2016 Childcare Round


Aspire Developmental Services, Lynn  $50,000 to assist in the development and renovation of a new childcare center at 176 Franklin Street

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Boston  $27,776 to pay for new flooring in their early childhood center

JFK Family Services Center, Charlestown  $26,155 for new flooring in their Headstart Center

Viet-Aid, Dorchester  $18,337 to pay for plumbing upgrades to the bathrooms in their early childhood center

Pathways for Children, Gloucester  $23,295 to pay for new kitchen appliances and equipment in their Headstart Program

Catholic Charities, Dorchester  $42,198 to pay for high security playground fencing at their Yawkey Konbit-Kreyol Center

Merrimack Valley YMCA, Methuen  $14,460 to pay for flooring in two early childhood classrooms

Community Action Inc, Haverhill $38,700 to pay for capital improvements to their Fox Center Headstart Program  

 

2016 Housing & Shelter Round


Lynn Shelter Association, Lynn  $47,131 to renovate a developmental play area at the Green Street Congregate Family Shelter

Lazarus House, Lawrence  $7,500 to replace a roof on Ishah House a transitional housing program for women

Community Action of Cape Cod, Hyannis  $49,435 to acquire furniture, fixtures and equipment for Safe Harbor a domestic violence shelter

Casa Esperanza, Roxbury  $99,950 to make capital improvements to Dunsmore House, permanent housing for families in recovery

Crittenton Women's Union, Dorchester  $41,112 for beds in their scattered site STEPS Program

South Middlesex Opporotunity Council, Framingham  $27,850 for a new roof on their congregate family shelter

The Friends of Boston Homeless, Roxbury  $47,933 for capital improvements to their Valentine Street Women's Supportive Housing Program

YWCA of greater Lawrence, Haverhill Branch  $100,000 towards the development of a new affordable SRO above the Haverhill YWCA

Dimock Health Center, Roxbury  $43,024 for Capital improvements to their Women’s Renewal Clinical Stabilization Services on their main campus

Victory Programs, Dorchester  $66,000 for a sprinkler system at ReVision Family Home for parenting and pregnant teens

Community Teamwork, Lowell  $28,240 for energy and security upgrades on Princeton House a congregate homeless family shelter

Dimock Center, Roxbury  $50,000 for an Emergency Foundation Discretionary Grant to support the Ruth Kelley/Ummi House

 

2015 Childcare Round


Triumph inc, Taunton $25,900, for exterior improvements to their Headstart Program

Ellis Memorial, Boston $40,000, as a contribution toward the renovations to 66 Berkeley Street

YMCA Southcoast, New Bedford  $32,900 to make renovations and security upgrades to their childcare center

International Institute of Greater Lawrence, Haverhill  $50,000 to make capital improvements to their early childhood center

Action for Boston Community Development, Roxbury  $50,000 to convert two vacant classrooms in to Early Headstart classrooms

Little Voices Early Care and Education, Hyde Park  $42,482 to make capital improvements to their early childhood center

 

2015 Housing Round


Heading Home, Medford  $41,500 To make capital improvements to family shelter

Health Imperatives  $57,543 To make capital improvements to women and children’s shelter

New Hope, Attleboro  $24,765 To make window and door improvements to emergency shelter

Project Cope, Lynn  $82,642 To renovate kitchens, bathrooms, windows, and siding of shelter

Housing Families, Malden $63,810 To make capital improvements to family shelter

Pine Street Inn, Boston  $50,000 To update life safety/fire alarm system

Cape Cod Center for Women, Falmouth  $34,047 To make capital improvements to emergency shelter

St. Mary’s Women and Children’s Center, Boston  $50,000 To repair exterior of buildings and replace 70 windows

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocies of Boston, Boston  $35,173 To replacement and upgrades to communal kitchen

CASPAR, Boston $68,957 To make exterior building repairs and renovations

Asian Taskforce Against Domestic Violence $36,600 To make repairs and renovations to interior and exterior building damage

