Artists For Humanity To help break the cycle of economic and educational disenfranchisement for low-income Boston teens through opportunities for paid employment in art and design.Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence To provide comprehensive cultural and linguistically specific services to Asian victims of domestic violence, offering hope and necessary assistance.Tenacity To facilitate college graduation or the completion of vocational/technical training programs for low-income students of color attending Boston public schools.
Through the initiatives described below, it seeks to provide vital funding to mostly local charities that are working to improve the lives of community members through education, healthcare, human services, and social justice programs.
All nonprofits listed below have received Cummings Foundation grants of at least $100,000.
The LEAH Project at Health Resources in Action To increase college access and readiness of low-income high school students of color in Boston by providing them with paid internships and academic support.
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts To expand work in Middlesex County that supports the police and other first responders in interactions with people that have behavioral health disorders.
Breakthrough Greater Boston To complete its expansion in Boston and support its fist class of low-income students as they are accepted at and enroll in college.
Cambridge Family and Children’s Service To provide a range of evidence-based services to youth aging out of the foster care system in the hopes of developing permanent, supportive, life-long connections.Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced their engagement, and even though we've all had to put our own ambitions about marrying Prince Harry to bed, the silver lining is that we'll be getting one badass, philanthropic American princess — and that has a lot of people psyched for various reasons.The main reason is that these two seem truly, deliriously happy and in love.Emerald Necklace Conservancy To support the Youth Leadership and Green Team employment programs, as well as the Emerald Necklace Outdoor Education program.English for New Bostonians To accelerate English learning among low-income Boston immigrants and refugees by providing high-quality individualized tutoring and in-class assistance.Though the biggest royal family meeting wouldn't come for a while, Harry was introduced to the most important woman in Meghan's life when he met her mom over the Summer, shortly after they started dating.