Local Grant Program
To date, Cummings Foundation has awarded more than $280 million in grants to nonprofits based in greater Boston. It seeks to provide vital funding to mostly local charities that are working to improve the lives of community members through education, healthcare, human services, and social justice programs.
Cummings Annual $25 Million Grant Program
All of these nonprofits have been awarded grants of at least $100,000 each, distributed over periods of two to five years. Forty of these grant winners each year, however, are now awarded substantially larger 10-year grants. The total of all grants made by Cummings Foundation moved to well over a quarter billion dollars as of 2021.
The 10-year grant winners received between $200,000 to $500,000. Grant recipients from all years prior to 2020 appear below. Ten-year grant winners, in bold, include the total amount expected to be paid, along with the year the grant was awarded. Grants are typically announced in May and distributions begin each June. New applications are accepted each year between early July and early September.
2020 Cummings $25 Million Grant Program Recipients
Regular listings within this box are the grants awarded each May of at least $100,000 each, paid in annual installments over two to five years. The grants shown in bold are awards of between $200,000 and $500,000 each and paid out over 10 years.
Below this box are earlier grants paid by the Foundation since and including 2012, when the current program began. Total grants paid by Cummings Foundation, Inc. (and immediate affiliates) within Northeastern Massachusetts now total $300 million.
To provide free volunteer babysitters to low-income single parents enrolled in college or certificate courses.
West End House Boys & Girls Club—$500,000
To provide college preparation, college and career coaching, and connections to paid internships to 300 first-generation college students from Boston's most underserved neighborhoods.
To expose children from inner cities to programs about nature, animals, gardening, and healthy cooking for broader understanding and healthier lifestyles.
To meet increasing community needs through a second location, expanded programs, and upgraded technology.
Build Health International—$350,000
To transform how healthcare infrastructure is designed and built in resource-poor areas by filling critical learning gaps in university architecture, engineering, and global health programs.
To teach contemporary entrepreneurial principles to students, alumni, and North Shore-based nonprofits and for-profits, and to further expand community-based programming.
To arrange and advance industry training opportunities for students and faculty to better prepare local students for jobs in the region's life sciences community.
Alray Taylor Second Chance—$300,000
To expand and advance a successful mentoring program helping low-income Boston students to become college graduates, providing a local solution to the national college-completion crisis.
To provide transformational educational opportunities and sustained guidance to dedicated students from underserved backgrounds so they can be successful throughout high school and college and into their careers.
Boston Architectural College—$300,000
To strengthen and expand its commitment to service-learning, civic engagement, and social impact through project-based experiences in collaboration with knowledge experts, professional partners, and communities.
To double the college completion rate for participating first-generation, low-income youth through the use of Passport Coaches serving the classrooms of 15 non-exam public high schools in Boston.
To fill the gap and consumer demand for specialized lifelong post-adoption mental health support, therapy, and resources for all in the adoption constellation.
To provide design education over the course of BPS students' K-8 education in greater Boston's low income and underserved neighborhoods through relationships with professional architects.
To support BUILD's expansion of its four-year Youth Entrepreneurship Program into greater Boston high schools designated as underperforming.
To provide loans, grants, and crisis response support teams to Massachusetts-based Black and Latinx businesses affected by COVID-19.
To expand education, outreach, and partnerships to help parents and caregivers prevent and respond to child abuse and online exploitation.
To reduce the negative impact of adverse childhood experiences, poverty, and trauma in children and families by providing enriching adventures in zoos and nature.
To accelerate English learning among 720 low-income Boston immigrants by training volunteers to provide high-quality individualized tutoring, classroom assistance, and conversation groups.
To reunite Central American children detained at the U.S./Mexico border with their families in New England, with the majority of families living in and around greater Boston.
To provide effective mental health care to address the existing shortage of providers for Middlesex County children and their families.
To build wealth and economic justice in immigrant communities and low-income communities of color through entrepreneurship and small business ownership.
To provide 330 children with cancer or life-threatening illness with integrative therapies (e.g., yoga, massage, music therapy) to ease their pain and suffering.
To expand the quality and impact of mentoring by placing 23 trained AmeriCorps members in 22 mentoring programs within low-income minority communities.
To provide transformative enrichment opportunities—such as summer camp, art classes, and sports—and essential items like clothing to children who have endured trauma upon their transition to foster care.
To strengthen and empower immigrant women and women of color from the greater Boston area who work in low wage industries through leadership and workforce development, multilingual education, and community support.
To enhance the leadership skills and professional networks of the committed leaders of color who provide the influential work delivered to their communities.
To replicate its evidence-based job training reentry models in new facilities, and to help incarcerated individuals obtain gainful employment and stable housing.
To provide engaging sports and recreation opportunities for 400 at-risk, low-income youth who live in the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood.
To provide more than 150 children from the South End, Roxbury, and neighboring communities of Boston with STEAM enrichment that fosters curiosity, confidence, and a love of learning.
To provide a flexible source of cash assistance to help meet the basic needs of working families affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
To increase its academic, socio-emotional, and financial support for Boston youth, while building a model that can expand to majority-minority communities struggling with college completion rates.
Women's Lunch Place—$300,000
To provide isolated women living in poverty and homelessness critical services to prevent eviction and secure housing and access to public assistance and healthcare.
Youth Advocacy Foundation—$303,333
To provide low-income children in the juvenile and child welfare systems with education advocacy to stop the school-to-prison and trauma-to-prison pipelines.
Breakthrough Greater Boston—$333,330
To support its multi-year geographic and programmatic expansion, with dramatic growth in students and future teachers served in its highly successful program.
To expand current financial capability services to increase economic stability and financial well-being for low-income individuals and families in Cambridge.
To build out the beginning of its model with a new program concentrated on accessible science education for children ages three to six in high-need public schools.
To equip and train peace practitioners with practical tools to create inclusive communities where different perspectives are considered to resolve conflicts, preventing violence and mass killings.
To expand hunger relief efforts in greater Boston, with an emphasis on programs serving children, students, and their families. These include weekend backpack programs, school markets, and meals for community college students.
To provide dental care, education, and specialized services to high needs children in select communities in Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex counties.
To hire a second stabilization case manager to ensure families leaving a shelter remain stably housed for two years.
To increase the reach of its award-winning early childhood curriculum to additional high-need schools and to increase access for teachers to its creative reuse storefront.
To offset operating expenses, allowing it to keep membership dues low in order to attract diverse membership and continue to offer high quality educational programming.
To increase access to the unparalleled choral music and academic program the school provides to students in underserved, economically challenged neighborhoods along Route 128.
To provide healthcare services to approximately 500 homeless children and their families living in its shelters and supportive housing.
