Santander Bank Grants $900K to 25 Massachusetts Nonprofits
June 24, 2016 Santander Bank this week announced it has awarded $900,000 to 25 Massachusetts nonprofits that provide services to underserved individuals and communities.
The organizations we support reflect our values as a company and provide opportunities that enrich the lives and economic futures of underserved children, young adults and families, said Jerry Plush, chief administrative officer for Santander US.
The bank awards grants three times a year to support initiatives in financial education, neighborhood revitalization, small business development, community services, and affordable housing.
In this round of funding, a large share of grants are supporting innovative financial education programs for low- and moderate-income teens and young adults, particularly those between the ages of 16 and 24.
Following are the organizations that received grants:
- Action for Boston Community Development, Boston
- Artists for Humanity, Boston
- Boston Medical Center Corporation, Boston
- Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest, Marlborough
- Coalition for a Better Acre, Lowell
- Codman Square Neighborhood Development Organization, Dorchester
- Crittenton Womens Union, Boston
- Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Roxbury
- Interise, Boston
- Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, Jamaica Plain
- Just-A-Start Corporation, Cambridge
- Lawrence CommunityWorks, Lawrence
- Main South Community Development Corporation, Worcester
- Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance, Dorchester
- Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations, Boston
- Massachusetts Federation of Farmers & Gardeners Markets, Waltham
- Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership, Boston
- Mill Cities Community Investments, Lowell
- Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship New England, Babson Park
- Oak Hill Community Development Corporation, Worcester
- Quincy Community Action Programs, Quincy
- The Marion Institute, Marion
- United Way, Boston
- Urban Edge Housing Corporation, Roxbury
- Worcester Common Ground, Worcester
Santander Bank did not disclose the amount of each grant.