The New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund was founded by a coalition of Massachusetts Black and Brown executives for the sole purpose of leveraging our individual and collective power to work together with community organizations to make transformative societal changes by addressing systemic racism and racial inequity in Massachusetts.
The mission of the Fund is to provide essential support, resources and thought leadership for uncovering and dismantling systemic racism and all of its various and insidious forms, within institutions in Boston and across the other 350 cities and towns in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The initial focus of the Fund will be to provide resources to initiatives and nonprofit organizations effectively supporting communities of color in the following areas:
Specific funding decisions will be made by representatives from the Fund’s core leadership group.
You may donate to the Fund by credit card using the donation form below.
To donate by check, make your check payable to "Boston Foundation, Inc." with "for The New Commonwealth Fund" in the memo field and mail to:
The Boston Foundation
75 Arlington Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
To inquire about transferring other types of assets, please contact our Fund Administration office
Donors may also give to the Fund from their Donor Advised Funds by making a donation to The Boston Foundation and writing "For the New Commonwealth Fund" in the grant purpose.
For wire and bank transfers, click here for a PDF of the Fund gift instructions, or contact our Fund Administration team at 617) 338-2213 or +XWmwCdVroooNpwUoxmE41KuI3OOKyS+mCtzBHeYgcwBdM+1aqBBvC+juZfZF72megtcsIEOjOo6oAUmq3vF23sgs4nJovi+SrRV/QiBt3VciIW2HsiF0q8ze6iCKeasvcb90aQ5AJcVJvnfuf+A81yCfCvu4vsypcbObJqpa+0qvwm2EIjB3Us1nU4PGGIU.