Public Policy

Our mission is to improve the quality of government in Greater Boston by sponsoring government and academic partnerships to improve public policy outcomes.

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Medical Research

We believe it is critically important to focus resources on the causes of and potential treatments for neurologic disease and mental illness, diseases that undermine the potential of so many, so often, and so needlessly.

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Art

In rewarding the creation of exceptional visual art and music created by emerging and newly established artists, the Rappaport Foundation seeks to elevate the awareness of and appreciation for the value of art to society and to the region.

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Since 1997, the Phyllis & Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation has actively promoted the growth of leadership and innovative thinking in the areas of public policy, neurologic disease and mental health, and the arts. It has done so by supporting individuals and institutions in the Greater Boston area in the quest to improve the quality of life and catalyze new generations of collaborative leaders.

Public Policy

Our mission is to improve Boston’s regional governance by creating new ways for scholars, students, officials and civic leaders to join in dynamic approaches to solve difficult problems.

Medical Research

We believe that it is imperative to focus resources on the root causes of and potential treatments for diseases that wipe out the potential of so many, so often and so needlessly.

Art

In raising the awareness of and appreciation for the artistic leaders among us today, the Rappaport Foundation hopes to inspire a community and perhaps, a nation.

Public Policy and Law Fellowships

Medical Research Fellows

Art Prizes Awarded

Celebrating 18 Years Of Impact:

Recent News

Fighting Institutional Racism

Nov. 7, 2016. The Rappaport Center at BC Law hosted a panel discussion on a controversial issue.

Confessions of a Solicitor General

Oct. 18, 2016 from the Boston College Law School Magazine

News update from McLean Hospital

See pages 6-7 to learn about Rappaport Research Scholars

Events

Restoring Integrity to Our Democracy

Jan. 24, 2017. Featuring the Rappaport Center’s first visiting Professor (and former Maryland Governor) Martin O’Malley.

Terrorism: Threats and Responses

Nov. 4, 2016 at the Boston College Law School