Top Giving Foundations: MA

Foundations have far-ranging interests. With some research, you’ll find one that's a “fit” for your work.

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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
Genzyme Charitable Foundation, Inc. $152,510,095
The Boston Foundation, Inc. $136,055,198
Barr Foundation $73,118,009
GE Foundation $71,032,505
The Klarman Family Foundation $46,414,081
Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Inc. $30,434,826
The Liberty Mutual Foundation $20,338,481
Yawkey Foundation II $20,168,097
State Street Foundation $17,613,689
Cure Alzheimer's Fund $16,744,506
The TJX Foundation, Inc. $16,702,450
Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust $16,479,445
Good Sports, Inc. $14,891,412
DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement $14,580,777
Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation $13,877,166
John Merck Fund $12,436,000
Highland Street Foundation $11,655,349
Flatley Foundation $11,198,250
Massachusetts Service Alliance $10,499,916
The George I. Alden Trust $9,500,000
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts $8,653,445
Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Inc. $8,400,355
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation $8,271,273
Amelia Peabody Foundation $7,204,550
The Red Sox Foundation $7,189,280
Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund $7,163,000
New Balance Foundation $7,002,251
Essex County Community Foundation $6,493,963
Biogen Foundation $6,050,837
Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation $5,694,400
The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Inc. $5,578,200
Cedar Tree Foundation $5,345,447
The Hyams Foundation, Inc. $5,170,590
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation $5,150,291
Irene E. and George A. Davis Foundation $5,072,612
The Ellison Foundation $4,900,000
Stoddard Charitable Trust $4,394,458
Greater Lowell Community Foundation $4,360,583
China Medical Board, Inc. $4,263,350
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts $4,149,727