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Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation


Last profile update: 12/18/2017
Last grant data update: 11/20/2015

At A Glance

Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation

225 Franklin St., 4th Fl.

Boston, MA United States 02110-2801

Telephone: (866) 778-6859


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 1973 in MA - The foundation was funded from the profits realized from the sale of the L.G. Balfour Co. in Attleboro, MA. The Balfour Co. was a well known maker of college rings, jewelry and other recognition products. At the time of his death in 1973, Lloyd G. Balfour was the sole owner of the company. Mr. Balfour established the foundation in his will.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for programs that provide access to education, especially those that promote college readiness, access, and success for underserved populations in New England. The foundation's other giving is to favored charities listed in Mr. Balfour's will, and organizations serving the community of Attleboro, Massachusetts, where giving is for general charitable purposes. .