Harvard Allston Partnership Fund

Applications are requested for the 11th round of grant awards for the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund (HAPF).  A total of $100,000 is available in one-year grants to community-based organizations that provide programs and services to residents of Allston-Brighton. 

The Harvard Allston Partnership Fund was created by Harvard and the City of Boston, in collaboration with the Allston-Brighton community, to support neighborhood improvement projects, cultural enrichment, and educational programming in North Allston-Brighton.

The Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Advisory Board, a group of community leaders and representatives from the City of Boston, and Harvard, reviews all applications and recommends awards.  

Please see the detailed instructions in the Request for Proposals (RFP) for more information.  The RFP contains specific priorities and conditions for funding. Please email hapfund@gmail.com with questions or for more information.

Request for Proposals: Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Request for Proposals

Deadline: Friday, November 2 by 5 p.m. to the Ed Portal

 

The Harvard Allston Partnership Fund (HAPF) was created by Harvard and the City of Boston, in collaboration with the Allston-Brighton community, to support neighborhood improvement projects, cultural enrichment, and educational programming in North Allston-Brighton. The program awards $100,000 in grants each year.

Since its creation in 2008, HAPF has provided $1,000,000 in grants to 32 different nonprofits, supporting programs for more than 5,000 Allston-Brighton residents.

2017 Recipients

HAPF Advisory Board

The Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Advisory Board, a group of voting community leaders and non-voting representatives from Harvard and the City of Boston, reviews all applications and recommends awards.

Advisory Board Members:

John Bruno - Allston resident; Member of the Harvard Allston Task Force
Daniel Daly - Allston resident
John Eskew - Allston resident
Wayne MacKenzie - Allston resident
Karen Smith - Allston resident
Gerald Autler - Boston Planning & Development Agency
Mark Handley - Director of Government and Community Relations, Harvard
Jim Barrows, Associate Director of Community Affairs
Lisa McDonough, Grants Manager

Partnership Fund grants recipients to date:

Application Process and Request for Proposals

The application process for the 11th round of Harvard Allston Partnership Fund grant award funding is now open.

Please email hapfund@gmail.com with questions, for more information, or if you cannot attend a Technical Assistance Session.

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