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

GMA by the Numbers:

38 years

of experience in strategic grantmaking

GMA by the Numbers

$46 million

clients’ average charitable assets

GMA by the Numbers

50%

of clients are philanthropic families

GMA by the Numbers

65%

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

How Humanities Organizations Can Help Us Heal More Equitably

Our country is calling on us to heal persistent divides and right structural wrongs. Humanities organizations could play a pivotal role. read more

Nonprofits Adapt, Connect, and Lead to a Different Future

How do nonprofits renowned for quality programs in out-of-school time re-boot during a pandemic when all time has become out-of-school time? GMA led a conversation with leaders to find out. read more

Resources

Prepare for ethical dilemmas on family boards

How does a family board find a common lens through which to identify and resolve ethical dilemmas? We recommend taking the values statement a step further read more

Ten ways to plan for board succession and continuity

This outline is meant as a springboard. Which of these steps is a priority, which will lead to productive conversation with your family board? read more

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