Ten foundations based in four states comprise the New England cohort of Common Vision. Over the course of two years, these grantmakers will sort through a range of conceptual frameworks to devise a philanthropic approach that helps create structural change in their region.
Common Vision New England Cohort
Associated Grantmakers (Boston, MA)
Cape Cod Foundation (Yarmouthport, MA)
Haymarket Peoples Fund (Boston, MA)
Island Foundation (Marion, MA)
Maine Community Foundation (Portland, ME)
Maine Initiatives (Augusta, ME)
Peace Development Fund (Amherst, MA)
The Rhode Island Foundation (Providence, RI)
Samara Foundation (Burlington, VT)
Vermont Community Foundation (Middlebury, VT)
To advise Common Vision in New England, FLGI produced a comprehensive research review of state policies and populations, spanning 80 variables and 11 interest areas, including the general population, criminal justice, economics, education, the environment, grantmaking, health, HIV/AIDS, immigration, LGBTQ rights and reproductive justice.