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