The Boston Foundation is pleased to announce the Boston Climate Progress Report, a biennial look at how well the city is meeting needed climate-related goals, produced in partnership with a newly-named Steering Committee.Read more
The Boston Foundation was a proud partner in the presentation of 'Voices on King', reflections on the past, present and future of Black Boston with notable residents of the city. Learn more about the project on the Voices on King page, or visit KingBoston.org to explore King Boston's work.
The Equality Fund is now accepting applications from Greater Boston nonprofit organizations that serve and strengthen the LGBTQ+ community. Thanks to additional funds from the COVID-19 Response Fund, the Equality Fund is offering grants in two tracks, one of which is specifically focused on support for work related to impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQIA+ communities. Visit the Equality Fund page and application portal to learn more.
The Boston Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2022 edition of the Open Door Grants program. The program provides two-year, $50,000 general operating support grants to organizations whose work falls outside our Impact Areas. Grants will be awarded in June 2022. Visit our Open Door Grants page to learn more about the program, explore answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and begin the application process.
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.
The sixth 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.
This third session of "When the Bough Breaks," an ongoing series of talks about the challenges facing early childhood in Massachusetts, will feature the perspective of those closest to the work: childcare providers. Join us to hear about the challenges and temporary solutions facing the workforce during the ongoing pandemic.
The Boston Foundation hosted a virtual 2021 Annual Meeting, featuring a conversation between President and CEO M. Lee Pelton and Barr Foundation President and Trustee Jim Canales, plus the release of the 2021 Annual Report: Closing Boston's Equity Gap.
This new report looks at the multiple issues facing the child care system in Massachusetts, and the cost of our continued neglect on parents, early childhood staff and businesses.Download the report
The 2021 Annual Report from the Boston Foundation features interviews with community leaders focused on addressing Boston's critical issues in equity, working to ensure that our moment of change becomes a movement. Read the report and explore full transcript of all ten interviews.Download the report
A review from ChildObesity180 of the Boston Foundation's investments in improving physical activity in schools finds much impact, despite the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.Download the report
A new report from Boston Indicators explores the details behind the numbers for Greater Boston's growing multiracial population, using birth and marriage records to highlight the changing demographics of the city and region.Download the report
As we approach two years since the start of the pandemic impact on Boston, a panel of teachers, staff and students discussed how Boston schools are faring in addressing the mental health burden on the entire school community.View video
On January 7, the Early Childhood Coffee and Conversations continued with a dive into the current state funding picture for early education and care, led by MassBudget Senior Policy Analyst Colin Jones.View video
At a well-attended and thoughtful discussion, leaders and activists reflected on the growth of the Asian American Pacific Islander population in Massachusetts - and what has kept it from bein translated into greater political and civic power.View video
The pandemic kept it virtual, but hundreds of people joined the Boston Foundation for the 2021 Annual Meeting, the first under new President and CEO M. Lee Pelton. The focus - equity.View video