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)
Funding Priorities - 2014
In 2014 Trustees will focus the majority of grants on programs and projects that address the educational, economic and community health needs in the following Massachusetts Gateway Cities: Brockton, Chelsea, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn and New Bedford. The Trustees may continue to make grants in other areas, but on a limited basis.
Funding Priorities - 2015
The Trustees will announce the funding priorities for 2015 by December 1, 2014. Please do not submit a preliminary application until the funding priorities are announced.
General Guidelines and Policies
Trustees William B. Tyler and Albert M. Fortier, Jr.
Grants Coordinator: Susan T. Monahan,