A grateful farewell to Gwyn Gallagher, our superhero

May 4th, 2021|

After 23 years of service to our community, Gwyn Gallagher retires as our director of grantmaking and operations. In her honor, we've created The Gwyn Gallagher Fund for Cambridge.

Cambridge youth raised $24,510 for community COVID-19 relief

April 14th, 2021|

A group of Cambridge high school student leaders wanted to help out their community during the pandemic, so they organized, set a goal, led outreach, and, in just a month's time, raised funds for neighbors in need—to the tune of $24,500 total to 12 community organizations.

New research report shows a widening income gap in Cambridge

April 7th, 2021|

A new research report by the Foundation confirms Cambridge is a leader among the nation’s innovation cities, and through a decade of data, tells the story of how the city’s unprecedented prosperity has benefitted some residents, while others, primarily Black and low-income residents, are being left behind.

The Cambridge Community Foundation awards $533,000 in grants to local nonprofits this spring

April 1st, 2021|

In response to sustained demands on nonprofits in Cambridge, the Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF) increased allocated funds for its spring grantmaking by 50%, supporting nonprofits involved in youth programs and education, housing, hunger, homelessness, elder services, the arts, COVID-19 relief, and racial justice. 

Equity and innovation in Cambridge

March 23rd, 2021|

We're soon launching a report entitled Equity and Innovation Cities: The Case of Cambridge. All community members are invited to join us in a conversation on its findings, April 7, 8:30am.

Cambridge remembers Tunney Lee

March 11th, 2021|

Our tribute to a Cambridge Cultural Visionary, Tunney Lee, who dedicated his life to the local Boston/Cambridge community—as a mentor, professor, historian, citizen, and inspiration, particularly to young designers and architects. We’ll long continue to be inspired by Tunney.

Remembering Elsa Dorfman

March 11th, 2021|

A tribute to a Cambridge Cultural Visionary, Elsa Dorfman, whose legacy as a trailblazing photographer, and unique way of connecting with her subjects and building community continue to inspire us, our city, and the world.