Boston Foundation Grants $290K to 40 Massachusetts Nonprofits
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
Bridge of Central Massachusetts
Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Fenway Community Health Center
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
Greater Boston Legal Services
Health Law Advocates
Hebrew Senior Life
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston
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
Silver Lining Mentoring
South Coast LGBTQ Network Inc.
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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