The Role of Foundations in Empowering Communities: The Boston Main Streets Foundation Model
Monday, May 6, 2024
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Location Name
East A

Explore the role that foundations can play in nurturing grassroots efforts through a case study of the Boston Main Streets Foundation's (BMSF) approach that includes leveraging public and private funds to redirect resources to local businesses. Learn about BMSF's mission and initiatives designed to foster collaboration, sustainable progress, community pride, and Main Street entrepreneurship. Join us to understand BMSF's pivotal role and gain strategies for fostering economic growth and resilience in your own community.

Making the Case, Connectivity through Civic Infrastructure, Core Concepts
Geri Denterlein Thien Simpson
Session Type
45-Minute Crash Course