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

GMA by the Numbers:

35 years

of experience in strategic grantmaking

GMA by the Numbers

$50 million

clients’ median charitable assets

GMA by the Numbers


of clients are philanthropic families

GMA by the Numbers


of 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

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.

learn more

Case Study

Advisory board guides collaborative conservation grants

A regional environment funder conducts research and consults with an advisory board to help conserve more land at a faster rate.

learn more

Case Study

Field scan: dynamics of a funding ecosystem

By surveying its dynamic environment, the organization is able to consider its possible futures, including what to keep, what to change, and what new initiatives or collaborations would enhance its abiding mission.

learn more


Addressing Systemic Inequity in the Nonprofit Sector

NPO Conversation on Wednesday, October 11. GMA invites leaders of nonprofit organizations to join us for a lunch discussion about current issues, ideas, and concerns in the nonprofit and philanthropic community. read more

A Philanthropic Response to Harvey

As relief efforts in Texas move slowly from response to recovery, we are all thinking about ways to help the people affected by this catastrophe - from general support to designated funds... read more


4 Ways to Reenergize your Foundation Board

Your board is good at what it does. You have experienced trustees and good infrastructure, but you would like to try fresh approaches, reenergize your foundation board, and experience your giving more fully. read more

Financial Due Diligence: Beyond the Balance Sheet

Online charity rating systems are a good compliance tool, yet financial due diligence for grantmaking does not begin or end with that search. read more

We’ve moved!
Visit us in our bright new office on
Liberty Square.