The Lincoln & Therese Filene Foundation makes grants to tax-exempt organizations and institutions primarily in Massachusetts with some consideration given to other New England-based
In keeping with its founders' interests, the Foundation's major goals are:
- to enable those who are disadvantaged in various ways to help themselves and others,
- to reduce social conflicts and create harmonious communities,
- to encourage informed civic participation on local, state and regional levels, and
- to promote participation in the performing arts.
To achieve these goals, the Foundation awards grants to educational institutions, public television, and other non-profit, tax-exempt organizations whose proposals are specific and achievable, and whose successes can be replicated by other organizations.
Areas of Giving
The Foundation awards grants in the following general areas:
Awards are granted generally in the $5,000 - $10,000 range.
For additional information contact:
Alane Harrington Wallis, Charitable Foundations Manager
Lincoln & Therese Filene Foundation, Inc.
World Trade Center West
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210-2604
Telephone: (617) 439-2498