SHOOTING FOR SUCCESS OFF THE COURT

The3PointFoundation is a non-profit organization that offers unique educational programs.

OUR MISSION & GOALS:

We seek to close the opportunity and achievement gap caused by economic inequality for underserved, low-income Boston elementary and middle school youth by providing free community-based programs that integrate project-based learning, athletics, dance, and other activities to foster the development of 21st century skills, social-emotional growth, and a growth mindset - all of which are crucial to future success; To strengthen 21st century skills, emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration; To foster social-emotional growth, inspiring self-awareness, social awareness, self- management, and disciplined decision making.

GOAL 1
To strengthen 21 century skills, emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving, communication and collaboration
GOAL 2
To foster social-emotional growth, inspiring self-awareness, social awareness, self- management and disciplined decision making;
GOAL 3
To encourage the development of growth mindset, focusing on perseverance and resiliency;
GOAL 4
To promote a commitment to serve the community and society;
GOAL 5
To develop a life-long commitment to fitness, wellness, and health.

3POINTS IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

Over 300 students served annually
Percentage of Students Who Achieved Meaningful Growth
Economically Disadvantage Students
3Point 92%
City of Boston 58%
Communication 77%
Critical Thinking 78%
English Language Arts 71%
Mathematics 71%
Perseverance 75%
Relationships with Adults 86%
Relationships with Peers 74%
Self-Regulation 73%
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OUR PROGRAMS

We close the opportunity and achievement gap.

NEWS FROM THE PRESIDENT: NEIL JACOBS

3Point is now in its eighth year, and, thanks to all of you, we have come further in transforming the lives of economically disadvantaged youth than any of us had ever dreamed possible. This was a year of increasing our impact on Boston’s underserved youth and embarking on program expansion to the Gateway Cities in Southeastern Massachusetts

AFTER SCHOOL LEARNING (4th-8th)

3Point offers a variety of dynamic classroom programs in which students are engaged in pursing solutions to complex problems, questions, and challenges. Students benefit by developing broader knowledge base, improved communication and social skills, enhanced leadership skills, increased creativity and improved writing skills.

SUMMER PROGRAM

3PointFoundation offers a vibrant 5-week summer academy at the Fessenden School campus in West Newton, and a 7-week summer academy at the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club in Roxbury. The summer academy encourages students to grow by investigating and solving complex and challenging problems and by participating in a variety of athletic activities including basketball, dance, fitness, and swimming.

WHO WE ARE

The3PointFoundation is a 501 (c3) nonprofit organization that provides free after-school educational enrichment programs amplified by athletics to under-served, low-income, Boston middle school youth. Our programs foster the development of 21st century skills and social-emotional growth critical to success in school, the community and a global society. We promote the attainment in our students of critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, communication, perseverance and resiliency, as well as, self-awareness, social awareness, self-management and disciplined decision-making.

HOW WE STARTED

Started in 2012, 3PointFoundation is a non-profit organization that offers a combination of creative educational, sports and dance programming to under-served youth. We are a community partner of the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation and closely collaborate with the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Our programs are free and our work is supported by preeminent foundations, businesses and private donors. We run after school programs in Boston K-8 schools and operate summer programming at two locations. We serve over 250 students.

3POINT NEWS AND MEDIA ​

We are alway sharing and posting new information on our group's events and programs. As we grow we'd love for you to follow. Come back from time to time and well keep you posted.

HIP-HOP DANCE A MAJOR SUCCESS

3Point has expanded its co-ed hiphop dance program to all six of the public schools we serve this fall. The dance program was the brain-child of Eliza Dushku Palandjian, actor, producer, and former part-time dance instructor at the Sarah Greenwood … Read More

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HOLIDAY SHOWCASE

At the end of the fall 2018 term, 3Point held its first winter Showcase at the Golf Club House at Franklin Park. Students and families from seven schools attended. Students discussed and displayed their projects from the first term and … Read More

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IT’S ELEMENTARY

In the spring term, we were excited to pilot a newly designed project-based learning program supplemented by basketball for 4th and 5th graders at The Sarah Greenwood School. The program, which focuses on values and fostering social change, will enable … Read More

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This program has connected me to a great network of friends and associates. They have helped me focus on what's important in life.
Wayne Johnson
8th Grade

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

and the rest of our Brand Partners and Associates.