Meet Our Donors

Meet Our Donors

“We are at a time in our lives of de-accessioning and divestment of privilege. It is possible for us now—and compelling—literally to spread the wealth.”

Belden and Pamela Daniels, Donors

Joining Our Donor Community

When you become a donor with The Boston Foundation, you are joining a community of philanthropists that welcomes everyone to build and sustain a Boston that gives, does and thrives.

However, our donors aren't limited by geography. Whether you are seeking to give locally to make a difference in Greater Boston, or looking to tackle broader issues, we have decades of expertise helping donors like you have an impact on the issues that matter most to you. 

Meet our donors. Explore their stories. And see some examples of how a philanthropically-minded community can drive real change.

2017 TBF Annual Report cover
The 2017 Boston Foundation  Annual Report, "The Problem Solvers, profiled seven philanthropists  are partnering with The Boston Foundation to solve the problems that matter most. Click on the link below to read transcripts of their interviews.
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Maggie Schmidt and Ken Danila standing behind their three kids, all standing for a family photo on green grass in front of trees.
Vitas mori. Albus orexiss ducunt ad gabalium. Ubi est altus nomen? Liberi de castus bubo, pugna species! Persuadere diligenter ducunt ad bi-color barcas.

Donors Reaching Deep in a Unique Time of Need

As COVID-19 and racial justice issues underscore the challenges facing our communities, donors Maggie Schmidt and Ken Danila explain why they choose the Boston Foundation as their partner in philanthropy.

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