Next Generation Leaders

2014 NGL group in Tanzania
2014 NGL group in Tanzania

From Boston to Tanzania, these 10 students shine as young leaders as part of the Next Generation Leaders Program!   

The BASE mentors youth through baseball, academics

Using baseball as a starting point, longtime community leader Robert Lewis Jr. is changing lives with his Roxbury program mentoring black and Latino youth to create college opportunities and a game plan for life success. (read this story)


The power of community impact was in full force at the Community Celebration for The BASE’s new world headquarters at Clifford Park on October 18th. In partnership with the Lewis Family Foundation, The BASE hosted nearly 400 community residents, local business leaders, educators and student-athletes under a massive heated tent for a festive evening of BBQ, dancing, games and raffle prizes. Guests were treated to a sneak preview of the state-of-the-art facility, which will include expanded space for year-round baseball and softball training along with academic & career programming.

Celebrating 10 Years of Next Generation Leaders

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This summer, the Kensington Investment Company (KIC) joined the Lewis Family Foundation and Grand Circle Foundation in celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Next Generation Leaders program. KIC was thrilled to host two alumni, Brima Koroma and Emanuel Vieira De Andrade, as interns in the Real Estate and Finance departments. During their 10-week internship, Brima and Emanuel worked closely with their teams, developing their leadership and professional skills.

The Lewis Family Conservation Foundation donates $150,000 to support the preservation of Bodwell Farm in Kensington, NH

The Dairy Cows of Bodwell Farm in Kensington, NH
Bodwell Farm

In November of 2015 the Lewis Family Conservation Foundation donated $150,000 to support the preservation of Bodwell Farm in Kensington, NH. The following article is courtesy of the Southeast Land Trust.

Preserving Pastures in Kensington

By Tracey Miller

Lewis Family Foundation's Annual Dinner Rock's the Edward Kennedy Institute while Honoring Strong Leaders

On the evening of April 1,The Lewis Family Foundation gathered at the Edward Kennedy Institute to honor two of Boston’s courageous community leaders. It was also a celebration of the amazing work the Foundation’s partners have done this year and the hundreds of dedicated leaders and teams who have come together to help develop strong leaders and build strong communities. In fact that was the theme of the night: We Believe in Strong Leaders – Strong Communities.

Conservation Media Group Awards $100,000 For New Feature Film: Disobedience

Conservation Media Group has awarded $100,000 from the newly established Feature Focus Fund to award-winning director Kelly Nyks of PF Pictures for his documentary feature film, Disobedience.

Community gathers for annual Winterfest celebration in Kensington!

Sledding was a big hit at Winterfest
Big smiles during the 2016 Winterfest in Kensington, NH.

The Farm at Eastman’s Corner held their 2016 Winterfest on February 6 and it was a huge success.  Mother Nature delivered eight inches of snow the day before so Saturday was the perfect winter day.

Alnoba Rising: Building Update December 2015

Chimney and roof
Granite fireplace and copper roof.

Opening September 2016, Alnoba is a 14,530 sq ft gathering place developed by the Lewis Family Foundation for individuals, community groups and companies to reflect, connect, and create change.

We broke ground December 2014 on the Pinnacle Leadership site in Kensington, New Hampshire.  The building’s foundation is completed, the walls are up and the roof is finishing up this month. It is very exciting to see this dream — long held by the Lewis Family — come to life.

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