Committed to improving the quality of life in Greater Boston.

Recent Economic Mobility Grantees

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS)
2009-2018
$2,152,000
For a range of English language and academic remediation programs aimed at helping recent immigrants get into and succeed in community college and on the job.
 
Asian American Civic Association (AACA)
2011-2018
$1,421,888
For the agency’s Next Steps Transitional English Program for English-language learners to bridge the gap between lower-level ESOL classes and either college, advanced skills training, or a secure job.
 
YMCA/International Learning Center
2013-2018
$750,000
For the development of a new Transitions to College and Careers program to expand bridge programming and better meet the needs of advanced-level ESOL students.
 
Northern Essex Community College Foundation
2013-2018
$500,000
To expand the capacity of the college’s Center for Adult Education Programs and Preparation (CAEPP) to serve a greater number of advanced ESOL students who are interested in transitioning to post-secondary education.
 
Catholic Charities/Haitian Multi-Service Center
2013-2017
$449,310
To pilot a vocational ESOL class focused on preparing students for jobs in human services.
 
English for New Bostonians
2012-2017
$349,998
To build capacity and business outreach for ESOL providers aimed at stimulating employer partnerships for workplace ESOL classes.
 
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS)
2015-2016
$500,000
To support construction of the agency’s new Center for Economic Opportunity. The Center will allow JVS to expand services by as much as 20%, serving up to 24,000 clients annually.
 

Recent Economic Mobility Grantees