Archive for March, 2008
- Nice story in boston business journal ,, Ken Nickerson,,,With a $15 million, five-year grant from his family foundation as seed money, Nickerson has started Boston Rising, a fund that aims to support effective anti-poverty programs in and around the city.
The fund is based on Robin Hood, the successful New York City nonprofit that was started by hedge fund titan Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corp. in 1988 and named for the legendary archetype who stole from the rich to give to the poor. The fund is not officially affiliated with Robin Hood. for more
Poverty.us for a state directory of poverty in the US.