For donors, private foundations and others with significant resources, the Boston Foundation provides opportunities to leverage charitable dollars and meet mutually agreeable goals. This may mean partnering with the Foundation on a specific grant that has undergone rigorous review by our program staff, or joining the Boston Foundation and other funders on one of our special initiatives—such as the Success Boston college completion initiative, or Health Starts at Home, which brings together housing and health-care organizations to demonstrate the benefits of stable, affordable housing on children’s health outcomes.
Discover the funds and other philanthropic opportunities established or pre-vetted by the Boston Foundation's knowledgeable grant-making and donor services professionals.
In concert with government, business or other partners, the Boston Foundation supports and raises resources for ambitious special initiatives aimed at solving Greater Boston’s most serious and demanding challenges, frequently over a multi-year period.
The Boston Foundation has established several special funds—often in partnership with other organizations or donors—that support specific areas of focus or need identified by Greater Boston residents and leaders as central to the vitality of the community.