2018 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2018 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

  Photo: Sarah Noreiga

Photo: Sarah Noreiga

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School
$2,400
Buggy and Sandbox for Early Childhood Center

Phillips Brooks House Association, Inc.
$4,500
Mission Hill Summer Program for youth living in Mission Hill 

Mission Hill Link, Inc.
$4,968
Continuation of pilot projects for Saturday service and GPS tracking system

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for Barbara Beckwith and Elena Harap Dodd, women's writing workshop coaches
$3,475
Women’s writing workshop at Parker Hill Branch Library

Mission Hill Main Streets
$1,750
Portable 50-gallon watering cart

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc
$6,177
Summer Tai Chi program and 3 jazz concerts at Kevin Fitzgerald Park

Mission Hill Community Schools Council Inc., fiscal agent for Tobin Community Center
$6,400
New equipment upgrades to the fitness center to recruit more seniors, women, and girls

Mission Hill Main Streets, fiscal agent for INFocus Camera Club
$2,700
Two photography workshops and a solo exhibition

Trustees of the Boston Public Library, fiscal agent for Friends of the Parker Hill Branch Library
$1,392
Community yoga classes for ages 55 and over

Roxbury Tenants of Harvard Association
$4,000
Mystery field trips for resident seniors

MissionSAFE
$7,200
Summer internship program for youth in Mission Hill

Dorchester Youth Collaborative, fiscal agent for [ bitsandflow ]
$9,550
Documenting oral histories of the Fenway and hosting workshops and panel discussions in the community

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc., fiscal agent for Maria Jane Loizou & Friends
$2,200
Evening concert in Ramler Park in August

Fenway Community Development Corporation
$7,500
AmeriCorps Fellow to support expansion of Resident Services and Workforce Development programs

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc.
$1,863
Organic lawn care in Ramler Park

YMCA of Greater Boston / Huntington Avenue YMCA
$4,000
Summer camp scholarships for Fenway youth

Kaji Aso Studio
$3,500
Forty-fifth anniversary celebration at annual Prudential Center Art Exhibition

Operation P.E.A.C.E.
$7,653
Summer Academy youth enrichment program

Operation P.E.A.C.E., fiscal agent for Peterborough Senior Center
$8,700
Recreational and cultural field trips and healthy food program for seniors

 

2017 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2017 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

  Youth at Operation P.E.A.C.E. and seniors from the Peterborough Senior Center. Photo: Sarah Noreiga

Youth at Operation P.E.A.C.E. and seniors from the Peterborough Senior Center.
Photo: Sarah Noreiga

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School
$1,500
Chairs for Early Childhood Center, CPR classes

Phillips Brooks House Association, fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Summer Program
$4,450
Summer program for youth living in Mission Hill

Mission Hill Link, Inc.
$6,770
Pilot program for Saturday service and GPS tracking system

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services, fiscal agent for:

María Sánchez House / Roxbury Crossing Senior Building LP
$3,880
Creative programming for resident seniors

Mission Hill Fenway Buccaneers Pop Warner Organization
$2,173
Reconditioning of helmets and shoulder pads

Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center
$5,000
Refurbished flooring in the Community Learning Center

Tobin Community Center
$3,640
Flooring, tables, and chairs for Teen Room upgrade

Mission Hill Main Streets, fiscal agent for:

INFocus Camera Club
$2,200
Two photography workshops for residents of Mission Hill

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services
$2,045
Tai Chi program May through August at Kevin Fitzgerald Park

Mission Hill Artists Collective
$800
Two seasonal pop-up shows in Mission Hill

Back of the Hill CDC, fiscal agent for:

McLaughlin Woodland and Orchard Stewards
$1,200
Restoration work in three natural areas in Mission Hill

MissionSAFE: A New Beginning
$2,500
Field trips for Summer Experiential Internship Program

Sociedad Latina, Inc.
$3,500
Alumni youth artist and equipment for Latino Heritage Month Tour

Dorchester Youth Collaborative, fiscal agent for

Tim Ney, [ bits and flow ]
$5,550
Monthly series of workshops in the Fenway in arts/technology/culture

