This post is part of a series where we will periodically share news from our partners and grantees, as well as local media. Below please find links to articles featuring activities of the Foundation Trust in recent months. ~ The COVID-19 pandemic changed the landscape of programs the Foundation Trust typically supports during the summer…

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The Foundation Trust is excited to share that applications are currently being accepted for the Foundation Trust 2021 Emerging Artist Fellowship Award at Follow Your Art Community Studios in Melrose, MA. Through this fellowship, The Foundation Trust seeks to advance inclusivity in the arts across cultural, neurological, and gender identities.   The fellowship supports a…

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We are pleased to debut a timely and important new section of the complextrauma.org website: The Complexity of Racial Trauma, co-developed by Foundation Trust Senior Training Associate, Dr. Jana Pressley and our esteemed colleague, Dr. Nancy Nealious.   We welcome you to peruse the new content by clicking the hyperlink above and exploring the additional…

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We are pleased to announce the addition of a new core topic on the complextrauma.org website: Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Insidious Impact of Psychological Maltreatment. We welcome you to peruse the new content by clicking the hyperlink above and exploring the additional related resources listed below.   A Preview of the New Material We…

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The Foundation Trust commends Noah Anthony, the recipient of the Dante Dieso Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. Noah just finished his freshman year at Questrom, where he is studying for his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management. Noah hails from a family of five in Waterbury,…

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Resource guides recently made available by the Foundation Trust for adults and youth with histories of complex trauma are now available to read and download in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. These resources, developed by trauma experts Drs. Jana Pressley and Joseph Spinazzola, clarify how past complex trauma is relevant to current events and suggest…

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The Foundation Trust recently announced its inaugural grant and scholarship recipients. In total, $284,813 was awarded in 2019 to over 35 nonprofit organizations in select communities in Greater Boston. Grants were awarded in each of the Foundation Trust’s priority tracks: Overcoming trauma and adversity, Elevating high-risk youth and communities, Restoring dignity and quality of care…

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The Foundation Trust is excited to announce the launch of the Complex Trauma Research Scholarship, which was established to provide mentorship and financial support to a graduate student doing empirical research in Psychology or related fields. This new scholarship falls under the purview of the Foundation Trust’s Overcoming Trauma and Adversity track. Within this track,…

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  The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce that its 2020 grant cycle is now open for nonprofits and city-run public benefit programs serving the communities of Chelsea, Everett, and Stoneham. “In 2019, the Foundation Trust provided over $280,000 in grants and scholarships to local communities. We’re thrilled to expand our geographic reach to new…

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The Foundation Trust, a private operating foundation serving Greater Boston, is pleased to announce the second year of providing financial need and family adversity-based scholarships to offset tuition costs for parochial school students. The trustees of the Foundation Trust established this scholarship to mitigate the financial burden of unanticipated adversity on a family’s ability to…

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