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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 $15 million annually in grants aimed at promoting greater health, educational attainment, and economic mobility.

“In Cambridge, a haven for the young homeless”

The Boston Globe featured a story on Y2Y Harvard Square, a temporary shelter opened in December 2015 for homeless youth ages 18-24. As part of its capital program support, the… More »

Echelman’s Aerial Sculpture Graces the Greenway

Echelman’s Aerial Sculpture Graces the Greenway

“We are thrilled to help bring this gift of world-class art to Boston to surprise, engage, and inspire all who see it. Janet Echelman’s aerial sculptures are breathtaking. When the… More »