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DEAFinitely, Inc. gratefully acknowledges the generous support from the following funders and supporters.

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Access VSA funds DEAFinitely's afterschool program. To ensure the arts are accessible to all—from children to older adults—we make Kennedy Center performances and facilities accessible to all audiences, and provide resources, programs, and opportunities for educators, cultural administrators, emerging and professional artists and performers with disabilities.


The Boston Foundation, Greater Boston’s community foundation, brings people and resources together to solve Boston’s big problems.  Established in 1915, it is one of the largest community foundations in the nation.  The Foundation works in close partnership with its donors, with more than 1,000 separate charitable funds established for the general benefit of the community or for special purposes.  

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Established in 1995 by the late civil rights leader Lenny Zakim, The Lenny Zakim Fund continues to reflect his work and ideals by providing financial support, education, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to small, community-based organizations and individuals who are determined to become vehicles of critical change. Its mission is to develop deep relationships and build bridges among people and communities to advance social, economic, and racial justice.

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Boston Children’s  Collaboration for Community Health 

2021 Renew & Reconnect:  Supporting Outdoor Activities for Children and Youth through Arts, Recreation & Physical Activity.

John W. Alden Trust

The John W. Alden Trust was established under the will of Priscilla Alden in honor of her father. In her will, Miss Alden specified that grant support should be directed toward organizations administering to the needs of children who are blind, disabled or who are either mentally or physically ill.

Mass Humanities promotes the use of history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and improve civic life in Massachusetts. Their goal is to deepen people's understanding of the issues of the day, strengthen the sense of common purpose, and enrich individual and community life. 

Mass Humanities was established in 1974 as the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). They are an independent programming and grant-making organization that receives support from the NEH and the Massachusetts Cultural Council as well as private sources.

Boston Cultural Council

The Boston Cultural Council (BCC) works under the umbrella of the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture. Every year, the BCC distributes funds in the form of Boston Cultural Council Organizational Grants. These funds support innovative arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences programming. The goal is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Boston.

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The Mass Cultural Council (MCC) is a state agency that promotes excellence, inclusion, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and sciences, fosters a rich cultural life for all Massachusetts residents, and contributes to the vitality of our communities and economy.

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Boston Public Schools Community Partnerships, Office of Engagement

The Boston Public School's (BPS) Development and Partnerships team works to increase equitable access to funding, in-kind donations, volunteer opportunities, and high quality partnerships across our school district.​


2021 Boston Cultural Council Modeling Equity Organization Award
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