grants

grants

In 2010-2011, WalkBoston received grants to support our work from:
Barr Foundation: Organizational capacity development, Good Walking is Good Business, Safe Routes to School research, Transportation for Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts: Work with BCBS staff on walking issues and general operating support
The Boston Foundation as a partner with Ethos: Improving West Roxbury sidewalk snow clearance for seniors
Boston Athletic Association Charity Program Donation of 15 charity numbers to RunBoston team for the 2011 Boston Marathon
Boston Public Health Commission Work with the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness [funded by the Kellogg Foundation], Complete Streets and pedestrian safety efforts under a Communities Putting Prevention to Work grant [US CDC funding]
Charles River Transportation Management Association: Walking map
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center: East Boston walking map
Executive Office of Housing and Community Development: Good Walking is Good Business workshops
Federal Transit Administration: Research on methods to improve public participation in transit planning and pedestrian access to transit
Forte Foundation: General operating funds and capacity development
John Hancock Charity Program: Donation of five charity numbers to the RunBoston team for the 2012 Boston Marathon
Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Technical assistance
Massachusetts Department of Transportation/Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization: Creation of walking maps for Belmont, Chelsea, Everett and Gloucester
Massachusetts Department of Transportation/MassRIDES: Second-grade safety education programs and workshops
Massachusetts Department of Transportation/MBTA: Walking maps and signs to guide commuters to walk between North Station and the Science Museum
Metrowest Health Care Foundation: Technical assistance and capacity building with Franklin, Milford, Natick and Northborough
Miller Foundation: Somerville sidewalk snow clearance, Project RIGHT youth programs in Grove Hall, work with Madison Park CDC on Complete Streets, Shape up Somervillem 20 is Plenty campaign
The Oram Foundation Fund for the Environment & Urban Life:  General operating support
The Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Fund: General operating support
TranSComm: Walking tours for employee health programs
City of Worcester Health Department: Technical assistance under the Mass in Motion program of Massachusetts Department of Public Health