2021 Grant Recipients

2021 Red Sox Foundation Grant Recipients

Received $1,000 to provide under-resourced teens the keys to self-sufficiency through paid employment in art and design.
Received $2,500 to purchase and supply feminine hygiene products, bras and underwear to women and girls who are homeless or disadvantaged, in order to help them stay healthy, regain self-confidence, and live with basic dignity.
Received $1,000 to engage families in the joy of scientific discovery, wonder of nature, and care of Lake Champlain.
Received $1,000 to advance equity, opportunity and hope in our communities.
Received $1,000 to facilitate and advocate for health and wellness in the Rangeley Lakes region.
Received $1,000 to offer hope for adults living with severe mental illness by providing an array of community-based mental health services and a choice of quality housing that help people lead stable and fulfilling lives in the community.
Received $1,000 to care, clean, clothe, connect, and feed the needs of our homeless.
Received $1,000 to provide nutritious daily meals to anyone who is hungry, with no questions asked.
Received $1,000 to distribute 500 Meals4Kids boxes to help us ensure that children do not go hungry.
Received $1,000 to grow our next generation of leaders, thinkers and makers, all young people need positive and meaningful relationships from a community of caring adults around them.
Received $2,500 to provide opportunities for children and families to build the foundation for lifelong learning, to make smart choices, and to grow strong cognitively, emotionally, socially and physically.
Received $1,000 to prepare students to enter high school well prepared to enter higher education and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Received $1,000 to bridge the gap between low-income women and healthcare for their communities.
Received $1,000 to provide free postpartum and early parenting support to families with babies and young children living in Western Massachusetts, and to inspire the community to welcome the newest members of their Village.
Received $1,000 to provide reliable, quality free tutoring nation-wide
Received $10,000 to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. The children we serve are fighting for their lives, and their families are doing everything that they can to help them in their battles.
Received $1,000 to engage with the community to support Natick neighbors who are experiencing hardship or economic uncertainty by promoting self-sufficiency.
Received $500 to continue to fight food insecurity, food waste, and preserve the environment. All donations contribute directly to our efforts to feed hungry and food insecure individuals, children and families.
Received $2,500 to help create a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education that prepares them for rich intellectual lives, competitive and fulfilling careers, engaged citizenship and service to our nation.
Received $2,500 to provide housing for homeless families, children’s mental health services, foster care for abused and neglected children, affordable childcare for homeless children, and youth development programs.
Received $2,500 to improve the lives of young homeless children in Massachusetts and help their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities for play, and comprehensive family support services.
Received $1,000 to build greener, stronger, healthier and more beautiful neighborhoods in Hartford.
Received $1,500 to revitalize homes, neighborhoods & lives through preservation, education and community involvement.
Received $3,000 to provide life saving suicide prevention services throughout Greater Boston, MetroWest, and across Massachusetts.
Received $1,000 to help families raising children or adults with disabilities enjoy happy, healthy memories through vacation and recreation experiences.
Received $2,500 to make a difference in our community by caring for and protecting adult and child survivors of domestic abuse, and helping them rebuild safe, secure, independent lives of purpose and self-fulfillment.
Received $1,000 to focus on leadership development for youth, young professionals and businesses in Lawrence, MA.
Received $1,000 to help those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.
Received $1,000 to partner with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential.
Received $5,000 to provide or assure access to the highest quality health care for all homeless individuals and families in the greater Boston area.
Received $2,500 to ensure a safe and permanent home for court-involved children in Suffolk and Middlesex Counties who have experienced abuse and neglect.
Received $1,000 to provide vital resources that help us reach out to underserved audiences, fulfill our role as a convener and equalizer, and take calculated risks to expand our outreach and programming.
Received $1,000 to Enrich girls’ lives. through community. Connection. Camp. Mentorship.
Received $1,000 to ensure that children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.
Received $2,500 to empower parents and caregivers facing homelessness to secure and sustain housing and build strong foundations for their children’s futures.
Received $2,500 to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, background, or ability, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.
Received $2,500 to serve as a center of healing, teaching, and learning for families and communities impacted by murder, trauma, grief, and loss.
Received $1,000 to provide high-quality therapeutic horseback riding to achieve occupational, physical, speech, cognitive and other therapeutic gains, focusing on children with special needs.
Received $1,000 to create a network of mutually supportive worker-owned cooperatives to provide low income families with pathways out of poverty and help stabilize and revitalize blighted neighborhoods in Springfield.