To continue program expansion in North Cambridge, providing equal access to educational opportunities to more youths living in and around Fresh Pond Apartments.
To hire an advocacy coordinator to develop and implement a framework to educate and engage the local community on racial and social justice issues impacting citizens and the city.
To provide at-risk teens with a sense of community and purpose by hiring them to mentor its younger students and help them with their homework daily.
To expand immigration legal services to immigrant survivors of domestic violence living in greater Boston's harbor communities, offered in the context of comprehensive domestic violence services.
To expand and extend resilience-building activities and court support for high-risk victims of domestic violence and their children.
To educate service providers and caregivers on how to support siblings of individuals with disabilities, to create a sibling mentor program, and to increase outreach to low-income and culturally diverse siblings.
To rapidly deploy resources to community-based nonprofit organizations on the front lines of the novel coronavirus outbreak response in Essex County.
To repair and enhance the accessible entrance, expand the sprinkler system, and purchase equipment to increase programming for individuals with disabilities at ArcWorks Community Art Center.
To provide out-of-school time services to low-income and vulnerable youth in Dorchester's violence-plagued Fields Corner neighborhood.
To provide youth development programs with a secondary emphasis on youth violence prevention for low-income minority youth from the high crime neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan.
To use research-based approaches and strategies that help families advance economic independence and disrupt the cycle of poverty while supporting their children's healthy development.
To provide critical support to Greater Grove Hall organizations for projects promoting community engagement, stimulating its economic development, and helping to leverage other sources of funding.
To educate and mobilize lower income people in Boston and greater Boston to break down barriers to racial equity in affordable and sustainable homeownership.
To meet the increasing needs of homeless women and children, helping them secure housing, healthcare, resources, emotional support, education, and employment.
To support strong families and child development by increasing the reach of and expanding its Welcome Baby program to a year-long program with a monthly contact.
To provide low-income pregnant women with nutritional and educational support and to continue that support from childbirth until the child reaches age five.
To create a Summer Bridge Program, an evidence-based intervention to increase college persistence and graduation rates for low-income and first-generation college students.
To provide English language learners in Framingham and the MetroWest with Advanced ESL instruction for obtaining college credits and pursuing in-demand careers in healthcare.
To increase food security for low-income residents of Marlborough by providing monthly groceries, weekly fresh produce, grocery deliveries, and SNAP registration through its food pantry programs.
To support the Cape Ann community's need for a new comprehensive YMCA that can foster youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all—regardless of age, background, ability, and income.
To upgrade and expand its indoor wet lab space and increase its operational capacity to meet demand for year-round school and public programs that connect its students and community with local marine ecosystems.
To strengthen its ability to provide low-income adults with accessible targeted education, combined with long-term career advising and support, in order to secure stable employment with a living wage.
To provide meals and distributed food to low-income and immigrant families, homeless individuals, seniors, and other hungry people through its café, food pantry, and emergency supply services.
Fidelity House CRC—$333,330
To sustain and strengthen one-to-one job placement services for military veterans with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
To help underprivileged children in its community with gifts at back to school and Christmas time.
To expand its Youth Center by increasing its days of operation and serving more inner-city youth with programming and personal assistance.
To leverage its new Food Campus to produce 8.5 million medically tailored meals over the next 10 years for individuals and families affected by hunger and illnesses.
To improve the physical and emotional health and well-being of breast cancer patients and pilot test for lung cancer patients throughout Essex, Middlesex, and Suffolk County.
To educate and proactively prepare 225 low-income immigrant families to achieve short-term, long-term, and emergency financial goals through personalized financial literacy counseling and support.
To address youth sports and health inequities in Lawrence through better quality sports experiences, collaborative summertime events and camps, improved facility access, supplemental nutrition, leadership, and educational support.
To provide free cardiovascular screenings where the community lives, congregates, and works, and to assist with overcoming burdens to accessing care in order to improve health outcomes.
To sustain and expand its proven menu of services for individuals and families in its emergency shelter and transitional housing through program enhancements and staff development.
To support culturally sensitive out of school programs for youth—including leadership and team-building training and mentoring—to improve academic, social, and career opportunities.
To expand and enhance support and crisis intervention services for men, especially men of color, who are survivors of sexual assault.
To foster entrepreneurial growth in Lowell and Lawrence by helping low-income, female, immigrant, and minority residents to launch businesses and empower themselves, their families, and their communities.
To cover unforeseen costs of needs emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, including portable sinks, antibacterial supplies, lunch bags and supplies, as well as prepackaged food.
To provide enhanced STEM instruction for its primarily low-income student population.
To provide homeless individuals in Lowell and Merrimack Valley with access to daytime services targeted at securing jobs, housing, and enhanced self-sufficiency.
To provide 1,200 middle school students, over three years, direct access to IDEA Camp, a three-week summer series for hands-on STEM learning, and to support out-of-school programs for year-round engagement.
To hire a full-time S.T.E.A.M Director to kickstart new programing aimed to recruit pre-teens and teens serving an additional 100 youths per year, and to purchase technology to outfit its new learning centers.
To partner with the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center to offer low-income households the Big Kid Bed Initiative, wherein the child will receive a bed along with sleep education and information on building a stable bedtime.
To provide low-income, lower skilled adults, 82 percent of whom are immigrants and refugees, with basic education, training, and certification in the Health Tech field.
Raw Art Works—$303,333
To expand and deepen opportunities for underserved youths aged seven to 19 to access free arts-based afterschool programs that support resiliency, self-efficacy, community and civic engagement, and post-secondary success.
To interrupt the housing instability cycle among previously homeless families and help at-risk households avoid homelessness altogether by providing pro bono legal services and stabilization case management.
To provide immigrant and refugee adults in greater Boston with free intensive English language programs to enable them to become successful workers, parents, and community members.
To further expand its Catering Options social enterprise so as to offer additional culinary training and employment placement to individuals with disabilities.
Urban Farming Institute—$500,000
To increase programming and organizational capacity, especially in the areas of farm operations and fundraising, to support long-term sustainability.
To provide free IT job training to youths aged 16 to 24 years, with preference given to minority youth, focusing on PC repair, networking, and cybersecurity, and then place them in jobs in the IT field.
To support general operating expenses related to meeting its mission and expenses not covered by programmatic grants.
To launch a Tufts Initiative for Global Health Diplomacy dedicated to identifying holistic, inter-disciplinary solutions to complex global health problems.
To expand primary care and behavioral health support services for homeless individuals in Haverhill who struggle with health challenges, including substance use and behavioral health disorders.
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center—$333,330
To provide comprehensive services (housing, legal, counseling, advocacy) to adult and child survivors of domestic violence and provide prevention education to young people to interrupt the cycle of violence.
