The generosity of our donors extends the Foundation’s grantmaking, providing critical resources to nonprofits for causes and activities that meet community needs about which our donors are passionate. These grants fund:

  • Multiple issue areas
  • Specific nonprofits
  • Scholarships

Grants from donor advised funds go directly to nonprofits based on donor recommendations or through donor designation to a specific agency.

To learn more about becoming a donor contact: Usha Pasi, VP Donor & Philanthropic Partnerships at or (617) 576-9966.

Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Community Culture and Recreation Fund (CAH Fund)

This donor-advised fund was created by Harvard University and the Agassiz Neighborhood to support a range of programs to benefit children, teens, families, individuals, and seniors and to enhance the quality of life within the City of Cambridge and the Agassiz community. The CAH Fund is managed by a seven-member advisory board of City, community, and university representatives and is administered through the Cambridge Community Foundation.

Questions about the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund should be directed to Phoebe Sinclair, CAH Fund Administrator, at or 617-349-6287 Ext. 10.

Proposals are due October 15th or April 15th. For information about the application process please refer to the CAH Fund Guidelines.

CAH Fund FY17 Proposal Summary Sheet is required and should be submitted with the rest of the proposal via email to: