NEWS AND EVENTS 2019-02-20T22:55:30+00:00

The Cambridge Community Foundation appoints Jessica Martin as a CCF Fellow

April 29th, 2019|

The Cambridge Community Foundation has appointed Jessica Martin, former director of the Boston Foundation’s think-tank The Boston Indicators Project to a new role: Cambridge Community Foundation Fellow. This year-long appointment will support research on [...]

Philanthropy Spotlight: Gail Roberts advocates for community

April 29th, 2019|

Gail Roberts is a force for good in the world. Widely admired for her work with Gail Roberts, Ed Feijo & Team at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, she is a Cambridge resident with an [...]

CCF Salutes: 2019 Social Innovation Award

April 8th, 2019|

APPLY FOR THE 2019 SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARD Help Us Find People Working on Innovative New Ideas in Cambridge Cambridge Community Foundation is excited to announce our first Social Innovation Award. As a funder [...]

Nonprofits offer social supports for top tier needs

March 21st, 2019|

An essential aspect of ensuring social equity is the focus on individual, family and community well-being.  It is about asking if we have the policies, systems, structures and social supports to buffer the stresses [...]

Job Opening: Marketing & Development Associate

February 26th, 2019|

Marketing and Development Associate The Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF) seeks a full-time Marketing and Development Associate to join our growing team. The Marketing and Development Associate will be responsible for supporting CCF’s marketing efforts, [...]

In the spirit of Martin and Coretta: equity, justice and power

February 21st, 2019|

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta drove a movement that elevated the people. On February 9, 2019 at the 33rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Brunch, a power-house [...]

Family Independence Initiative: Trusting and investing in families

February 21st, 2019|

A group of FII families meet to support one another to achieve their goals. By Jessica Taubner As a society, we’ve come to view government and the social sector as the experts on the [...]

Through the Bob Shea Memorial Fund, a friend’s memory lives on

February 20th, 2019|

Bob Shea, a homeless man, lived on the streets of Cambridge for 30 years. He served three tours of duty with the army in Vietnam. He suffered from alcoholism and possibly neurological conditions. He [...]

Housing crisis grips Cambridge

February 20th, 2019|

Cambridge’s growing housing crisis is putting a financial burden on many people in Cambridge, and renter households in particular. From low-income to moderate and middle-income families, everyone is feeling the squeeze. The cost of [...]

The fight against hunger in Cambridge

January 15th, 2019|

Cambridge is home to hundreds of families with million-dollar annual incomes AND hundreds of families facing hunger year-round. The statistics on food insecurity in the area are startling; according to the 2017 Cambridge Needs [...]