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Herman Dana Charitable Trust


Last Updated: 2016-07-27

At A Glance

Herman Dana Charitable Trust

1340 Centre St., Ste. 101

Newton, MA United States 02459-2453

Telephone: (617) 928-1700

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $20,009,287

Total giving: $957,869




Established in 1969 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Grants to participating organizations of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of greater Boston, MA, for capital purposes or urgent current needs, domestic organizations doing overseas work, and Jewish charitable or educational institutions; support also for organizations and institutions, with the grant to be used for the cost of psychiatric care and counseling of undergraduate students at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • International development
  • Judaism
  • Nonprofits
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $20,009,287 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,323,033

Total giving: $957,869

Qualifying distributions: $1,034,205