessions focused around topics of interest and areas of professional development and leadership.
The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to engage a research team to produce the 2022 Boston Climate Progress Report for the Boston Foundation. This will be a biennial report that is media friendly and accessible to the general public. Its purpose will be to develop support for City actions, projects, and interventions; build a shared sense of mission; and catalyze and support multiple private sector stakeholders to take action on their own.
At this forum, Boston Indicators and Massachusetts Housing Partnership Center for Housing Data will release a new research paper, 15-Minute Neighborhoods: Repairing Regional Harms and Building Vibrant Neighborhoods for All, which details a vision for building a regional network of mixed-use neighborhoods where all residents can reach their daily needs within a 15-minute walk from their home.
A new report from the Boston Opportunity Agenda shows the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the already troubling decline in the number of child care seats and providers in the city of Boston, with some of the worst impacts coming in neighborhoods where care was already hardest to find.Download the report
The 18th Annual Greater Boston Housing Report Card looks at the effects of COVID on the region's economy and housing, and highlights some of the policies that could provide permanent improvements in housing affordability and availability.Download the report
A new report from the Boston Foundation, the Dukakis Center at Northeastern University and MassINC quantifies the value of a community college education - and finds a certificate or associate degree pays immediate dividends in wages and employment.Download the report
The evaluation of the Health Starts at Home program finds health care and housing partnerships can have a powerful impact on housing insecurity and improve the health of children and their caregivers.Download the report
The release of the 2021 Greater Boston Housing Report Card served as a look back at a pandemic, and a look ahead to what it taught us about economic and policy interventions that could advance the long-term fight for housing equity.View video
On June 9, we heard some good news: The economic returns for students who enroll in community college are strong and positive, according to a new report from Boston Foundation, MassINC and Dukakis Center at Northeastern University. After a report presentation, we heard from panel of leaders, researchers, educators and students who shared reactions to the findings and discussed their implications for policy, practice, and investment.View video
On June 8, 2021, representatives from Boston Public Schools and Bunker Hill Community College, as well as youth and young adult leaders, spoke about their work with the Opportunity Youth Collaborative. They shared lessons learned from their work using data to address racial inequity in student experience and outcomes and their goals for the future.View video
On June 1, the Boston Foundation hosted a forum in which evaluation researchers presented data, representatives from the Health Starts at Home partnerships talked about their respective approaches and learnings, and a panel of housing and health experts talked about the findings in relation to the daily work of physician, administrator and public servant.View video
During this May 24, 2021 forum hosted by the Asian Community Fund and the Boston Foundation, Anne Kiyono Calef (Research Fellow, Boston Indicators) presented data assessing the current needs of AAPI communities. Her presentation was followed by a panel discussion featuring community leaders who not only shared how their organizations are supporting AAPI communities, but also how we can work together to meet these needs while building AAPI power.View video