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July 9, 2020
Boston Foundation Grants $290K to 40 Massachusetts Nonprofits
Boston Foundation

June 15, 2020 — The Boston Foundation last week announced it recently granted $290,500 to 40 nonprofits, which includes funding to LGBTQ-serving organizations in Greater Boston and Latino-led and Latino-serving organizations in western Massachusetts.

The Boston Foundation (TBF) said $165,000 was granted from its Equality Fund and $75,500 from its Latino Legacy Fund. In addition, TBF awarded a $50,000 general operating support grant to the Chelsea Collaborative aimed at serving the people of Chelsea during the COVID-19 crisis.

TBF said the $5,000 grants were made to the following 65 organizations "to ensure the broadest possible support to the LGBTQ community, and to expedite the grants to get needed funds to organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic:"

  • Bisexual Resource Center
  • Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
  • Breaktime Café
  • Bridge of Central Massachusetts
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters
  • Children’s Friend
  • Coro Allegro
  • Ethos
  • Fenway Community Health Center
  • GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
  • Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Health Law Advocates
  • Hebrew Senior Life
  • History Project
  • Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston
  • Keshet
  • Mass Trans Political Coalition
  • Massachusetts Asian + Pacific Islanders (MAP) for Health
  • New Boston Pride Committee
  • North Shore Alliance of Gay & Lesbian Youth
  • Partners Healthcare System/Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion
  • Political Asylum Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project
  • Respond
  • Roxbury Youthworks
  • Samaritans
  • Silver Lining Mentoring
  • South Coast LGBTQ Network Inc.
  • SpeakOUT Boston
  • The Boston Alliance of LGBTQ+ Youth (BAGLY)
  • Tiffany Club New England
  • Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts
  • Womxn of Color Weekend Provincetown

The Latino Legacy Fund awarded grants to each of the following western Massachusetts nonprofits:

  • Enlace de Familias de Holyoke: $13,000
  • Gándara Mental Health Center: $13,000
  • Holyoke Health Center: $13,000
  • Manos Unidos: $10,500
  • New North Citizens’ Council: $13,000
  • Womanshelter Compañeras: $13,000

In addition, the Latino Legacy Fund announced a new $50,000 general operating support grant to the Chelsea Collaborative, and the launch of a matching grant campaign that could raise thousands of dollars more for nonprofits serving the people of Chelsea during the COVID-19 crisis.

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