The Sudbury Foundation Awards Over $887,000 in Grants

The Sudbury Foundation awarded $887,829 in grants to 42 organizations in its second round of granting for 2023.

“The Sudbury Foundation is delighted to support a such wide range of organizations and projects with our most recent round of funding. This year, in addition to our Children Youth & Family Capacity Building and Youth Emotional Well-Being grants, we also awarded three Children Youth & Family multi-year invitation grants. We are excited to see all of our grantees strengthen their programming over the coming years.” said Sudbury Foundation Executive Director, Sonia Shah. 

Sudbury Program Grants

  • Gifts of Hope Unlimited (Sudbury): $15,000

Gift Cards to Support Sudbury Families

  • Guild for Human Services (Concord): $17,000

Sudbury House Emergency Generator

  • MetroWest Free Medical Program (Marlborough): $10,000

General Operating Support

Children Youth & Family Grants

Capacity Building

  • Danny’s Place Youth Services (Acton): $20,000

Individual Donor Strategy Program

  • MetroWest Legal Services (Framingham): $20,000

Sharepoint Migration Project

  • SPARK Kindness (Natick): $20,000

Accessibility-Centered Website Redesign Project

  • ThinkGive, Inc (Concord): $20,000

Improving Communications with Stakeholders

  • Wayside Youth & Family Support Network (Framingham): $14,322

Enhancing Electronic Health Records Reporting Capabilities

Youth Emotional Well-Being

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of CM/MW (Worcester): $20,000

60 Men (of color) to Mentors in MetroWest

  • Boys & Girls Club of Assabet Valley (Maynard): $20,000

Summer Field Trips

  • Camp Casco (Sudbury): $20,000

Overnight Camp for Childhood Cancer Patients and Survivors

  • Chica Project (Quincy): $20,000

Mental Health of Young Women of Color Program Expansion

  • Concord Prison Outreach (Concord): $10,000

Program Implementation and Expansion

  • First Connections/JRI (Acton): $20,000

ParentChild+ Program

  • Framingham State University Foundation/The Chris Walsh Center for Educators and Families of MetroWest (Framingham): $18,367

Family Educational Programming and Support Group

  • Literations (Boston): $20,000

Framingham Sustained Tutoring Program

  • Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program (Lincoln): $10,640

Klarman Eating Disorders Center Pilot Program

  • Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. (Newton): $20,000

Weekend Family Connections

  • SMILE Mass, Inc. (Sudbury): $20,000

Club SMILE Mass

Invitation (Multi-year General Operating Support)

  • Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest (Marlborough): $200,000
  • Discovering Hidden Gems (Framingham): $50,000
  • Hoops and Homework (Framingham): $50,000
  • MetroWest College Planning Collaborative (Framingham): $150,000

Community Grants

  • MetroWest Nonprofit Network (Framingham): $5,000 


Hunger Relief Grants

  • A Place to Turn (Natick): $11,000 
  • Acton Community Supper and Food Pantry (Acton): $5,500 
  • Daniel’s Table (Framingham): $5,500 
  • Framingham Food Pantry – Hope Worldwide (Framingham): $2,000 
  • Greater Framingham Community Church (Framingham): $5,500 
  • Hudson Community Food Pantry (Hudson): $5,500 
  • Lucy and Joe Press Food Pantry/Jewish Fam. Service of MA (Framingham): $2,000 
  • Marlborough Community Cupboard/UWTC (Marlborough): $5,500 
  • Maynard Food Pantry (Maynard): $5,500 
  • Mt Calvary Community Supper (Acton): $3,000 
  • My Brother’s Table – Good Shepherd’s Parish (Wayland): $3,000 
  • Natick Service Council Food Pantry (Natick): $5,500 
  • Open Table (Maynard): $11,000 
  • Pearl Street Cupboard and Café/UWTC (Framingham): $5,500 
  • Salvation Army Food Pantry (Framingham): $5,500 
  • St. Vincent de Paul – Lincoln Food Pantry (Lincoln): $3,000 
  • Stow Food Pantry (Stow): $3,000 
  • Sudbury Community Food Pantry (Sudbury): $10,000


The Sudbury Foundation is a private foundation working to transform lives and strengthen communities through grantmaking and scholarship programs in Sudbury, MA and surrounding communities. In 2022, the Foundation distributed $1.78 million in grants and scholarships to students and organizations in Sudbury, to organizations in communities surrounding Sudbury focused on Children, Youth and Families, and to organizations throughout the state of MA engaged in Farm and Local Food initiatives.