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Grant Recipients

2019 Grant Recipients

 
Alma del Mar Charter School 
- Puts New Bedford children on a college trajectory and challenges them to be service-minded leaders.
 
- prepares each student for college.
 
Boston Latin School Association 
- Seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education to prepare for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.
 

- Prepares students to succeed in four-year colleges and embody, in thought and action, lifelong ethical growth.

Boston Schools Fund
- Provides better access to education for disadvantaged students.
 
Bridge Boston Charter School
- Provides a challenging, joyful, inclusive public school community that values close partnerships with families and a focus on the whole child.
 
- Provides the local giving platform supporting Cambridge's shared prosperity, social equity, and cultural richness.
 
- Serving boys and girls of all faiths from grades 7 – 12 operating as an urban, multicultural, independent, Catholic college prep school in Boston’s historic South End.
 
- Is building a movement around real-world learning, a pipeline of mentors, and the capacity of schools and communities to deliver a new approach - one that will help students develop the skills, mindsets and networks to thrive in the 21st century economy.
 
- Recruits, connects, and advances professionals from diverse backgrounds to solve problems from outside of the classroom so students and teachers succeed inside the classroom.
 
- Develops and drives forward bold, new ideas that can transform the American public education system to better serve all students, especially low-income students and students of color.
 
- Works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the decisions that affect our profession and our students.
 
Edward Brooke Charter Schools 
- Dedicated to getting under-served students to and through college operating as a free, open enrollment K-12 public charter school network in Boston.
 
Excel Academy Charter Schools 
- Serving East Boston, Chelsea, and the surrounding communities operating as a network of tuition-free, public charter middle schools. 
 
- Is an all-volunteer organization committed to making the dream of college a reality for students at the Harvard-Kent Elementary School.
 
- Prepares students in underserved communities for success in college and in life as a network of free, open-enrollment, college-prep public schools.
 
- Serves, supports, and advocates for Massachusetts charter public schools as they strive to achieve the goals of their charters.
 
Mass INC 
- Shapes public policy with a mission to promote a public agenda for the middle class and to help all citizens achieve the American Dream as an independent think tank using non-partisan research, civic journalism and public forums to stimulate debate.
 
- Represents employers committed to ensuring EVERY student graduates high school prepared for success in college and career.
 
- Provides an independent voice of parents, advocating for children across Massachusetts.
 
- Prepares students for success in college and careers as an innovative, high-performing free public school in Boston.
 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 
- Advances the quality, growth, and sustainability of charter schools.
 
National Council on Teacher Quality 
- Conducts research to assist states, districts, and teacher prep programs with teacher quality issues.
 
- Seeks to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts through civic discourse and intellectually rigorous, data-driven public policy solutions based on free market principles, individual liberty and responsibility, and the ideal of effective, limited and accountable government.
 
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School 
- Prepares each student for success in college, inspires a lifelong love of learning, and fosters responsible citizenship.
 
- Prepares its students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college
 
Teach for America 
- Enlists, develops, and mobilizes as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.
 
U*Aspire 
- Educates and offers guidance about college affordability.
 
WGBH 
- Is a trusted source of content that promotes educational equity, delights its audiences, and inspires everyone to engage with the world around them.
 
Year-Up 
- Brings talented young adults and top companies together to launch careers, power business, and build community.
 

2018 Grant Recipients

 
Alma del Mar Charter School 
- Puts New Bedford children on a college trajectory and challenges them to be service-minded leaders.
 
- prepares each student for college.
 
Boston Latin School Association 
- Seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education to prepare for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.
 

- Prepares students to succeed in four-year colleges and embody, in thought and action, lifelong ethical growth.

Boston Schools Fund
- Provides better access to education for disadvantaged students.
 
Bridge Boston Charter School
- Provides a challenging, joyful, inclusive public school community that values close partnerships with families and a focus on the whole child.
 
- Provides the local giving platform supporting Cambridge's shared prosperity, social equity, and cultural richness.
 
