Winners Announced

The complete list of 130 local nonprofits just awarded grants of at least $100,000 each is now available on the Cummings Foundation website. The ISH Foundation has received a Cummings grant of $100,000 - a second time win for the Foundation!

"To the staff and volunteers of the winning charities, we offer our enthusiastic congratulations on your achievement as well as our heartfelt gratitude for the meaningful work you do in local communities. We are so proud to support your efforts."

Many of this year’s grant winners have already taken to social...

Fraying at the Edges

New York Times article by N.R. Kleinfield

A touching article about living with Alzheimers. 

The link to this article can be found here; 


John Zeisel presenting at Wellesley Free Library

Congratulations It Takes a Village!  Wicked Local Wellesley has written a ‘wicked’ wonderful article about the program.  Please take a moment to read about the amazing work happening in Wellesley by clicking on the link below.

It Takes a Village Wellesley

A big Thank You to John Zeisel, Dee Brenner, Nancy Marks, Laura Lyle and the Fund for Wellesley, Wellesley Free Library and the community of Wellesley.


Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, ARTZ, I'm Still Here Foundation

The Frye Art Museum is collaborating with ARTZ to bring 'Meet Me at the Movies & Make Memories' to the greater Seattle, Washington community. Mary Jane Knecht, Manager of Adult Programs for the Frye, recently completed a one-week ARTZ seminar in Boston, where she participated in ARTZ's regularly occuring film program at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Harvard logo, Veritas

Comfortably seated before a large photograph of Sitting Bull in the Peabody's Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West exhibition, the group's discussion is lively. "Is this the kind of person you'd like to meet?" asks a tour leader. "Yes! I want to hear his story. He looks like he went through a lot of things. Weathered, he looks weathered." "That's a good word," encourages leader Sally Sutton. She's an Endicott College senior, interning full-time with ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's.