Allyce Najimy

Allyce Najimy, CEO of The Foundation To Be Named Later, co-founded by Theo and Paul Epstein, joins the show. They raise funds and awareness for nonprofit agencies serving urban youth and families!


Mission + purpose of The Foundation To Be Named Later…

Inspiration behind the foundation, and the story behind the name…

What do you do? Whom do you serve? What problems do you attempt to solve?

What type of projects do you focus on?

How do you inspire others to do good work?

Future vision of the foundation?

How can others support your work?

170 scholars in their scholarship program!



About Allyce Najimy:

Allyce Najimy is currently the CEO of The Foundation to Be Named Later. Allyce has led the Foundation To Be Named Later for most of its existence, organizing the signature Hot Stove Cool Music concerts in both Boston and Chicago and treating baseball fans to insider Business of Baseball panel discussions. She is an ever-present leader as a mentor and connector in the Boston and Chicago nonprofit and sports community. She is responsible for founding the Foundation To Be Named Later / Peter Gammons College Scholarship Program which sends deserving young people from Chicago and Boston to colleges around the country – each with a mentor and a plan for success. Allyce is an adjunct professor and founding advisory board member at the new UMass Boston Sport Leadership Bachelor Degree Program. She has consulted with The Boston Foundation, Paul Pierce Truth Foundation, The Who’s Teen Cancer Foundation, Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy Foundation, The Base and Scholar Athletes. She is the Co-Director of the Athlete and Celebrity Foundation Forum, a Trustee of the Boston Sports Museum, a trustee of Beacon Academy, a trustee of Dr. Richard Lapchick’s Institute for Sports and Social Justice and she was appointed by Governor Baker to the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Allyce was previously the COO and Senior Associate Director of Northeastern University ’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society. Earlier in her career, Allyce was a founding staff member of City Year, serving in various leadership roles and helping to establish City Year in locations nationwide including San Antonio, San Jose & Seattle. A Pittsfield native, she graduated from Assumption College and earned her Master’s Degree in Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Allyce Najimy
Allyce Najimy