November 14, 2018
 
Cummings Foundation Awards $10M to 100 Mass. Nonprofits

June 9, 2016 — The Cummings Foundation, based in Woburn, today announced that it has awarded $100,000 to each of 100 eastern Massachusetts nonprofits—$10 million in total—that focus on a wide range of causes, including underserved populations, education, healthcare, hunger relief, and homelessness prevention.

This marks the fifth year that the Cummings Foundation has distributed $100,000 to each of 100 Massachusetts nonprofits.

As before, the awardees were selected through a competitive review process. Following are this year's awardees, chosen from 475 applicants:
  • Adolescent Consultation Services, Cambridge
  • Akshaya Patra Foundation, Stoneham
  • Animal Rescue League of Boston, Boston
  • Anna Jaques Community Health Foundation, Newburyport
  • Ben Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston
  • Beyond Soccer, Lawrence
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mass Bay, Boston
  • Boston Area Gleaners, Waltham
  • Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Boston
  • Boys & Girls Club of Lower Merrimack Valley, Salisbury
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest, Marlborough
  • Bread & Roses Housing, Lawrence
  • Bread & Roses Soup Kitchen, Lawrence
  • Build Health International, Beverly
  • Cambridge Community Services, Cambridge
  • Career Resources Corporation, Haverhill
  • Casa Esperanza, Roxbury
  • City Mission Society of Boston, Boston
  • CitySprouts, Cambridge
  • Community Legal Services & Counseling Center, Cambridge
  • Crispus Attucks Children’s Center, Dorchester
  • Debate Mate, Cambridge
  • Dimock Community Health Center, Roxbury
  • Discovering Justice, Boston
  • Earthen Vessels, Dorchester
  • East End House, Cambridge
  • En Ka Society, Winchester
  • Epiphany School, Dorchester
  • Food For Free Committee, Cambridge
  • Fresh Start Furniture Bank, Hudson
  • Friends of Boston’s Homeless, Jamaica Plain
  • Friends of Excel Academy Charter Schools, East Boston
  • Friends of the Marlborough Seniors, Marlborough
  • Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation, Melrose
  • FriendshipWorks Elder Services, Boston
  • Grameen Research, Woburn
  • Greater Boston Legal Services, Boston
  • Greater Medford Visiting Nurse Association, Medford
  • Groundwork Somerville, Somerville
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell, Westford
  • Hallmark Health, Melrose
  • Harvey Girls, Methuen
  • Heading Home, Charlestown
  • Inversant (formerly FUEL Education) , Boston
  • Jewish Family Service of Metrowest, Framingham
  • Latino STEM Alliance, Boston
  • Lawyers Clearinghouse on Affordable Housing, Boston
  • LEAP for Education, Salem
  • Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Boston
  • MathPOWER, Boston
  • Middlesex Community College, Lowell
  • Minds Matter of Boston, Boston
  • Minuteman Senior Services, Bedford
  • Mujeres Unidas Avanzando, Dorchester
  • Natick Service Council, Natick
  • Nativity Preparatory School, Jamaica Plain
  • Neighborhood House Charter School, Dorchester
  • New England Center and Home for Veterans, Boston
  • New England Center for Arts & Technology, Boston
  • Newton Community Service Centers, Newton
  • North Shore Rovers, Swampscott
  • PAIR Project, Boston
  • Parmenter VNA & Community Care, Wayland
  • Pine Street Inn, Boston
  • Project RIGHT, Roxbury
  • Raising A Reader Massachusetts, Boston
  • Regis College, Weston
  • RESPOND, Somerville
  • Roudenbush Community Center, Westford
  • Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership, Boston
  • Salem Academy Charter School, Salem
  • Samaritans, Boston
  • Science Club for Girls, Cambridge
  • Service Dog Project, Ipswich
  • Seven Hills Community Services, North Andover
  • Shooting Touch, Boston
  • St. Anthony Shrine Food Center, Boston
  • St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, Dorchester
  • The Boston Jewish Film Festival, West Newton
  • The Children’s Room, Arlington
  • The Dwelling Place, Woburn
  • The Haven Project, Lynn
  • The Nature Connection, Concord
  • The Possible Project, Cambridge
  • The Theater Offensive, Boston
  • The Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston
  • The Wish Project, Lowell
  • Thom Anne Sullivan Center, Lowell
  • Thompson Island Outward Bound Education, Boston
  • Tri-Town Council, Topsfield
  • Urban Farming Institute of Boston, Roxbury
  • Urban Improv, Jamaica Plain
  • Victory Programs, Boston
  • Volunteers of America Massachusetts, Jamaica Plain
  • Wakefield Educational Foundation, Wakefield
  • Walker – The Permanency Project, Watertown
  • Waypoint Adventure, Newton
  • Woburn Community Educational Foundation, Woburn
  • WriteBoston, Roxbury
  • Youth Advocacy Foundation, Boston
The Cummings Foundation, established in 1986, with assets exceeding $1 billion is one of the largest foundations in New England.

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