The Philanthropy Connection’s Grantees

Our 2018-2019 grantees are:

Adolescent Consultation Services supports and empowers court-involved children and families by providing mental health services to help them envision and work toward a better future.

Boston Area Gleaners rescues surplus farm crops and distributes this produce to people in need.

Budget Buddies* promotes and teaches financial literacy and confidence among low-income women.

De Novo (formerly Community Legal Services and Counseling Center) provides free civil legal aid and affordable psychological counseling to low-income people.

Enroot empowers low-income, immigrant high school students to achieve academic, personal, and career success through mentorship, leadership development, professional internships, and academic support.

Health Care Without Walls improves the lives of women who are homeless or marginally housed through compassionate, high quality health care, education, and advocacy.

Justice at Work improves conditions for immigrant workers in low-wage industries by providing legal and technical support to community-based worker organizations and their members.

Partners for Youth with Disabilities empowers youth with disabilities to reach their full potential by providing transformative mentoring programs, youth development opportunities, and inclusion expertise.

Resilient Coders* teaches coding and other workplace skills to 18 to 26 year old high-risk youth and places them in internships and entry-level jobs.

School on Wheels* educates children impacted by homelessness by providing academic support and one-on-one mentoring so children can reach their full potential.


Our alumni grantees are:

BEST Hospitality Training trains low-income adults and immigrants for secure union jobs with benefits in Boston area hotels.

Boston Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)* represents children involved in abuse and neglect cases by training volunteers who help these children find safe, permanent homes.

Career Collaborative seeks to end working-class poverty by helping adults get and succeed at life-changing jobs, making Massachusetts and its families stronger.

Catie’s Closet improves school attendance by providing clothing and toiletries to children in grades K-12, right within their schools.

Coaching4Change teaches high school students to become leaders by coaching after school youth sports programs, organizing school-wide athletics tournaments, and running youth sports “skills and drills” clinics.

Compass Working Capital provides financial services to low-income families, empowering them to build savings and financial capabilities as a pathway out of poverty.

Crossroads for Kids provides a unique combination of immersive summer camp and year-round mentoring and enrichment programs to guide them toward academic success, higher education, meaningful careers, and responsible citizenship.

Daily Table addresses food insecurity, food waste, and the effects of poor diet by offering affordable groceries at a not-for-profit retail grocery store.

Doc Wayne Youth Services fuses sport and therapy to heal and strengthen at-risk, low-income youth aged 5 to 18.

Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts* provides comprehensive family support from birth to adolescence, coordinating a range of programs and community-based services that engage families in school readiness activities, resource referral, and advocacy.

Families First promotes the secure and nurturing child-parent relationships that are the foundation of every child’s well-being and future success.

Food for Free rescues fresh food that might otherwise go to waste and distributes it within the local emergency food system where it goes to those in need.

Friends of the Children Boston provides 1:1 mentoring from grades K to 12 for students in Boston’s lowest performing schools.

Future Chefs prepares youth for quality employment and post-secondary opportunities in the culinary field by teaching them a broad base of transferable skills.

Latino Stem Alliance inspires and empowers underserved youth to achieve career success in STEM fields.

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute works with victims, perpetrators, and their families who have endured murder, trauma, and loss.

Mill City Grows is growing a healthier Lowell through creating urban food production sites all over the city, and providing the tools for safe urban growing.

Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project* is the premier provider of pro bono immigration legal services to asylum-seekers and immigrants unjustly detained in Massachusetts.

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence is providing safety and support to survivors of abuse while engaging communities to promote healthy relationships and prevent domestic violence.

Refugee & Immigration Assistance Center offers resettlement and post-resettlement services to refugees and immigrants.

RESPOND, Inc. is New England’s first domestic violence agency and the second oldest in the nation, and a pioneer in the movement to end domestic violence.

Science Club for Girls fosters literacy in STEM for girls, particularly from underrepresented communities, by providing experiential programs and interactions with women mentors in STEM fields.

Sibling Connections* reunites brothers and sisters who have been separated by their placement in foster care.

Silver Lining Mentoring* empowers youth in foster care to flourish through committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills.

* Denotes organizations that have received funding in more than one grant cycle.