Donate Now

Your gift helps us provide positive and enriching quality summer camp experiences to disadvantaged children and youth in Greater Boston, providing them with opportunities to have fun and achieve personal growth during the summer months.

Here’s how your contribution makes an impact:

  • Your gift of any amount helps provide summer camp opportunities for underserved youth
  • Your gift of $150 provides one week of day camp for a homeless child
  • Your gift of $450 provides one week of overnight camp for a homeless child
  • Your gift of $1,000 or more will provide 100+ youth with a free summer field trip

Make a Gift Online

If you are a foundation or corporation interested in contributing to the Summer Fund, please contact Sean Higgins at 617.426.2606 x114 or shiggins@philanthropyma.org.

Donations to the Summer Fund, a tax-exempt organization fiscally sponsored by Associated Grant Makers under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, qualify as tax-deductible donations as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. EIN# 04-2457605.

 

 

Summer Fund Fact

As part of the Summer Fund, in 2017 the Homeless Campership Fund supported 25 camp and shelter partners enabling families in homeless shelters and those facing housing insecurities free access for over 1300 summer camp slots for this at-risk youth population.

Our Impact

Partnering with the Summer Fund allowed the Boston Harbor Island Alliance to expand its reach and support community visits that might not have been possible without the partnership. In addition to bringing children and youth to visit the islands, we were also able to raise awareness about the islands among the more than 390 camp counselors, campers, and parents who may not have known about us otherwise.

— Boston Harbor Island Alliance

Random Quote

In partnership with Bank of America, Boston Private Industry Council and Hale Reservation, the Summer Fund’s 2017 Teen Leadership Institute provided 150 Boston Public High School teens job training, workplace skills, leadership development and CPR training to better prepare them for success in a summer employment opportunity.