Funding for Touchable Stories

Touchable Stories is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that have supported its work throughout the years. We proudly list our generous sponsors below.

We are actively seeking private donations of $10,000 to $50,000 to provide a solid operating base for our installation work and community services. To discuss a gift, please email or call 510 619-3675.

Founding sponsors

The Boston Foundation
LEF Foundation
The Martin Fund

Host Site Sponsors

Boston Wharf Co. (Fort Point)
Brighton Ave. Baptist Church (Allston)
First Baptist Church of Cambridge (Central Square)
Maxwell Community Business Park (Upham’s Corner)
Port of Richmond, CA (Richmond:Introduction & The Story Continues)


Annie E. Casey Foundation
Lenny Zakim Fund
A.C. Ratshesky Foundation
Walter and Elise Haas Foundation
Potrero Nuevo Fund
San Francisco Foundation
Family Strengthening Small Grants Fund
Public Domain Foundation
Metabolic Studio

Government/Institutional support

Boston College Neighborhood Fund
National Endowment for the Arts
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities
University of California at Berkeley Consortium for the Arts/Arts Research Center
University of California at Berkeley College ofEnvironmental Design
University of California Institute for Research in the Arts


Club Passim
Forte, Dupee & Sawyer
Fort Point Arts Community
Friction Arts (Birmingham, England)

Individual Donors

Sue & Eric Gordon
Kelly & DominicProphete
Grace Ackerman
Marthe Aimee
Thaddeus Beal
Nick & MimiBogard
Phoebe Barnes
H. Fernando Bossa
Elizabeth Carney
Frank Coakley
Hal & MarcieCohen
Joseph Collette
Lisa Damtoft
Teodora Duarte
Bruce Flattery
Cheryl Forte
Scott Gould
Gail Gordon
Steve Hollinger
Tom Landry/SallyKeelan
David Mason
Doris Mason
David Miller
Ross Miller
George Mokray
Blair Powell &Lindell Braud
Bob Powell
Raymond Jon
Elaine Seward
Ed Tekian
Dorthea Van Camp
Ean White
Kathryn Zaloga

In Kind Donations

Allston Board of Trade
Brighton CDC
Allston/Brighton Healthy Boston Coalition
Allston Civic Assoc.
Allston Village Main Streets
Anastasis Restaurant
Artist Development Associates
Azure Design
Baker Design Group
Bird Street Youth Center
Boston Wharf Co.
Boston Wool Trade Association
Brighton/Allston Historical Society
Brighton Avenue Baptist Church
Cambridge Historical Commission
Cambridge Zen Center
Cape Verdean Community UNIDO
Carney Hospital
Church of Christ Scientist
City Year
Classic Copy
Cosmos Studio
Dorchester Historical Society
Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI)
First Baptist Church of Cambridge
Floyd Williams Funeral Home
Fort Point Arts Community
Gillette Co.
Goldstein and Manello PC
Harvard University Institute on Art & Civic Dialog
Invisible Cities
Jackson Mann Community Center
MacDonald Assoc. Event Design
Mass. Law Reform
Maxwell Community Business Park
Maxwell Flea Market
Middle East Restaurant
Mirror Image
Oral History Center
Park Florist
Party Technical Institute
Pilgrim Church
Project Hope
Radio Free Allston
Revolving Museum
Richmond Arts and Culture Commission
RX Productions
St. Elizabeth Hospital
St. Margaret’s Hospital
St. Martin de Porres
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
St. Patricks Church
Society for the Preservation of N.E. Antiquities
South Boston Historical Society
Strong Cup of Coffee
Thompson Durkee Co.
Upham’s Corner Main Streets
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
West End Boys and Girls Club

Touchable Stories - Funders


Photography by Ellen Gailing