Cummings Foundation executive director Joel Swets addresses winners of its "sustaining grants" in a ceremony on May 2 at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn.

Cummings Foundation

Cummings Properties’ Woburn-based foundation gave $15 million in “sustaining” grants to 50 nonprofits. Each organization’s total grant ranges from $200,000 to $500,000 and is intended to provide funding for 10 years. The grant winners are based in Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk counties and represent a broad range of causes, including education, homelessness, and food insecurity, as well as services for immigrants, senior citizens, and people with disabilities.

Dedham Institution for Savings

The Dedham Institution for Savings Foundation has donated $50,000 to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital—Needham. The funds will be used toward the construction of a state-of-the-art Outpatient Clinical Center.

Naveo Credit Union

Somerville-based Naveo Credit Union collected 250 books during the month of April as part of their Children’s Book Drive.

Newburyport Bank

Newburyport Bank will get the Newburyport Farmer’s Market Summer Market series off to a fresh start with a recent donation of $3,500.

Peabody Properties

Veteran residents from Bedford Green Apartments in Bedford, Pleasant Street Apartments in Beverly, and Howard Apartments in Brockton, all managed by real estate and property management firm Peabody Properties Inc. recently were given an all-expenses-paid day trip to Boston, featuring lunch at the Union Oyster House and a visit to the New England Aquarium, organized by the Braintree-based firm.

Suffolk Construction

More than three dozen employees of building contractor Suffolk volunteered to remove non-native invasive plants and pick up litter in the Torbert MacDonald Park in Medford, as part of the Mystic River Watershed Association’s Mystic Greenways Initiative to improve and connect waterfront parklands.

Community Good Works

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