Grant Opportunity

Funding Available for a Bridges Program: Join Our Informational Webinar on June 8 for More Info!

Thanks to the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, Bridges Together has funding available for communities in Massachusetts interested in implementing a Bridges program! Bridges, our off-the-shelf curriculum designed to unite older people with youth (in preschool,…


From the Field: A Week in the Life of BT from Quincy to South Hadley to Boston University

While the Bridges Program Curricula Suite might be Bridges Together’s most visible output, did you know that we also help others develop their own intergenerational programming using our tried-and-true “recipe”? The past week at BT…



The Ultimate Connection: Barnstable Launches its Community-Wide Intergenerational Leadership Team

The fourth community to receive our Community-Wide Intergenerational Leadership Team Grant was trained last week! (Ashland, South Hadley and West Boylston participated in trainings in December.) Barnstable already has a lot going on, intergenerational-wise, but…


Bridges Goes to Washington: Poster Session at the Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies

Did you know that the Bridges Program Curricula Suite supports the Common Core Curriculum? In fact, one longstanding Bridges community – Burlington, MA – incorporates Bridges: Growing Together into ELA lessons. (Bridges is run district-wide,…


Bridges Together’s Gift to You

This holiday season, Bridges Together has a gift for YOU! It’s the gift of connection and relationship, which is what intergenerational work is all about! If you know a teacher in Massachusetts: Give the gift…


Community-Wide IG Leadership Team Grants: Updates from South Hadley, Ashland & West Boylston

Thanks to the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging, Bridges Together is pleased to be able to offer its services to five communities to create Community-Wide Intergenerational (IG) Leadership Teams. What does Community-Wide Intergenerational Leadership…


It Can be Overwhelming to Get an IG Program Started, But That’s Why I’m Here! Behind the Scenes with IG Facilitator Julie Shaw

As Bridges Together’s Intergenerational Facilitator, Julie Shaw spends a lot of her days training and traveling. Julie is our “go-to” person for all things related to the Bridges Program Curricula Suite, our award-winning, ready-made and…


Attention (Friends of) Teachers: Give the Gift of Bridges This Holiday Season

What do teachers love about the Bridges Program Curricula Suite? From-the-field feedback from teachers shows that students who participate in a Bridges program have: Improved communication skills Increased literacy (especially if participating in Bridges: Our…


A Recap of a Week at BT: High School, Grants, Trainings & Conferences

Last week was an exciting one at Bridges Together! Here’s a quick recap: Bridges in High School: On Wednesday, Andrea taught a Bridges: Lifelong Journeys session at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Twenty-five years after the…


If You're an Educator...


If You Work with Older Adults...

Bring Bridges to Your Center!

Use the Bridges or a custom program for your senior center. You can also join our membership, attend an event and more!


If You're a Grandparent or Parent.....

Bring Bridges To Your Home!

Integrate IG activities into your household using our printable Springboards. Join our membership to get monthly activities!