Harvard University announced the formation of a grant program to provide emergency funding to non-profit organizations and community groups serving the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston. This grant allows recipient organizations to quickly mobilize and respond to the needs of the community during this unprecedented global health crisis.
Application Deadline: Not currently accepting applications. Please check back soon.
Purpose: The Harvard University Allston-Brighton Emergency Response Grant allows recipient organizations to quickly mobilize and respond to the needs of the community during this unprecedented global health crisis. Local groups and organizations that have a proposed project or program that will result in measurable, meaningful local impact, and that can demonstrate the ability to mobilize and execute quickly and efficiently can apply for a one-time grant of up to $5,000.
Applicants must be a registered 501(c)(3) or work with a fiscal agent who can provide a recent 990 report.
These emergency grants are meant to meet urgent community needs such as:
- Emergency Food Preparation & Distribution
- Emergency Response Equipment Purchasing
- Technology Resources for Emergency Support & Distribution
- Educational Programs
Please check back soon for an available application.
View 2019-2020 Recipients
Action for Boston Community Development, Allston-Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center (ABNOC)
Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (ABCDC)
Allston Brighton Substance Abuse Task Force
Allston Village Main Streets
Architectural Heritage Foundation
Brazilian Women’s Group
Brazilian Worker Center
Brighton Allston Congregational Church
Brighton Allston Improvement Association
Brighton Main Streets
Brighton Marine, Inc.
Boston Police Department/Road to the Right Track
Charles River Community Health
CommonWheels Bicycle Cooperative
Cradles to Crayons (C2C)
Friends of 2Life Communities, Inc.
Gardner Pilot Academy (GPA)
Gardner Pilot Academy, Adult Education Program
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, Open Door Soup Kitchen and Grocery Bag Program
Oak Square YMCA
Presentation School Foundation Community Center
St. Anthony Parish Food Pantry
Veronica B. Smith Multi-Service Senior Center
West End House
Winship School Parent Council (in partnership with City Connects)
The Women’s Table, Sisters of St. Joseph