Charities Supported

Friends of the Children – Boston

Friends of the Children–Boston is an independent 501c3 nonprofit chapter of a nationwide organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through salaried, professional mentoring. The original Portland chapter was founded in 1993. Our chapter was founded as an independent nonprofit in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2004. Learn how our model works and about our history.


The Lyceum Fellowship

The Lyceum Fellowship’s mission is to advance the profession of architecture by engaging students in design and travel.

It was established in 1985 to advance the development of the next generation of talent by creating a vehicle for stimulating perceptive reasoning and inspiring creative thought in our field. Through a unique structure of design competition and prizewinning travel grants it seeks to establish a dialogue through design among selected schools of architecture.


The Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development (WIHED)

The Mission:   To promote economic resilience and stable homes by developing and preserving high quality affordable and supportive housing, with  an emphasis on under-served populations.

Services include:   The Women’s Institute creates quality affordable housing as a developer or developer consultant, and offers over 30 years of experience in all stages of development. We provide a wide range of expertise.