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John W. Alden Trust


Last Updated: 2016-08-26

At A Glance

John W. Alden Trust

225 Franklin St., 4th Fl.

Boston, MA United States 02110-2800

Telephone: (866) 778-6859


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-09-30)

Assets: $10,801,398

Total giving: $374,800





Additional Contact Information

For questions and information: Susan T. Monahan, Grants Coordinator, tel.: (617) 951-1108, email:


Established in 1986 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Grant support directed toward organizations providing care and administering to the needs of children who are blind, retarded, disabled, or who are either mentally or physically ill, or to organizations engaged in medical and scientific research, directed toward the prevention or cure of diseases and disabilities particularly affecting children.

Fields of Interest

  • Addiction services
  • Adoption
  • Arts education
  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Depression
  • Developmental disability services
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Foster care
  • Genetic conditions and birth defects
  • Health
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Human services management
  • Mental and behavioral disorders
  • Mental health care
  • Mental health counseling
  • Musculoskeletal diseases
  • Rehabilitation
  • Special needs education
  • Stress
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Vocational education
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • People with disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Students
  • Coalitions and alliances
  • Supporting organizations (general)

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-09-30

Assets: $10,801,398 (market value)

Expenditures: $513,788

Total giving: $374,800

Qualifying distributions: $442,749