skip to Main Content

The Cambridge Community Foundation

  • A nonprofit public charity promoting civic engagement
  • Cambridge’s local giving platform – built, funded, and guided by residents
  • A grant program funds nonprofit organizations and collaborative initiatives


The Cambridge Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity and the city’s local giving platform – built, funded, and guided by residents since 1916. The organization offers grants and civic leadership to promote prosperity, social equity, and cultural richness in Cambridge.

Who’s it for?

Nonprofits and businesses in Cambridge


Help identify priorities, set shared goals, spark innovative and effective solutions, and organize collaborations to pursue them.

Resources & Services

Community Fund Grants

The Cambridge Community Foundation supports nonprofits that foster opportunities across the community or address challenges such as homelessness or hunger.

Cultural Capital Fund

The Foundation also commits to building an endowment for the arts and culture sector, targeting $5 million over five years, to protect the city’s cultural richness over the long term. 


Spread the Word

More To Explore

Know Your Competitors

By Denis Jakuc 

There are tons of benefits to knowing who your competitors are—what they’re offering, their strengths and weaknesses. That knowledge can help you make your products and services stand out,

Join with Free InnovatorsLINK Account

Start accessing all the free member benefits and valuable content on the InnovatorsLINK platform. Create a BizLINK listing to boost brand exposure, receive the weekly Main Street Journal newsletter, engage in forums, get full access to free content, and more.