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

The Boston Foundation announces $500000 gift for King Boston plans
Foundation: Boston Foundation

They called on the Greater Boston's philanthropic community to support the King Boston effort. “In the face of seemingly intractable problems, we...more

Latino Legacy Fund at the Boston Foundation makes $75000 in grants, hits fundraising milestone
Foundation: Boston Foundation

Boston – The Latino Legacy Fund at the Boston Foundation announces it has made $75,000 in grants to four Greater Boston organizations focused...more

JPMorgan Chase Opens First Retail Branch in Greater Boston
Foundation: Boston Foundation

Philanthropic Commitments: As part of the firm's larger $350 million ... BUSINESS PHILANTHROPY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES...more

SIF Announces 2019 Social Innovator Cohort
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Cedar Tree Foundation, Wellington Management Foundation

The Social Innovation Forum (SIF) is excited to announce the selection of eight nonprofits for our 2019 Social Innovator cohort. Over the next two...more

11.12.18 US News
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Community Foundation of Broward

Funders Concerned About AIDS released a new report, Last mile funding: improving practice in philanthropic funding of community action on...more

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

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New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector

New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector
Think tanks New Philanthropy Capital and International Longevity Centre UK launches inquiry into the effects of an ageing population on...

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