The Theodore Edson Parker Foundation awarded nearly $1.2 million to nonprofit organizations that work in the city in 2021, with another $530,000 to come this year.
Community Teamwork Inc. received the most funding in 2021, including a $100,000 grant to offer fuel and heating assistance and to address food and housing insecurity, as well as a $50,000 grant to create a new position in the organization’s subsidiary Common Ground Development Corp. to facilitate succession planning and new affordable housing.
Other top recipients in 2021, each receiving $100,000, were Acre Family Child Care to purchase a new building; the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell for its “Believe & Become” campaign to upgrade Read the Entire Article
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Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.