All individuals should be able to achieve their full potential, no matter what boundaries may stand in their way. We believe knowledgeable, well-educated individuals have the power to shape opportunity, take control of their lives, and mobilize their talents on behalf of their communities.
The Wagner Foundation supports access to economic opportunity through training, apprenticeships, and other employment programs. To equip the next generation to find and create jobs of the future will require a creative approach to working with business partners, greater investments in training and skill-building, challenging systemic barriers while augmenting existing pathways to economic mobility.
January 6, 2020 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Regis College has been awarded a $650,000 grant from the Wagner Foundation to further the university’s critical work in Haiti training nurse educators, strengthening clinical skills among student and novice nurses and fostering evidence based research to bolster the country’s healthcare system. “Experienced healthcare professionals are at the […]
Written by Alyssa Wright In 2005, Philanthropist Charlotte Wagner had a vision as she established her family’s foundation in Boston, Massachusetts. Wagner Foundation would work to build just and robust community across the globe by way of engaging with organizations that focussed on improving health equity, increasing economic mobility, expanding institutional fairness, and striving for […]
Partners in Health, a Boston-based international medical charity, has received a $15 million gift to support its work in developing nations. The gift, from the Boston-based Wagner Foundation, is the one of the largest donations in Partners in Health’s 31-year history. The organization said it would use the grant to measure its impact in reducing […]
PIVOT works in partnership with communities in resource-poor areas by combining accessible and comprehensive healthcare services with rigorous scientific research to save lives and break cycles of poverty and disease. PIVOT integrates data with healthcare programs to measure the impact on the population they serve, produce knowledge for improving and scaling the model, and advance […]
Integrate Health’s mission is to end preventable deaths in forgotten communities. They wish to prove that a better standard of healthcare is possible and affordable, even in the world’s most neglected communities. Integrate Health has developed a proven primary healthcare approach that delivers improved health outcomes while strengthening the national healthcare system. Guided by patients […]
The results are in and Year Up has proven the success of its model on a national stage. In the report released on June 25, 2018, by the federally sponsored “Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education” (PACE) evaluation, Year Up has demonstrated the largest earnings increase of any workforce program in the history of the […]