Supporting rural farmers living on less than $2 a day, so that they may enter the formal economy, requires meeting many challenges. By investing in communities, women and young people, Root Capital seeks to balance local conditions with broader goals like child poverty, economic mobility, and peace.
Year Up’s mission is to close the “Opportunity Divide” by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. The Wagner Foundation recognizes that in supporting individuals as whole people, with complex needs and responsibilities, they are better able to […]
Summer Search Boston (SSB) partners with high schools, community-based organizations, and families to provide mentoring and experiential opportunities, and expand college support services for students from low-income backgrounds. SSB understands that this is a long-term investment – the journey begins in their sophomore year of high school and continues through college graduation, and beyond. It […]
Our Sisters’ School (OSS) is an independent, tuition-free, non-sectarian middle school, committed to educating and inspiring economically disadvantaged girls from the New Bedford area. OSS empowers girls to step into the future with valuable life skills and a mindset of achievement and excellence by providing a safe, supportive, and academically challenging environment. OSS equips students […]
Camp Harbor View serves 900 youths (each year) from Boston’s underserved neighborhoods through two four-week summer camp sessions on Long Island in the Boston Harbor as well as programs for campers and their families throughout the year. Camp is free and includes one of two sessions in July or August, round trip transportation, apparel, three […]
Breakthrough Greater Boston prepares low-income students for success in college and trains the next generation of urban teachers by using a unique Students Teaching Students model. Through Breakthrough’s six-year program, students gain a passion for learning and the perseverance to succeed. They emerge equipped with the tools to succeed in college and beyond. Through six […]