To increase its capacity to provide North Shore communities with income-neutral local produce, cooking and agricultural education, community growing spaces, and support for local farmers.
To provide case management services to homeless and very low income households to enable them to retain housing and thrive as members of the local community.
To mitigate clothing insecurity and promote school readiness for low-income and homeless children in Middlesex, Suffolk, and Essex Counties.
To strengthen career readiness services for student-athletes and grow strategic corporate and community partnerships to create sustainable pathways to success for urban youth.
Mothers for Justice and Equality—$250,000
To provide low-income single mother heads of households and their children with health equity and wellness programming through fitness and nutrition programming with supportive case management.
To strengthen its program that provides Boston and Lawrence youth with college counseling services and academic, fitness, and community service activities.
To increase its capacity to offer a National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) endorsed state-of-the-art product design intensive program to youth across Boston.
To help promising college students managing homelessness and foster care thrive in, and graduate from, college by providing coaching, financial assistance, and a community of support.
To provide healthy, safe after-school activity by exposing young people to design, architecture, and urban planning.
To provide low-income, under-served children and teens in the North Shore region with a safe space to learn, play, and grow as both individuals and as a team during out-of-school hours.
To empower individuals with developmental disabilities to direct the course of their own lives by helping them navigate a complex array of systems and decisions.
To increase its organizational capacity to operate programming by creating the infrastructure that will allow the program to have its greatest impact and achieve its broader mission.
To improve employment outcomes for youths with disabilities through comprehensive career readiness programming, including classroom lessons, real-world experiences, and one-on-one career counseling in Boston Public Schools.
To provide afterschool and summer enrichment programs for fourth through eighth grade students living in South Boston neighborhoods or attending South Boston Schools.
To feed 5,000 underprivileged children hot, nutritious food through its Mid-Day Meal program.
To expand opportunities for students through the Technology and Dual Diploma Initiatives, to increase availability of consultants for faculty, and to increase service learning to better assist students as they transition to college.
To build an indoor arena to enable it to provide services all year, thus expanding therapeutic benefits and outcomes for its clients.
Plummer Youth Promise—$333,330
To make sure young people who have been bouncing around the foster care system have permanent families before aging out of the system as young adults with no family to count on.
To educate the community about heart disease and diabetes by highlighting their disproportionate genetic burden due and empowering them to improve health with a balanced approach of medical care and lifestyle changes.
To conduct outreach, education, and training to students, teachers, and concerned adults with the end goal of eliminating domestic violence.
To provide mental health services to individuals and couples that are struggling to build their families.
To maintain the necessary staff to provide more Waltham teens, especially those from low-income households, with high-quality opportunities for career exploration, job training, and paid work-based learning.
To provide low-income parents of adults and children with Asperger/Autism (ASD) in the tri-county area with information, coaching, support groups, education, and other specialized family support services.
To cover rent costs of its office and warehouse, enabling it to plan long-term, manage and sustain its operations, and effectively carry out its mission.
Wilmington Police Department—$300,000
To provide a multifaceted outreach program to reach all segments of its population through programs designed to educate the community and enhance police-community relations.
To promote cultural competency through ESL and US Citizenship classes for Chinese-speaking older adults, as well as to develop intergenerational programing at the Jenks Center and within the community at large.
To provide immediate resources to its nurses, physicians, and hospital leaders to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
To provide free or low-cost training and assistance to adults with acquired hearing loss.
To promote the Innovation Fund, support a part-time fundraiser, and provide mutual support engagement programs for persons with dementia in Massachusetts.
To provide fitness training, education, and events for underserved veterans and at-risk youths coping with a variety of social challenges from substance use, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and more.
To raise expectations and increase opportunities for people living with disabilities by enhancing service delivery through the use of innovation and technology.
To provide eye exams and glasses to needy students and seniors, support Lions youth clubs in community-wide service projects, and to fund improvements to Woburn Lions Park.
To support programs and equipment at Woburn High School for two Innovation Pathways designations: Advanced Manufacturing and Environmental and Life Sciences.
To provide independent living skills to youths aging out of foster care and other vulnerable young people through intensive community-based services.
All Grant Recipients to date
Every grant winner listed below by town has received a grant totaling between $100,000 and $500,000 since this program began in full in 2012. Most of the 10-year awards are still being disbersed, with significant payments still being made. Many of the remaining awards have long since been fully paid.
- The Discovery Museums (2015)
- Sitters Without Borders (2020)
- Brazilian Worker Center (2017)
- DEAF, Inc. (2019)
- Lovin' Spoonfuls (2018)
- West End House Boys & Girls Club (2015, 2018, 2020—$500,000)
- Our Neighbors' Table (2017, 2019—$500,000)
- Aaron's Presents (2017)
- A Better Chance of Andover (2018)
- Andover Public Schools (2019)
- Challenge Unlimited (2014, 2018, 2020—$333,330)
- Creative Living (2018)
- Professional Ctr. for Child Development (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- Project Home Again (2020)
- Arlington Boys & Girls Club (2013)
- Arlington Youth Counseling Center (2015, 2019)
- The Children’s Room (2013, 2016, 2019—$300,000)
