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Boston, first incorporated as a town in 1630, and as a city in 1822, is one of America's oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. What began as a homesteading community eventually evolved into a center for social and political change. Boston has since become the economic and cultural hub of New England.

As the region's hub, Boston is home to nearly 590,000 residents, many institutions of higher education, some of the world's finest inpatient hospitals, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Boston-based jobs, primarily within the finance, health care, educational, and service areas, numbered nearly 660,000 in 2002.

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The Funding Update, July 9, 2021

To Subscribe to The Funding Update, scroll down to the FUNDING tab here. Back issues are also listed on that page. FEDERAL GRANTS Small Business Administration, Multiple Deadlines Paycheck Protection Loans, Economic Injury Disaster…

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Honoring the Legacy of George Floyd

A jury in Minneapolis found Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd. While this decision brings some relief, we also know it will not bring back George Floyd. George Floyd’s murder has fueled a movement for racial…

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The Funding Update - April 2, 2021

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Community Choice Electricity launches In February

As COVID-19 has progressed, we’ve seen clear parallels with climate change. As with the pandemic, the climate crisis will disproportionately impact our most vulnerable residents. It is critical that we make significant investments in the…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - December 10 ,2020

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Getting Ready For The November 3 State Election

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City of Boston's Funding Update - August 20, 2020

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City of Boston's Funding Update - July 9, 2020

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Complete the 2020 Federal Census Today

Have you completed the 2020 Federal Census? Every ten years, the federal government conducts a census, with a goal of counting every person living in the United States. The data collected ensures that our communities get fair representation in…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - June 11, 2020

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City of Boston's Funding Update - June 4, 2020

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City of Boston's Funding Update - April 29, 2020

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City of Boston's Funding Update - April 10, 2020

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City of Boston's Funding Update - March 27, 2020

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City of Boston's Funding Update - February 28, 2020

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City of Boston's Funding Update - December 6, 2019

Art National Endowment for the Humanities, 6/30/2020 Digital Humanities Advancement Grants support innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects at different stages of their life cycles, from early start-up phases…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - November 22, 2019

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City of Boston's Funding Update - October 24, 2019

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATION US Department of State, 11/19/2019Critical Language Scholarship program is a summer study abroad opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - October 17, 2019

CAPACITY BUILDING Dining for Women, 10/24/2019 Currently accepting Letters of Intent for projects that help women and girls in the developing world realize their potential, gain equality, and overcome economic limitations and social biases. Max…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - October 10, 2019

ARTS & CAPACITY BUILDING Actors Equity Foundation, 12/31/2019 Theatre Grants support nonprofit theatres across the nation that have an established artistic and administrative track record, a history of fiscal responsibility, and have worked to…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - September 18, 2019

ARTS Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 11/1/2019 FilmWatch grants support curated screening programs at North America-based film festivals, film societies and other film-related organizations. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT  …

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City of Boston's Funding Update - September 11, 2019

ARTS Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, 9/23/2019 Creative Entrepreneur Fellowships will be awarded to a small, diverse group of entrepreneurs and artists working to build a professional practice. Funding focus: individuals living…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - September 4, 2019

ARTS NALAC Fund for the Arts, 9/25/2019 Supporting US and Puerto Rico-based Latinx artists and arts organizations in the development, creation, presentation and sustainability of artistic excellence. Organization grants: Up to $10,000. Artist…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - August 15, 2019

CAPACITY BUILDING 48 in 48, Apply Now Helps nonprofits jump-start their marketing efforts by building 48 websites in 48 hours. From writing the copy to designing a site to brand specifications, marketing and technology professionals volunteer and…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - August 9, 2019

CAPACITY BUILDING Eugene & Agnes Meyer Foundation, 9/3/2019 The Foundation is inaugurating its Racial Equity in Philanthropy fellowship, a two-year, full-time paid position in the foundation’s office in Washington, D.C. The fellow will…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - August 2, 2019

