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Woburn-Based Cummings Foundation Awards $30 Million In Grants

The names of the 150 local nonprofits just awarded grants through the Cummings $30 Million Grants Program are now listed on the Cummings Foundation website.

“To the grant-winning organizations, we offer our enthusiastic congratulations on your achievement as well as our heartfelt gratitude for the meaningful work you do in local communities,” the Foundation said in a news release. 

The May grant announcements included 150 nonprofits, 125 of whom were awarded three-year grants of up to $225,000 each; the remaining 25 nonprofits received between $300,000 and $1 million each, to be paid over 10 years. 

The recipients included the following Burlington-area groups: 

  • Bedford Public Schools, to provide services for English language learners
  • African Cultural Services, to support low-income African immigrants through empowering programming and emergency supplies
  • Magic Soul House, to provide a creative space for public events
  • Wakefield Alliance Against Violence, to assist survivors of intimate partner violence
  • Wakefield Educational Foundation, to expand mental health support for K-12 students

Burlington-based organizations did not receive any Cummings grants this year, but have in previous years. 

The complete list of recipients is available here. 

To date, Cummings Foundation has awarded more than $480 million in grants to Greater Boston nonprofits.