The COVID-19 Response Fund has been established to rapidly deploy flexible resources to organizations in Greater Boston that are working with communities that are disproportionately affected by the coronavirus outbreak.Learn more
Join community leaders as they share learnings about investing in place and advancing spatial justice. The forum will address the promise and shortcomings of a place-based philanthropic strategy and, ultimately, highlight the role of community leaders in shaping vibrant, resilient, and equitable places.
SkillWorks partnered with PolicyLink, the National Equity Atlas, Burning Glass Technologies, and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions on the newly-released report Advancing Workforce Equity in Boston: A Blueprint for Action. Join us for a presentation of the report's data followed by a conversation about how we can leverage this data in Greater Boston to implement the changes necessary for an equitable economic recovery and future.
Before COVID-19 forced school closures across Massachusetts, the Boston Foundation partnered with the Rennie Center to conduct a case study of the Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School. The case study tells the Banneker’s remarkable story of school improvement and sustained excellence, describing how the school achieves success by creating an environment that celebrates and affirms the culture and identity of every student, family, and staff member.Download the report
The 2020 Boston Foundation Annual Report features 20 local leaders, making a difference each day through their work in what has been an unprecedented year for Boston and its people.Download the report
The Boston Opportunity Agenda updates its annual look at the state of early education in Boston, and finds the COVID-19 pandemic has put even greater strain on the sector, reducing the number of available seats and putting current care and the future economic recovery at risk.Download the report
The second edition of the Racial Equity Capacity Builders Directory provides information about more than 100 individuals and organizations that work with nonprofits to support organizational racial equity and DEI efforts.Download the report
At a February 22 virtual forum hosted by the Boston Foundation, experts in workforce development and authors of a new report from SkillWorks, National Fund for Workforce Solutions, PolicyLink and Burning Glass Technologies discussed leveraging data in Greater Boston with an eye towards an equitable economic recovery.View video
Educators and researchers take a look at the need for continued investments in civics education in Massachusetts and how a landmark 2018 civics education law is being implemented in schools across Massachusetts.View video
In a 90-minute session, Curdina Hill and Molly Mead walk through the important questions nonprofits should ask as they undertake racial equity and DEI work, and how to find a consultant for the project that's the best possible fit.View video
The Boston Foundation and SkillWorks host a look at how the pandemic of 2020 has turned the workforce development system - and Project Catapult's efforts to support next-gen workforce efforts, in new directions for the post-pandemic world.View video
Serving Cape Ann and Nashoba Valley, the Bruce J. Anderson Foundation provides grants for 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.