CENSUS AND CITIZENSHIP US Citizenship and Immigration Services, 8/13/2019 Now accepting applications for two competitive funding opportunities: Naturalization and Refugee and Asylee Assimilation. A total of $10M is available for both grant…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - July 26, 2019

Arts Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, 10/31/2019 P/Arts stands for Philanthropic Arts and is intended to catalyze the development of programs using art and art education in daily curricula, early childhood education and to assist alternative…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - July 18, 2019

Arts New England Foundation for the Arts, 08/01/2019 New England States Touring grants support presentations by performing artists. Max award: $400,000.  Klarman Foundation, Ongoing Grants support the purchase, rental or repair of…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - June 28, 2019

ARTS National Endowment for the Arts, 8/6/2019 Our Town grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Matching…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - June 14, 2019

SOCIAL INNOVATION FUND The Social Innovator Accelerator Application is now open. SIF seeks to welcome seven Massachusetts nonprofits into the 2019-2020 cohort, which will receive 24 months of capacity-building support. SIF Lead Sponsors include…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - June 7, 2019

In this issue, you'll find education, training and arts grants, along with a variety of community development resources, plus tips for improving your fundraising capacity. Please note that the US Department of Labor is requesting public comment on…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - May 24, 2019

Education and Youth:  Target, 6/15/2019 Youth Soccer grants support player registration fees, player and field equipment, and training and professional development for volunteer coaches. Harbor Freight Tools, 6/17/2019 The Prize for…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - May 17, 2019

Public Interest Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 6/6/2019 Forward Promise grants aim to seed new approaches by youth-serving systems to address health and trauma that are grounded in the lived experiences and cultural values, norms, and traditions…

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Early Education and Care Programs to Receive $7.2 Million in Rate Increases in FY 2020

Boston, MA -- The Baker-Polito Administration on May 16th announced a Fiscal Year 2020 rate increase for early education programs that provide care for low-income families, worth $7.2 million. This latest increase brings the total rate increases for…

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The Funding Update, March 22, 2019

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The Funding Update, March 8, 2019

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The Funding Update, February 28, 2019

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The Funding Update, February 21, 2019

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The Funding Update, February 12, 2019

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City of Boston Funding Update for February 6, 2019

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The Funding Update, January 29, 2019

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The Funding Update, January 16, 2019

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The Funding Update, January 2, 2019

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The Funding Update, December 14, 2018

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The Funding Update, November 27, 2018

Arts National Endowment for the Arts, 1/23/2019 The Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Grants range: $5,000 to $15,000 Massachusetts Cultural Council, 1/28/2019…

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The Funding Update, October 31, 2018

Arts A Blade of Grass, 11/16/2018 The Arts Fellowship supports courageous artists in creating exchanges, experiences, and structures that highlight seemingly intractable social problems, inspire audiences, and energize folks to participate in and…

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The Funding Update, October 4, 2018

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The Funding Update, September 27, 2018

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The Funding Update, August 30, 2018

Fellowships that will Empower Individuals to Lead Social Change There are 15 open opportunities for individuals working on social change and development. These fellowships aim to empower you with knowledge, skills and resources through grants,…

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The Funding Update, August 15, 2018

Arts Massachusetts Cultural Council, 9/1/2018 to 10/15/2018 The Local Cultural Council Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences…

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City Of Boston Funding Update, July 31, 2018

Arts Boston Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture, 8/30/2018 The Opportunity Fund provides grants up to $1,000 to support individual artists, increased access to the arts, and local arts events. Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts,…

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City Of Boston Funding Update, June 27, 2018

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The Funding Update, June 20, 2018

Development Department of Commerce, 7/11/2018 The Minority Business Development Agency is initiating new approaches to serve MBEs that compliment Presidential priorities and Department of Commerce goals. Program priorities are separated according…

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City Of Boston Funding Update, May 31, 2018

