As part of the Boston Foundation’s commitment to protecting the reproductive health rights of women in Massachusetts and beyond, TBF has established the Fund for Reproductive Health. The Fund will respond to the evolving needs of women and others affected by the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade, as well as to support the organizations that are scrambling to serve them.
For Boston Foundation Donor Advised Fund holders and others seeking to support organizations locally and nationally that are working to ensure and advocate for reproductive health access, we offer this list of nonprofits for your consideration. All nonprofits listed are registered 501(c)(3) organizations and are eligible to receive grants from Donor Advised Funds.
Local organizations to support:
- Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund helps people living in or traveling to Eastern Massachusetts to access abortion services
- Resilient Sisterhood Project works to educate and empower women of African descent on reproductive health
- Boston Women’s Fund invests in grassroots organizations led by women and girls in Greater Boston
National organizations providing services:
- Planned Parenthood provides health care and education through a network of clinics across the country
- National Network of Abortion Funds works to remove financial and logistical barriers to abortion access in all 50 states
- Abortion Care Network supports and protects independent community-based abortion care providers
- The Brigid Alliance provides travel and lodging support to those who have to travel for an abortion
Organizations focused on advocacy:
- The Center for Reproductive Rights litigates and advocates on reproductive health laws and policies in the United States and around the world
- American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a public interest law firm that litigates issues across the country
- Guttmacher Institute produces research to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights worldwide
- Groundswell Fund supports grassroots groups in the reproductive rights movement