Founded in 1969, Philanthropy Massachusetts is a diverse and vibrant membership association of highly engaged philanthropic organizations and individuals with interests in Massachusetts. We connect new and established donors, their trustees and staff to each other, to their communities and to emerging and relevant issues in the field. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Philanthropy MA delivers excellent opportunities in learning, networking, access to resources and tools, skill-building, and community-building and serves as a bridge between funders and fund applicants for better understanding, efficiency and impact. As a leading and influential voice and advocate for effective philanthropy, Philanthropy MA provides access to knowledge and cooperative action that enables our members to create extraordinary value for each other, their grantees and to collectively shape the future of a healthy and vital region.
Philanthropy Massachusetts promotes the practice and expansion of effective and responsible philanthropy to improve the health and vitality of its region.
Philanthropy Massachusetts’s Five Strategic Goals
I. Be a Membership Organization that Leads
II. Be a More Accessible Partner in the Region
III. Be a Network Catalyst and Model for Collaborative Action
IV. Be a Network Information Curator and Broker
V. Be a Trusted Broker for Nonprofit – Funder Dialogue
Philanthropy Massachusetts Core Values
- Excellence: Adhering to the highest standards in the delivery of services and products
- Inclusion and Diversity: Encouraging participation and seeking a variety of perspectives
- Leadership and Innovation: Initiating and fostering ingenuity
- Knowledge Sharing: Connecting people with each other and with information
Meet Philanthropy MA:
Philanthropy Massachusetts' Annual Report 2019
Philanthropy MA makes available a copy of our most recent audited financial statements.
View Philanthropy MA 2018 Audit Report Philanthropy MA2018Audit.pdf
In addition, financial information on previous years may be found at Guidestar or is available upon request.