Justice Resource Institute $37,935 To purchase new boilers, baths, and energy-efficient refrigerators

 

2014 Childcare Round


Merrimack Valley YMCA, Lawrence $27,216 Create therapy room and storage area at Childcare Center

Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester, Boston $9,815 To repair water damage and add waterproofing measures

Salem Community Childcare, Salem $35,925 To make capital improvements to Childcare center

Hattie B. Cooper Community Center, Boston $50,000 To make exterior repairs and add waterproofing measures

Beverly Children’s Learning Center, Beverly $50,000 To aide in acquisition and renovation of new site

Horizons for Homeless Children $14,245 New equipment for three sites

Casa Myrna Vasquez, Boston $50,000 To support Teen Parenting Program
 

 

2014 Housing Round


South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Framingham $50,000 To update fire alarm and sprinkler system

Lynn Shelter Association, Lynn $46,508 To complete shelter renovations

Casa Esperanza, Boston $42,629 To create enhanced therapeutic environment at Latinas y Niños Center

Roof Over Head Collaborative, Family Shelter, Salisbury $60,000 To purchase home for family shelter

House of Hope, Lowell $65,851 To renovate new family shelter

Volunteers of America, Jamaica Plain $50,000 To convert basement of shelter into additional housing unit

Women’s Center, New Bedford $18,750 To update handicap access, elevator, and emergency egress

Dimock Community Health Center, Boston $50,000 To provide furniture fixtures and equipment

Just-A-Start, Somerville $35,239 To make capital improvements and update security

Victory Programs, Boston $75,000 To make capital improvements to homeless family shelter

Common Ground, Lowell $50,000 To convert ground floor of commercial space to 3 additional housing units

Project Hope, Boston $73,899 To add security system and make capital improvements

 

2013 Childcare Round


Lynn YMCA Early Childcare Center  YMCA Metro North, Lynn $35,000 To install new secure entrance and egress system

GLCAC Childcare Center  Greater Lawrence Community Action, Lawrence
$20,204 To install new flooring and acquire commercial kitchen refrigeration units

Early Childcare Center  Viet-AID, Dorchester $25,000 To build out a new classroom that will expand the center by 20 new students

Wesley Childcare Center  Dorchester $47,415 To replace an inefficient and failing heating system

ABCD Headstart  Action for Boston Community Development, Jamaica Plain
$15,400 To convert an existing classroom to early childhood use

Paige Academy  Roxbury $49,989 To address deferred maintenance items and make capital improvements to their early childcare program

Associated Early Care & Education  Central School, Cambridge $25,000 To replace windows

Jack Robinson Early Childcare Center  Lynn Economic Opportunity Inc., Lynn
$36,826 To replace the HVAC System and make security upgrades

Early Childcare Center  International Institute of Greater Lawrence, Haverhill
$50,000 To replace their roof and make improvements to the heating System

Early Childcare Center Roxbury YMCA  YMCA of Greater Boston, Roxbury
$25,000 To make capital improvements throughout their early childcare center

Early Childcare Center  YWCA of Greater Lawrence, Lawrence
$50,000 To make improvements to their HVAC system

Smile Preschool  Roxbury $20,000 To make various capital improvements throughout the early childhood program facilities

Franklin Square House Daycare  Roxbury $18,000 Foundation discretionary grant

 

2013 Housing Round


Women’s Shelter Healing Abuse Working for Change, Lynn $50,000 To defray costs associated with the development of a new domestic violence shelter

Women’s Residences YWCA of Greater Newburyport, Newburyport $45,500 To make capital improvements to their affordable SRO for women

Safe Harbor The Housing Assistance Corporation, Hyannis $50,000 To make capital Improvements to their family homeless shelter

Pilgrims Hope Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless, Kingston $20,819 To assist in the acquisition of furniture and interior painting of their homeless family shelter

