Boston Foundation, Inc.

As Greater Boston’s community foundation, the Boston Foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everyone.

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$897,130,148 - 2007-06-30


$92,856,047 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from Boston Foundation

Boston losing families with children, with significant impact on neighborhoods and schools, says ...
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The Boston Foundation, Greater Boston's community foundation, seeks to bring the collective power of our region's people and resources together...more

Thursday's Brief: New Report Shows Decline in School-Aged Population in Boston, Estate ...
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3:30PM Teen Creative Writing Group. Middle School and High School Students are invited to the North End Library to use writing prompts to...more

Boston, step up to honor the Kings' legacy
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A statue on the Common and a Roxbury center in memory of MLK and Coretta Scott King are stalled by lackluster philanthropic giving. By The...more

A letter from NPQ's founder
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Nonprofit sites like NPQ report in/from the environment, while mainstream media reports ... Using that strategy in a concentrated way, along with the increased ... of Native Americans vis-á-vis...more

East Somerville Main Streets receives grant
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East Somerville Main Streets recently announced it has received a $10,000 grant from the Boston Foundation to support its small business...more

The Lenny Zakim Fund Appoints Eric Esteves to Succeed Jude Goldman as Executive Director
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Mr. Esteves, who previously served as Director of the Social Innovation Fund at The Boston Foundation, has been serving as a consultant for...more

The Boston Foundation announces nearly $5.9 million in grants to Greater Boston organizations
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Boston – The Boston Foundation is pleased to announce its quarterly discretionary grants after a meeting of the Foundation's Board of Directors...more

The Hip-Hop Transformation Goes Year-Round for Boston Youth
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The Hip-Hop Transformation (THHT), a Cambridge-based music education non-profit, is expanding from a summer program to a year-long one with help from The Boston Foundation's Shout Syndicate...more

Lynn non-profit program lands $12K state grant
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We Rise was awarded the grant through the foundation's Open Door Grants initiative, according to a press release from Centerboard. “This grant...more

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St. Frank: Mastering the Art of Social and of Enterprise

St. Frank: Mastering the Art of Social and of Enterprise

Cristina Bryant, St. Frank Founder and CEO, excels in the art of social and of enterprise. St. Frank is a social enterprise that sells framed, handmade textiles garnered from artisans in under-resourced communities worldwide.

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