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The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation is committed to effecting permanent positive change in the lives of the residents of Greater Boston, particularly individuals and families in economically disadvantaged communities. Today, three generations of the Smith family oversee the Foundation, stewarding approximately $14 million annually in grants aimed at promoting greater health, educational attainment, and economic mobility.

Foundation Funded Programs Lead to Positive Outcomes for English Language Learners

Since 2011, the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation has invested $3.5 million in four best-in-class Bridge-to-College programs providing academic and social supports for adult immigrant English language learners seeking… More »

Foundation Invests in Early College and Career Pathways

The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation is pleased to announce its lead gift of over $2 million to support Lawrence Public Schools in the development of an early college… More »