Foundation president Geeta Pradhan delivered a message of peace to members of the community during Morning Prayers at the Memorial Church of Harvard University.
At the Cambridge Community Foundation, we believe everyone should have access to food not just during the holidays, but always.
Supporting solutions during Homeless Youth Awareness Month and beyond. The crisis of homelessness affects neighbors, friends, and vulnerable youth in Cambridge every day. But there are solutions helping those who face housing insecurity as they strive for the universal needs of safety, security, and well-being. The City of Cambridge 2022 report, “Addressing Homelessness in Cambridge, MA”, reveals more than 500 members of the community, on any given night, have no home. The pandemic only contributed more destabilization for those facing this growing crisis. But coordinated efforts can break the cycle of homelessness. That’s why we’re working closely with our nonprofit partners ensuring access to safe housing and essential resources. Last year, we awarded $275K in grants to 28 nonprofit partners addressing housing insecurity through shelters and support services. Organizations like Y2Y, pictured above, create a safe space and a sense of community for those in shelter, and offer volunteer opportunities for neighbors who want to make a difference. There are many other organizations addressing these challenges and creating sustainable pathways for those who need them, including Fenway Community Health's Youth on Fire, Breaktime United Inc., and CASPAR, Inc. As part of a whole, we can join forces to strengthen [...]
Finding solutions to the mental health crisis in our community.
CCF thanks HOCR Charity Program rowers for helping support our Community Fund.
CCF celebrated the steadfast work of these local change-makers at CCF Salutes The Greatest Nonprofits and Social Innovators! and welcomed more than 150 area nonprofits and their staff to a party in their honor.
Meet the inspiring winners of our 4th annual Imagined in Cambridge! Award.
Our annual celebration of Cambridge nonprofits and Imagined in Cambridge! Awardees is Oct. 7!
In the flurry of fall events, we invite nonprofits to unwind at Salutes.
Hear from some of our CAMBRIDGE WINS Sports Equity Grants recipients.