Foundation Trust Spotlight: Spotlight on Kaitlyn Marie Wilson, LICSW

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. For our first installment in this series, we are delighted to feature Kaitlyn Marie Wilson, LICSW Training & Resource Development Associate for the foundation.   An important…

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Foundation Trust Grant Allows for 34 New Trees in Saugus

Originally featured in the July 3, 2020 Saugus Advocate. Story and photos by Tara Vocino; reprinted with permission from the Saugus Advocate Thirty-four trees were planted in 22 locations on 10 different streets, resulting from a $20,000 grant from the Foundation Trust, awarded to Saugus Action Volunteers for the Environment (SAVE).   According to Dr.…

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Foundation Trust Congratulates Recipient of Dante Dieso Scholarship

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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Now Available in English, Spanish, French, & Portuguese: COVID-19 Coping Strategies for Adults and Youth with a History of Complex Trauma

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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Elevating At-risk Youth and Communities: Recently Funded Initiatives

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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Overcoming Trauma and Adversity: Recently Funded Initiatives

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

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Foundation Trust Announces Complex Trauma Research Scholarship

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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Foundation Trust in the News – Fall 2019/Winter 2020

Fall and winter are busy times for the Foundation Trust. Over the last few months, we announced our inaugural grant recipients, launched our next call for proposals, and met some amazing, inspiring people along the way. View the articles below for a snapshot of our recent activities.   Revere Journal, Page 2, September 18, 2019:…

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