John H. and H. Naomi Tomfohrde Foundation
160 Federal Street, 13th Floor
Purpose and Overview:
The Tomfohrde Foundation may make grants "for charitable purposes or to charitable organizations, with particular focus on supporting the work of charitable institutions, organizations and agencies in the New England area and particularly in Greater Boston, which are dedicated to the cultural, social and civic betterment of the community and particularly which foster the advancement of higher education, the classic arts, scientific research in biomedicine and the improvement of community health?" (From the Declaration of the Trust of the John H. and H. Naomi Tomfohrde Foundation)
The Trustees will focus the majority of grants on programs that address basic needs that have grown as a result of the recent economic downturn; and programs that generally prepare individuals for economic success and self-sufficiency. The Trustees will continue to make grants for other purposes, but on a somewhat limited basis.
General Guidelines and Policies
Trustees William B. Tyler and Albert M. Fortier, Jr.
Grants Coordinator: Susan T. Monahan,