BCA to help artists avoid the ’starving’ tag
The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) announced a partnership with ARTmorpheus, a new, arts-focused nonprofit that will be based out of the BCA, on Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Cyclorama, 539 Tremont Street.
Boston Foundation launches new community website for Boston neighborhoods
The Boston Foundation (TBF), one of the country’s oldest and largest community foundations, has launched a community website, My Neighborhood: Boston, that includes art, photography, and offers local resources and information for each neighborhood of the city.
Children’s grant funding coming for South End Community Health Center
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently awarded the South End Community Health Center, 1601 Washington Street, more than $300,000 in grants to promote children’s health insurance by locating uninsured children who are eligible for coverage under Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Boston Foundation grant to help grow programming for youth with disabilities
At Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD), 95 Berkeley Street, being "different" isn’t something that is shunned or scolded; instead, it is embraced and empowered.
The Boston Foundation donates $130,000 to South End-area nonprofits
Four South End-area nonprofit organizations have received grants from The Boston Foundation (TBF) totaling $130,000 for arts, after-school education, and health and human services improvements.
VVCA receives $400,000 grant from MCFF
Last week the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund (MCFF) awarded the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (VVCA) $400,000 in grant money for capital improvements, including HVAC upgrades, the installation of a new sprinkler system, and electrical, sound, and lighting system upgrades.
Highland Street Foundation announces 20 $100,000 grants for Boston nonprofits
The Highland Street Foundation has announced it will donate 20 separate $100,000 grants to Boston nonprofits, including two organizations with South End ties: City Year and the Boston Public Library.
BCA going for the money
The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA), a nonprofit performing and visual arts complex, is competing to win a Partners in Preservation grant of $100,000. The money would be used to renovate the fašade of the Cyclorama building, which dates back to 1884. The grant initiative is co-sponsored by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
South Ender Karen Schwartzman appointed to Pine Street Inn Board of Directors
South End resident Karen Schwartzman has joined the Pine Street Inn Board of Directors to use her knowledge of marketing and communication to further the organization’s mission.
New smoking regulations passed
The Boston Public Health Commission Board voted on Thursday, Dec. 11 to ban the sale of tobacco products on college and university campuses as well as in pharmacies across the city. The ban will go into effect in 60 days. The new law also prohibits smoking on patios and loading docks, as well as in hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts in Boston, effective immediately.