- Food Link (2017)
- Germaine Lawrence School (2012)
- Minuteman Senior Services (2013, 2016, 2018—$300,000)
- Nashoba Learning Group (2014, 2018)
- Science from Scientists (2018)
- Armenian Heritage Park (2012)
- Beverly Bootstraps (2013)
- Beverly Children’s Learning Center (2013)
- Beverly Education Foundation (2013)
- Beverly Hospital (2012, 2013)
- Beverly School for Deaf (2013)
- Build Health International (2016, 2020—$350,000)
- Change is Simple (2013)
- Endicott College (2012, 2015, 2018, 2020—$300,000)
- Express Yourself Youth Arts (2014, 2018—$300,000)
- Greater Beverly YMCA (2014)
- Life Sciences Consortium of the North Shore (2020)
- Montserrat College of Art (2012)
- North Shore Community Mediation (2013)
- North Shore InnoVentures (2013, 2018—$200,000)
- Northeast Behavioral Health (2014)
- Northshore Education Consortium (2013)
- The School for Field Studies (2014, 2019—$200,000)
- SeniorCare (2014, 2019—$200,000)
- ACE Mentor Program Of Greater Boston (2019)
- Achieve Summer Program (2017)
- Alray Taylor Second Chance (2014, 2017, 2020—$300,000)
- American Islamic Congress (2012)
- Animal Rescue League of Boston (2016)
- Appalachian Mountain Club (2015)
- Artists for Humanity (2014, 2017, 2019—$250,000)
- Asian American Civic Association (2014, 2018)
- Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (2017, 2019—$500,000)
- Babson College (2019)
- Beacon Academy (2020)
- Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (2016)
- Beyond Conflict (2019)
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mass Bay (2016)
- Big Sister Association of Greater Boston (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Boston Architectural College (2012, 2020—$300,000)
- Boston Arts Academy (2015)
- Boston Asian: Youth Essential Service (2018)
- Boston CASA (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Ctr (2016, 2019—$250,000)
- Boston Debate League (2014, 2018)
- The Boston Foundation (2019)
- Boston Harbor Island Alliance (2013)
- Boston Health Care for the Homeless (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- Boston HERC (2020)
- Boston Medical Center (2013)
- Boston Nature Center (2014)
- Boston Partners in Education (2015)
- Boston Post Adoption Resources (2020)
- Boston Public Schools (2014)
- Bridge Over Troubled Waters (2017, 2019—$300,000)
- BSA Foundation (2020)
- BUILD Boston (2020)
- Building Impact (2015)
- Bunker Hill Community College (2017)
- Business Equity COVID-19 Fund (2020)
- CAIR-MA (2018)
- Camp Harbor View Foundation (2015)
- Camp Shriver (2014)
- Casa Myrna Vazquez (2015)
- Catholic Charities Boston (2012)
- Center for Law and Education (2018)
- Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (2020)
- Children's Trust (2018)
- Christopher’s Haven (2013)
- Citizen Schools (2013)
- City Mission Society of Boston (2016)
- College for Social Innovation (2019)
- Commonwealth Corporation Foundation (2013)
- Commonwealth Zoological Corporation (2020)
- Community Resources for Justice (2018)
- Compass Working Capital (2015)
- Courageous Sailing Center for Youth (2015)
- Discovering Justice — Public Education (2016, 2019—$250,000)
- Doc Wayne Youth Services (2019)
- EdVestors (2013)
- Emerald Necklace Conservancy (2014, 2017)
- Emmanuel College (2012, 2019)
- Empower Peace (2012)
- English for New Bostonians (2017, 2020)
- FamilyAid Boston (2019)
- Family Service of Greater Boston (2012)
- Fenway Community Health Center (2013, 2018)
- First Literacy (2019)
- Friends of Children’s Trust Fund (2013)
- FriendshipWorks Elder Services (2016)
- Future Chefs (2014)
- Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (2012, 2015)
- Generations Incorporated (2015, 2017—$500,000)
- The Greater Boston Food Bank (2013)
- Greater Boston Legal Services (2016)
- Health Care For All (2018)
- Health Law Advocates (2014)
- Hearth Boston (2015)
- Hebrew SeniorLife (2012)
- Inner-City Scholarship Fund (2012, 2015)
- International Institute of New England (2020)
- Inversant (formerly FUEL Education) (2016, 2018—$450,000)
- Irish International Immigrant Center (2012)
- Jewish Vocational Service (2014)
- JFYNetWorks (2018)
- Judge Baker Children's Center (2020)
- King Boston (2019)
- La Alianza Hispana (2018)
- Latino STEM Alliance (2016)
- Lawyers Clearinghouse (2016, 2018—$500,000)
- Lawyers for Civil Rights (2020)
- The LEAH Project at Health Resources in Action (2017)
- The Lenny Zakim Fund (2019)
- Lovin’ Spoonfuls (2013)
- Lucy's Love Bus (2020)
- MA Adoption Resource Exchange (2013)
- Mass Mentoring Partnership (2020)
- Massachusetts Advocates for Children (2016, 2019)
- Massachusetts Appleseed (2013)
- Massachusetts Citizens for Children (2014)
- Massachusetts Wonderfund (2020)
- The MA Institute for a New Commonwealth (2019)
- Matahari Women Workers' Center (2020)
- MathPOWER – Algebra in Middle Schools (2016)
- Minds Matter of Boston – Mentoring (2016)
- Museum of African American History (2015)
- Museum of Fine Arts (2012)
- Museum of Science (2012)
- National Alliance on Mental Illness of MA (2017)
- New England Center and Home for Veterans (2016, 2019)
- New England Center for Arts & Technology (2016)
- New England Innocence Project (2019)
- New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (2015)
- The One Fund (2013)
- OpenAirBoston (2012)
- Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston (2015)
- PAIR Project – Access to Justice (2016, 2019—$400,000)
- The Partnership (2018, 2020)
- Project Place (2015, 2020—$250,000)
- Raising A Reader Massachusetts (2016)
- Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy (2018)
- Resilient Coders (2019)
- Romani Realities Project (2012, 2015, 2018)
- Rosie’s Place (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership (2016)
- Samaritans (2013, 2016, 2018—$500,000)
- Shooting Touch – Getting Girls in the Game (2016)
- Silver Lining Mentoring (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Social Innovation Forum (2019)
- South End Technology Center @ Tent City (2019)
- St. Anthony Shrine Food Center (2016, 2018—$500,000)
- St. Francis House (2014)
- Steppingstone Foundation (2014, 2019)
- Tech Goes Home (2019)
- Teen Center at St. Peter's (2020)
- Tenacity (2017)
- The Theater Offensive – True Colors (2016)
- Thompson Island Outward Bound Education (2016)
- The Trustees of Reservations (2017)
- United South End Settlements (2020)
- United Way of MA Bay & Merrimack Valley (2012, 2020)
- Urban College of Boston (2015, 2019—$350,000)
- Veterans Legal Services (2015, 2019)
- WalkBoston (2017)
- The Wang Center for the Performing Arts (2016)
- Wediko Children’s Services (2013)
- Wentworth Institute of Technology (2020)
- Women of Means (2014)
- Women’s Bar Foundation of Massachusetts (2017)
- Women’s Lunch Place (2013, 2017, 2020—$300,000)
- Youth Advocacy Foundation (2016, 2020—$303,333)
