The GreenLight Fund helps transform the lives of children, youth and families in high-poverty urban areas by creating local infrastructure and a consistent annual process to:

  • Identify critical needs
  • Import innovative, entrepreneurial programs that can have a significant, measurable impact, and
  • Galvanize local support to help programs reach and sustain impact in the new city.

We envision a national network of GreenLight Fund cities, working together and learning from each other to harness the vision and ambition of social entrepreneurs and accelerate the spread of proven programs that make lasting change for children, youth and families.

May 25, 2022  
Vice President of External Affairs GreenLight Fund Boston, MA   About GreenLight Fund   Founded in Boston in 2004, GreenLight Fund is a national nonprofit with a local focus that partners with communities to create opportunities for inclusive prosperity. In our 11 sites, we facilitate a community-driven process that matches the local needs of individuals and families not met by existing programs, to organizations with track records of success elsewhere. Working with communities, we identify, invite in, and launch proven organizations, providing collaborative support so they can quickly take root and deliver change. Everything we do is designed to remove barriers to inclusive prosperity all too often rooted in racial inequities.   Our impact increases exponentially as we address one specific, community-identified need each year, in each GreenLight site. Since 2004, we have launched 39 portfolio organizations across 11 sites, invested $26M, and attracted an...
GreenLight Fund Boston, MA, USA Full-Time