DEVELOPMENT Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, 6/27/2018 Seeks proposals for job training services that will provide low and moderate income Boston residents with training that leads to quality employment. Eligible: Nonprofits or a…

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The Funding Update, April 11, 2018

VETERANS Department of Labor, 5/7/2018 Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program & Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program grants assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into meaningful employment, and help create service delivery…

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City of Boston Funding Update - March 29, 2018

Federal Grants Update Two School Safety Solicitations Canceled The National Institute of Justice has canceled both Comprehensive School Safety Initiative and Research and Evaluation of Technologies to Improve School Safety solicitations. With the…

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The Funding Update, March 2, 2018

FEDERAL FUNDS UPDATE The recently signed Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 funds most federal agencies through September 30, 2018.  Highlights include: Department of Education: Discretionary funding is increased by $2.6B from FY…

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City of Boston Funding Update - March 2, 2018

PUBLIC INTEREST Nick Littlefield Award for Excellence in Community Health, 3/21/2018 The award is intended to honor Mr. Littlefield's lifelong dedication to public health policy and will recognize an organization making extraordinary contributions…

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City of Boston Funding Update - February 14, 2018

Arts, Culture and Education: Creative Capital, 2/21/2018 This venture philanthropy approach helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. Awards: Up to $50,000 in direct funding and career…

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City of Bostons' Funding Update - November 6, 2017

Boston Community Preservation Committee Would you like to be a part of the decision-making process for allocating funds for affordable housing, historic preservation, and recreation? The Boston City Council’s Special Committee on the…

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The Funding Update, September 20, 2017

Obama Foundation Fellowship Seeking outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars –…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - August 19, 2016

4 Reasons to Snapchat Why should nonprofits pay attention to Snapchat? 1) You can tap into a younger audience 2) You can share relatable images with SnapChat’s audience 3) You can keep the content unique and relevant 4) You can take advantage of…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - August 26, 2016

Year-End Fundraising The experts at The NonProfit Times have put together a 120-Day Plan to Jumpstart Year-End Fundraising- designed to help organizations tap into the $30 billion in charitable giving that will happen in the next four months.…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - August 19, 2016

AmeriCorps Grants The 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity is now available. It should be read together with the Mandatory Supplemental Guidance and Application Instructions. The CNCS AmeriCorps State and National Program Office has also scheduled…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - June 17, 2016

ARTS Funder: Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Deadline: The 2016-17 competition opens this fall Grant Title: 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards  Description: Youth in grades 7-12 can submit work in one of 28 categories, including…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - June 1, 2016

ARTS Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation, 12/15/2016 Twelve annual Individual Support Grants are awarded to artists who have been in a mature phase of their art practice for at least twenty years. Only artists working in the disciplines of…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - May 23, 2016

ARTS National Endowment for the Arts, 7/14/2016 Art Works supports: 1) creating art that meets high standards of excellence; 2) public engagement with art; 3) lifelong learning in the arts; and 4) strengthening communities through the arts.…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - April 8, 2016

 Fenway Park Community Benefits Grants The Mayor's Office of Workforce Development invites nonprofit organizations that did not receive grants in round one to apply in round two. Multiple grants, up to $50,000, will be awarded for public…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - March 31, 2016

ARTS National Endowment for the Humanities Deadline: 5/12/2016 Common Heritage Program supports day-long public events organized by community cultural institutions. At these events experienced staff will digitize the community historical materials…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - March 24, 2016

Grants Approved in City Council The Committee on City, Neighborhood Services and Veteran Affairs authorized the Public Works Department to accept and expend $4M in reimbursements from Mass DOT to cover expenses related to the design of the North…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - March 14, 2016

$14 Million Donated to School Projects Some 12,000 classroom projects for which teachers across the country were raising money at DonorsChoose.org were fully paid for in the "flash funding" campaign involving dozens of actors, athletes, and…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - March 7, 2016

