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.

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The top giving foundations in the state of MA

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The Boston Foundation, Inc. $84,484,922
Genzyme Charitable Foundation, Inc. $54,452,742
Barr Foundation $49,301,037
Yawkey Foundation II $20,030,348
Flatley Foundation $16,524,306
Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Inc. $12,260,341
Highland Street Connection $12,117,467
Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation $11,443,260
The Liberty Mutual Foundation $10,492,500
Massachusetts Service Alliance $9,974,678
Oral Health Services Foundation, Inc. $9,518,845
DentaQuest Foundation $9,518,845
The George I. Alden Trust $9,500,000
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts $9,474,217
The TJX Foundation, Inc. $8,989,402
China Medical Board of New York, Inc. $8,702,202
Jane's Trust $8,675,061
Cedar Tree Foundation $7,413,291
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation $7,397,590
Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund Trust $7,351,404
John Merck Fund $7,319,500
The Schott Foundation for Public Education $7,295,200
Amelia Peabody Foundation $6,633,691
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts $6,469,554
New Balance Foundation $6,318,079
The Red Sox Foundation $5,963,595
The Hyams Foundation, Inc. $5,519,531
Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Inc. $5,320,132
The Melville Charitable Trust $4,493,338
Essex County Community Foundation $4,328,573
Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust $4,306,273
The Ellison Foundation $4,220,000
Stoddard Charitable Trust $3,905,314
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation $3,888,015
Irene E. and George A. Davis Foundation $3,670,929
The Henry P. Kendall Foundation $3,659,950
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation $3,512,006
J.M.R. Barker Foundation $3,445,000
Cure Alzheimer's Fund $3,341,898
Boston Scientific Foundation, Inc. $3,168,440