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The CHT Foundation


Last profile update: 04/17/2018
Last grant data update: 05/10/2018

At A Glance

The CHT Foundation

P.O. Box 961209

Boston, MA United States 02196-1209

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 2005 in MA - The Foundation was established in 2005 by the family of William O. Taylor of Boston, former publisher of The Boston Globe, and his wife, Sally Coxe, a native of Philadelphia.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for 1) Education, with focus on programs for pre-school through elementary school age children, with an emphasis on early learning, literacy, civics and the teaching of history; 2) The Environment, with a particular focus on protecting Massachusetts' waterways and the quality of its water in general, with special emphasis on the Boston Harbor, the Charles River, the South Coast, Buzzards Bay and the Elizabeth Islands; and 3) Historical Preservation, with special interest in the history of Boston’s recent immigrants, and their contribution to medicine, education and the environment. The foundation is also interested in the history of New Bedford, its environs, and its potential as a model for urban renewal.