Press Release: The Lenny Zakim Fund announces more than $180,000 in COVID-19 emergency grants

BOSTON – The Lenny Zakim Fund (LZF) announced $186,225 in grants from its COVID-19 Emergency Response and Recovery Fund to help grassroots nonprofits across Eastern Massachusetts address the needs of communities struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Emergency Response and Recovery Fund was created to provide critical emergency funding to current and former LZF … Continued

Press Release: Emergency Mobilization and 2020 Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eric Esteves, 617-406-6036, office@thelennyzakimfund.org   The Lenny Zakim Fund announces emergency grant mobilization and 2020 grant recipients   BOSTON – As communities throughout Massachusetts reel from the challenges of Covid-19, those who experience discrimination and financial insecurity in the “best of times” are now more vulnerable than ever.  In response, The … Continued

Position Posting: LZF Director of Development

Director of Development The Organization The Lenny Zakim Fund (LZF) is an innovative, values-based Boston non-profit organization that funds and supports grassroots organizations and people who are changemakers in their communities.  LZF was born 25 years ago, out of the example of Lenny Zakim, a civil rights leader who dedicated his life to shaping a … Continued

In the News

Zakim Fund marks 25 years of funding positive change The Boston Globe: Grateful for our community organizations, coming together for change Boston Business Journal: Why We March: Eric Esteves of the Lenny Zakim Fund Boston Business Journal: 5 Minutes With … Eric Esteves, new head of Lenny Zakim Fund Jamaica Plain Gazette: The Lenny Zakim … Continued

Newsletters

Summer 2021 LZF Newsletter The Lenny Zakim Fund distributes $619,000 to 58 nonprofits addressing social, racial, and economic justice LZF New Board Members Summer 2020 LZF Newsletter Giving and Grants 2019-2020 Spring 2020 LZF Newsletter Fall 2019 LZF Newsletter Spring 2019 LZF Newsletter Spring 2018 LZF Newsletter Winter 2017 LZF Newsletter