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, fiscal agent for:

Fenway Civic Association
$2,500
Tai Chi classes on Thursdays 10-11AM and two concerts in Symphony Park

Fenway Garden Society, Inc.
$7,652
Design and fabrication of signage in the Fenway Victory Gardens

Friends of Ramler Park, fiscal agent for:

Maria Jane Loizou & Friends
$1,950
Evening summertime concert on 14 August 2017 at 6:30PM in Ramler Park (rain date 17 August)

Emerald Necklace Conservancy
$2,445
Community Movie Night on 22 August 2017 at 7:30PM in the Back Bay Fens (rain date 29 August)

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc.
$1,240
Rabbit-proof fencing in Ramler Park

Kaji Aso Studio
$3,000
Expansion of “A Spot of Beauty” Annual Art Exhibition. Opening Ceremony 4 November 2017, Prudential Center Newbury Arcade.

Operation P.E.A.C.E.
$8,000
Summer Academy youth enrichment program

Operation P.E.A.C.E., fiscal agent for:

Peterborough Senior Center
$8,700
Cultural field trips and hot lunches for seniors

Youth at Operation P.E.A.C.E. and seniors from the Peterborough Senior Center. Photo: Sarah Noreiga

2016 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2016 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Back of the Hill CDC
$3,675
Computer, printer, tech support and training

Phillips Brooks House Association, Inc.
$4,225
Mission Hill Summer Program / Stipend for junior counselor and support for a variety of family-oriented events

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for:

Elena Harap Dodd, workshop coach
$2,610
Women’s writing workshop at Parker Hill Branch Library

María Sánchez House / Roxbury Crossing Senior Building LP
$4,871
Creative programming for seniors

Trustees of the Boston Public Library, fiscal agent for:

Friends of the Parker Hill Branch
$2,316
Yoga classes for older adults

Mission Hill Main Streets, fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Artists Collective
$5,661
Support for five exhibitions and workshops in Mission Hill

Mission Hill Health Movement
$6,700
Neighborhood Walking Program and Zumba classes for seniors

Mission Hill Main Streets
$5,609
Self-watering planters along Tremont and Huntington

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services
$3,228
Summer exercise and music programs in Fitzgerald Park

The Trustees of Reservations, fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Oscar/Parker Community
$1,798
Wisteria plants, outdoor table and chairs

Tobin Community Center, fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Youth Collaborative
$3,180
Annual Halloween on the Hill event

Third Sector New England, fiscal agent for:

MissionSAFE
$4,500
Summer stipends for at-risk youth in Mission Hill and Fenway

Non-Event Inc., fiscal agent for:

New Ideas in Music and Sound
$2,700
Concert series of original music at Parker Hill Branch Library

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for:

Sparring Partners Community Partnership
$5,459
Installation of UV-shielding window film at art exhibition space

Dorchester Youth Collaborative, fiscal agent for:

Tim Ney, [ bits and flow ]
$6,500
Monthly series of participatory workshops in arts/technology/culture

Community Arts Advocates, fiscal agent for:

Fenway Civic Association
$2,350
Lilac hedge restoration in Back Bay Fens, plantings at Dickson Park

Fenway Community Development Corporation
$5,000
Two Jobs and Community Resource Fairs

Fenway Garden Society, Inc.
$9,955
Phase 2 of the rebuilding of the public Herb/Medicinal Garden

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Maria Jane Loizou & Friends
$2,200
Evening concert on 15 August 2016 at 6:30PM (rain date 17 August) in Ramler Park

Huntington Avenue YMCA
$7,955
Scholarships for 37 Fenway and Mission Hill youth to attend week-long summer camp

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc.
$2,250
Weather-resistant storage shed for Ramler Park

Kaji Aso Studio
$3,000
Annual Prudential Center 2016 Art Exhibition, 3-19 November 2016 (Reception on 5 November)

Operation P.E.A.C.E.
operationpeaceboston.org
$7,800
Summer youth enrichment program and community-wide block party for National Night Out, 3 August, 4:30-7:30PM, Peterborough Street

