Get to know us by getting to know some of the organization we support.

  • FOOD
  • PLANET
  • HEALTH
  • OUTDOOR
  • COMMUNITY

Massachusetts

Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis
LOCATION:
Waltham, MA

YEAR SUPPORTED:

HEALTH
acceleratedcure.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis focuses on hastening a cure for MS by facilitating research that determines the causes and mechanisms of the disease. The Project compiles data about what is known and isn’t known about the origins of MS, facilitates research that’s most likely to reveal the causes of the disease in the shortest time, and compiles data from disparate experiments so that results can be combined and compared.
Bikes Not Bombs
LOCATION:
Jamaica Plain, MA

YEAR SUPPORTED:

PLANET, COMMUNITY
bikesnotbombs.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Bikes Not Bombs is a nexus for bicycle recycling and community empowerment in lower income neighborhoods of Boston and overseas. They operate Earn-A-Bike and technical training programs in Boston, and donate thousands of recycled bikes to assist economic development projects (micro-enterprise bike businesses, sustainable technology projects, and youth training programs) in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.
Cape Ann Farmers’ Market
LOCATION:
Gloucester, MA

YEAR SUPPORTED:

FOOD, PLANET, COMMUNITY
capeannfarmersmarket.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Cape Ann Farmers’ Market works to provide fresh, nutritious food – produced with environmentally benign methods and delivered with a smaller carbon footprint – for their entire community, regardless of income. Buying local means food dollars stay local.
Green Schools
LOCATION:
Boston, MA

YEAR SUPPORTED:

FOOD, PLANET, HEALTH, OUTDOOR, COMMUNITY
projectgreenschools.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Green Schools works to catalyze “green” actions by kids, teachers, parents, and policymakers to improve the environmental health and ecological sustainability of U.S. schools. It acts to leverage the schools’ sector to transform the school environment—and the markets that supply them—to improve health and sustainability by eliminating toxins, using resources sustainably, creating green spaces and buildings, serving healthy food, and teaching stewardship.
Sustainable Nantucket
LOCATION:
Nantucket, MA

YEAR SUPPORTED:

FOOD, HEALTH, COMMUNITY
sustainablenantucket.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
Sustainable Nantucket integrates sustainable food production, processing, distribution, and consumption to enhance the overall environmental, economic, and social health of the island. Through programs such as Farm to School, Farmers and Artisans Market, and Community Agriculture, it supports a more locally based, self-reliant food economy.
The Marion Institute
LOCATION:
Marion, MA

YEAR SUPPORTED:

PLANET, COMMUNITY
marioninstitute.org
GRANTEE PROFILE:
The Marion Institute identifies innovative initiatives designed to benefit people and the planet, and supports their development from their earliest stages toward their full potential. The Institute’s Serendipity Projects explore the core causes of a diverse range of issues in order to foster deep, positive change, and include the Green Belt Movement (winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize), Yoga Kids, and Sponsored Arts For Education (S.A.F.E.). Institute programs include the Biological Medicine Network, the Gaviotas Carbon Offset Initiative, and the Green Jobs, Green Economy Initiative.