The Boston Foundation
Youth Related Grants, 2013
Justice Resource Institute, Needham, Mass., $50,000 to protect girls from commercial sexual exploitation.
Wheelock College, Boston, $75,000 to close the achievement gap and help all students, especially young minority men, succeed.
Single Stop USA, New York, $75,000 to help community-college students acquire government benefits they are eligible for and provide them with tax-preparation services, legal assistance, and financial counseling.
Families United in Educational Leadership, Boston, $100,000 to help more families in Boston, Chelsea, and Lynn, Mass., access higher education through saving circles, savings accounts, and financial incentives.
Smart From the Start, Roxbury, Mass., $100,000 to decrease the academic achievement gap among children living in Boston’s most needy communities.
National Center on Time and Learning, Boston, $100,000 for general operating support to promote the growth of expanded learning time schools in Boston and Salem, Mass.
Commonwealth Corporation, Boston, $100,000 over 2 years for an expansion of the YouthWorks summer jobs program that would create improved longer-term employment opportunities for young workers.
X-Cel, Jamaica Plain, Mass., $100,000 over 2 years for general support of its efforts to make high school completion and post-secondary education more accessible to low-income out-of-school youth and adults in Greater Boston through ABE/Pre-GED, GED Prep, and College Prep classes.