Arts and Culture News Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that 177 organizations supporting arts and culture across the City of Boston were awarded a total of $428,650 by the Boston Cultural Council. Recently, Mayor Walsh announced the selection…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - February 12, 2016

GRANT WRITER'S TOOL KIT Philanthropy University Philanthropy University is a MOOC powered by the Haas School of Business at University of California Berkeley. All courses are free online and are taught by renowned instructors. Participate in…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - February 5, 2016

Philanthropy Outlook: 2016 and 2017 by The NonProfit Times - January 18, 2016 Four key areas of change are impacting philanthropy to day and into the near future: changing demographics, the economic climate, technological innovations and political…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - January 29, 2016

Nine Top Points in the New Super Circular Posted by The NonProfit Times, January 18, 2016 The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued its Super Circular, formerly known as Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, & Audit…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - January 26, 2016

Urban Agenda Grants Announced Governor Charlie Baker announced a total of $3M in funding for a program that will pay for 16 economic development, planning and housing development initiatives, across 13 Massachusetts communities. Boston winners…

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City of Boston's Funding Update - January 16, 2016

Grants to Community Health Centers The Boston Public Health Commission awarded a total of $100,000 to Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury, the South End Community Health Center in the South End, Upham's Corner Health Center in Dorchester, and…

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City of Boston The Funding Update - January 8, 2016

The NEW Guidestar Nonprofit Profiles Free Webinar January 26, 2016, 2 p.m. ET Learn how the Profiles have been redesigned to help your organization answer key performance questions in an interactive, data-rich interface. Register at…

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City of Boston The Funding Update - December 22, 2015

Correction The December 18, 2015 edition of The Funding Update contained an outdated description of grants available from The Lalor Foundation. We apologize for any confusion. These are the Guidelines currently posted on the Foundation's website…

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City of Boston The Funding Update - December 19, 2015

Kresge Foundation Grant to East Boston Through this $660,000 award, the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing CDC will  work to influence local and regional climate resilience planning, policy development, and implementation efforts in ways that…

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The Funding Update - December 11, 2015

Major Grant Supports Arts in Schools Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that the Boston Public Schools Arts Expansion Initiative has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from The Wallace Foundation. The grant will support EdVestors and BPS in…

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City of Boston The Funding Update - December 4, 2015

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The Funding Update - November 20, 2015

Resilient Coders Joins Operation Exit - Wider Opportunities for Re-Entry Operation Exit offers apprenticeships in the building trades and culinary arts, and now - technology. The program features coordinated case management and placement…

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The Funding Update - November 10, 2015

Ending Veteran Homelessness Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join the Brighton Marine Health Center on Wednesday, November 11 at 2:30 p.m. to make a funding announcement regarding the City's "Homes for the Brave" initiative. In July of 2014, Mayor Walsh…

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The Funding Update - November 6, 2015

Fighting Addiction in the Hub (FAITH) Mayor Martin J. Walsh, alongside the Office of Recovery Services, Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Fire Department, will host the inaugural FAITH program on Friday, November 13, 2015 at IBEW…

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The Funding Update - October 30, 2015

Short and Tweet Grants You have until midnight on 11/4/2015 to write one tweet that could be worth a $10,000 grant for your non-profit organization. What are you waiting for? Deluxe is celebrating its 100th anniversary and to mark the occasion, the…

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The Funding Update - October 23, 2015

Introducing BoSTEM Boston is committing to a five-year campaign to give all middle-school students access to high-quality STEM experiences. With the goal of creating a model that can be replicated nationally, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Boston…

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The Funding Update - October 20, 2015

 TIP SHEET 11 Questions that Donors Ask Themselves by The NonProfit Times - October 13, 2015 Just as it’s easier to take a test when you know the questions you’ll be asked, fundraising can be made easier by knowing what potential donors are…

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The Funding Update - October 9, 2015

