Girls Inc. of Lynn awarded Cummings Foundation grant

LYNN — Girls Inc. of Lynn is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive a $100,000 grant through the Cummings Foundation “$100K for 100” program. Girls Inc. was chosen from 574 applicants.

Sally Thompson, grant coordinator, and Lena Crowley, director of middle and high school programs, joined approximately 300 guests at a reception at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn to celebrate the $10 million infusion into Greater Boston’s nonprofit sector.

“We are so grateful to the Cummings Foundation for awarding Girls Inc. of Lynn this generous grant. It will allow us to continue to empower girls to grow to be strong, smart and bold,” said Deb Ansourlian, executive director.

“By having such a local focus, we aim to make a meaningful positive difference in the communities where our colleagues and leasing clients love and work,” said Joel Swets, Cummings Foundation’s executive director. “We are most grateful for the nonprofit organizations that assist and empower our neighbors, and we are proud to support their efforts.”

More Stories From Lynn