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
$ 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
$ 3,500
For stipends for Junior Counselors in the 2010 Mission Hill Summer Program

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

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

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

MissionSAFE: A New Beginning
$ 5,000
A matching grant for 2010 Summer Arts internships for youth

Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center
$ 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
$ 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
$ 3,500
One-time grant for July Fourth Community Event

Kaji Aso Studio
$ 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
$ 3,100
For Fenway Outdoor Community Space pilot project

Fenway CDC, fiscal agent for:

Solar Fenway
$ 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
$ 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