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.