Cambridge celebrates 20 Cultural Visionaries

February 27th, 2020|

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

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 [...]

CHA Work Force invests in Cambridge youth

January 24th, 2020|

Two high school juniors participate in Work Force's annual mock interview event. How do you break the cycle of intergenerational poverty? In Cambridge, there’s one program with proven results that takes the approach [...]

How the SECURE Act changes may affect your charitable giving

January 22nd, 2020|

By Brad Bedingfield Giving from Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) is one of the most tax efficient ways to support charity. At the end of 2019, however, by way of the SECURE Act, Congress changed [...]

Five ways to give back to your Cambridge community in 2020

January 15th, 2020|

Photo courtesy of Cambridge School Volunteers. Could one of your New Year’s resolutions be to more actively participate in the community? In a big world with many challenges, taking local action is a [...]

The United Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants supports immigrant rights

December 20th, 2019|

Immigrants with legal representation have a vastly higher chance of achieving a favorable outcome in court — but only 37% secure legal representation in removal cases. Between 2018 and 2019, the Cambridge Community Foundation [...]

Preserving nonprofit space

December 18th, 2019|

A feature story from our 2019 annual report.

Celebrating our nonprofits

December 17th, 2019|

A feature story from our 2019 annual report.