We help donors define and reach their philanthropic goals with expert advice and comprehensive services.

GMA by the Numbers:

39 years

of experience in strategic grantmaking

GMA by the Numbers

$33 million

clients’ average charitable assets

GMA by the Numbers

55%

of clients are philanthropic families

GMA by the Numbers

75%

of our clients have been
with us for over 10 years

OUR SERVICES

Grant Strategy

GMA works with you to translate your aspirations into effective giving.

Administrative & Financial

GMA manages the details so that you can focus on your mission.

Consulting

GMA helps clients thrive along all stages of their philanthropic life cycles.

“…what a deep well of knowledge and experience you brought to the room. We are all much clearer on next steps and excited to move forward.”

– Executive Director, Family Foundation

Case Studies

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Case Study

Deep community relationships drive strong philanthropy

The Miller Foundation is a testament to the value of deep engagement in philanthropy. So - how does one go about building community relationships?

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Parker Foundation trustees, advisors, and staff
Case Study

Foundation’s DEI Progress Reflects its Place-Based Grantmaking

Over two decades, the Parker Foundation has welcomed stakeholders into the fold. Today's board diversity reflects its place-based grantmaking strategy.

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C. Hoffberger & Co. Coal & Wood truck
Case Study

Family’s Legacy of Giving Bound by Two Pandemics

Hoffberger Family Foundation's response to COVID-19 crisis in Baltimore is rooted in historic context and in the founders’ spirit of generosity.

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Case Study

A Family’s Donor-Advised Fund Finds Strategic Focus

A field-building approach helped the Rudolph Family Fund achieve greater strategic clarity and increased impact.

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News

Staff Directs GMA’s Annual Giving

In longstanding GMA tradition, a group of three volunteers read more

Environmental Justice Fund Recognizes People-Centered Work

Participants in the pooled giving fund considered local responses to the global threat of climate change, focusing on people and resilient communities. read more

Resources

Grantmaking due diligence: organizational budget size

Using organizational budget size as a proxy indicator in grantmaking can reinforce funding inequities and lead to lost opportunity. read more

Funding climate-resilient communities

Philanthropy’s traditional orientation toward people, rather than their ecosystems, may in fact be instrumental to building climate-resilient communities. read more

COVID-19 magnified behavioral health challenges for youth and the nonprofits serving them.

What is philanthropy’s role?

Read ABOUT GMA’s

CHILD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FUND