We’re pleased to announce our grant recipients for the first half of 2015.
2015 Children, Youth & Families Program Grants:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/MetroWest, Worcester, MA $16,400
To purchase new customer relationship management software and ancillary hardware.
Doc Wayne Youth Services, Boston, MA $24,000
For a fund development consultation.
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, Framingham, MA $9,000
To develop and install a customer relationship management database to support new performance management strategies for the fundraising department.
Nature Connection, Concord, MA $23,900
For a major gifts program consultation.
OUT MetroWest, Framingham, MA, $15,000
For a fundraising consultation.
Framingham State University Foundation, MetroWest College Planning Center, Framingham, MA $25,000
In partnership with MassBay Community College, to fund the development of strategic and marketing plans for the new MetroWest College Planning Center in Framingham and to evaluate the program after one year.
Massachusetts Audubon/Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA $13,675
To develop a business plan to replicate and expand after-school programming in high-need communities and to pilot a program in Hudson, MA.
Minute Man Arc, Concord, MA $5,000
For a strategic planning consultation.
Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program, Lincoln, MA $20,000
To support a major herd planning and re-building effort.
Discovery Museums, Acton MA $22,000
To fund the redesign and content redevelopment of the Museums’ website, with a focus on accessibility.
Friends of Resiliency for Life, Framingham, MA $25,000
To help pilot the expansion of the RFL program into Framingham middle schools.
John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation, Wayland, MA, $10,000
To pilot the position of Director of Strategic Partnerships for a four month period.
2015 Sudbury Program Grants:
Foundation for MetroWest, Natick, MA $45,000
Over three years, for continued support for the Sudbury Youth In Philanthropy program.
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Sudbury, MA $15,000
To help subsidize the cost of the 2016 Global Leaders Summit in The Hague.
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Sudbury, MA $9,050
To upgrade technology at the award-winning student newspaper, The Forum.
Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, Sudbury, MA $9,000
For a comprehensive analysis of property holdings for planning and preservation purposes.
Parmenter Foundation, Sudbury, MA $7,000
To fund the development of a stand-alone website for the Foundation as Parmenter VNA merges with Care Group Home Care.
Town of Sudbury/Selectmen’s Office, Sudbury, MA $7,500
To engage the town’s board of selectmen in a team building and strategic communications consultation.
Town of Sudbury, Sudbury, MA $7,055
To purchase an Advanced Life System (ALS) training simulator manikin that will enable enhanced training scenarios for the Fire Department’s Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technicians.
Sudbury Valley Trustees, Sudbury, MA $24,600
To support ancillary activities to enhance the recently-acquired Landham Brook Marsh conservation area (formerly known as Johnson Farm) in Sudbury.