Family-Focused Program Space St. Mary’s Women & Children, Dorchester
$50,000 To make improvements to the common space that is part of their shelter for parenting and pregnant teens

Sutton Home for Women Peabody $18,000 To pay for renovations that will allow them to expand their independent living program for elderly women

Donovan House Catholic Social Services of Fall River, New Bedford $55,000 To pay for masonry improvements to their family homeless shelter in New Bedford

Women’s Inn The Pine Street Inn, South End Boston $60,000 To renovate an elevator servicing all the hosing and programs in the Women’s Inn

Family Shelter Somerville Homeless Coalition, Somerville $30,000 To make capital improvements and repairs to their homeless family shelter

 

2012 Childcare Round


NICE (Neighborhood Involvement for Children’s Education) Roxbury (Boston)
$17,218 To support capital improvements that included carpeting, hand washing sinks and water fountains

Acorn Center for Early Education and Care Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Chinatown (Boston) $13,691 To purchase furniture and fixtures

Early Childhood Education Center United South End Settlements (USES), South End (Boston) $35,236 To support capital improvements to children’s bathrooms

Seacoast Early Childcare Center Haverhill Community Action, Newburyport
$4,320 To replace a commercial dishwasher

Hattie B. Cooper Community Center Lower Roxbury (Boston)
$50,000 To replace classroom heating and cooling units

Early Childhood Program John F. Kennedy Community Service Center, Charlestown (Boston) $49,856 To install two new children’s bathrooms

Lynn Early Childhood Program Catholic Charities, Lynn $25,000 To install new windows as part of an energy improvements program

Escuelita Boriken Early Childhood Center Inquilinos Boricuas En Accion (IBA), South End (Boston) $25,000 For capital improvements to repair floor elevation issues

Early Childcare Program Merrimack Valley YMCA, Lawrence $25,000 To upgrade children’s bathrooms and make them Handicap accessible

Brockton Day Nursery Brockton $25,000 To upgrade children’s bathrooms and make them Handicap accessible

Colonel Daniel Marr Clubhouse Early Childhood Center Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Dorchester (Boston) $25,000 To acquire and install new equipment in their commercial kitchen

 

2012 Housing Round


Somerville Community Corp  75 Cross Street, Somerville $50,000 To support the development of six units of housing for formerly homeless families

Neustra Communidad  109 Mount Pleasant Street, Roxbury $50,000 To support the development of seven units of housing for formerly homeless families

Bridge Over Troubled Waters  68-70 Waverly Street & 5 Abbey Road, Brighton
$46,500 To support Capital improvements to bathrooms and kitchens that support housing for parenting and pregnant teens

Action Inc 26-28 Marsh Street, Gloucester $85,000 To support the development of four units of housing for formerly homeless families

headinghome Medford Family Life Education Center, 2 Central Avenue, Medford
$36,600 To support capital improvements to the kitchen of a family homeless shelter that houses eleven families

Father Bill’s and MainSpring Housing 364, 28 Lexington Street & 278 Grove Street, Brockton $100,000 To support the acquisition and development of two foreclosed properties that will house of six units formerly homeless families

Project Hope 45 Magnolia Street, Dorchester $50,000 To support various capital improvements to a family homeless shelter that houses eleven families

Victory Programs Jocelyn’s Family Home, Long Island, Boston $76,675 To replace worn flooring and carpeting at a women’s recover home

The Second Step Newton $35,000 To support capital improvements to two shelters that house victims of domestic violence

The Women’s Center Artemis l, New Bedford $77,146 To support the replacement of the roof and other capital improvements to a shelter for victims of domestic violence

Roof Over Head Collaborative Newburyport $50,000 To support the acquisition of condominium units to house formerly homeless families

Lazarus House Lazarus House Shelter, 48 Holly Street, Lawrence $50,000 To support capital improvements to the kitchen of a family homeless shelter that houses eight families

