Top Giving Foundations: MA

The following list of top giving foundations in MA is derived from GrantDomain, The Grantsmanship Center's funding databases. All of the foundations listed have been prescreened to ensure that they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate an interest in receiving proposals. This also means that some foundations who give large amounts of money have been omitted because they do not meet these criteria. A maximum of forty foundations is listed for each state.

More detailed information about these foundations, including their program areas, types of funding, and application procedures can be found on GrantDomain, our online database of funding information.

Get equipped and boost your funding success with top-notch training and publications so your proposals get funded! Use our many resources, some free, some for a fee.

The top giving foundations in the state of MA

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The Boston Foundation, Inc. $126,083,811
Genzyme Charitable Foundation, Inc. $82,988,656
Barr Foundation $49,301,037
Yawkey Foundation II $20,030,348
The Liberty Mutual Foundation $17,680,000
Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Inc. $17,160,055
Highland Street Foundation $12,330,699
Flatley Foundation $11,661,360
DentaQuest Foundation $11,501,081
Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation $11,443,260
Massachusetts Service Alliance $10,259,797
John Merck Fund $10,076,275
Oral Health Services Foundation, Inc. $9,518,845
The George I. Alden Trust $9,500,000
The TJX Foundation, Inc. $8,989,402
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation $7,674,186
Amelia Peabody Foundation $7,659,087
Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund $7,163,000
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts $6,780,884
New Balance Foundation $6,552,638
China Medical Board, Inc. $6,411,115
Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Inc. $5,743,209
Cure Alzheimer's Fund $5,351,659
The Hyams Foundation, Inc. $5,283,888
The Red Sox Foundation $4,940,734
Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation $4,894,440
The Ellison Foundation $4,800,000
Cedar Tree Foundation $4,520,107
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation $4,507,196
Essex County Community Foundation $4,148,242
Stoddard Charitable Trust $3,905,314
Irene E. and George A. Davis Foundation $3,764,316
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation $3,688,046
The Henry P. Kendall Foundation $3,650,706
The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Inc. $3,474,664
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation $3,472,512
J.M.R. Barker Foundation $3,445,000
George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation $3,355,330
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts $3,334,832
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts $3,330,405