- Serving boys and girls of all faiths from grades 7 – 12 operating as an urban, multicultural, independent, Catholic college prep school in Boston’s historic South End.
 
- Is building a movement around real-world learning, a pipeline of mentors, and the capacity of schools and communities to deliver a new approach - one that will help students develop the skills, mindsets and networks to thrive in the 21st century economy.
 
Codman Academy Charter Public School  
- Works to provide an outstanding, transformative education to prepare students for success in college, further education and beyond.
 
Community Charter School of Cambridge  
- Provides a small, free, open-enrollment public charter school with a proven record of closing achievement and opportunity gaps for all students.
 
- Recruits, connects, and advances professionals from diverse backgrounds to solve problems from outside of the classroom so students and teachers succeed inside the classroom.
 
- Develops and drives forward bold, new ideas that can transform the American public education system to better serve all students, especially low-income students and students of color.
 
- Works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the decisions that affect our profession and our students.
 
Edward Brooke Charter Schools 
- Dedicated to getting under-served students to and through college operating as a free, open enrollment K-12 public charter school network in Boston.
 
- Partners with communities to empower educators, helping get the schools they want for students to succeed at school and life.
 
Excel Academy Charter Schools 
- Serving East Boston, Chelsea, and the surrounding communities operating as a network of tuition-free, public charter middle schools. 
 
- Is an all-volunteer organization committed to making the dream of college a reality for students at the Harvard-Kent Elementary School.
 
- Prepares students in underserved communities for success in college and in life as a network of free, open-enrollment, college-prep public schools.
 
- Prepares students of Springfield for academic success and engaged citizenship through insistence on rigorous, challenging work.
 
- Serves, supports, and advocates for Massachusetts charter public schools as they strive to achieve the goals of their charters.
 
Mass INC 
- Shapes public policy with a mission to promote a public agenda for the middle class and to help all citizens achieve the American Dream as an independent think tank using non-partisan research, civic journalism and public forums to stimulate debate.
 
- Provides an independent voice of parents, advocating for children across Massachusetts.
 
- Prepares students for success in college and careers as an innovative, high-performing free public school in Boston.
 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 
- Advances the quality, growth, and sustainability of charter schools.
 
National Council on Teacher Quality 
- Conducts research to assist states, districts, and teacher prep programs with teacher quality issues.
 
- Challenges resilient, disconnected students with rigorous academics and relentless supports, so they take ownership of their futures and succeed in high school, college and as self-sufficient adults.
 
- Seeks to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts through civic discourse and intellectually rigorous, data-driven public policy solutions based on free market principles, individual liberty and responsibility, and the ideal of effective, limited and accountable government.
 
The Prospect Hill Academy 
- Prepares each student for success in college, inspires a lifelong love of learning, and fosters responsible citizenship.
 
Teach for America 
- Enlists, develops, and mobilizes as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.
 
U*Aspire 
- Educates and offers guidance about college affordability.
 
WGBH 
- Is a trusted source of content that promotes educational equity, delights its audiences, and inspires everyone to engage with the world around them.
 
Year-Up 
- Brings talented young adults and top companies together to launch careers, power business, and build community.
 
 
2017 Grant Recipients
 
Alma del Mar Charter School 
- Puts New Bedford children on a college trajectory and challenges them to be service-minded leaders.
 
- prepares each student for college.
 
- Helps to build a fundraising and program operations' capacity for public schools in Boston.
 
Boston Latin School Association 
- Seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education to prepare for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.
 

- Prepares students to succeed in four-year colleges and embody, in thought and action, lifelong ethical growth.

Boston Schools Fund
- Provides better access to education for disadvantaged students.
 
Bridge Boston Charter School
- Provides a challenging, joyful, inclusive public school community that values close partnerships with families and a focus on the whole child.
 
- Provides the local giving platform supporting Cambridge's shared prosperity, social equity, and cultural richness.
 
- Serving boys and girls of all faiths from grades 7 – 12 operating as an urban, multicultural, independent, Catholic college prep school in Boston’s historic South End.
 
