Boston Foundation, Inc.

As Greater Boston’s community foundation, the Boston Foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everyone.

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$897,130,148 - 2007-06-30


$92,856,047 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from Boston Foundation

Community Foundation Update (09/15/18)
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Boston Foundation, North Carolina Community Foundation, Cape Cod Foundation, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation

Arkansas. Rhonna Wade, affiliate human resources director at the Arkansas Community Foundation, will speak at a meeting of the Youth...more

The Role of Philanthropy in Building a Sustainable City
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Boston Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Seeking winning solutions to help build better cities, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust is convening the Philanthropy for Better Cities...more

Popularity rises among Boston's few donor-advised funds
Foundation: Boston Foundation

The philanthropic-minded are increasingly enamored with the funds' short- and long-term benefits: They receive ... As a community foundation, The Boston Foundation assists people with their...more

Chelsea Group Sets Sail with Save the Harbor/Save the Bay on Free Cruise to Spectacle Island
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, National Grid Foundation, Coca-Cola Foundation, Paul and Edith Babson Foundation

... Foundation for Sustainability & Innovation, Liberty Bay Credit Union, Lovett-Woodsum Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Mass...more

Harnessing the power of philanthropy
Foundation: Boston Foundation

Drew Landry grew up in modest neighborhoods around Boston. But he discovered one place where the wonders of the world were accessible to all:...more

When the “P” in IPO Stands for “Philanthropy”
Foundation: Boston Foundation

And this time he's got philanthropy built into the very business model of his ... “This Initial Philanthropic Offering concept is a unique way for Yotme...more

The Boston Foundation awards nearly $600000 to innovative early childhood-focused partnerships
Foundation: Boston Foundation

Boston – The Boston Foundation is pleased to announce that nine partnerships are sharing in just under $600,000 in grants as part of the...more

Boston Foundation salutes Evans, applauds historic appointment of William Gross as Boston ...
Foundation: Boston Foundation

The Foundation is a close partner in philanthropy with its donors, with more than 1,000 separate charitable funds ... The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI), a distinct operating unit of the Foundation,...more

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