High-profile exceptions aside, women of color leaders are still underrepresented, underresourced, and overburdened in the nonprofit sector and elsewhere. With the Women of Color Leadership Circle, we're hoping to start changing that.Read more
"For many of these organizations, the Boston Foundation is a committed partner who was ‘There at the Beginning,’ and we are proud to continue our support..."
Health Starts at Home (HSAH) is an initiative hosted by the Boston Foundation that brings together housing and health-care organizations in partnerships to support work that demonstrates the positive benefits of stable, affordable housing on children’s health outcomes. This event will highlight the work of those partnerships and review early results.
Please join us for the Boston Foundation’s first Early Childhood convening of 2020! Our discussion will highlight the importance of partnerships between pediatricians and parents/caregivers of young children.
A new report from Boston Indicators and the Boston Foundation Education to Careers team highlights the steady decline in school-aged population in Boston, and its impact on the city's district and charter school populations.Download the report
A strong economy is creating a unique moment for a new wave of workforce development. In this report, we explore how "next gen" workforce development organizations are partnering with business, connecting with new groups of job seekers, and focusing on job quality and retention to create new opportunities and a more effective workforce.Download the report
The 2019 Annual Report from the Boston Foundation celebrates the power of partnerships. Meet some of the donors, partners in research, nonprofit leaders, other funders, grassroots activists and our close allies in business and in government who together have made possible remarkable advances in the arts, education, workforce development and more.Download the report
The Boston Foundation and Latino Legacy Fund release a report from Northeastern University researchers that show ESOL programs work - but there are far too few of them for the quarter-million working-age adults in need of English-language learning.View video
Looking back at her first few months and ahead at the future, Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius shared her plans and listened as a panel of her peers discussed what it might take to move BPS forward.View video
At the first forum of 2020, education leaders and journalists joined the discussion of a new report that finds the number of school-aged children in Boston falling, and the city's schools becoming more segregated.View video
How can workforce development organizations connect jobseekers and employers in one of the tightest job markets in recent memory? A new report and forum brought to light some ideas that successful "next-gen" organizations are using to make a difference.View video
A full house at the Edgerley Center for Civic leadership explored the implications of local control when it comes to addressing Greater Boston's pernicious housing challenges.View video