- Is building a movement around real-world learning, a pipeline of mentors, and the capacity of schools and communities to deliver a new approach - one that will help students develop the skills, mindsets and networks to thrive in the 21st century economy.
 
Codman Academy Charter Public School  
- Works to provide an outstanding, transformative education to prepare students for success in college, further education and beyond.
 
Community Charter School of Cambridge  
- Provides a small, free, open-enrollment public charter school with a proven record of closing achievement and opportunity gaps for all students.
 
- Recruits, connects, and advances professionals from diverse backgrounds to solve problems from outside of the classroom so students and teachers succeed inside the classroom.
 
- Works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the decisions that affect our profession and our students.
 
Edward Brooke Charter Schools 
- Dedicated to getting under-served students to and through college operating as a free, open enrollment K-12 public charter school network in Boston.
 
- Partners with communities to empower educators, helping get the schools they want for students to succeed at school and life.
 
Excel Academy Charter Schools 
- Serving East Boston, Chelsea, and the surrounding communities operating as a network of tuition-free, public charter middle schools. 
 
Higher Education Research Consortium 
- Advances inclusive excellence in the higher education workforce
 
- Prepares students in underserved communities for success in college and in life as a network of free, open-enrollment, college-prep public schools.
 
Lesley University 
- Offers pre-college programs to high-school students as a private university in Cambridge, MA.
 
Massachusetts Charter Public School Association
- Serves, supports, and advocates for Massachusetts charter public schools as they strive to achieve the goals of their charters.
 
Mass INC 
- Shapes public policy with a mission to promote a public agenda for the middle class and to help all citizens achieve the American Dream as an independent think tank using non-partisan research, civic journalism and public forums to stimulate debate.
 
- Provides an independent voice of parents, advocating for children across Massachusetts.
 
- Prepares students for success in college and careers as an innovative, high-performing free public school in Boston.
 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 
- Advances the quality, growth, and sustainability of charter schools.
 
National Council on Teacher Quality 
- Conducts research to assist states, districts, and teacher prep programs with teacher quality issues.
 
- Challenges resilient, disconnected students with rigorous academics and relentless supports, so they take ownership of their futures and succeed in high school, college and as self-sufficient adults.
 
- Seeks to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts through civic discourse and intellectually rigorous, data-driven public policy solutions based on free market principles, individual liberty and responsibility, and the ideal of effective, limited and accountable government.
 
The Prospect Hill Academy 
- Prepares each student for success in college, inspires a lifelong love of learning, and fosters responsible citizenship.
 
Teach for America 
- Enlists, develops, and mobilizes as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.
 
U*Aspire 
- Educates and offers guidance about college affordability.
 
UNICEF 
- Works for a more equitable world by fighting for the rights of children.
Wentworth Institute of Technology 
- Empowers, inspires and innovates through experiential learning.
 
WGBH 
- Is a trusted source of content that promotes educational equity, delights its audiences, and inspires everyone to engage with the world around them.
 
Year-Up 
- Brings talented young adults and top companies together to launch careers, power business, and build community.
 
 
2016 Grant Recipients
 
Beacon Academy
- Provides a rigorous curriculum with Spanish language integration in an environment built around a culture of positive character development and committed parental involvement.
 
Boston Latin School Association 
- Seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education to prepare for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.
 
- Serving boys and girls of all faiths from grades 7 – 12 operating as an urban, multicultural, independent, Catholic college prep school in Boston’s historic South End.
- Is building a movement around real-world learning, a pipeline of mentors, and the capacity of schools and communities to deliver a new approach - one that will help students develop the skills, mindsets and networks to thrive in the 21st century economy.
 
Codman Academy Charter Public School  
- Works to provide an outstanding, transformative education to prepare students for success in college, further education and beyond.
 
Educators 4 Excellence 
- Works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the decisions that affect our profession and our students.
 
Edward Brooke Charter Schools 
- Dedicated to getting under-served students to and through college operating as a free, open enrollment K-12 public charter school network in Boston.
 
Excel Academy Charter Schools 
- Serving East Boston, Chelsea, and the surrounding communities operating as a network of tuition-free, public charter middle schools. 
 
