Committed to improving the quality of life in Greater Boston.

Small Capital Grantees 2016

Boston Cares
$18,925
For a new server, computers, and other IT infrastructure upgrades to meet the increasing staff and program needs as the agency delivers thousands of volunteers to 165+ community partners.
 
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc.
$41,700
For new servers, laptops, and other IT infrastructure upgrades in support of growing operational needs across three locations in Boston and Quincy.
 
Boston Debate League
$23,270
For laptops, laptop carrying cases, and portable printers to provide equitable technological access to Boston Public Schools students during debate tournaments.
 
BUILD Greater Boston
$32,970
To furnish equipment such as 3D printers, heavy-duty sewing machines, and computers for the agency’s six Youth Business Incubators, which will allow hundreds of students to conceive, prototype, develop, and launch their own businesses.
 
Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Greater Lowell, Inc.
$37,688
For the buildout of the second floor of its facility, which will add space for current and expanded programming, as well as the demolition of a garage in order to add parking and service capacity.
 
Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation
$29,101
For a new server and telephone system, which will build the agency’s IT infrastructure capacity and help improve delivery of its comprehensive community development programs.
 
College Bound Dorchester
$42,000
For a 12-passenger van the agency will use to transport proven-risk students in its College Connections intervention to and from remedial classes, college campuses, and other programming.
 
Doc Wayne Youth Services
$12,500
For the purchase of laptops and iPads for use by clinicians and office staff, as well as audio visual technology for trainings, in support of its work to provide therapy through sports for youth facing a variety of mental health challenges.
 
The Esplanade Association
$36,200
For a one-ton pickup truck with a 400-gallon water tank in the bed, in order to increase staff capacity to better care for the park and improve the quality of its horticultural care.
 
Generations Incorporated
$25,420
For tablets and other IT equipment to support improved data collection, volunteer training, and communication between the agency’s administrative office and its literacy program sites serving young children through Grade 3.
 
International Institute of New England
$38,912
For the purchase and installation of audio visual equipment for classrooms, a computer lab, and conference rooms at its new headquarters, in support of its work to provide opportunities for refugees and immigrants.
 
Lovin’ Spoonfuls
$49,587
For a commercial van with a refrigeration unit to be used on the agency’s downtown Boston route, enabling more efficient recovery and distribution of healthy, perishable food that would otherwise be discarded.
 
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
$34,235
For a security system at the agency’s new Under One Roof facility, which will house a 20-bed medical respite and medical clinic for homeless individuals, as well as offices for the agency’s other programs and initiatives.
 
My Life My Choice
$29,354
For a minivan the agency will use to transport youth to mentoring, education, and other programming supporting its work to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
 
School on Wheels
$48,600
For new furniture, laptops, printers, and other IT equipment which will allow agency staff to maximize recent database investments and improve marketing, development, and educational materials.
 
Silver Lining Mentoring
$50,000
For costs associated with creating, implementing, and customizing a Salesforce database, which will increase the agency’s capacity to effectively serve and empower more youth living in the foster care system.
 
STRIVE Boston
$34,782
For new IT equipment, including laptops and desktop computers, which will provide critical, hands-on training and skill-building opportunities for the chronically unemployed men and women served by the agency.
 
Veterans Legal Services
$14,700
For a new server, laptops, tablets, and other IT equipment which will enable the agency to more efficiently and securely provide free and accessible legal services to a growing number of veterans.
 

Small Capital Grantees 2016