The Cambridge Community Foundation fuels local nonprofit sector with $456,181 this spring

March 31st, 2020|

This April, the Cambridge Community Foundation will infuse $456,181 into the nonprofit sector in Cambridge through its annual spring grantmaking cycle, which is allocating funds on schedule despite the COVID-19 crisis. The Foundation is allowing Community Fund grant recipients to use their programmatic funding flexibly so that, at a time of great uncertainty, nonprofits can allocate the money where it’s needed the most.

Cambridge nonprofits step up in a time of crisis

March 30th, 2020|

We’ve seen first-hand how our community mobilizes to support those in need during times of crisis. Many of our nonprofit partners have already dug into the front lines, and this month, we’re spotlighting some of their critical work in these uncertain times.

Nonprofit FAQs: Giving funds to individuals during COVID-19

March 27th, 2020|

By Brad Bedingfield and Eleanor A. Evans The impact of COVID-19 on our communities is only just starting to come into focus. It's not just the health risks - millions are likely to find [...]

Two new funds launched in response to COVID-19

March 19th, 2020|

With support from generous donors and the City of Cambridge, the Cambridge Community Foundation launches the Cambridge COVID-19 Emergency Fund and the Cambridge Artist Relief Fund.

Cambridge Community Foundation’s 2020 Social Innovation Award

March 5th, 2020|

APPLY FOR THE 2020 SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARD Help us find people working on innovative ideas in Cambridge Cambridge Community Foundation is excited to announce our second Social Innovation Award competition this spring. [...]

Cambridge celebrates 20 Cultural Visionaries in 2020

February 27th, 2020|

**UPDATE MARCH 11: The We are Cambridge Celebration has been postponed until early 2021.** The Cambridge Community Foundation focuses on the city’s cultural richness CAMBRIDGE, MA | February 27, 2020 The Cambridge Community [...]

Nonprofit partners promote artistic healing, wellness, and expression

February 24th, 2020|

At the Cambridge Community Foundation, we are committed to fostering the arts in our community, both as an investment in our fascinating cultural landscape and as an outlet for enrichment, wellness, and healing for [...]

Don’t call us a bubble: We are Cambridge

February 21st, 2020|

Photo of HONK! parade passing through Porter Square in October 2019 The LA Times recently ran an article called “Wealth and struggle in a liberal bubble that Elizabeth Warren calls home.” The article captured [...]

How to support your favorite nonprofits with a donor advised fund

February 18th, 2020|

"Nonprofit Row," home to the Foundation and nearly a dozen other Cambridge nonprofits. Giving is an impactful way to benefit your community, but it’s important to consider how you give. There are numerous [...]

Community voices: Why we care about Cambridge

January 29th, 2020|

From our 2019 annual report: Some of the people who bring the Foundation's mission to life share what inspires them about our city.

Cambridge Community Foundation names Michal Rubin vice president of development

January 27th, 2020|

The Cambridge Community Foundation has named Michal Rubin, a development executive with 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, as vice president of development. Rubin will play a key role in helping the Foundation address the social challenges Cambridge faces by strengthening partnerships with donors and nonprofit partners and advancing the organization’s strategic direction in the new decade.

Three nonprofits empowering Cambridge youth through the arts

January 27th, 2020|

At the Cambridge Community Foundation, we strive to uphold Cambridge as a beacon of cultural richness. We envision a city where diverse communities spark spiritual, social, and artistic exploration; where innovation thrives; and where [...]