Grant Recipients in Fall FY20 Grant CycleGrant Amount (in dollars)Purpose of Grant
Agassiz Baldwin Community4,000Financial aid for children to attend afterschool, summer, art programs
Belmont World Film500Family festival: films based on children's books/other languages, animation workshops
Beyond the 4th Wall Expression Theater3,000Spring musical program
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston4,000One-to-one mentoring for Cambridge girls
Breakthrough Greater Boston12,500Prepare low-income students for success in college and train urban teachers
Cambridge Art Association2,000Artist professional development and hands-on learning workshops
Cambridge Camping Association20,000Daybreak, Cambridge Adventure Day Camp, CCAccess, overnight camp scholarships
Cambridge Community Center12,500Strengthening Families Together Project: Increase access to mental health services
Cambridge Community Chorus1,500Opportunity for all to sing together and bring music to community
Cambridge Math Circle, Inc.500Math enrichment for students from underrepresented groups in STEM careers
Cambridge Neighbors2,000Subsidized transportation program for seniors 75 and over
Cambridge School Volunteers7,500Tutoring Center provides free services to CRLS students
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra1,500Free Pops on the Lawn Concert June 28, 2020 at Danehy Park
CASPAR15,000Emergency Services Center and Shelter and FirstStep Street Outreach Program
Center for Women & Enterprise5,000Community Classrooms: Business Planning for Low-Income Women
Charles River Conservancy3,000Free community volunteer events along the Charles River
CitySprouts5,000Young Leaders Program for Middle School Youth
Community Art Center, Inc.13,500Core Creative Youth Development Programs
Community Conversations7,500Sister to Sister: A Women's Health Initiative
Community Dispute Settlement Center, Inc.10,000Cambridge Juvenile Court services, Community Mediation, Conflict Skills Training
Courageous Conversations1,000Community discussions on racial equity and the impact of race on education
Dance in the Schools3,000Integrating dance/creative movement into the curriculum in Jr Kindergarten - Grade 4 classrooms
De Novo10,000Free legal assistance and mental health counseling for low-income people
Enroot13,500Programming for immigrant high school and college students in Cambridge
Food For Free Committee15,000Food rescue and distribution
Good Sports1,000Cambridge Youth Active Play Project
The Guidance Center / Riverside Community Care, Inc.8,000Operating support for Child and Family Services
Homeowner's Rehab, Inc.11,000Home Improvement Program
Innovators for Purpose8,000Experiential STEAM learning program for diverse young people
Just-A-Start Corporation15,000Education and Workforce Training Programs
Longy School of Music of Bard College6,500Provides access to music for vulnerable populations, hosts free concerts, and creates arts partnerships
The Loop Lab10,000Media arts training/career access for underrepresented young adults
Magazine Beach Partners2,500Park Youth Stewardship Progam
Many Helping Hands5,0002020 Cambridge MLK Day of Service
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers8,500Immigrant integration services and elder services
Navigation Games1,500Building map education curricula and teacher development workshops
New School of Music1,500Performance Outreach Program: musical instruction/access throughout community
North Cambridge Family Opera2,500Science Festival Chorus, commissions/performs songs, K-5 songwriting workshops
Paine Senior Services5,000Counseling and case management for particularly vulnerable seniors
PAIR Project [Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project]7,500Access to justice for asylum seekers and detained immigrants
Playworks New England5,000TeamUp Program at Fletcher Maynard Academy to teach and model healthy play
The Possible Project7,500Free high school afterschool offering business/entrepreneurship training
Project Citizenship5,000Free services to help Cambridge permanent residents apply for US Citizenship
Project Manna [Massachusetts Avenue Baptist Church]4,000Soup kitchen and food pantry
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School2,000STEAM Saturday Expanded Learning Program
Science Club for Girls8,000Mentoring and interactive STEAM programs
SCM Community Transportation3,000Transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities
Self Esteem Boston Educational Institute2,500Skills for Success/You're Worth It program for women in recovery
Solutions At Work7,500Children Clothing Exchange
Tunefoolery Music, Inc.2,000Music education program for musicians in mental health recovery
Tutoring Plus of Cambridge, Inc.15,000Elementary/Middle School social emotional learning programs, tutoring, mentoring
Visiting Nurse Foundation, Inc.8,000Affordable Senior Housing and Supportive Services at Home
Wellmet Project, Inc.4,000Transitional housing and counseling for adults with psychiatric illness
Y2Y Network6,000Student-run homeless shelter for young adults in Harvard Square
YMCA, Cambridge Family5,000Youth at Risk Boxing, a collaboration with the Cambridge Police Department
Youth on Fire6,500Drop-in center for homeless at-risk youth
CCF and Donor Partner Grants for Fall InitiativesProgram
Agenda for Children: Out-of-School Time Initiative50,000Middle School Network and Quality Improvement System: staff coaching
Becoming A Man - at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School30,000School-based counseling and character-building program for vulnerable young men
Cambridge Nonprofit Coalition40,000Engages local nonprofit/community leaders in work addressing pressing issues for city
HomeStart, Inc.10,000Helps people experiencing homelessness/challenges in the housing crisis find/keep safe/permanent/affordable housing
Startup Mentors15,000Serves community-based entrepreneurs, focusing on businesswomen of color
United Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants35,000Second-year support for three legal services organizations.
Work Force Youth Program50,000A seven-year program providing youth in public housing with educational support, college prep, job/career-readiness program