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Vela Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The Vela Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to promoting improved nutrition and wellness in eastern Massachusetts, with an emphasis on underserved communities. Supported organizations are those whose missions include nutrition literacy and education, improved fitness and a concern for access to healthy foods. Preference is given to nutrition education programs with strong family engagement and programs working creatively to effect systemic change. The Foundation promotes collaboration among organizations and funders to meet shared goals.


Established in 2007 in MA


Vela Foundation

Independent foundation



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20 PARK PLAZA, 418 Boston, MA United States 02116

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