Respond Emergency Shelter, Somerville $64,346 To support capital improvements to a shelter that houses victims of domestic violence

Crittenton Women’s Union Abbot & Horizons House, Dorchester $29,990 To support capital improvements to permanent housing that support homeless women and their children and victims of domestic violence

REACH Emergency Shelter, Waltham $6,355 To support capital improvements to a shelter that houses victims of domestic violence

Just A Start Just A Start House, 114 Temple Street, Somerville $37,935 To support capital improvements and supply furniture to a shelter that houses parenting and pregnant teens

Edwina Martin House Edwina Martin House Graduate Facility, 870 North Main Street, Brockton $75,000 To support capital improvements to a graduate facility for eight women in recovery

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter, Dorchester $9,000 To support capital improvements to a shelter that houses victims of domestic violence

 

2011 Childcare Round


Cambridge Community Center Cambridge $24,000 Capital Improvements to the emergency egress system

PACE Head Start New Bedford $50,000Capital contribution for a new roof

Associated Early Childcare and Education Jamaica Plain, Boston $100,000 Participation in the development of the Learning Center at Bromley Heath

East End House Cambridge $50,000 Capital Improvements to gymnasium and toddler bathroom

Franklin Square House Children’s Center Mission Hill, Boston $9,781 Discretionary Grant

 

2011 Housing Round


Lutheran Social Services Brockton $50,000 Capital improvements to Ruth House

hopeFound Jamaica Plain, Boston $59,600 Furniture and decorating improvements to the Kitty Dukakis Treatment Center and the Women’s Shelter at Shattuck Hospital

Casa Esperanza Roxbury, Boston $100,000 Capital improvements to the Latinas y Niño’s Center

Housing Families Malden $80,000 Participation in the larger renovation of MM Homes

Crittenden Women’s Union Dorchester, Boston $70,010 Capital Improvements to Horizons and Abbot House

St Mary’s Women’s and Children Center Dorchester, Boston $100,000 Upgrades to the elevator serving a myriad of residential programs serving women and their children

Father Bills & MainSpring Stoughton $75,000 Capital improvements to Evelyn House

Housing Assistance Corporation Hyannis $53,000 Capital improvements to Angel House

Pine Street Inn South End, Boston $100,000 Participation in a new roof for the facility housing the Women’s Inn and other emergency housing for homeless women

Casa Nueva Vida Jamaica Plain, Boston $10,000 Upgrades to the youth athletic court serving Casa Nueva Vida shelter for homeless families

WellSpring Gloucester $94,215 Capital Improvements to homeless family emergency housing

Cambridge YWCA Cambridge $100,000 Participation in the larger renovation of the Cambridge YWCA providing 113 affordable SRO units for women

Bridge Over Troubled Waters Brighton $13,600 Capital improvements to the Single Parent Home

Dimock Community Health Roxbury $100,000 Capital Improvements to Women’s Renewal, a recovery home for women.

 

2010 Childcare Round


Quincy Community Action Quincy For the development of a new centralized facility $100,000

Ellis Memorial & Eldredge House South End, Boston For the renovation of their existing building and the acquisition and renovation of an adjacent building $100,000

Victory Programs Dorchester, Boston For the renovation and expansion of Revision House Family Childcare

 

2010 Housing Round


House of Hope Lowell $48,196 For furniture fixtures and equipment for an eighteen room family homeless shelter

Lynn Shelter Association Lynn $45,000 To renovate bathrooms in the Bridge House, an eleven room family shelter

Crittenton Women’s Union Brighton $50,000 For continued capital improvements to Hastings House a 58 unit homeless shelter for women and children

Casa Myrna Vasquez Boston $65,000 To renovate third floor space in their Adolescent Transitional Living Center to create three new rooms to add to the eight existing rooms for young women and children who are the victims of abuse

