The Boston Foundation Announces Success Boston Coaching for Completion Grants
Nine grants were awarded on April 13 as part of Success Boston's Coaching for Completion Program. The grants, totaling $1.6 million, are drawn from a $2.7 million investment in the Boston Foundation by the Corporation for National and Community Service's (CNCS) and Social Innovation Fund (SIF). The Social Innovation Fund award its grant to the Boston Foundation in Washington D.C. last fall to help grow the impact of Success Boston as an innovative, community-based solution that has presented compelling evidence of improving the lives of low-income people. The grant allows Success Boston to expand from serving 300 students to 1,000 students annually.
The organizations receiving grants include Bottom Line, the Boston Private Industry Council, College Bound Dorchester, Freedom House, Hyde Square Task Force, Match Beyond, Sociedad Latina, Steppingstone, and West End House Boys & Girls Club.