Top Giving Foundations: MA

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The foundations listed below are from GrantDomain. They’re prescreened: they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate interest in receiving grant proposals. Some foundations are omitted, even though they award large grants, because they don’t accept unsolicited grant proposals. We list up to forty foundations for each state.

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 $20,307,539
The Liberty Mutual Foundation $17,680,000
Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Inc. $17,160,055
Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation $14,293,836
The TJX Foundation, Inc. $13,434,220
Highland Street Foundation $12,330,699
Flatley Foundation $11,661,360
DentaQuest Foundation $11,501,081
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
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
Stoddard Charitable Trust $4,291,564
Essex County Community Foundation $4,148,242
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