EVENT: Parenting Workshop by Melrose Alliance Against Violence

The Foundation Trust is excited to invite community members to three free online training events on resilience and healing after domestic violence. This series of workshops will be run by our partner Melrose Alliance Against Violence who received a Foundation partnership grant during our 2023 grant cycle. The meetings will take place on Wednesday, May…

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REVERE NONPROFITS RECEIVE PARTNERSHIP GRANTS FROM THE FOUNDATION TRUST

The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce its 2023 Revere grant recipients. Since its first grant solicitation cycle in 2019, over $80,000 has been awarded in scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations serving the Revere community, including over $23,000 this year.   “Thank you so much for once again including Revere in your charitable giving…

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MELROSE NONPROFITS RECEIVE PARTNERSHIP GRANTS FROM THE FOUNDATION TRUST

The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce its 2023 Melrose grant recipients. Since its first grant solicitation cycle in 2019, over $100,000 has been awarded in scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations serving the Melrose community, including over $37,000 this year.   “Every year, we observe the positive impact funding from the Foundation Trust has…

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Theresa Okokon Selected for 2023 Foundation Trust Black Writer Fellowship

Photo of a smiling Black woman in front of foliage

Theresa Okokon is the 2023 Foundation Trust Black Writer Fellowship recipient Boston-based writer and storyteller Theresa Okokon has been awarded the 2023 Foundation Trust Black Writer Fellowship at Follow Your Art Community Studios in Melrose. Her debut essay collection The Okokon Family Orchestra is slated to launch later this year.   Okokon, originally from Wisconsin,…

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Foundation Trust Announces 2023 Grant Cycle

The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting Letters of Inquiry for its 2023 Partnership Grant program.   Interested nonprofit organizations and municipal-run programs in the communities of Melrose and Revere are invited to propose innovative programming, to be designed and/or implemented in partnership with the Foundation Trust, in one or…

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Shredded Beauty: Transforming Trauma Through Fashion

Several looks created by designer Stephanie Couchell graced the stage at the Greater Boston Stage Company For one night only, the stage at the Greater Boston Stage Company transformed into a captivating display of ten gowns, created by local designer Stephanie Couchell. Couchell, a graduate of the School of Fashion Design, Boston, is a recipient…

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