News & Events

Check below for recent news and upcoming events or subscribe to any of our four newsletters.  You also can explore the Boston Foundation's archive of press releases and newsletters dating back through 2003.

Please direct media inquiries to:

James H. Burnett III
Director of Public Relations
(617) 338-3890

Recent News

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At mid-way point of its Centennial year, Boston Foundation raises $174 million for its Permanent Fund, towards goal of $200 million
Date: July 20, 2015

The Boston Foundation, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, announced today that it already has raised $174 million toward a Centennial calendar-year goal of $200 million for its Permanent Fund for Boston. The Foundation, through the Permanent Fund and donor advised funds, also granted $110 million to nonprofits across Greater Boston and elsewhere in fiscal year 2015.

The Boston Foundation Welcomes New Arts & Culture Director
Date: July 07, 2015
Allyson Esposito, a veteran arts and philanthropy advocate, has been hired as the new Director of Arts & Culture for the Boston Foundation.

Upcoming Events

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Live Facebook chat with Josh Kraft, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: TBF's Facebook Page at
Mark your calendars: our "There at the Beginning" Live Chat will feature Josh Kraft, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston. Start posting your questions any time and check back for the chat on Wednesday, July 29, at noon.
The Boston Foundation Centennial Gala Dinner
Date: December 02, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: The Westin Copley Place, Boston
Please hold the evening of Wednesday, December 2, 2015 for the Boston Foundation’s 100th Anniversary Gala Dinner.