Upcoming Event on May 25: The Complexity of Racial Trauma

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2022 Foundation Trust Speaker Series Launch The Foundation Trust is thrilled to kick off its 2022 Speaker Series with a community conversation with Dr. Nancy Nealious, Psy.D. In partnership with the Melrose Human Rights Commission, this talk will explore the complexity of racial trauma and what it means for individuals and communities.   The event…

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Ukrainian-Born Pianist Receives Support from the Foundation Trust

Pianist Liana Paniyeva

Liana Paniyeva, a classical pianist originally from Ukraine, recently connected with the Foundation Trust. Liana is a 2022 recipient of Foundation Trust Emergency Medical Support, a small gift intended to lessen the burden of unexpected medical procedures. Our interview for this article took place shortly after the Russian invasion of Ukraine began; Liana’s family, including…

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Celebrating the 2021 Foundation Trust Emerging Artist

2021 Emerging Artist Giselle Bonilla at her show (Photo by Tara Vocino) The Foundation Trust recently hosted a gallery show to celebrate the work of the second Foundation Trust Emerging Artist Fellowship at Follow Your Art Community Studios in Melrose, MA.   Giselle Bonilla with Foundation Trust Executive Director Dr. Joseph Spinazzola (Photo by Tara…

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Four Students Receive Foundation Trust Regional Parochial Scholarships

The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Regional Parochial School Scholarships.   This is the fourth year the Foundation Trust has provided scholarships to offset tuition costs for parochial school students facing financial need and family adversity. The trustees of the Foundation Trust established this scholarship to mitigate the financial…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Revere Community School

The Foundation Trust Spotlight showcases our staff and partners and highlights the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus. In this installment, we are excited to share details about our grantee, the Revere Community School. The Foundation Trust’s Connection to Revere The Foundation Trust’s connection to…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Rehearsal for Life

The Foundation Trust Spotlight showcases our staff and partners and highlights the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus. In this installment, we are excited to share details about our partnership with 2020-21 grant recipient Rehearsal for Life. A major element of our foundation’s annual calendar…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Chelsea Community Connections

The Foundation Trust Spotlight showcases our staff and partners and highlights the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus.   Chelsea, MA a Priority Community for the Foundation Trust Chelsea was selected by the trustees of the Foundation Trust as one of our priority communities for…

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Foundation Trust in the News

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. ~ Over the last few months, the Foundation Trust has been pleased to be a part of…

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Foundation Trust Announces 2020 Award Recipients

As we look forward to our next grant cycle, the Foundation Trust is pleased to share an overview of its charitable giving and other activities in 2020. During the past year, we awarded more than 20 grants, small gifts and scholarships to New England nonprofits, city-run programs, individuals, and national organizations, including participation in local…

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2021 Foundation Trust Grant Cycle Announced

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The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce that its 2021 grant cycle is now open to nonprofit organizations and city-run public benefit programs in the communities of Chelsea, Everett, Malden, and Salem, MA. Click the image for a printer-friendly overview Several types of support are offered by the Foundation Trust, including partnership grants, event-specific small…

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