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Boston College Neighborhood Center


Welcome to the Boston College Neighborhood Center!

On our web pages, the Neighborhood Center's Programs and Resources are described. We encourage all students (graduate and undergraduate), staff, faculty, and community residents to volunteer with us and/or utilize our services. Please feel free to contact us about any of our programs. We look forward to working with you.

About Us Meet the staff of the Neighborhood Center and find out what we are about and where we are located.

Looking to volunteer? If you have two spare hours a week or a few hours a month you can easily make a difference in someone's life, as well as expand your learning experience beyond the Boston College campus. Participate in one of our programs. Become a Neighborhood Volunteer.

Need volunteers or requesting a service? Perhaps you are a community resident or agency looking for services. Whether you are a parent or teacher looking for a tutor for your child or students, or you are an agency looking for some additional help with your service project, or you are newly arrived to the Allston-Brighton community and are interested in learning English; you have come to the right place--we can help!

BCNC Program Updates

Welcome Back Students!
We have volunteer opportunities available for current Boston College undergraduate and graduate students.  Check out our programs on our Volunteer Opportunities page! We look forward to working with you this fall!


BCNC Newsletter
Click here to read our September/October 2018 newsletter!


Fall  English Classes
Our English classes will start in early October.  A schedule will be posted here when available. Click here to be added to our email list serve for notice of classes.  


Fall Tutoring
One on one tutoring will start in September.  If you are a parent interested in having your child tutored once per week on the Boston College campus, click here to fill out the BCNC Tutor Request Form.    


Allston Brighton/Boston College Community Fund - Fall 2018
The $3,000 Project Grant Application will become available on Friday, October 12, 2018 and the deadline is Thursday, November 15, 2018 by 5:00pm.  Additionally, an information session will be held on Tuesday, October 16th from 12:00-1:00 pm to learn more about the grant process.  


Boston College Neighborhood Improvement Fund (BCNIF) - 2018 Cycle
For the 2018 grant cycle, the NIF will use a modified two-step process intended to make the application process as simple as possible for applicants. The NIF is soliciting Letters of Interest by October 1, 2018. These are intended to be very short descriptions of potential projects. The Task Force, Boston College, and the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) will review these LOIs and select some applicants to submit a complete proposal. In some cases the proposal may be for a project that is slightly different than the one outlined in the LOI.