ARTS Funder: Kurt Weill Foundation for Music Deadline: 1/25/2016 Grant Title: The Lotte Lenya Competition Description: A unique international contest that bridges the worlds of opera/operetta and Broadway musical theater. More than a vocal…

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The Funding Update - September 4, 2015

US Department of Housing & Urban Development, Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships In Collaboration with The City of Boston and The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention Invites YOU to participate in a FREE…

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The Funding Update - August 22, 2015

AP Test Grants From US Education Department Massachusetts received $714,141. The grants are expected to cover all but $12 of the cost of each AP test taken   Affordable Care Act Grants from US Department of Health & Human Services …

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The Funding Update - August 10, 2015

Support for Small Businesses The City of Boston Department of Innovation and Technology won a $50,000 grant from the US Small Business Association to help streamline licensing, permitting and other requirements needed to start a business. Boston is…

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The Funding Update - July 24, 2015

Introduction to Grantwriting September 15, 2015 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm Location: AGM, 133 Federal Street, Suite 802, Boston, MA 02110 Audience: Consultant, Grantseeker Visit http://tinyurl.com/pzwjonk for details on how to register. Prospecting to…

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The Funding Update - July 17, 2015

Boston Wins Our Town Grant from NEA The $100,000 award will support an Artists in Residency program within city government, hosted by the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture. As part of the City's Cultural Planning Process, called Boston Creates,…

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The Funding Update - June 19, 2015

Pay for Success - Boston Public Schools Mayor Walsh has issued t Request for Information (RFI)  to identify effective programs and services that will increase access to higher education and training, to be funded an innovative funding model that…

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The Funding Update - June 12, 2015

$200,000 Grant Will Harness Data & Technology for Youth Summer Jobs The City of Boston, in conjunction with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council , Code for Boston and the Boston Indicators Project will use the grant to “hack” the city…

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The Funding Update - June 5, 2015

Cooke Foundation Scholarships The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced 90 recipients of its 2015 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest private scholarship for students transferring from two-year community colleges to four-year…

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The Funding Update - May 29, 2015

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards 94 College Scholarships  The Cooke Foundation announces its 2015 class of College Scholars, 94 of the brightest and most promising high school seniors from across the country who have unmet financial need. The…

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The Funding Update - May 22, 2015

Recent Grant Awards The National Endowment for the Arts awarded a $30,000 grant to Grove Hall Neighborhood Development for Phase II of the Roxbury Memory Heritage Trail and Public Art Corridor Project.   The Gordon Foundation  awarded a $5M grant…

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The Funding Update - May 15, 2015

High School Redesign   How can high school be more exciting + productive? You decide!   Why: To ensure success for all of Bostonians, we must work together to identify necessary skills + knowledge for future our high school graduates.   What:…

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The Funding Update - May 8, 2015

BPS Wins Arts Expansion Grant Boston Public Schools received a $200,000 Collective Impact Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to develop capacity at the high school level for in-school access to arts programming. MIT Wins Arts…

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The Funding Update - May 1, 2015

Office of New Bostonians Service Opportunity The Office of New Bostonians seeks a VISTA member to launch its New Americans Library Corners pilot project in 3 local public libraries. This is a public-private partnership to promote citizenship…

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The Funding Update - April 21, 2015

Grants To Promote College Success The Boston Foundation recently awarded a total of $1.6 million to the following organizations to carry out its Success Boston Initiative’s Boston Coaching for Completion program: Bottom Line, Boston…

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The Funding Update - April 10, 2015

BHA Wins Jobs Grants for Charlestown With over $3 million in grants from the US Department of Housing & Urban Development and the City of Boston, the Charlestown Works project will provide incentives and training toward better job opportunities…

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The Funding Update - March 13, 2015

Foundation Aids Homeless Women An emergency $45,000 grant from the Boston Foundation will help Victory Programs search for a new drug treatment center for homeless women, to replace a facility it had to shutter when the Long Island Bridge closed…

