Our Clients

GMA Foundations serves as staff for more than 40 foundation and corporate clients which, as a group, represent thousands of grants per year to local, national, and international organizations. Learn about some of our clients’ individual funding interests below.

If you have questions regarding application requirements, eligibility, or deadlines, please use the contact information found on the foundation’s website. The Foundation Administrator will be the best person to answer these questions. For general technology questions, please contact online@gmafoundations.com or call our main line at 617.426.7080.

Our current clients include:

American Fund for Charities
Connects people with great causes worldwide. The Fund is a 501(c)(3) public charity that makes it possible for American taxpayers to support foreign non-profit organizations.

Paul and Edith Babson Foundation
Supports entrepreneurship and economic development, youth development opportunities, and improvements to the urban environment throughout Greater Boston.

Susan A. and Donald P. Babson Charitable Foundation
Supports the enrichment and empowerment of people so as to prevent exploitation, poverty, and injustice.

The Beveridge Family Foundation
Funds institutions that serve the common good in Hampden and Hampshire counties, Massachusetts.  The foundation’s grantmaking spans programs in youth development, health, education, religion, art and environment.

The Ella Lyman Cabot Trust
Supports individuals whose charitable work in the fields of arts, social sciences, health care, education and religious studies leads to the individual’s own growth and development.

Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation
The Foundation’s giving policy is guided as much by the degree of personal, volunteer commitment as by subject matter. Beneficiaries of the Foundation typically consist of organizations known to and sponsored by the descendants of Tom and Virginia Cabot. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

Rabbi Abraham Halbfinger and Charlesview Charitable Fund
Aims to strengthen, deepen, and grow resources and relationships in Boston’s Allston/Brighton neighborhood.

Chinese University of Hong Kong Foundation
Seeks and distributes funds for undergraduate scholarships from U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Conservation, Food & Health Foundation
Supports projects that conserve the environment, improve food production and promote health in developing countries.

Foley Hoag Foundation
Supports efforts to address inequality in the Boston and Washington, D.C. areas.

The Friendship Fund
Provides support for a broad range of educational, environmental, health-related, and cultural interests. The Friendship Fund does not accept unsolicited proposals.

The Fuller Foundation
Supports non-profit agencies which improve the quality of life for people, animals, and the environment.

Grenfell Association of America
The Grenfell Association supports the activities of the International Grenfell Association (IGA), with grants that benefit the health, education, social and cultural well-being of the people of Northern Newfoundland and coastal Labrador, and works in partnership with government and other agencies. Contact: gvantartwijk@gmafoundations or 617-391-3092.

Lalor Foundation
The Foundation’s Fellowship Program funds post-doctoral research in mammalian reproductive biology. The Foundation’s Anna Lalor Burdick Program supports human reproductive education for young women.

Linden Foundation
Funds education, workforce development, and social service programs for disadvantaged and homeless families in Greater Boston, and the Lakes Region and northern New Hampshire.

Lookout Foundation
Supports innovative strategies that provide transformative services to high-need youth in New England, as well as research into improving those services. The foundation also funds sustainable, economically viable agriculture and forestry endeavors on New England farm and conservation lands. Proposals by invitation only.

The Ludcke Foundation
Supports organizations that serve children and families, with an emphasis on emotional and physical health, education, and social development.

Steven J. Meoli Memorial Foundation
Seeks to establish endowed scholarship funds at institutions of higher education selected by the trustees.

Herman and Frieda L. Miller Foundation
Supports projects that promote grassroots civic engagement in the Boston area through community organizing, advocacy, voter education, and leadership development.  Proposals by invitation only.

Needmor Fund
Supports people who work together to change the social, economic, or political conditions which bar their access to participation in a democratic society.

The Nordblom Family Foundation
Funds organizations in the Greater Boston community that focus on strengthening families.

Samuel P. Pardoe Foundation
Supports education, land and resource management in Laconia, Meredith, and Gilford, NH and initiatives that utilize Prescott Farm, its land, facilities, and programming resources.

Theodore Edson Parker Foundation
Supports social, cultural, educational, health, and environmental projects in Lowell, Massachusetts.

The Physicians Foundation
Promotes high quality health care with an emphasis on initiatives that assist physicians in improving the quality of care received by patients.

Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation
Supports programs that preserve and strengthen Jewish life and the Jewish People, provide access to and appreciation of performing arts, and enhance the well-being of children and families.

A.C. Ratshesky Foundation
Supports employment and self-sufficiency programs, family partnering in early education, and hands-on active learning programs for pre-teens and teens in the Boston area.

The Christopher Reynolds Foundation
Supports work to strengthen contacts and understanding between citizens and institutions in the U.S. and citizens and institutions in Cuba.

Mabel Louise Riley Foundation
Provides grants to Boston area organizations that serve disadvantaged children and adolescents and to efforts that promote community development in low-income neighborhoods.

The Rogers Family Foundation
Provides support for a broad range of educational, health-related, and cultural interests in Southeastern New Hampshire, Massachusetts’ North Shore and Merrimack Valley.

Rutland Corner Foundation
Supports diverse programs in Greater Boston that strengthen the education, independence, and self-esteem of girls and young women ages 11-20.

Sailors’ Snug Harbor of Boston
Supports nonprofit organizations working to address the social service needs of fishermen, their families, and low-income elders residing in coastal communities of Massachusetts, with a particular focus on Gloucester, New Bedford, and Cape Cod.

Sanborn Foundation for the Treatment and Cure of Cancer
Provides financial assistance to Arlington, MA residents living with cancer and supports Arlington-based projects that help prevent, treat, and cure cancer.

William E. Schrafft and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust
Supports education programs for youth in Boston.

Sociological Initiatives Foundation
Supports community-based research projects in the United States with specific interest in linguistics, institutional and educational practices, community capacity, and previously unorganized groups.

Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation
Supports programs in Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea and Somerville that strengthen the education, independence, and socioeconomic status of women, children and youth.  There is a secondary interest with the same geographic restrictions to protect and preserve the natural environment.

Tanne Foundation
Makes targeted awards to artists and arts organizations identified by the board of directors.

Edwin S. Webster Foundation
Supports health care, medical research, education, youth programs and cultural activities primarily in New England.