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Charitable Giving for Underserved New England Nonprofits

Foundation Trust Parochial School Scholarship Program Expands Regionally

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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Foundation Trust Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce its 2019 charitable funding. In total, more than $300,000 was awarded in grants and scholarships to nonprofit organizations and students in the Greater Boston area. 35 nonprofit organizations representing the 2019 catchment communities of Brockton, Lynn, Medford, Melrose, Revere, and Saugus, in addition to 12 other Massachusetts communities,…

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Dr. Jana Pressley Joins the Foundation Trust

The Foundation Trust is delighted to welcome Jana Pressley, Psy.D. as Senior Training Associate for the Foundation Trust. Dr. Pressley is the Director of Training and Professional Development for Justice Resource Institute’s Trauma Center in Brookline, MA, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Richmont Graduate University. Previously, Dr. Pressley was on the faculty in the Department…

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Foundation Trust in the News – Summer 2019

This post is part of a new 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 Foundation Trust has had a busy summer! Between working with new grant recipients running…

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Award Archive 2019

We are currently in the process of finalizing review and awards for the current grant cycle. Award recipients will be posted by September 2019.

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Foundation Trust Announces First Recipient of the Dante Dieso Scholarship

The Foundation Trust is pleased to highlight the first recipient of the Dante Dieso Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. Rose Ogrodnik is a senior at the Questrom School, where she is studying for her bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance. Ogrodnik notes that “I chose a business…

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Foundation Trust Makes Major Gift to Boston Children’s Hospital

Rooftop Garden-Children's Hospital

The Rooftop Garden The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce its capital gift of $100,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital towards the construction of the Hale Family Clinical Building, a new facility opening in the Fall of 2021. The building will include a comprehensive and integrated five-floor Heart Center, a new state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit,…

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Foundation Trust Establishes Scholarship with St. Mary of the Annunciation School of Melrose to Support Families in Need

Recipient of Foundation Trust award to Annunciata School

New Scholarship Fund Relieves Family Burden We are thrilled to announce the establishment of the Foundation Trust Scholarship Fund with St. Mary of the Annunciation School in Melrose, MA. The scholarship was established to mitigate the financial burden of unanticipated adversity on a family’s ability to continue their child’s education at St. Mary’s. Returning students…

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Foundation Trust Provides Emergency Assistance To Family In Need

Maria Isabel Clifford at Dana Farber

Isabel’s Health Journey Begins It began in December as a typical child’s cold that never fully went away. Being a conscientious mother, Jessica Clifford, a high school Spanish and ESL teacher from Acton, MA, took her 3-year-old daughter Maria Isabel to the pediatrician just in case. Nothing of concern was identified. By February, it was…

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