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New Metro Council Grant Making Strategy

Some might consider the Metro Council's initial one year grants risk capital, but Council Members consider them to be critical getting-to-know-you grants. Learn more about their methods to identify strong organizations poised for long-term success

by El Pomar Foundation, the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:52 p.m.

Escuela de Guadelupe Expands

Four miles doesn't sound far, but in two short years the school has moved into the heart of the community they serve and is expanding one grade at a time

by El Pomar Foundation, the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:50 p.m.

Grantee Highlight: The Challenge Foundation

Academic ability, ambition, and demonstrated grit are the qualities The Challenge Foundation looks for in scholars. See how the organization is supporting students from grade six through College

by El Pomar Foundation, the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:46 p.m.

Support in Service, then and now

Ryan Burton first supported middle school education as a City Year Boston Corps Member. He continues to do so as a Fellow in the Metro Region.

by Ryan Burton , the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:29 p.m.

From Councils to Fellows, We Lead by Example

Jim Morgan, High Country Council member, discusses the difference between measuring a leader’s performance and using metrics to “develop” a leader.

by Jim Morgan, the Nov. 30, 2016, 2:58 p.m.

Regional Reflections: Healthy Living in the San Juans

"In a land of jagged peaks, open farmland, and arid desert, it's hard to question how the San Juan region boasts such hardy people." Read about Regional Fellow Trevor Zalkind's recent trip to the San Juan Region.

by Trevor Zalkind, the Oct. 31, 2016, 5:26 p.m.

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