The mission of the Eos Foundation is to break the cycle of poverty by investing in children’s futures.

We support organizations and systemic solutions aimed at nourishing children’s bodies, nurturing their minds, and building family economic security.

Upcoming Events

2015 Healthy Start Awards

This year’s Healthy Start Award Ceremony will be held at the Grand Staircase of the Massachusetts State House on April 30th from 12:00 – 1:30 PM. This year recognizes over 50 schools from 11 districts across the state. For a full list of awarded schools please see Healthy Start Schools 2015.

Program Update

2015-2016 Eos Foundation Grant Opportunity- Breakfast in the Classroom

The Eos Foundation issues the third Request for Proposals (RFP) for grants to schools and school districts to participate in our Nourishing Kids Initiative (NKI). Eos will provide grant funds to school districts and individual schools, district and charter, that initiate or expand universal free (UF), after-the-bell (ATB), breakfast in the classroom. For school year 2015-16, single-year grant awards up to $12,500 will be made to eligible schools; school districts will have the opportunity to apply for larger multi-year grants.

For this year’s grant application please see: Nourishing Kids Initiative, Breakfast in the Classroom Grant

NKI Funding to Expand Breakfast in the Classroom

As schools across the Commonwealth swing into full gear this month, Eos is proud to announce that our Nourishing Kids Initiative will award more than $200,000 in grants across eleven school districts in SY14-15. This funding will build upon last year’s success to improve, pilot, and expand programs to serve free breakfast to more than 7,500 additional students in the classroom, and after-the-bell. Newly funded districts this year include: Chicopee, Holyoke Community Charter School, Lawrence, Malden, Somerville, Taunton, and Webster.