E-mail: phall @ gmafoundations . com
Phil joined GMA in 1988 and became a partner in 1992. In his 25-year tenure at GMA, Phil has worked for many of the company’s clients. He currently serves as senior program staff for the Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust, a New England funder, and the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation, which focuses its grantmaking on the city of Lowell, Massachusetts. He is a regular consultant to the William E. Schrafft and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust, the Wellington Management Foundation, the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation, and the Nordblom Family Foundation. As a senior manager at GMA, Phil serves as Director of Grantmaking Services.
Over the years, Phil has participated in various grantmaking collaboratives in Boston. He is a board member of Associated Grant Makers and serves as treasurer for the Boston Education Funders, a local affinity group. He has been a presenter on various occasions on the subject of nonprofit fundraising and on grant-related matters.
Phil graduated with highest honors from Marlboro College and has a master’s degree in piano performance from the Boston University School for the Arts. He maintains an interest in music and serves on the board of LiveArts, a local chamber music series he helped to found in his home town of Franklin, Massachusetts.