Received $2,500 to support children, adults and families in their lifelong quest for physical, emotional and social wellness.
Received $2,500 to provide essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.
Received $2,500 to help change attitudes and create an environment of understanding so that our LGBTQ family members and friends can live in a world that is safe and inclusive. We accomplish this through support, education, and advocacy.
Received $2,500 to help children thrive by empowering families to break cycles of poverty, addiction and abuse. Lund offers hope and opportunity to families through education, treatment, family support and adoption.
Received $2,500 to provide a safe, welcoming, supportive, and substance-free environment for individuals and families on their paths to lasting recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
Received $500 to empower young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a skills-based health curriculum in under-resourced high schools across the country
Received $2,500 to help form a COVID-19 testing and vaccine site.
Received $3,500 to provide wide-ranging support, education and outreach services to 12,000 women a year.
Received $1,000 to help promote culture change by giving teens the tools to become activists and shift school culture through raising awareness about dating violence, sexual harassment and assault, affirmative consent, safe bystander intervention, survivor care, and their rights under Title IX.
Received $2,500 to enable adults in Eastern MA to overcome racial, social barriers, economic inequities, sexual and domestic violence to employment and economic development opportunities. For 100 years, ULEM’s programs and services have given hope to participants and made a lasting, impactful statement in the community.
Received $2,500 to support food access for children in their program.
Received $1,000 to serve as a center of excellence that provides high quality, and accessible health care and social services that achieve health equity, social justice, and the economic well-being of our diverse patient populations.
Received $2,500 for their RAMP program an innovative six-week, summer bridge for incoming first year students from Boston, is designed to help participants acclimate to the college environment, form a cohort of classmates from similar backgrounds, connect with industry mentors, and immerse themselves in campus life prior to the start of the academic year.
Received $1,000 to develop and promote urban farming to engage individuals in growing food and building a healthy community.
Received $2,000 to strengthen communication, perceptual, and intellectual proficiencies, the Rhode Island Write on Sports program provides a set of skills that can be applied to academic areas beyond sports writing.
Received $1,000 to provide stable housing, comprehensive services and advocacy for families in need of support.
Received $1,000 to promote organic agriculture to expand the production and availability of nutritious food from living soil for the health of individuals, communities and the planet.
Received $1,000 to celebrate the life of David Koch, New Era Cap's 3rd generation leader, who inspired people in many ways. from his love of golf to his passion for business to his care for the community - he left an indelible stamp on all who knew him and cared for him.
Received $1,000 to provide evidence based treatment and employ the proven methods of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Received $1,000 to create and sustain person-centered opportunities for people with special needs where they live, learn, work and play.
Received $1,000 to create a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system.
Received $1,000 to nourish our community by offering solutions to food scarcity and food waste.
Received $1,000 to strengthen communities and reduce poverty by delivering vital services and collaborating with key stakeholders to create housing, education and economic opportunities.
Received $1,000 to grow sustainable communities by expanding access to healthy, local food; empowering children, youth, and adults to play diverse roles in restoring the local, sustainable food systems; and modeling, teaching, and advocating for ecological food production.
Received $5,000 to empower students to face, understand, and change social injustice and inequity gaps through participation in meaningful programs for creative, social-emotional, and innovative education.
Received $1,000 to improve the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children.
Received $1,000 to educate and empower individuals and communities to expose systemic barriers and act together to advance economic and racial equity for underserved families.
Received $5,000 to restore and improve the Emerald Necklace for all.
Received $1,000 to promote the independence, dignity, and well-being of the elderly and disabled.
Received $1,000 to assist people of all ages to improve their behavioral health, well-being, and quality of life.
Received $2,500 to partner with individuals, families and communities to end the serious public health issue of domestic violence.
Received $5,000 to help spinal cord injury survivors live more independent and hopeful lives through adaptive equipment grants and funding scientific research focused on solving paralysis-related challenges.
Received $5,000 to to serve children, adults and their families affected by a broad range of intellectual disabilities.
Received $1,000 to feed the body and to nurture the soul in the communities north of Boston.
Received $1,000 to promote local agriculture and food access through our farming operation and educational programs, and to help people connect with their food supply in healthful and meaningful ways.
Received $1,000 to meet people’s educational, social and recreational needs and to build community and strengthen families.
Received $5,000 to preserve the Fenway as a vibrant and diverse neighborhood by developing affordable housing, providing programs that enrich lives, and strengthening community voices.
Received $2,500 to equip girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated and independent adults.