Peterborough Senior Center
$7,550
3 recreational/cultural field trips, hot lunch program

2015 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2015 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Phillips Brooks House Association, Inc.
$4,725
Mission Hill Summer Program / Stipend for junior counselor and support for a variety of family-oriented events

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for:

Friends of the Parker Hill Branch Library
$2,845
Yoga classes for Mission Hill residents 55 and over

Back of the Hill CDC, fiscal agent for:

McLaughlin Woodland and Orchard Stewards
$3,480
Removal, pruning, and planting of trees and shrubs in urban forest

Mission Hill Main Streets, fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Artists Collective (MHAC)
$4,408
Funding for arts-related projects (open studios, annual exhibition, and three workshops)

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for:

Elena Dodd, workshop coach
$2,337
Women’s writing workshop weekly sessions at Parker Hill Branch Library

Mission Hill Community Schools Council Inc., DBA Tobin Community Center
$3,000
Thomas L. Johnson 13 & Under Basketball League Fortieth Anniversary event

Mission Hill Health Movement
$3,900
Expansion of weekly Farmers’ Market and support for Health Fair / Opening Brigham Circle Farmers' Market on Thursday, 25 June

Mission Hill Community Schools Council Inc., fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Legacy Project
$2,750
Six informational seminars for seniors and youth in Mission Hill to promote discussions on racism, sexism, and capitalism

Mission Hill Community Schools Council Inc., fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Youth Collaborative
$3,150
Support for annual “Halloween on the Hill” event

Sociedad Latina
$8,100
Stipends for three youth leaders living in Mission Hill for Pathways to Success programs

Friends of Ramler, Park, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Maria Jane Loizou & Friends
$1,875
Evening summertime concert on Tuesday, 4 August 2015 (rain date 11 August), 6:30pm, in Ramler Park

Community Arts Advocates, fiscal agent for:

Fenway Civic Association
$2,900
Sound system equipment for events in Symphony Park / Opening Event on Tuesday, 23 June, 1:00PM

Fenway Community Development Corporation
$2,500
Second Annual Job and Community Resource Fair

Boston Arts Academy Foundation
$5,000
Intercession Program for BAA students in Mission Hill and Fenway

Operation P.E.A.C.E.
operationpeaceboston.org
$11,500
Summer Academy for Fenway youth

Friends of Ramler Park
fenwaycivic.org/get-involved/friends-of-ramler-park/
$8,790
Support for arborist to prune and maintain shrubs and trees, identify disease, and mulch plants

Operation P.E.A.C.E., fiscal agent for:

Peterborough Senior Center
$5,800
Recreational/cultural field trips and a year-long Tuesday hot lunch Program for seniors

Kaji Aso Studio
$3,000
Thirteenth Annual Prudential Center 2015 Art Exhibition

2014 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2014 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Phillips Brooks House Association, Inc.
$3,290
Mission Hill Summer Program / Parent Engagement Strategy project for Mission Hill youth and their parents

Ethos
$4,000
Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs for Mission Hill residents

MissionSAFE
$13,000
Summer job stipends and summer activities for youth in Mission Hill and Fenway

Boston Pirates Youth Sports, Inc.
$7,100
Equipment and uniforms for year-round baseball/softball training programs for youth in Mission Hill, regardless of athletic ability

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for:

Parker Hill Library
$1,960
Women’s writing workshops

Boston Natural Areas Network, fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Oscar/Parker Community Garden
$2,700
Construction and installation of a steel pergola, celebration, and plaque

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
$4,000
Yoga program in Fitzgerald Park for Mission Hill residents

Friends of Ramler Park Inc., fiscal agent for:

Fenway Jazz Jam
$2,000
Evening summertime concert in Ramler Park with David Ehle and “Stars of the Fenway Jazz Jam” concert on 12 August, 6:30-8:00pm (rain date 13 August)

The Fund for Parks, fiscal agent for:

Fenway Civic Association
$10,000
Advance funding for permanent public art at Symphony Community Park in the Fenway

Fenway Community Development Corporation
$3,000
Job and Community Resource Fair to be held in the fall of 2014

