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Harold Brooks Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Harold Brooks Foundation

225 Franklin St.

Boston, MA United States 02110-2804

Telephone: (866) 778-6859


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $10,565,899

Total giving: $395,000




Established in 1984 MA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation provides assistance to causes and organizations that help the largest possible number of residents of Massachusetts' South Shore communities, especially those that support the basic human needs of South Shore residents. More specifically, the foundation supports: 1) Educational programs for all ages, including but not limited to academic access, educational enrichment, and remedial programming for children, youth, adults, and senior citizens that focus on preparing individuals to achieve while in school and beyond; 2) Health and Mental Health programming that: a) makes possible care or expands care in response to priority community health needs of residents of the South Shore, b) improves access to care (especially basic services) for traditionally underserved individuals, or c) prepares individuals to be independent and to assist themselves; and 3) Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Housing and Shelter programs.

Fields of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Health
  • Housing development
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $10,565,899 (market value)

Expenditures: $515,695

Total giving: $395,000

Qualifying distributions: $450,921

Giving activities include:

$395,000 for 19 grants (high: $125,000; low: $10,000)