- Youth Opportunities Upheld (2019)
- YWCA of Boston (2015, 2018)
- Zhu Pancreatic Cancer Research (2013)
- Community Giving Tree (2014, 2019)
- Boston University Hillel Foundation (2018)
- Community Rowing (2014, 2019)
- The Home for Little Wanderers (2012, 2015, 2019)
- Irish International Immigrant Center (2018)
- Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston (2018)
- Brookline Comm. Mental Health Center (2015)
- Facing History and Ourselves (2012, 2015)
- Burlington Council on Aging (2015)
- Burlington Police Department (2014, 2018)
- Heartbeat Pregnancy Center (2013)
- Lahey Clinic Foundation (2013)
- MA Down Syndrome Congress (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- Adolescent Consultation Services (2016)
- Boston Mobilization (2015)
- Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (2017)
- Breakthrough Greater Boston (2014, 2017, 2020—$333,330)
- Cambridge Affordable Housing Corporation (2019)
- Cambridge Camping Association (2015)
- Cambridge Community Center (2015)
- Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (2020)
- Cambridge Family and Children’s Service (2017)
- CitySprouts (2016, 2020)
- Conflict Dynamics (2020)
- The Conversation Project (2012)
- Debate Mate – After-School Program (2016)
- De Novo—Legal Programs (2016, 2019—$300,000)
- East End House – Social Services (2016)
- Enroot (2016, 2019—$300,000)
- Families First Parenting Programs (2015)
- Food For Free (2016, 2020)
- The Forsyth Institute (2020)
- Found in Translation (2015)
- Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center (2020)
- MassBioEd (2013)
- MA Biotechnology Education Foundation (2017)
- Neighborhood Children's Foundation (2020)
- The Next Step Fund (2018)
- New Communities Services (2013)
- On The Rise (2019)
- Our Place Daycare Center (2012)
- The Philanthropy Connection (2020)
- The Possible Project (2016)
- Science Club for Girls (2016)
- St. Paul's Choir School (2020)
- Technology for All (2014)
- Transition House (2020)
- Tutoring Plus of Cambridge (2017, 2020)
- Venture Café (2019)
- Vinfen (2014)
- Women’s Educational Center (2013, 2017)
- Y2Y Network (2019)
- Young Man with a Plan (2019)
- YWCA Cambridge (2020)
- Charlestown Lacrosse & Learning Center (2020)
- The Faustman Lab - Cure Diabetes Fund (2013)
- Federation for Children with Special Needs (2019)
- Heading Home (2013, 2016, 2019—$400,000)
- Budget Buddies (2018)
- Life Saver Ministries (2017)
- Operation Delta Dog (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- The Paul Center for Learning and Rec. (2015)
- St. Mary SVDP Outreach Program (2017)
- HarborCOV (2020)
- The Neighborhood Developers (2015)
- Roca (2015)
- Communities for Restorative Justice (2014)
- Concord Prison Outreach (2018)
- Domestic Violence Services Network (2020)
- Gaining Ground (2014, 2018)
- Massachusetts Sibling Support Network (2020)
- Mike Harney’s Play Ball! (2019)
- Minute Man Arc for Human Services (2017, 2019—$200,000)
- The Nature Connection (2016, 2019—$200,000)
- Open Table (2018)
- Care Dimensions (2013)
- Danvers Community YMCA (2019)
- Essex County Community Foundation (2013)
- Essex County COVID-19 Response Fund (2020)
- New England Homes for the Deaf (2014, 2018—$300,000)
- NFI Massachusetts (2017)
- Northeast Arc (2014, 2020—$350,000)
- All Dorchester Sports and Leadership (2020)
- Bird Street Community Center (2020)
- Boston City Singers (2018)
- Boston Collegiate Charter School (2018)
- The Boston Home (2017)
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester (2017. 2020)
- Bridge Boston Foundation (2017)
- Brookview House (2012, 2018)
- Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy (2017)
- The City School (2013, 2017)
- Coalition for Occupied Homes in Foreclosure (2019)
- College Bound Dorchester (2015)
- CommonWealth Kitchen (2015, 2017—$500,000)
- Crispus Attucks Children’s Center (2016)
- Daily Table (2018)
- Dorchester Youth Collaborative (2019)
- Earthen Vessels – Tutoring Program (2016)
- Epiphany School – Teaching Fellows (2016)
- Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts (2017, 2019—$400,000)
- Freedom House (2014, 2019)
- Fresh Truck (2018)
- Greater Grove Hall Main Streets (2020)
- Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Ctr. (2014)
- InnerCity Weightlifting (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- The Kerry Jon Walker Fund (2017)
- LEAP Self-Defense (2014, 2017)
- MA Affordable Housing Alliance (2020)
- Mujeres Unidas Avanzando (2016, 2019)
- Neighborhood House Charter School (2016)
- St. Mark Community Education (2014)
- St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children (2016, 2020)
- Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center (2019)
- Catie’s Closet (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- Crossroads for Kids (2015)
- East Boston Social Centers (2018, 2020)
- Friends of Excel Academy Charter Schools (2016, 2019—$350,000)
- Piers Park Sailing Center (2018)
- Project Bread (2014)
- ZUMIX (2017)
- The Community Family (2013, 2018—$200,000)
- Advocates (2015)
- Bethany Health Care Center (2019)
- Bethany Hill Place (2017, 2019—$350,000)
- Daniel's Table (2020)
- Framingham State University Foundation (2020)
- Jeff's Place Children's Bereavement Center (2018)
- Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (2016, 2019—$350,000)
- MassBay Community College (2020)
- MetroWest Mediation Services (2018)
- Programs For People (2013, 2017)
- RIA House (2018)
- United Way of Tri-County (2020)
- Backyard Growers (2014, 2017)
- Cape Ann YMCA (2020)
- Grace Center (2018)
- Maritime Gloucester (2020)
- O’Maley Innovation Middle School (2015)
- The Open Door Food Pantry (2014, 2018)
- Pathways for Children (2015, 2018—$300,000)
- Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (2018)
- Wellspring House (2014, 2017, 2020—$303,333)
- Essex Agricultural and Technical School (2019)
- The Arc of GHN (2019)
- Bethany Community Services (2018)
- Career Resources Corporation (2016)
- Common Ground Ministries (2020)
- Community Action (2019)
- Emmaus (2017)
- Fidelity House CRC (2017, 2020—$333,330)
- L’Arche Boston North (2019)
- Northern Essex Community College (2019)
- Ozzie's Kids (2020)
- Ruth's House (2018)
- Somebody Cares New England (2020)
- Michael Lisnow Respite Center (2018)
- Ron Burton Training Village (2015)
- Fresh Start Furniture Bank (2016)
- Friends of the Hudson Senior Center (2018)
- Youth and Family Enrichment Services (2014)
- Service Dog Project (2016)
- Apprentice Learning (2018)
- Bethel Institute for Community Development (2018)
- Boston SCORES (2018)
- Community Servings (2013, 2017, 2020—$333,330)
- Elizabeth Stone House (2015, 2018—$300,000)
- Friends of Boston’s Homeless (2013, 2016, 2019)
- Friends of the Children—Boston (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- Hyde Square Task Force (2013, 2017)
