Last week the City of Cambridge hosted a community meeting to provide an update on plans for the Foundry building's programming and design, as well as to get feedback from the community. The selected design firm, Cambridge Seven Associates, presented two possible plans where sixty percent of the space will be community-based and forty percent dedicated to rental space to support building operations. An overview of how the space will be used was provided by the Foundry Consortium, the chosen building operator, and included arts/makerspace, performance space and workforce development and apprenticeship opportunities. Stay tuned for more opportunities to give input and learn more here.
The Cambridge Nonprofit Coalition and the Cambridge Community Foundation invite you to an informal gathering to connect with other organizations, share information about your work and get an update on the status of the release of the city's first request for proposals to the Community Benefits Fund. Through this initial RFP, the city will award grants to Cambridge-serving nonprofit organizations working in collaboration to address housing stability, economic stability and mental health in innovative ways. RSVP here.
When: Wednesday, August 1, 4:30-6:30pm
Where: Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF), 99 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge.