SCA is not currently accepting grant applications at this time.

In the meantime, we are very proud to have supporting the following organizations in recent years.

The mission of The City School, located in Dorchester, is to develop and strengthen the power of youth to work toward building a just society. They do this through creative education and critical thinking, leadership development, action and service, and promoting understanding and relationships across difference. The City School (TCS) was founded in 1995 by…

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Healthworks at Codman (HWC) is the only nonprofit fitness center for women and children in Dorchester. The mission of Healthworks at Codman is to provide high-quality fitness opportunities for women and children in Boston’s low-income communities to prevent and treat life-style related chronic illness and promote overall health and well-being. Established through a partnership between…

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StandUp For Kids – Boston is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that serves homeless and street involved youth in the Greater Boston area who are between the ages if 12 and 24. For more than 10 years, through Street Outreach, StandUp For Kids has been providing young people living alone on the streets survival supplies…

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The Intel Computer Clubhouse Network is an international community of 100 Computer Clubhouses located in 20 different countries around the world. The Computer Clubhouse provides a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use…

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Girls’ LEAP (Lifetime Empowerment & Awareness Program) began as a community response to a wave of sexual assaults against women and girls in Cambridge in 1995.  LEAP co-founders Deborah Weaver and Peggy Barrett  were outraged by the lack of public warnings from police about the assaults, and committed themselves to helping protect others.  Discovering that…

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Like a lot of good ideas, ZUMIX started in someone’s living room. Co-Founders Bob Grove and current Executive Director Madeleine Steczynski began with a simple principal – every child needs something to feel passionate about, and for many teens their passion is music. In the summer of 1991 they recruited 24 youth ages 8-18 to…

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The mission of The Children’s Room is to help grieving children, teens, and families in our communities to go on living and fully. The Children’s Room is dedicated to realizing this vision through the following ways: Facilitated Peer Support Groups –  We offer children, teens, and their families an opportunity to find connection and community…

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Since 1991, the Kids Clothes Club has been providing new, warm winter coats to children in need. In their first year, they helped thirty children stay warm through the cold New England winter. Today, thanks to the generosity of donors like you, they distribute thousands of coats each year. Visit their site to learn more:…

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Founded in Cambridge in 1992, Breakthrough Greater Boston (BTGB) is a year-round, tuition-free program that offers six years of a academically intensive out-of-school time services to highly motivated, traditionally underserved middle and high school students in greater Boston. Unique to Breakthrough is the Students Teaching Students model which offers diverse, high achieving college and high…

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