News & Events

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Please direct media inquiries to:

Keith Mahoney
Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs
keith.mahoney@tbf.org
(617) 338-3929

Recent News

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New Success Boston report shows “positive and large” results of coaching for participating college students
Date: March 23, 2017

A new report prepared for the Success Boston College Completion Initiative by the research firm Abt Associates shows that graduates of the Boston Public Schools who are receiving coaching through the initiative have a significant advantage over other students.

The Boston Foundation announces $750,000 in critically needed funding to individual performing artists
Date: March 07, 2017
The Boston Foundation, with support and partnership from the Barr Foundation, has awarded 60 project-specific grants to small nonprofit performing arts organizations, collaboratives and individual artists in Greater Boston totaling some $750,000. Grants for the special program, called Live Arts Boston (LAB), were decided through an open application process and community review process that engaged 18 panelists including local artists, presenters and producers.

Upcoming Events

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Success Boston Report Release
Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, 10th Floor, Boston
Join us for the release of a new report from the Success Boston College Completion Initiative about the impact of coaching on the college success of Boston Public Schools graduates.
Opportunity in Change: Preparing Boston for Leader Transitions and New Models of Nonprofit Leadership
Date: March 24, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, 10th Floor, Boston

Join us for the release of a joint report by Third Sector New England and the Boston Foundation that examines sector-wide changes created by the mass exit of Baby Boomers from their nonprofit leadership roles, combined with an insufficient investment in succession planning and leadership development, and the opportunities to strengthen nonprofits and their leaders by seizing upon this moment.