The Cambridge Community Foundation

The Cambridge Community Foundation is the local giving platform built, funded, and guided by residents since 1916. The foundation is a convener and catalyst for transformative community change.

As a civic leader it offers an independent voice, convenes individuals and organizations, and commissions research to help identify priorities.

The foundation helps set shared goals, spark innovative and effective solutions, and organize collaborations to pursue them.

Web Address

Social Media Links

Twitter - @Cambridge_CF

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Assets and Giving for Cambridge Community Foundation


2020 - 45,615,345
2019 - 44,503,901
2018 - 41,053,574
2017 - 38,084,483
Domestic Grants

2020 - 3,184,654
2019 - 1,867,845
2018 - 1,367,374


Recent News from Cambridge Community Foundation

Recipients of Cambridge Guaranteed Income Pilot Saw Higher Employment, Study Finds
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

Geeta Pradhan is the president of the Cambridge Community Foundation in Massachusetts, and in 2024 she'll become the state's outstanding woman of the year. That's thanks to her work to fight...more

Take the next steps about municipal broadband and improve on a lackluster corporate monopoly
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

Cambridge Community Foundation. Cambridge Local First. Cambridge Community Center. business, class, customer service, finance, letter,...more

We're searching for the Indigenous voices of Cambridge
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

Last month, History Cambridge was awarded a grant from the Cambridge Community Foundation to begin research on the history of Indigenous...more

U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins reflects on George Floyd's murder, 2 years later | Radio Boston
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

This week, we talk with Geeta Pradhan, president of the Cambridge Community Foundation, about being a disruptor...more

Cambridge Community Foundation awards $516K in grants to 73 nonprofits - Wicked Local
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

The Cambridge Community Foundation has awarded a total of $516000 to 73 community-serving nonprofits in Cambridge this spring funding...more

Cambridge remains addicted to development, while our housing policies still miss the mark ...
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

According to the recent Cambridge Community Foundation Equity and Innovation Report, there is a $62,000 income gap between the average Black household...more

City Council Candidates Propose Strategies for Supporting Low-Income Residents at Virtual Forum
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

Co-hosted by the Cambridge Community Foundation, Cambridge's My Brother's Keeper, and the Cambridge Nonprofit Coalition, the forum is the latest...more

Cambridge Community Foundation names new board leadership and senior staff
Foundation: Cambridge Community Foundation

The Cambridge Community Foundation's board of directors named Phil Johnson, founder and CEO of PJA Advertising + Marketing, as its new...more

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.

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