Success Boston is Boston’s citywide college completion initiative. Together, the Boston Foundation, the Boston Public Schools (BPS), the City of Boston, 37 area institutions of higher education led by UMass Boston and local nonprofit partners are working to double the college completion rate for students from the BPS.
SkillWorks is a multiyear initiative, launched by the Foundation in 2003 to improve workforce development in Boston and across Massachusetts. SkillWorks brings together philanthropy, government, community organizations and employers to address the twin goals of helping low-income individuals attain family supporting jobs and helping businesses find skilled workers.
The Boston Opportunity Agenda partners believe that all Boston residents should have access to the education necessary for upward economic mobility, civic engagement and lifelong learning for themselves and their families.