Boston Foundation donors Semyon and Natasha Dukach launch the nonprofit Cash For Refugees to get direct financial support to refugees and internally displaced persons fleeing the war in Ukraine.Read more
The Safety Net Grants program is designed to support social service organizations that respond to essential needs, defined as resources that restore health, wellness, safety and belonging for individuals or families in crisis, for marginalized communities and vulnerable residents in Greater Boston.
The Equality Fund is now accepting applications from Greater Boston nonprofit organizations that serve and strengthen the LGBTQ+ community, with an eye toward highlighting and partnering with organizations at the intersection of race and ethnicity with LGBTQ+ identities.
A new report from a partnership of housing groups finds that MA could provide affordable housing for 240,000 families by investing in an expansion of the state’s housing voucher program, Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP), answering key questions about how the expansion might work, how many could benefit, what it would cost, and how we could meet the implementation challenges.Download the report
A new bipartisan position paper explores the educational opportunities available to the incarcerated in Massachusetts, and calls on lawmakers to make genuine, transformative, ambitious college education a central component within the state prison system.Download the report
The 2022 Annual Report captures the vitality of a city cautiously emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, through the eyes of six photographers and festivals and events in neighborhoods across the city.Download the report
The Boston Foundation and the Dukakis Center begin a long-term series of biennial reports with a look at how well Boston is reducing emissions and building climate justice and resiliency, and a recommendation of four "big lifts" that would make a major difference.Download the report
TBF hosted a webinar to review a new report about the complex early childhood education and care subsidy system in Massachusetts. Following the research presentations, panelists representing different segments of the early childhood ecosystem discussed the implications of these findings and recommendations to strengthen the subsidy system in Massachusetts.View video
Co-Sponsored by Boston Indicators, the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center and Massachusetts Voter Table, the event featured three presentations on the history and importance of data to drive solutions to critical problems, and ongoing efforts to ensure that Census data now and heading toward Census 2030 reflects a complete count of residents.View video
Held in conjunction with the release of the first in a series of biennial report cards on the state of the city in a changing climate, our virtual forum dug in on the barriers to change, and highlighted where Boston can continue to be a world leader in climate responseView video
Before a sizeable and thoroughly engaged online audience, the Asian Business Empowerment Council (ABEC) made its programmatic debut with a lively forum designed to elevate the voices of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) business community.View video