Operation P.E.A.C.E.
operationpeaceboston.org
$9,865
Summer program for Fenway children

Friends of Ramler Park
fenwaycivic.org/get-involved/friends-of-ramler-park/
$3,975
Preventative maintenance of fence, fountain, walls, and pergola

Fenway Education and Neighborhood Support (FENS) Fund
$6,000
A series of programs and neighborhood forums supporting grassroots communication, arts, and culture in the Fenway

The Fenway Garden Society, Inc.
fenwayvictorygardens.com
$5,995
Renovation and modification of the public Herb Garden in the Fenway Victory Garden

2013 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2013 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Phillips Brooks House Association
$ 3,307
Mission Hill Summer Program / Stipends for junior counselors to launch a Parent Engagement Strategy project with campers and their parents

Mission Hill Health Movement
mhhm.org
$ 2,876
A monthly film series directed to all age groups and a series of house-based focus group meetings aimed at adults to discuss issues in the community (folding chairs, books, videos, refreshments, paper supplies)

Mission Hill Community Schools Council, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Legacy Project
$ 1,200
Workshop and survey on health and wellness for seniors in Mission Hill

Boston Pirates Youth Sports, Inc.
$ 3,000
Baseball and softball equipment for indoor off-season training programs for all youth (8-18) in Mission Hill, regardless of athletic ability

ABCD–Parker Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Service Center
$ 2,250
Senior Center/Transportation for bimonthly field trips to art events, museums, and health screenings

Mission Hill Main Streets, fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Artists Collective
$ 2,500
Group exhibitions of local artists in partnership with the Parker Hill Library

Benjamin Healthcare Center
benjaminhealthcare.com
$ 4,000
Intergenerational program partnership with Roxbury Preparatory Charter School (consultant, PenPal project, video, refreshments)

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
missionhillnhs.org
$ 3,000
2013 Mission Hill Road Race (registration, timer, technical staff)

Mission Hill Main Streets
$ 1,950
Purchase and installation of 75 sets of flags for business and residential properties along Tremont Street in Mission Hill

Mission Hill Community Schools Council, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Youth Collaborative
$ 2,400
Halloween on the Hill event for Mission Hill residents

Boston Self Help Center, Inc.
$ 2,900
Power wheelchair soccer program / Metal wheelchair bumper guards and rental of gym space for team practice

Friends of Fenway Studios, Inc.
$ 2,570
Fenway Studios lobby lighting project / Light fixtures and LED lamps
All are invited to attend The Fenway Studios Open Studios event, 16-17 November 2013 (Saturday & Sunday), 11AM-5PM

Emerald Necklace Conservancy
emeraldnecklace.org
$ 1,560
One-time grant for park interpreter/greeter at the Shattuck Emerald Necklace Visitor Center for 26 Saturdays

Friends of Ramler Park Inc., fiscal agent for:

Maria Jane Loizou & Friends
$ 1,475
Evening summer music concert in Ramler Park in August. Concert is scheduled for Thursday, 8 August (rain date 15 August), 6:30PM, Ramler Park, 130 Peterborough Street, Fenway.

Fenway Education and Neighborhood Support (FENS) Fund
$ 4,500
Program of neighborhood forums (art exhibitions, author events, lectures, and workshops)

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, fiscal agent for:

Fenway Civic Association, Inc.
$ 2,645
Treatment and pruning of vulnerable trees/shrubs (crabapple and lilacs), corrective planting for willow oak, and watering of 9 newly planted trees in the Back Bay Fens

Friends of Ramler Park
fenwaycivic.org/get-involved/friends-of-ramler-park/
$ 1,912
Park furniture rust removal and retrofitting of park benches with arm rest dividers to discourage sleeping on benches

Kaji Aso Studio Inc.
$ 2,500
Artists’ Entry Show Fees for the Fortieth Anniversary Show at the Prudential Center

The Fenway Garden Society, Inc.
fenwayvictorygardens.com
$ 5,100
Website redesign / Development and installation of Content Management System and template design and coding for purposes of increasing visibility, accessibility, and community outreach to neighbors of the Victory Gardens