Received $2,500 to amplify the power, creativity, and voices of youth, connecting them to Afro-Latin culture and heritage so they can create a diverse, vibrant Latin Quarter and build a just, equitable Boston.
Received $1,000 to empower mothers experiencing homelessness on their journeys toward self-sufficiency.
Received $1,000 to improve the quality of life for economically disadvantaged individuals by providing the necessary resources to increase their standard of living, foster self-improvement, and maximize self-empowerment.
Received $2,500 to open doors to housing, health, recovery, and hope for individuals and families facing homelessness, substance use disorder, or other chronic illnesses like HIV/AIDS.
Received $2,500 to empower and assist underserved young people from the Boston area with the essential social, vocational, academic, and life skills necessary to navigate a positive pathway to self-sufficiency and neighborhood responsibility.
Received $1,000 to provide a comprehensive range of services, available in both Spanish and English, provide survivors with tools to recover from the trauma of abuse and begin to build sustainable self-sufficiency.
Received $2,500 to The mission of AIDS Walk & Run Boston is to support the lifesaving HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention services of AIDS Action/Fenway Health as well as to raise funds to support critical client services such as legal and housing, among others.
Received $2,500 to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
Received $1,000 to bring resources together to help heart failure patients and their loves one survive a life with heart failure and all its challenges.
Received $500 to promote equal rights and opportunities for Massachusetts residents by developing and advocating for systemic solutions to social justice issues.
Received $1,000 to advance mental health and well being by promoting prevention, early intervention, effective treatment and research to address social, emotional, and mental health challenges.
Received $2,500 to build a movement of youth-led service that transforms communities, elevates kindness, and advances opportunity by investing in the courage, compassion, and unlimited capabilities of eighth grade unsung heroes and quiet leaders.
Received $1,000 to achieve emotional stability and economic independence through education, workforce development, and permanent housing.
Received $1,000 to encourage and promote the improvement of the condition of all Veterans. To promote physical and psychological growth relating to the Veteran's social, economic, educational and vocational needs.
Received $1,000 to to enrich the quality of life for people with disabilities through year-round sport, recreation, and wellness.
Received $2,500 to create, identify and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and families in our area, including operating our cornerstone programs: the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut and the Ronald McDonald House of Springfield.
Received $2,500 to inspire hope and supports the development of self-sustaining skills for women experiencing hunger, homelessness, and poverty.
Received $1,500 to harness the power of music to connect our city's diverse communities, cultivate empathy, and inspire social inquiry.
Received $1,000 to build our resources around the model of a farm in order to care for our warriors.
Received $10,000 to provide effective and innovative services to runaway, homeless and high-risk youth, helps youth avoid a lifetime of dependency on social services, guides youth towards self-sufficiency, and enables youth to transform their lives and build fulfilling, meaningful futures.
Received $1,000 to build healthy communities by providing exceptional care to all.
Received $1,000 to enable Vermonters whether blind or visually impaired, to be more independent, to cultivate adaptive skills and to improve their quality of life.
Received $1,000 to provide nutritious food and personal care items to emergency feeding programs serving the low-income, homeless and hungry.
Received $1,000 to empower and advocate for those impacted by aging and disability. We offer information and supportive services that enhance health, well-being and independence.
Received $1,000 to empower mothers to recognize their strengths and utilize their know-how to stabilize and transform their family life.
Received $1,000 to provide a quality, structured environment for men recovering from alcohol and drug addiction.
Received $5,000 to support Boston youth & families.
Received $5,000 to educate and train underprivileged student-athletes in an environment that recognizes their culture, language, customs, and most importantly their growth potential as individuals.
Received $1,000 to serve the underserved Autism Spectrum Disorder/ADHD community of Boston, MA.
Received $1,000 to provide low income families with basic necessities such as clothing, diapers, and baby equipment. Your donations help children grow and thrive.
Received $1,000 to enhance and strengthen quality of life through the Jewish tradition of caring and compassion.
Received $1,000 to perform beautification projects around the twin cities of Leominster and Fitchburg, and of course to continue with the tree project for our service members.
Received $2,500 to stand with and support people with experience in the commercial sex trade, and its associated exploitation, trafficking and prostitution, by providing a range of community-based services.
Received $1,000 to support basic and rehabilitation services designed to help poor and homeless adults establish lives independent of shelters and institutions.
Received $5,000 to support The Posse model which works for both students and college campuses and is rooted in the belief that a small, diverse group of talented students—a Posse—carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for individual and community development.
Received $5,000 to close the Opportunity Divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education.
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