Our Fiscally Sponsored Organizations
The Civic Innovation Project seeks to improve the lives of citizens on a global scale and transform the future of cities. They enable mayors, public leaders, foundations, and other stakeholders to keep pace with innovations that promote sound economic development, municipal finance, and sustainable communities by creating an ecosystem in which these leaders can share and learn from each other’s blueprints for success and be empowered to impact the systems that affect the lives of citizens. Visit their website.
CHNA 17 (Community Health Network Area 17) is a regional health coalition, founded in 1992, that serves Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville, Watertown, and Waltham. Its mission is to promote healthier people and communities by fostering community engagement, elevating innovative and best practices, advancing racial equity, and supporting reciprocal learning opportunities to address the needs of the most marginalized members of our communities. CHNA17 was previously fiscally sponsored by the Waltham Partnership for Youth.
Our vision: A world where reproductive justice is a basic human right & the conditions to attain it are available to everyone. Reproductive justice, a term coined by Black women in 1994, expands the conversation around abortion rights to include the impacts of racism and other intersecting oppressions. At CLPP, we know that, in addition to abortion access, people need access to contraception, culturally proficient healthcare, housing, healthy food, safe environments, and the power and resources to realize those rights.
The Early Educator Investment Collaborative is a group of early childhood funders working to advance the highest standards of educator quality, support educators’ preparation and professional learning, and achieve professional compensation that reflects the transformational value of early childhood educators. Visit their website
The Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition (MFFC) is a collaborative organization, bringing together Mattapan residents, organizations and others to work on improving the food and physical activity environments in Mattapan, Massachusetts. MFFC promotes healthy behaviors through its membership, its networks, and its partnerships with other organizations. MFFC provides leadership through community engagement. Visit their website
The Alliance for Nonprofit Management is the national voice and catalyst for the field of capacity building. Their mission is to increase the effectiveness of the individuals, groups and organizations that help nonprofits and communities achieve positive social change. They create spaces for professional dialogue and learning by amplifying research in the field and promoting its implications for effective practice. Donate now
The Early Childhood Funders' Collaborative created the BUILD Initiative in 2002. A consortium of private foundations, ECFC provides networking, information sharing, and strategic grantmaking opportunities to its members.
Their long term vision for Station1 is to create an educational movement where cultural, societal, and disciplinary differences, which might have once been barriers to exchange, now serve to unite people across the nation and the world in an interconnected community that utilizes science and technology to foster equity, sustainability, peace, and prosperity for all of humanity.
Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) is a comprehensive, national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism.
The Massachusetts Coalition of Domestic Workers (MCDW) works to bring racial and social justice and dignity to all domestic workers in our state. Founded in 2010 by a Steering Committee comprised of the Brazilian Women’s Group (BWG), the Dominican Development Center (DDC), and Matahari Women’s Workers Center, the MCDW was the driving force in passing the MA Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights (BoR) in April 2014. The Domestic Workers BoR’ passage has been the Coalition’s proudest accomplishment thus far.