Operation P.E.A.C.E.
operationpeaceboston.org
$ 7,465
Stipends for two full-time interns for 2013 Summer Academy, a full-time summer program for Fenway youth

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Fenway Jazz Jam
$ 750
Evening summertime concert in Ramler Park with musician David Ehle and “Stars of the Fenway Jazz Jam”

Concert is scheduled for Sunday, 25 August (rain date 1 September), 5:00PM, Ramler Park, 130 Peterborough Street, Fenway.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Foundation
$ 4,000
Community workshops and walking tour for residents of Mission Hill and Fenway to participate with Artward Bound students in an intergenerational exploration of the natural resources and design of the Fens

2012 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2012 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Roxbury Tenants of Harvard Association
roxburytenants.org
$ 3,200
8-week theatre arts program for middle school youth

Maurice J. Tobin School
bostonpublicschools.org/school/tobin-k-8-school
$ 3,450
Purchase/installation of a kiln for the Tobin School and supplies for ceramic arts classes

Boston Self Help Center
mhhm.org/bshc
$ 3,629
Equipment for power soccer program for individuals with disabilities

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
missionhillnhs.org
$ 4,000
Timer, technical support staff, and healthy refreshments for the Mission Hill Road Race, 13 October 2012

MissionSAFE: A New Beginning, Inc.
missionsafe.org
$ 7,500
Summer job stipends for at-risk youth in Mission Hill

Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center
benjaminhealthcare.com
$ 5,000
Intergenerational program connecting Benjamin Healthcare residents with students from Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

The Friends of Symphony Park
fenwaycivic.org/2012/06/07/symphony-park-summer-programming/
$ 1,740
8-week "boot camp" morning exercise program at Symphony Park

Harry Ellis Dickson Park Committee
$ 2,000
Replacement of park bench and plant maintenance

Neighborhood Access Group (NAG)
$ 1,870
Stipends for students documenting walkway accessibility conditions in the Back Bay Fens

Friends of Ramler Park, Maria Jane Loizou
fenwaycivic.org/get-involved/friends-of-ramler-park/
$ 2,050
Outdoor music concert in Ramler Park on 16 August 2012 (rain date 17 August)

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc.
fenwaycivic.org/get-involved/friends-of-ramler-park/
friendsoframlerpark@yahoo.com
$ 2,440
Removal/replacement of overgrown shrubs and care/pruning of trees along rear edge of park

Fenway News
fenwaynews.org
$ 3,434
New computer for newspaper layout, digitization of slides from Bernie Kramer's collection of 500 postcard images of the Fenway, 1890-1960

Fenway Family Coalition
fenwaycdc.org/fenway-family-coalition.html
$ 3,200
Non-personnel costs for a Fenway Family Health Fair

Peterborough Senior Center
fenwaycdc.org/peterborough-senior-center.html
$ 2,200
Publicity and t-shirts for fundraising walk on 30 September 2012

Emerald Necklace Conservancy
emeraldnecklace.org
$ 1,700
26-week program of Sunday Greeters in Back Bay Fens Visitor Center

The Fenway Garden Society, Inc.
fenwayvictorygardens.com
$ 3,200
Historical programs to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Richard D. Parker Memorial Victory Gardens

Operation P.E.A.C.E.
operationpeaceboston.org
$ 11,490
Stipends and programming for 2012 Summer Academy, a full-time summer program for Fenway youth

2011 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2011 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Community Arts Advocates, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Friends of Symphony Park
$ 1,500
For a series of 8 free tai chi classes, for seniors and the general public, to be held at Symphony Park

Friends of Ramler Park, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Maria Jane Loizou, soprano
$ 1,600
For a “Summer Sunset” concert to be performed in Ramler Park on August 18

Kaji Aso Studio
www.kajiasostudio.com
$ 2,400
For a series of 6 free on-site Japanese cultural programs

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, fiscal agent for:

Fenway Civic Association
www.fenwaycivic.org
$ 2,000
For the “Swingin’ in Mother’s Rest” summer jazz concert on July 20