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The Funding Update - February 27, 2015

Association of Fundraising Professionals Each year, the Massachusetts Chapter of AFP sponsors a Diversity Fellows Program. Through a selection process, up to ten fellows are chosen for a two-year program that includes AFP membership, access to…

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The Funding Update - February 20, 2015

Support for Early Childhood Education Thrive in 5 has received a $450,000, three-year grant from the Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust to expand the Boston K1DS model to Head Start, in partnership with ABCD Head Start and the Boston Public…

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The Funding Update - February 13, 2015

Boston Wins National Competition Boston has been selected as one of 7 cities from across the nation to receive a $30,000 “Love Your Block” Award and dedicated City Hall AmeriCorps VISTAs to support neighborhood revitalization projects. Funded…

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The Funding Update - February 6, 2015

The Mayor's Office of Intergovernmental Relations James Sullivan, Director Visit Our Website Recent Boston-area Grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Harvard University Center on the Developing Child: $724,275 to support…

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The Funding Update - January 30, 2015

City of Boston Wins Knight Foundation Grant The $475,000 Open Data to Open Knowledge grant will enable the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) and Boston Public Library to join forces in making the City’s data more accessible. DEDICATION…

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The Funding Update - January 23, 2015

Library Wins Support for Teen Programming   The Boston Public Library Foundation Received a $488,000 grant from Highland Street Foundation for Teen Technology Programs at the Central Library in Copley Square. Teacher’s Generosity Rewarded; Wins…

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The Funding Update - January 14, 2015

New Guidelines on Indirect Cost Reimbursement to Nonprofits The White House Office of Management and Budget has finalized new rules on government grantmaking that will benefit nonprofits that receive government dollars. The rules apply to new…

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The Funding Update - January 2, 2015

Education Wins The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and New England Dairy & Food Council awarded the Edward Everett Elementary School a $20,000 ‘Hometown Grant’ to support nutrition and physical activity programs within the school.…

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The Funding Update - December 12, 2014

Preschool Expansion Grant Massachusetts will receive significant funding over the next four years to expand the delivery of high-quality voluntary preschool programs in five high-needs communities across the state. Boston, Holyoke, Lawrence, Lowell…

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The Funding Update - December 5, 2014

Rockefeller Foundation Boston is one of 35 communities across the globe to join the 100 “Resilient Cities” initiative. The program aims to help cities “become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing…

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The Funding Update - November 26, 2014

Grants Received Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, together with the Justice Resource Institute and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County have been awarded a five-year, $1.25 million federal grant from the US Department…

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The Funding Update - November 21, 2014

Grant News The Patrick Administration and the Massachusetss Department of Public Health awarded $50,000 to Boston Police Department to help first responders save lives through opioid overdose response training and naloxone (Narcan) units that can…

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The Funding Update - November 17, 2014

Ending Mass Incarceration   The United States has far and away the highest incarceration rate in the world, responsible for roughly 25 percent of the world’s imprisoned people, despite accounting for only 5 percent of the global population. The…

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The Funding Update - November 7, 2014

Trotter Innovation School Wins Prize EdVestors has awarded the 2014 School on the Move Prize of $100,000. Finalists for this year's prize were the Hurley  and Orchard Gardens K-8 Schools. This week kicks off BPS School Choice Season, when families…

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The Funding Update - October 31, 2014

National Grant News Over 100 schools in 29 states are receiving Apple ConnectED grants to support their educational goals with technology. Congratulations to the City of Boston Office of Food Initiatives on winning a $25,000 grant from the US…

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The Funding Update - October 24, 2014

State Grants: Economic Development and Parks Congratulations to Boston Redevelopment Authority: $6.25 million in community and economic development funding from MassWorks. Projects include Bartlett Place and Melnea Hotel & Residences in…

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The Funding Update - October 10, 2014