- Italian Home for Children (2013, 2018)
- LGBT Aging Project (2013)
- MA Soc. Prevention of Cruelty to Children (2015)
- Nativity Prep School (2012, 2016)
- Rebuilding Together Boston (2019)
- Self Esteem Boston Educational Institute (2017)
- Urbano Project (2018)
- Urban Improv – Violence Prevention (2016)
- Volunteers of America Massachusetts (2016)
- X-Cel (2015, 2019—$350,000)
- A Little Easier Recovery (2020)
- ACT Lawrence (2020)
- Bellesini Academy (2015, 2019—$300,000)
- Beyond Soccer (2013, 2016, 2020—$333,330)
- Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence (2017)
- Bread & Roses Housing (2016)
- Bread & Roses Soup Kitchen (2016, 2019)
- Communities Together (2019)
- Community Day Care Center of Lawrence (2014)
- Cor Unum Meal Center (2017)
- Esperanza Academy (2014)
- Family Services of the Merrimack Valley (2014, 2018—$300,000)
- Greater Lawrence Community Boating (2019)
- Groundwork Lawrence (2014)
- Lawrence CommunityWorks (2014, 2017—$500,000)
- Lawrence Family Devel. Charter School (2013, 2017)
- Lawrence General Hospital (2020)
- Lawrence/Lynn Summer Academy (2014, 2018)
- Lazarus House (2013, 2018, 2020—$250,000)
- Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity (2015)
- Merrimack Valley Hospice (2013)
- Merrimack Valley Immigrant & Ed. Center (2019)
- Merrimack Valley YMCA (2019)
- Neighbors In Need (2015, 2018—$350,000)
- Northeast Legal Aid (2019)
- Notre Dame Education Center (2017)
- The Psychological Center (2019)
- Si, Se Puede (2018)
- Top Notch Scholars (2019)
- Youth Development Organization (2015, 2019)
- Agassiz Village (2015)
- COMPASS for kids (2014)
- Cotting School (2014, 2018—$200,000)
- Eliot Community Human Services (2018)
- (The NAN Project) (2017)
- Lexington Symphony (2014)
- ResearchILD (2013, 2017)
- Waypoint Adventure (2013, 2016, 2019—$250,000)
- Wildflower Camp Foundation (2018)
- The Food Project (2015)
- Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program (2017)
- Acre Family Child Care (2019)
- Alternative House (2013)
- Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell (2014, 2018)
- Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (2020)
- The Center for Hope and Healing (2020)
- Coalition for a Better Acre (2015)
- Community Teamwork (2018)
- EforAll (2017, 2020—$333,330)
- Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell (2015, 2017—$500,000)
- Greater Lowell COVID-19 Fund (2020)
- House of Hope (2017, 2019—$300,000)
- Kids in Tech (2019)
- Living Waters Ministry of Hope (2013)
- Lowell Catholic (2020)
- Lowell Community Health Center (2013)
- Lowell House (2019)
- Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust (2015, 2019—$200,000)
- Lowell Transitional Living Center (2020)
- The Megan House Foundation (2019)
- Merrimack Valley Food Bank (2014, 2019)
- Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Middlesex Community College (2016)
- Mill City Grows (2014, 2019)
- Our Restorative Justice (2017)
- Project LEARN (2015, 2020—$303,333)
- Thom Anne Sullivan Center (2016)
- Thrive Communities of Massachusetts (2017)
- UTEC (2015, 2017—$500,000)
- The Wish Project (2013, 2016, 2019—$300,000)
- Boys & Girls Club of Lynn (2020)
- Catholic Charities, North (2012)
- Centerboard—We Rise Program (2019)
- Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts (2014, 2017, 2019—$500,000)
- Essex County Community Organization (2018)
- Family & Children’s Service of Greater Lynn (2017)
- Girls Incorporated of Lynn (2015, 2019)
- Greater Lynn Senior Services (2014)
- The Haven Project (2016)
- KIPP Massachusetts (2015, 2019—$200,000)
- La Vida Scholars (2019)
- Lynn Community Health (2014)
- Lynn Shelter Association (2015, 2019—$350,000)
- MA Coalition for the Homeless (2013, 2020)
- Operation Bootstrap (2015)
- Pathways Adult Education & Training (2020)
- Raw Art Works (2014, 2017, 2020—$303,333)
- Solutions for Living (2012, 2017)
- Bridgewell (2013)
- Bay State Reading Institute (2013)
- Bread of Life (2015, 2019—$400,000)
- Housing Families (2015, 2018, 2020—$250,000)
- The Immigrant Learning Center (2020)
- Malden Overcoming Addiction (2019)
- Malden YMCA (2014)
- Mystic Valley Elder Services (2012, 2019)
- Triangle (2015, 2018)
- Addictions Referral Center (2017)
- Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest (2013, 2016, 2019—$300,000)
- Employment Options (2015, 2020)
- Friends of the Marlborough Seniors (2013, 2016, 2019)
- Good Shepherd’s Maria Droste Services (2013, 2017)
- Thrive Support & Advocacy (2015, 2019—$250,000)
- Marlborough Community Development Corporation (2018)
- Marlborough Hospital (2012)
- Special Olympics Massachusetts (2013, 2017)
- Urban Farming Institute (2016, 2020—$500,000)
- Greater Boston Technology Learning Center (2020)
- Boston Education, Skills & Training Corp. (2018, 2020)
- Boston Shakespeare Project (2017)
- City of Medford – Clippership Connector (2018)
- Clippership Park Peace Garden (2014)
- Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (2017)
- The Giving Camp (2012, 2015, 2018—$300,000)
- Greater Medford Visiting Nurse Association (2016)
- The Institute for Global Leadership (2019)
- Medford Boys & Girls Club (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Medford Council on Aging (2014)
- Medford-Brooks Estate Land Trust (2013)
- Medford Public Schools (2017)
- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (2012)
- Royall House Association (2013, 2017)
- Tufts College Bioinformatics (2017)
- Tufts University – Bridging Differences (2018)
- Tufts University One Health Diplomacy (2020)
- Tufts University Prison Initiative (2019)
- West Medford Community Center (2019)
- Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation (2016)
- Hallmark Health (2012, 2016)
- MelroseWakefield Healthcare (2019)
- Harvey Girls (2016)
- The Children’s Center of Methuen (2017)
- Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (2018, 2020—$500,000)
- Nevins Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre (2018)
- You’re With Us (2019)
- Family Promise Metrowest (2017)
- The Metrowest ESL Fund (2017)
- Museum of World War II (2015)
- Natick Service Council (2016)
- RCS Learning Center (2018)
- Anna Jaques Community Health Foundation (2016)
- Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center (2014, 2017, 2020—$333,330)
- Nourishing the North Shore (2020)
- Opportunity Works (2017)
- YWCA Greater Newburyport (2020)
- Birthday Wishes (2013)
- Carroll Center for the Blind (2019)
- Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (2019)
- Cradles to Crayons (2020)
- Family Access (2016)
- One Can Help — Youth Resources (2019)
- The Second Step (2015, 2018—$200,000)
- Angel Flight Northeast (2012)
- Brooks School (2018)
- Community InRoads (2018)
- Merrimack College (2014)