The Fenway Garden Society, Inc.
www.fenwayvictorygardens.com
$ 4,000
For the first phase of construction of a Teaching Garden within the Richard D. Parker Memorial Victory Gardens dedicated to teaching urban gardening free to the public

Operation P.E.A.C.E
www.operationpeaceboston.org/
$ 2,250
For stipends to support a short-term organizational “core-strengthening” project

Phillips Brooks House Association, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Summer Program
www.communityservice.harvard.edu/programs/mission-hill-summer-program
$ 3,000
For stipends for Junior Counselors in the 2011 Mission Hill Summer Program

ABDC Parker Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Service Center
www.parkerhillfenway.org/
$ 4,100
For a second year of funding for computer instruction for adult community residents in Mission Hill and Fenway

Roxbury Tenants of Harvard Association
www.roxburytenants.org
$ 1,750
Matching grant to provide massage therapy to elderly and disabled residents

Mission Hill Health Movement
$ 1,750
For health education materials to be provided at tables at the Brigham Circle Farmers’ Market

Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center (BHC)
www.benjaminhealthcare.com
$ 4,400
Matching grant for their Intergenerational Program connecting BHC residents and students at the Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

Boston Pirates Youth Sports, Inc.
$ 4,000
For pitching machine and other equipment to support baseball and softball teams for Mission Hill youth

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
www.missionhillnhs.org
$ 4,000
For a timer and technical staff and healthy refreshments to support the Mission Hill Road Race to benefit the Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park.

The Annual Mission Hill Road Race will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 10:00am (walkers start at 9:00am). See website for more details: www.missionhillnhs.org

2010 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2010 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Knights of Columbus, Roxbury Council 123
$ 500
For site clean-up of the facility at 1455 Tremont Street

Mission Hill School
www.missionhillschool.org
$ 2,000
For painting the school gym

Maurice J. Tobin Community Center
$ 2,624
For fitness classes for Mission Hill’s elderly population

Phillips Brooks House Association, Inc., fiscal agent for:

Mission Hill Summer Program
www.communityservice.harvard.edu/programs/mission-hill-summer-program
$ 3,500
For stipends for Junior Counselors in the 2010 Mission Hill Summer Program

Roxbury Tenants of Harvard Association
www.roxburytenants.org
$ 3,000
For massage program to serve elderly and disabled RTH residents

Mission Hill Health Movement
www.mhhm.org
$ 1,250
For Mission Main CRC events and the Diabetes Self-Management Group

ABDC Parker Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Service Center
www.parkerhillfenway.org/
$ 5,500
For computer instruction for adult community residents

MissionSAFE: A New Beginning
www.missionsafe.org/home.asp
$ 5,000
A matching grant for 2010 Summer Arts internships for youth

Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center
www.benjaminhealthcare.com
$ 5,000
A matching grant for the Eighth Intergenerational Program for BHC residents and students at the Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, fiscal agent for:

Fenway Civic Association
www.fenwaycivic.org
$ 2,220
For 2010 summer jazz concert at Mothers’ Rest Playground

  • Evening concert will be on Wednesday, 21 July 2010!

Friends of Ramler Park
$ 3,000
For surface prep and touch-up painting of decorative bird fence, iron fountain bowl and base, and pergola.

  • The David Ehle Guitar Trio Plus performs in Ramler Park on Thursday, August 5 at 7 pm

The Fenway Garden Society
www.fenwayvictorygardens.com
$ 3,500
One-time grant for July Fourth Community Event

Kaji Aso Studio
www.kajiasostudio.com
$ 3,500
One-time grant for Ninth Annual Prudential Center Art Exhibition, which will be on view November 5-20, 2011 in the Prudential Center Huntington Arcade – Winter Garden.