Veterans Housing and Support Services The City of Boston has helped to secure $3.8 million in federal funding to help homeless and at-risk veterans. The Veterans Administration will assist 675 veterans and their families to find or keep permanent…

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The Funding Update - September 19, 2014

Grants Awarded for Public Health Congratulations to Boston Public Health Commission on a federal Healthy Start grant. US Health & Human Services also made Health Center Expanded Services grants to Health Care for the Homeless, MA League of…

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The Funding Update - September 9, 2014

Congratulations to the MBTA The US Department of Transportation awarded a $20 million grant to revitalize Boston's Ruggles Station, including the addition of a new passenger platform. Congratulations to Smarter in the City The US Small Business…

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The Funding Update - July 11, 2014

Congratulations to Boston Public Health Commission The US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded the Commission $510,000 for the Massachusetts Multi-City Young Children’s Mental…

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The Funding Update - May 23, 2014

Congratulations to Boston Public Schools The Cummings Foundation awarded BPS $100,000 as a finalist in their "100K for 100" competition. Summer Activities in Boston's Parks Mayor Walsh is pleased to invite you to celebrate America's pastime as…

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The Funding Update - May 16, 2014

Grants by Category AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT   National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance – 6/17/2014 Federal grants for projects that will reduce pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure, particularly from fleets…

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The Funding Update - May 9, 2014

FEDERAL GRANTS   Training Program for Federal TRIO Programs: 5/23/2014 Grantees provide training for leaders and staff running Federal TRIO Program projects. TRIO programs (http://tinyurl.com/yhrtmk7) are designed to identify individuals from…

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The Funding Update - May 2, 2014

Federal Grants Public Health Traineeships – Deadline May 19, 2014 The program supports traineeships for students in graduate educational programs in accredited schools of public health. Trainees must be in training for health fields with a…

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The Funding Update - April 18, 2014

Mayor Walsh Reflects on 101 Days in Office, Releases Transition Reports “I’m energized by the work that has been done and the support we have received in my first 101 days,” said Mayor Walsh. “This is only the beginning of a partnership…

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The Funding Update - April 4, 2014

FEDERAL GRANTS   Women in Apprenticeship and Non-Traditional Occupations – Deadline May 2, 2014 Projects to improve outreach, recruitment, hiring, training, employment, and retention of women, women of color and women with disabilities in…

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The Funding Update - March 28, 2014

In Honor Of Boston Fire Lieutenant Ed Walsh And Firefighter Mike Kennedy Statements of Mayor Martin J. Walsh - March 26-27, 2014 "Tonight the City of Boston mourns the loss of two of our own. Lt. Ed Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy lost…

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The Funding Update - March 21, 2014

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The Funding Update - March 7, 2014

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A Day Of Service and Celebration in Honor Of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Target, in partnership with The Museum of African American History and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, present “A Day of Service and Celebration in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” in Faneuil Hall. The…

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October 2013 Funding Update

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Funding Update for April 2013

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Funding Update for January 31, 2013

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Funding Update for December 2012

ARTS Chamber Music America - New Jazz Works: Commissioning & Ensemble Development Program:    Chamber Music America's New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development program supports professional United States jazz…

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Funding Update November 5, 2012

Free Flu Shot Clinics Available for Boston Residents Flu season is here, view lists of free clinics that are offering the vaccine this season and stay healthy! To learn more go to:…

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Funding Update: October 19, 2012

Mayor Menino's Update on School Choice  To read Mayor Menino's recent update on efforts to create a new school assignment system, please go to: http://www.cityofboston.gov/news/Default.aspx?id=5822 For more information, or to…

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Funding Update: September 21, 2012

OMB on Sequestration Impact Last Friday, the Federal Office of Management and Budget released a report which provides preliminary estimates of the sequestration’s impact on more than 1,200 budget accounts.  As you may know, the sequestration…

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City of Boston Funding Update for August 14, 2012

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