Lynn Home for Young Women Lynn $75,000 To support the development effort to renovate a forty-three room SRO for women in need of affordable housing

Citizens for Adequate Housing Peabody $100,000 A challenge grant for renovations to Inn Between a shelter for five homeless families

Housing Assistance Corporation Falmouth $43,000 For capital improvements to a shelter for eleven young homeless first time mothers and their children

Community Care Services Fall River $75,000 To support the development effort to renovate 154-158 Eagle Street, a seventeen-unit development that will provide affordable rental housing and supportive services to homeless families

Victory Programs Dorchester $63,500 For capital improvements to Shepherd House a thirty-two bed residential recovery home for women

Dimock Health Center Dorchester (Perin Family Grant) $100,000 A conditional grant for capital improvements to support an application to the Massachusetts Department of Public for a twenty-two bed women’s recovery program

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence Waltham $50,000 To support the development of a newly renovated eight room shelter for women and children who are the victims of domestic violence

Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministries Boston (George Marsh Sr. Grant) $80,000
For capital improvements to a five room shelter for women and children who are the victims of domestic violence

Rosie’s Place Boston $100,000 To renovate the common bathrooms in the twenty bed emergency overnight women’s shelter

 

2009 Childcare Round


African Community Economic Development of New England Roxbury (Boston) $20,489 For capital improvements to a childcare program serving children from distressed communities, whose parents have been deeply traumatized by civil war, ethnic infighting and poverty

NorthStar Learning Centers New Bedford Business Park Child Development Center
New Bedford $38,819 For capital Improvements to childcare center serving children low income children in the New Bedford area

Wesley Childcare Center Dorchester (Boston) $48,950 For capital improvements to a childcare center that serves low-income toddlers and children 6 to 12 with an afterschool program

Franklin Square House Childcare Center Mission Hill (Boston) $19,757 For a discretionary grant to a center serving low income and other children from the Mission Hill and Medical area communities

 

2009 Housing Round


Victory Program Revision House (Perin Family Grant) Dorchester (Boston) $100,000
For capital improvements to a shelter serving pregnant and parenting teen mothers

Citizens for Adequate Housing Inn Transition/Inn Between Peabody $8,000 For support of the development of a playground serving the residents a family shelter and recovery home for women and children

Father Bills & Mainspring Conway House, Middleboro $85,000 For capital improvements to a family shelter primarily serving women and children

Wellspring House Wellspring House Family Shelter, Gloucester $36,900 For capital improvements to a family shelter primarily serving women and children

The Second Step, Newton $30,000 For capital improvements for two family shelters serving women and children escaping domestic violence

Casa Neuva Vida Lawrence $25,000 For capital improvements to a family shelter primarily serving women and children

Caritas Communities Sydney Street, Dorchester (Boston) $18,200 For capital improvements to a single room occupancy primarily serving women

Pine Street Inn Women’s Inn Supportive Housing, South End (Boston) $83,850 For capital improvements to a single room occupancy serving chronically homeless women

Housing Assistance Corporation Angel House, Hyannis $71,527 For capital improvements to a recovery home for women and children

Fenway Community Health Family and pediatric dental practice, Boston $15,000 A discretionary grant to support capital improvements to a dental facility servicing the needs of low-income families

 

2008 Housing Round


Crittenton Women’s Union Hastings House, Boston $100,000 (the George Marsh Sr. Grant) For capital improvements to a 64 unit transitional shelter for women and children

Project Hope Magnolia Street, Boston $50,000 For capital improvements to an 18 unit transitional shelter for women and children

Lynn Shelter Association Bridge House, Lynn $95,000 For capital improvements to an 11 unit transitional shelter for women and children

hopeFound Kitty Dukakis Treatment Center, Boston $48,500 For remodeling and upgrades to a 32 bed treatment center for women in recovery

Women’s Institute Ingraham Place, New Bedford $100,000 For the development 19 units of service enriched family housing for formerly homeless families