Our Shared Future Forum
Our Shared
Charting a Path for
Immigrant Advancement in
a New Political Landscape
A data-informed forum featuring leaders who
are rising to meet the new challenges facing immigrants.
View the forum video and download the slide presentation.
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Grant Information Session Video
Learn more about our discretionary grant
making, from our primary investments in our
impact areas and crosscutting strategies to our
Open Door Grants program.
This session was recorded
on April 19, 2017
Learn more about the
Foundation's Discretionary
Grant Making
Opportunity in Change
in Change:
Preparing Boston for Leader Transitions and
New Models of Nonprofit Leadership
This forum and report address the consequences of the
coming wave of Baby Boomer retirements from nonprofits
View the forum video, download the report, listen to a podcast and access additional resources
Hack Diversity Fund
Bringing together underrepresented
sources of talent with the
region’s hottest, fastest growing
companies in tech and healthcare


Support the Hack.Diversity Fund

Our Objectives

We work with donors to increase the impact of their giving and, using our own resources, programs and activities, support thriving people and vibrant places with a strategic focus on:
Don't just give. Solve.

A certain kind of philanthropist comes to us. Generous and pragmatic. As with their business dollars, they hold their charitable dollars accountable. They expect an ROI, measured in human good achieved.

We welcome these men and women because, like them, we measure philanthropy by impact created, not just by dollars given. We use charitable asset management, grant making and policy leadership to drive systemic change, helping donors to not just tackle problems, but to solve them. What do you want to tackle next?

We can help.

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