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THE LENNY ZAKIM FUND INC

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Health & Medicine
  • Hunger
  • Immigrants & Refugees

Location

c/o DLA Piper33 ARCH STREET 26TH FLOORBOSTON, MA 02110 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Lenny Zakim Fund, reflective of Leonard Zakim's ideals, provides resources that enable and empower people and communities to effectively address social and economic injustice. We Believe In • Commitment to the legacy and vision of Lenny Zakim: "They have the will. They have the creativity. But they lack the means. We give them the means." • Making a positive difference in the lives we touch • Diversity, equity and inclusion • Bridge building • Social justice • Networking • Community knowledge and engagement • Learning Who We Serve The Lenny Zakim Fund supports organizations that: • Improve educational opportunities for children, youth and immigrants • Promote positive youth development and prevent violence • Promote social and economic justice and human and civil rights • Serve people facing medical challenges and/or physical or cognitive disabilities

Description

The Lenny Zakim Fund supports organizations through:

  • Financial grants
  • Education
  • Management assistance and coaching
  • Pro bono legal services
  • Networking

The Lenny Zakim Fund is able to provide this support through:

  • Open and ongoing relationships with grantees
  • Comprehensive and responsive approach to meeting grantee needs
  • Networking and referral for grantees and donors
  • Active and participatory donor and board engagement
  • A culture of learning and teaching
  • Site visits

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