- Merrimack College Health Sciences (2018)
- Seven Hills Community Services (2013, 2016)
- Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation (2014, 2018)
- Cummings Sch. of Veterinary Medicine (2012)
- Citizens Inn (2019)
- Haven from Hunger (2015)
- NFI Youth and Police Initiative (2014)
- North Shore Comm. Action Programs (2015)
- Team IMPACT (2013)
- Mission of Deeds (2012, 2015, 2018—$300,000)
- Understanding Disabilities (2014)
- Women Encouraging Empowerment Inc (2019)
- Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention (2014)
- Brooke Charter Schools (2015, 2019—$350,000)
- Immigrant Family Services Institute (2018)
- 826 Boston (2014, 2018)
- The BASE (2020)
- Boston Centers for Youth & Families (2014, 2017)
- Boston Day and Evening Academy (2015)
- Boston Police Athletic League (2014)
- Casa Esperanza – Recovery Support (2016)
- The Center for Teen Empowerment (2014)
- Dimock Community Health Center (2016)
- First Teacher (2019)
- Haley House (2014, 2018)
- Hawthorne Youth and Community Center (2019)
- Horizons for Homeless Children (2017)
- MissionSAFE: A New Beginning (2017)
- Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries (2014)
- Mothers for Justice and Equality (2015, 2020—$250,000)
- Nurtury (2014, 2019)
- Pine Street Inn (2012, 2016, 2019)
- Project Hope (2014)
- Project RIGHT (2013, 2016, 2019—$300,000)
- Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (2019)
- Roxbury Youthworks (2017)
- RPC Social Impact Center (2018)
- Smart from the Start (2017)
- St. Stephens Youth Programs (2015, 2019)
- Sociedad Latina (2013)
- SquashBusters (2014, 2017, 2020—$300,000)
- Timothy Smith Network (2020)
- Urban Edge Housing Corporation (2017)
- Victory Programs (2013, 2016, 2019)
- WEATOC (2014)
- The Wily Network (2020)
- WriteBoston (2016, 2018—$500,000)
- Youth Enrichment Services (2015, 2019)
- YouthBuild Boston (2020)
- Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem (2020)
- Brookhouse Home (2018, 2019—$250,000)
- Children’s Friend and Family Services (2013)
- Essex National Heritage Commission (2013)
- For Kids Only Afterschool (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Healing Abuse Working for Change (2013, 2019)
- LEAP for Education (2016, 2019—$325,000)
- Lifebridge Homeless (2014)
- North Shore Alliance of GLBTQ Youth (2019)
- North Shore CDC (2015)
- Root (2018)
- Salem Academy Charter School (2016)
- Salem State University (2012)
- Spaulding Hospital (2012)
- Boys & Girls Club of Lower Merrimack Valley (2016, 2019—$325,000)
- Pettengill House (2018)
- 3LPlace (2020)
- Community Cooks (2017)
- CASPAR (2015, 2018—$300,000)
- The Elizabeth Peabody House (2019)
- Groundwork Somerville (2016)
- Little Sisters of the Poor (2014, 2017)
- Mystic Learning Center (2020)
- Partners for Youth with Disabilities (2020)
- RESPOND (2016, 2018—$500,000)
- SCM Community Transportation (2018)
- Sibling Connections (2018)
- Somerville Public Schools (2018)
- Julie’s Family Learning Program (2014, 2018—$250,000)
- Paraclete (2014, 2020)
- South Boston Neighborhood House (2019)
- Akshaya Patra Foundation (2012, 2016, 2020)
- Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield (2013, 2019)
- Children’s Resources (2013)
- The Family Restored (2019)
- SEEM Collaborative (2014, 2019—$200,000)
- Stoneham Theatre (2013)
- Zoo New England (2012)
- Bridges Together (2017)
- Corwin-Russell School (2013, 2020—$300,000)
- MetroWest Free Medical Program (2015, 2018—$300,000)
- SMILE Mass — Adaptive Gym (2019)
- Sudbury Valley Trustees (2019)
- PlaySudbury (2018)
- North Shore Rovers (2016)
- Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center (2020)
- Masconomet Education Foundation (2015)
- Tri-Town Council (2016)
- Communitas (2013)
- Middlesex Partnerships for Youth (2018)
- Northeast Metro Tech (2017)
- Plummer Youth Promise (2017, 2020—$333,330)
- Wakefield Educational Foundation (2016)
- Boston Area Gleaners (2016)
- Chesterbrook Community Foundation (2019)
- Indian Circle for Caring (2020)
- Junior Achievement (2018)
- Kids FEAST (2015)
- More Than Words (2015, 2018)
- Neighbors Who Care (2012, 2017)
- REACH Beyond Domestic Violence (2017, 2020)
- Resolve New England (2020)
- Waltham Partnership for Youth (2020)
- Alzheimer’s Association of MA (2014)
- Armenian Museum of America (2014, 2019)
- Asperger’s Association of New England (2013)
- Asperger/Autism Network (2017, 2020—$333,330)
- Families First Parenting Programs (2018)
- Improbable Players (2015, 2018—$200,000)
- Parents Helping Parents (2015)
- Primary Source (2015, 2018)
- Walker – The Permanency Project (2016)
- Watertown Boys & Girls Club (2018)
- Dignity Matters (2020)
- John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation (2018)
- Parmenter VNA & Community Care (2016)
- Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (2012)
- NEADS/Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans (2013)
- Boston Jewish Film (2016)
- Friends of the Cameron Senior Center (2015)
- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell (2016, 2018—$300,000)
- Roudenbush Community Center (2016)
- Westford Friends of East Boston Camps (2014)
- Regis College (2013, 2016, 2019—$350,000)
- Roxbury Weston Programs (2018)
- Beyond TOPS Soccer (2012)
- CLASS (2014, 2019—$200,000)
- Epilepsy Foundation New England (2017)
- Hope and Friendship Cancer Foundation (2015)
- May Institute (2013, 2018—$200,000)
- Wilmington High School (2018)
- Wilmington Police Department (2014, 2017, 2020—$300,000)
- Clay Soper Memorial Fund (2019)
- En Ka Society (2016, 2019—$350,000)
- Griffin Museum of Photography (2012)
- St. Mary’s Church (2013)
- Winchester Coalition for a Safer Comm. (2014, 2018—$200,000)
- Winchester Committee for A Better Chance (2013, 2018)
- Winchester Community Music School (2013)
- Winchester Council on Aging (2014, 2020)
- Winchester Field Development (2012)
- Winchester Historical Society (2013)
- Winchester Hospital Foundation (2012, 2020)
- Winchester Multicultural Network (2012)
- Winchester Public Schools (2015)
- Winchester Seniors Association (2013, 2018)
- Wright-Locke Farm Conservancy (2013, 2017)
- Boy Scouts Spirit of Adventure Council (2017)
- Council of Social Concern (2012, 2015)
- The Dwelling Place – Soup Kitchen (2016)
- English At Large (2014, 2019—$200,000)
- Friends of Woburn Veterans (2017)
- Grameen Research (2013, 2016, 2019—$350,000)
- Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation (2020)
- HILL For Literacy (2013)
- I’m Still Here Foundation (2013, 2020)
- Jamie McKeown Boys & Girls Club (2012)
- Middlesex Canal Commission (2012)
- Mission Ready (2020)
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (2012)
- North Suburban YMCA (2012)
- NuPath (2020)
- Organization of Nurse Leaders (2015)
- Resources for Human Development (2013)
- Rotary Club of Woburn (2018)