- Prepares students in underserved communities for success in college and in life as a network of free, open-enrollment, college-prep public schools.
 
Lesley University 
- Offers pre-college programs to high-school students as a private university in Cambridge, MA.
 
Massachusetts Charter Public School Association
- Serves, supports, and advocates for Massachusetts charter public schools as they strive to achieve the goals of their charters.
 
Mass INC 
- Shapes public policy with a mission to promote a public agenda for the middle class and to help all citizens achieve the American Dream as an independent think tank using non-partisan research, civic journalism and public forums to stimulate debate.
 
Match Charter Public School 
- Prepares students for success in college and careers as an innovative, high-performing free public school in Boston.
 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 
- Advances the quality, growth, and sustainability of charter schools.
 
National Council on Teacher Quality 
- Conducts research to assist states, districts, and teacher prep programs with teacher quality issues.
 
Pioneer Institute 
- Seeks to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts through civic discourse and intellectually rigorous, data-driven public policy solutions based on free market principles, individual liberty and responsibility, and the ideal of effective, limited and accountable government.
 
The Prospect Hill Academy 
- Prepares each student for success in college, inspires a lifelong love of learning, and fosters responsible citizenship.
 
Roxbury Prep Uncommon Schools 
- Prepares its students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college
 
Stand for Children 
- Works to ensure that all children, regardless of background, graduate high school prepared for and with access to a college education.
 
Teach for America 
- Enlists, develops, and mobilizes as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.
 
U*Aspire 
- Educates and offers guidance about college affordability.
 
UNICEF 
- Works for a more equitable world by fighting for the rights of children.
 
WGBH 
- Is a trusted source of content that promotes educational equity, delights its audiences, and inspires everyone to engage with the world around them.
 

2015 Grant Recipients

 
America SCORES Boston
- Provides essential activities for a child’s healthy development.
 
Beacon Academy
- Provides a rigorous curriculum with Spanish language integration in an environment built around a culture of positive character development and committed parental involvement.
 
Boston Latin School Association 
- Seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education to prepare for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.
 
Boston Schools Fund
- Provides better access to education for disadvantaged students.
 
- Serving boys and girls of all faiths from grades 7 – 12 operating as an urban, multicultural, independent, Catholic college prep school in Boston’s historic South End.
 
Codman Academy Charter Public School  
- Works to provide an outstanding, transformative education to prepare students for success in college, further education and beyond.
 
Educators 4 Excellence 
- Works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the decisions that affect our profession and our students.
 
Edward Brooke Charter Schools 
- Dedicated to getting under-served students to and through college operating as a free, open enrollment K-12 public charter school network in Boston.
 
Excel Academy Charter Schools 
- Serving East Boston, Chelsea, and the surrounding communities operating as a network of tuition-free, public charter middle schools. 
 
Holy Name Parish School
- Provides all students with a challenging, empowering, responsibility yielding work environment while integrating value formation and faith development.
 
- Prepares students in underserved communities for success in college and in life as a network of free, open-enrollment, college-prep public schools.
 
Lesley University 
- Offers pre-college programs to high-school students as a private university in Cambridge, MA.
 
Massachusetts Charter Public School Association
- Serves, supports, and advocates for Massachusetts charter public schools as they strive to achieve the goals of their charters.
 
Mass INC 
- Shapes public policy with a mission to promote a public agenda for the middle class and to help all citizens achieve the American Dream as an independent think tank using non-partisan research, civic journalism and public forums to stimulate debate.
 
Match Charter Public School 
- Prepares students for success in college and careers as an innovative, high-performing free public school in Boston.
 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 
- Advances the quality, growth, and sustainability of charter schools.
 
National Center on Time & Learning 
- Expands and improves learning time in schools to improve student achievement and enable a well-rounded education.
 
National Council on Teacher Quality 
- Conducts research to assist states, districts, and teacher prep programs with teacher quality issues.
 
