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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 integrating 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.

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.

OUR PROGRAMS

We close the opportunity and achievement gap.

AFTER SCHOOL LEARNING (6th-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.

CAB ACADEMY (Summer Program)

3PointFoundation offers a vibrant 4-week summer academy at the Fessenden School campus in West Newton. C.A.B. encourages students to grow by investigating and solving complex and challenging problems and by participating in a variety of athletic activities including basketball, 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.

Overcoming Devastating Injuries, PG&E Employee Prepares for the Race of Her Life

Overcoming Devastating Injuries, PG&E Employee Prepares for the Race of Her Life   By Denny Boyles Melissa Montoya was at her kitchen sink the evening of April 6, 2017, while her fiancé Danny Demmon was in the living room watching … Read More

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BPS Welcomes 3Point as Opportunity Priority Partner

At the start of this year, 3Point joined a select group of after-school programs by being selected as a Opportunity Priority Partner by the Boston Public Schools (“BPS”)following an extensive evaluation of our programing, personnel and educational philosophy.  Opportunity Priority … Read More

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Pictured: Attorney General Maura Healey with the participants from the Martin Luther 

3Point’s 3rd Annual Summit With Attorney General Maura Healey

3Point’s students celebrated and presented their final projects developed during 3Point’s after-school program on April 29th at its Annual Summit at the University of Massachusetts Boston sponsored by the Attorney General’s Office. At this year’s Summit, which focused on communicating … 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.