Fenway Community Development Corporation
www.fenwaycdc.org
$ 3,100
For Fenway Outdoor Community Space pilot project

Fenway CDC, fiscal agent for:

Solar Fenway
www.solarfenway.org
$ 5,000
A matching grant for a “Solar Assist” fund for a PV (solar electric) system to be installed at the McKinley School in the Fenway

Operation P.E.A.C.E
www.operationpeaceboston.org/
$ 5,000
A matching grant for a project to train three new community leaders for the Youth Academy, Community Technology and Resource Center, and a part-time Grant Writer

  • Starlight Movies on 6 and 7 August, in the former McDonald’s parking lot on the corner of Boylston and Jersey Streets:
    • Senior/Adult Movie Night on Friday, 6 August: Julie and Julia, 7-10:30pm
    • Family Movie Night on Saturday, 7 August: Shrek the Third, 7-10:30pm

2009 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2009 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Boston Center for Independent Living, fiscal agent for:

neighborhood access group
$ 1,500
For "My Favorite Route" project, monthly meeting expenses, and special events

fenway community development corporation
$ 2,000
Coordination of efforts to plan and implement short-term, improvements on Peterborough Street

k-street facility committee, inc.
$ 3,500
Updating of furniture and carpeting in meeting facility

Friends of Ramler Park, fiscal agent for:

ambiance music
$ 4,000
For summer musical productions in Ramler Park and a venue in Mission Hill

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, fiscal agent for:

fenway civic association
$ 2,200
For summer jazz concert series at Mothers' Rest Playground

the fenway garden society
$ 1,000
For translation (Spanish, Russian, Chinese) of membership applications and rules and guidelines

roxbury tenants of harvard association
$ 3,000
For massage program to serve elderly and disabled RTH residents

benjamin healthcare center
$ 5,000
For expanded intergenerational enrichment program in partnership with Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

sociedad latina
$ 2,600
For a youth leader stipend and program equipment for Sonic Life program

Judge Baker Children's Center, fiscal agent for:

mission hill youth collaborative
$ 3,500
For annual "Showcase of the Stars" event to recognize and celebrate youth achievement

Mission Hill Main Streets, fiscal agent for:

community alliance of mission hill
$ 3,000
For planning and implementing an annual Community Day celebration

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for:

mission main concerned residents committee
$ 2,290
For special events and monthly diabetes self management group peer support meetings

2008 MHFNT Grant Awardees Announced

Organizations and amounts funded in 2008 by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc.

Fensfund, fiscal agent for:

fenway community development corporation
$ 3,200
For Peterborough Senior Center African Dance program

fenway news association
$ 1,574
For office furniture and computer hardware and software

Friends of Ramler Park, fiscal agent for:

ambiance music
$ 2,400
For two summer musical productions in Ramler Park

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, fiscal agent for:

fenway civic association
$ 2,000
For summer jazz concert series at Mothers' Rest Playground

operation p.e.a.c.e.
$ 3,458
For Media Literacy project for at-risk youth

the fenway garden society
$ 1,000
For translation (Spanish, Russian, Chinese) of membership applications and rules and guidelines

The Fenway Alliance, fiscal agent for:

harry ellis dickson park committee
$ 2,500
For restoration and improvements to the Harry Ellis Dickson Park

Boston Natural Areas Network, fiscal agent for:

ABDC parker hill/fenway neighborhood service center
$ 5,500
For a Senior Center Arts Initiative

benjamin healthcare center
$ 4,000
For intergenerational enrichment program in partnership with Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

missionSAFE: a new beginning
$ 7,500
For paid summer arts internships for youth in Mission Hill and Fenway

roxbury tenants of harvard association
$ 2,000
For massage program to serve elderly and disabled RTH residents

sociedad latina
$ 1,421
For stipends for Youth Leaders in the Sonic Life Program

symphony road community garden
$ 1,421
For stipends for Youth Leaders in the Sonic Life Program

Judge Baker Children's Center, fiscal agent for:

mission hill youth collaborative
$ 3,000
For stipends for youth leaders to participate in a comprehensive needs assessment project in Mission Hill

Phillips Brooks House Association, fiscal agent for:

mission hill summer program
$ 3,500
For junior counselors for urban summer camp program

Mission Hill Health Movement, fiscal agent for:

friends of parker hill branch library
$ 2,110
For a series of seven arts workshops for adults, teens, and children

maurice j. tobin community center
$ 4,500
For renovations and artwork to the gymnasium floor to honor the late Kevin W. Fitzgerald