Pioneer Institute 
- Seeks to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts through civic discourse and intellectually rigorous, data-driven public policy solutions based on free market principles, individual liberty and responsibility, and the ideal of effective, limited and accountable government.
 
The Prospect Hill Academy 
- Prepares each student for success in college, inspires a lifelong love of learning, and fosters responsible citizenship.
 
Root Cause 
- Works to improve the performance of organizations and funders in a wide range of social service sectors including economic empowerment, education and youth development, and health and well-being.
 
Roxbury Prep Uncommon Schools
- Prepares its students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college
 
Stand for Children 
- Works to ensure that all children, regardless of background, graduate high school prepared for and with access to a college education.
 
Teach for America 
- Enlists, develops, and mobilizes as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.
 
The Boston Foundation 
- Works as a manager of charitable assets, a major funder of nonprofit organizations, and a civic leader and convener.
 
U*Aspire 
- Educates and offers guidance about college affordability.
 
UNICEF
- Works for a more equitable world by fighting for the rights of children.
 
WGBH 
- Is a trusted source of content that promotes educational equity, delights its audiences, and inspires everyone to engage with the world around them.
 

2014 Grant Recipients

 
Beacon Academy 
- Provides a rigorous curriculum with Spanish language integration in an environment built around a culture of positive character development and committed parental involvement.
 
Boston Latin School Association
- Seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education to prepare for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.
  
Cathedral High School 
- Serving boys and girls of all faiths from grades 7 – 12 operating as an urban, multicultural, independent, Catholic college prep school in Boston’s historic South End.

Codman Academy Charter Public School  
- Works to provide an outstanding, transformative education to prepare students for success in college, further education and beyond.

Edward Brooke Charter Schools 
- Dedicated to getting under-served students to and through college operating as a free, open enrollment K-8 public charter school network in Boston.

Excel Academy Charter Schools 
- Serving East Boston, Chelsea, and the surrounding communities operating as a network of tuition-free, public charter middle schools. 
 

- Prepares students in underserved communities for success in college and in life as a network of free, open-enrollment, college-prep public schools.

 
Lesley University 
- Offers pre-college programs to high-school students as a private university in Cambridge, MA.
 
Massachusetts Charter Public School Association 
- Serves, supports, and advocates for Massachusetts charter public schools as they strive to achieve the goals of their charters.
 
Mass INC
- Shapes public policy with a mission is to promote a public agenda for the middle class and to help all citizens achieve the American Dream as an independent think tank using non-partisan research, civic journalism and public forums to stimulate debate.
 
Match Charter Public School 
- Prepares students for success in college and careersas an innovative, high-performing free public school in Boston.
 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 
- Advances the quality, growth, and sustainability of charter schools.
 
Pioneer Institute 
- Seeks to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts through civic discourse and intellectually rigorous, data-driven public policy solutions based on free market principles, individual liberty and responsibility, and the ideal of effective, limited and accountable government.
 
The Prospect Hill Academy 
- Prepares each student for success in college, inspires a lifelong love of learning, and fosters responsible citizenship.
 
Robert Frost Charter School 
- Strives to create life-long learners by providing an intellectually rich and challenging experience to develop 21st Century Skills through a blending of Montessori tradition and Project-Based Learning.
 
Root Cause 
- Works to improve the performance of organizations and funders in a wide range of social service sectors including economic empowerment, education and youth development, and health and well-being.
Roxbury Prep Uncommon Schools 
- Prepares its students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college
 
Stand for Children 
- Works to ensure that all children, regardless of background, graduate high school prepared for and with access to a college education.
 
Teach for America 
- Enlists, develops, and mobilizes as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.
 
The Boston Foundation 
- Works as a manager of charitable assets, a major funder of nonprofit organizations, and a civic leader and convener.
 
The SOFII Foundation
- Showcases fundraising, innovation, and inspiration.
 
U*Aspire 
- Educates and offers guidance about college affordability.
 
UNICEF 
- Works for a more equitable world by fighting for the rights of children.
 
WGBH 
- Is a trusted source of content that promotes educational equity, delights its audiences, and inspires everyone to engage with the world around them.