Prize Contest

BACH Community Advisory Board

Do you care about the health of Bowdoin Geneva?
Do you want to be part of the decision making process?
Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH) is looking for residents for a Community Advisory Board (CAB) to develop a Request for Proposal (RFP) and select the winner(s)!
CAB Member Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Bowdoin Geneva.
  • Must NOT be affiliated with an organization planning to apply (will need to sign a waiver).
  • Must NOT be employed by a community agency.
  • Must commit to 5-7 CAB meetings in 2016, including one full-day training, Saturday, 12/19, on leadership development, grant writing and reviewing, and community organizing.

All CAB members will receive a stipend (TBD) for participation at each meeting. >> Read More

Do the Write Thing Essay Contest!

Do the Write Thing!
Dear Middle-School Teachers, and Students, 
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Win a tree in your business/organization!

The Trustees of Reservations Boston Region is excited to announce our fourth biannual Spreading Roots tree giveaway! On Saturday, May 9th we will be giving away free trees to deserving Boston residents, non-profits and community groups. See details below:

Giveaway Guidelines:
➢ Trees must be planted in the City of Boston.
➢ Trees are limited to 1 tree per residence or 3 trees per non-profit, neighborhood association, or school.
➢ You can choose from the following basic types:
o Fruit Trees (e.g. Apple, Cherry)
o Flowering Trees (e.g. Redbud, Magnolia)
o Shade Trees (e.g. Oak, Maple)
o Conifer Trees (e.g. White Pine, Arborvitae)
*Though we cannot guarantee it, we will do our best to match you with your preferred tree type*


Pick-up location and time: >> Read More

Pop-up: Franklin Park Art Grove Contest!

Request for Proposals

The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture is proud to announce a new call to artists. The Boston Art Commission, in collaboration with the Franklin Park Coalition, the William Monroe Trotter Institute, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, invite artists and artist collectives to submit proposals for temporary, site-related work as part of Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove. This will be a three-tiered program that will include a selection of outdoor art interventions, public talks, and artist-led youth workshops. Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove will be sited in Franklin Park’s Wilderness Picnic Grove during the month of August 2015. Selected proposals will receive up to $1,500 in funding.


Info Session: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5-7pm at the Franklin Park Clubhouse >> Read More


Boston, MA – March 23, 2015 – The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015-2016 Children's Writer-in-Residence fellowship program. Projects eligible for this program are fiction, non-fiction, a script, or poetry works, intended for children or young adults.The program guidelines and application form are available online at Submissions are due by April 30, 2015. >> Read More

Apply for the Emerging Playwrights Program!

The Wheelock Family Theatre (WFT) is proud to invite students to their Emerging Playwrights Program!

The EPP is a free program designed to inspire, motivate, and support students in the public high schools of Boston who have an aptitude for writing and a specific interest in developing their playwriting skills.

We are now accepting applications for the fall 2015 semester. We will select up to seven young writers from across the city. Applicants will be notified in May regarding their acceptance.

Between September and December 2015, applicants will participate in the following:

 5 Workshops, including a session with a guest professional playwright (Sunday afternoons)

 2 rehearsals of their final project (weekend days)

 Develop a final, short play

 Work on their final project with professional directors and actors >> Read More

Become a Bike Friendly Business!

Bike Friendly Businesses

Boston Bikes is excited to present our eighth annual Bike Friendly Business Awards. The awards recognize Boston-based businesses and educational institutions for taking steps to be more bike friendly. The actions of these individual businesses help to improve the climate for cycling across Boston.

To preview the application, or take a pre-assessment visit: >> Read More

Dorchester Mayor Contest!

Come One, Come All, Dorchester residents to campaign to be the next honorary Mayor of Dorchester!

The Dorchester Day Parade Committee is looking for a few good neighbors to compete for the bestowed title as the honorary Mayor of Dorchester. This year IS the year to compete and win! Candidates will have the chance to receive the coveted Mayor’s medallion, be the mayor of Dorchester for one year and will have the respect and thanks of his or her neighbors. The Mayor will also have the honor to march at the front of this the 53rd continuous parade on Sunday, June 7, 2015 and will be invited to participate in all of the Dorchester Day events until the next mayor is elected. 


Mayor of Dorchester Contest Rules: >> Read More

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