- Saint Charles School (2013)
- SMD-HELP Foundation (2014)
- St. Charles Community Auditorium (2018)
- Social Capital Inc. (2012, 2017)
- St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Charles (2013)
- St. Vincent de Paul Society of Woburn (2017)
- Supportive Living (2012)
- Tanner Ta Ta Foundation (2014)
- Teaching and Learning Alliance (2014)
- Thom Mystic Valley Early Intervention (2013)
- VNA Hospice Care (2012)
- Wellness Campaign (2017)
- Woburn Community Educational Foundation (2016)
- Woburn Fire Department (2015, 2019)
- Woburn Historical Society (2012, 2017)
- Woburn Host Lions (2020)
- Woburn Police Department (2014)
- Woburn Public Schools (2020)
- Youth Villages (2012, 2015, 2018, 2020—$500,000)
- Seven Hills Community Services (2013)
Cummings Foundation Major Grants
These awards, made on an occasional basis, primarily support greater Boston and Rwandan nonprofits, and frequently build on funding previously provided through other Cummings Foundation grant programs. Proposals for major grants are accepted by invitation only.
Major Grant Recipients
A $500,000 grant in 2018 to help this Rwandan school encourage a genuine love for science among its students and bring them the latest in science and technology education.
A $2.5 million grant in 2014 to fund a major renovation to the lobby of this world-class educational institution.
A multi-year $1 million grant in 2014 acknowledging a decades-long ongoing relationship with this fine Woburn organization providing end-of-life care at home.
A multi-year $1 million grant in 2015 to double its English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programming for adult immigrants in Salem and Lynn who speak little or no English.
A gift of land valued at $1.3 million in 1998 for the James L. McKeown School. A subsequent $2 million land gift to the city for Beverly's planned public safety headquarters has not yet been utilized.
A $150,000 in-kind donation in 2003 of a brick comfort station at Horn Pond, a 700-acre recreation area where the public can enjoy nature walks, photography, biking, and fishing.
A 2017 grant of $1 million to be paid over 10 years in support of its efforts to serve and advocate for people with developmental disabilities.
A multi-year $1 million grant in 2014 to fund speakers, student travel, and other programs at Tufts University related to genocide and the Holocaust.
A $50 million commitment in 2005 to support Tufts University's efforts to provide an exceptional education, first-rate clinical services, and innovative research that benefits both animal and human health. Total commitments under this grant have been increased to about $70 million.
A $3 million grant in 2014 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary and rebuilding of the Club. The Club was renamed in honor of Cummings Properties’ late president, James L. McKeown, who in 1991 was the first former youth member of the Boys and Girls Club to be elected its president.
A multi-year $1 million grant in 2018 to increase the integration of behavioral health professionals into Lahey Health primary care practices and Lahey Health Behavioral Services’ Student Assistance Program, which provides school-based support and services.
A $15 million grant helped fund the planning and creation of University of Global Health Equity, a major new international school of health sciences located in Rwanda. An additional $10 million challenge grant in 2019 resulted in a total of $21 million in new funds for the University.
A $500,000 grant to support the Boston's Way Home Fund, advancing the city of Boston's far-reaching plan to end chronic and veteran homelessness through the creation of 200 new units of permanent supportive housing.
A $500,000 grant in 2018 to support Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology in its mission to help young women to advance in STEM-related fields.
A 2014 grant of $1 million to support the programs offered through the University's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
A $1.2 million grant of land in 1995 for the construction of its first group home for those affected by traumatic brain injuries. A subsequent $1 million grant provides 10 years of supplemental annual support.
A gift of $1.5 million in 1999 to endow the Cummings Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and Business Economics, and to ensure that subjects such as Entrepreneurship and Business Law will be offered at Tufts in perpetuity.
A $200,000 grant in 2021 to help launch the Vaccine Corps program, which uses college student volunteers to expedite the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
A gift of $120,000 supported five Cummings Foundation Fellowships at the Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. The Cummings Fellowship program enabled promising scholars from the United States and abroad to collaborate, share ideas, and conduct significant and ground-breaking research to help advance the field of Holocaust studies.
A $2 million grant in 2019 toward construction of the Kigutu Hospital and Women's Health Pavilion, which will improv the quality of life of hundreds of thousands of patients.
A $500,000 grant in 2014 to be paid over three years, mostly in connection with the Hospital's new Center for Cancer Care.
A 2015 matching grant of up to $400,000 to rebuild Winchester's Jenks Center, the only privately built and operated nonprofit senior center in Massachusetts. The newly renovated Jenks Center will better meet the needs of seniors and have an expanded role as a community center for all.
A grant of $1 million in 2014 to expand its programming, which promotes the understanding and appreciation of diversity in Winchester and directly abutting Communities.
A $500,000 gift in 1997 was the “lead” donation to jumpstart a $3.5 million fundraising campaign to purchase and restore the three-acre property at 407 Highland Avenue, formerly the estate home of actor/comedian Frank Fontaine.
A $1 million grant in 2004 to fund the creation of the YMCA's Douglas Stephens Teen Center in Beverly, named in memory of a late trustee of Cummings Foundation and longtime executive vice president of Cummings Properties.
National and International Grants
- Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (2012, 2015, 2018)
- Boston Cardiac Foundation (2013)
- Butaro Hospital (2012)
- Clark University Holocaust Studies (2012)
- Cummings School of Vet. Medicine (2013)
- Kigali Genocide Memorial (2012)
- Partners In Health (2014, 2019)
- Rwanda Girls Initiative (2018)
- San Fran. Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (2012)
- Tufts School of Dental Medicine (2013)
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2010)
- United to End Genocide (2012)
- Village Health Works (2019)
- Yahad—In Unum (2012)