Past Grants

The following grants have been made in Fiscal Year 2017, which will end 4/30/17.

Coastal Communities Grants

Action, Inc.
$20,000 – Program support to assist homeless and previously homeless men and women to secure and retain safe, affordable, sustainable housing situations on Cape Ann

Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of Boston, Inc. (North Region)
$10,000 – Program support for short-term emergency funds for fishing families

CEDC Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts *
New Bedford
$30,000 – Operating support for tax preparation assistance and building financial literacy skills for fishing families, particularly immigrant fishing industry workers

Community Development Partnership
$30,000 – Support to provide housing rehabilitation for low-income elders *

Immigrants’ Assistance Center
New Bedford
$15,000 – Support for citizenship preparation for immigrant fishing families in New Bedford

Interfaith Council for the Homeless of Lower Cape Cod, Inc. d/b/a Homeless Prevention Council
$20,000 – Support for Lower Cape Cod fishing families at risk of becoming homeless

Lower Cape Outreach Council Inc.
$20,000 – Operating support for short-term emergency financial assistance for fishing families and elders on Cape Cod

The Open Door
$15,000 – Operating support to expand food pantry outreach and connect Cape Ann fishing families and elders to healthy food

PAACA Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction, Inc.
New Bedford
$20,000 – Support for services for individuals and families to overcome addiction

PACE Inc. People Acting in Community Endeavors
New Bedford
$15,000 – Program support for housing services for seniors

Boston Elder Program Grants

Boston Medical Center / Elders Living at Home Program
$10,000 – Operating support to provide emergency shelter, case management, and rapid housing for vulnerable elders in Greater Boston

Friendship Works
$25,000 – Operating support for volunteer programs providing visiting services and medical escorts to frail, isolated elders

Greater Boston Legal Services
$10,000 – Operating support for the Affordable Housing Project for Elders providing representation for elders illegally or inappropriately threatened with eviction, and working to preserve long-term affordable housing units

Hearth, Inc.
$20,000 – General operating support to provide low-income and formerly homeless elders with service-enriched affordable housing as well as housing search, stabilization, and homelessness prevention services

Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders
$25,000 – Operating support for counseling and educational services to help low-income elders age in place through the Elder Homeowner Displacement Prevention program

Neighborhood of Affordable Housing *
East Boston
$20,000 – Support of routine and emergency minor home repairs and home counseling for elders in East Boston, Charlestown, and Chelsea


Grantmakers in Aging
Arlington, Virginia
$900 – Membership support for national affinity group


All grants were to Massachusetts organizations.

* One-time enhanced grants utilizing the state’s Community Investment Tax Credit


2016 Grants
2015 Grants
2014 Grants
2013 Grants
2012 Grants
2011 Grants