The Boston Globe highlights a number of food businesses incubated at TBF grantee Commonwealth Kitchen in a feature on how small startups are having a large impact on food services at Boston-area colleges and universities.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..."
Please join us for a conversation with the Superintendent of Boston Public Schools, Dr. Brenda Cassellius, as she shares her community-informed vision for the district. THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVESTREAMED at https://vimeo.com/bostonfdn
Recognizing the importance of immigrants to Massachusetts and the value of English proficiency for immigrants’ advancement both economically and socially, the Boston Foundation and the Latino Legacy Fund commissioned a study to explore the region’s ESOL landscape and calculate the “return on investment” (ROI) of teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL).
The Boston Foundation's Open Door Grants program supports dozens of Greater Boston nonprofits each year, with renewable grants of up to $50,000.
The fourth year of Live Arts Boston opens the door to dozens of performers and producers of original works to access up to $15,000 in project-specific funds to create, produce or present artistic work for Greater Boston audiences.
Serving Cape Ann and the Nashoba Valley, the Bruce J. Anderson Foundation provides grants for preventive programs, direct services and new initiatives in the fields of mental health environmental protection, historic and archival preservation, and the arts. Grants range from $2,500 to $12,000.
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
Prepared by MassINC and the Tisch College for Civic Life at Tufts University, MassForward looks at the stark data that show a lack of diversity and competitiveness in our local and state elections, and floats a series of proposals for opening up the system to better serve and protect the rights of voters.Download the report
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
A large crowd gathered at the Edgerley Center to hear from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and take in a summary from Boston Indicators of how a growing number of restrictions on legal immigration are affecting thousands of lives and families.View video
The new WBUR CitySpace served as the perfect setting for the 2019 Boston EdTalks, a series of brilliant presentations by Boston-area educators on the challenges, opportunities and rewards of life in and around the classroom.View video
A capacity crowd filled the Edgerley Center as researchers from Boston Indicators, UMass Boston and the UMass Donahue Institute rolled out new research on the rapid demographic change in Greater Boston - and a panel of local leaders reacted.View video