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


of clients are philanthropic families

GMA by the Numbers


of our clients have been
with us for over 10 years


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.


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

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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reflective fresh tomatoes
Case Study

Reflective Practice for a Small Foundation

For a small foundation's reflective practice, grantee stories are a valuable source of learning and inspiration, and thinking differently about the future.

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banners of color historic Lowell MA
Case Study

Board diversity efforts strengthen foundation leadership

A foundation makes inclusion and diversity a priority for its own board, pioneering a fellowship program and a community advisory board.

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Job opening: Foundation & Office Assistant

Are you eager to learn, adept at building rapport, and highly organized? Apply for a full-time Foundation & Office Assistant/Receptionist position at GMA. read more

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


3 Grantmaking Approaches for Climate Resilient Communities

Nonprofit leaders shared their ideas on how to seize this critical moment in driving change and, in doing so, shed light on key grantmaking approaches. read more

Funding Responses to the Opioid Epidemic

GMA Funder Community identified three hallmarks of effective approaches to fighting this ongoing and persistent crisis. read more

Climate change affects historically marginalized communities most.


What is philanthropy’s role?

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environmental justice FUND