About the Institute

The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston strives to improve the governance of Greater Boston by strengthening connections among the region's scholars, students, and civic leaders. A university-wide entity housed at the Harvard Kennedy School, the institute pursues this mission by promoting emerging leaders, producing new ideas, and stimulating informed discussion. The institute was founded and funded by the Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport Charitable Foundation which promotes emerging leaders in greater Boston.