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May 18, 2022
 
Cambridge Comm. Foundation Grants $516K to 73 Nonprofits
Cambridge Community Foundation

May 1, 2022 — The Cambridge Community Foundation last week announced it granted $516,000 to 73 nonprofit organizations serving Cambridge that are helping address the continuing impact of the coronavirus pandemic by providing services related to arts and culture, civic engagement, climate, economic security, education, food and housing security, and health.

“The ongoing struggles of our nonprofits and families still in scarcity mode pushed us to think creatively about how to meet pressing community needs,” said Geeta Pradhan, president of the Cambridge Community Foundation. “With our generous donors, we can back the nonprofits that are steadfast in their support of Cambridge residents and the wellbeing of our city in these trying times.”

Receiving the grants were the following:

  • About Fresh, $10,000

  • Adbar Ethiopian Women’s Alliance, $5,000

  • Adolescent Consultation Services, $7,500

  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, $5,000

  • Boston Dance Alliance, $3,000

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra, $2,500

  • Boston Taekwondo Project, $2,500

  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters, $7,500

  • Brookline/Cambridge Community Center for the Arts, $1,500

  • Cambridge Bike Give Back, $5,000

  • Cambridge Center for Adult Education, $5,000

  • Cambridge Children’s Chorus, $3,000

  • Cambridge Community Center, $15,000

  • Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, $25,000

  • Cambridge Families of Color Coalition, $7,500

  • Cambridge Health Alliance Foundation, $2,500

  • Cambridge Jazz Foundation, $5,000

  • Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment Housing Services, $7,500

  • Cambridge Volunteer Clearinghouse, $20,000

  • Cambridge Women’s Center, $4,000

  • Central Square Theater, $10,000

  • Community Action Agency of Somerville, $6,000

  • Community Servings, $6,000

  • Compass Working Capital, $8,000

  • Cradles to Crayons, $3,000

  • The Dance Complex, $15,000

  • Discovering Justice, $1,500

  • East End House, $25,000

  • Emerge, $4,000

  • Found In Translation, $5,000

  • Friends of the Community Learning Center, $15,000

  • Furnishing Hope of Massachusetts, $2,500

  • Gallery 263, $2,000

  • Girls’ LEAP, $2,500

  • Global Arts Live, $7,500

  • Green Cambridge, $2,500

  • Hale Reservation, Inc, $2,500

  • Harvard Square Churches Meal Program, $4,000

  • Heading Home, $5,000

  • Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, $5,000

  • Horizons for Homeless Children, $3,000

  • Jean Appolon Expressions, $15,000

  • José Mateo Ballet Theatre, $5,000

  • Lovin’ Spoonfuls, $7,500

  • Mass Farmers Markets, $10,000

  • Massachusetts Audubon Society, $5,500

  • Massachusetts Production Coalition, $1,000

  • Metro Housing | Boston, $10,000

  • Midday Movement Series, $3,000

  • Multicultural Arts Center, $7,000

  • My Brother’s Keeper Cambridge Task Force, $50,000

  • New England Bangladeshi American Foundation, $2,500

  • New School of Music, $1,500

  • On The Rise, $6,500

  • The Outdoor Church of Cambridge, $1,000

  • Philanthropy Massachusetts, $20,000

  • Phillips Brooks House Association, $3,500

  • Project Manna, $5,000

  • Reach Out and Read, $4,000

  • Read to A Child, $1,000

  • Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, $5,000

  • Rian Immigrant Center, $10,000

  • Second Chances, $2,500

  • Shelter Music Boston, $3,000

  • Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, $10,000

  • Tech Goes Home, $6,000

  • Transition House, $10,000

  • Urbanity Dance, $1,500

  • Veterans Legal Services, $3,500

  • VLA Dance, $7,000

  • VNA Care Network, $3,000

  • Y2Y Network, $6,500

  • The Young People’s Project, $10,000

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