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The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation

800 South St., Ste. 610

Waltham, MA United States 02453-1445

Telephone: (617) 482-5620


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $136,692,601

Total giving: $4,894,440






Established in 1985 in MA - Founded in the names of Paul and Phyllis Fireman. Paul Fireman was the former C.E.O. of Reebok International, a producer of athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation dedicates a major share of its resources to ending family homelessness in the Commonwealth and beyond.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs in the form of loans to an organization that provides housing for the homeless.

Fields of Interest

  • Family services
  • Health
  • Homeless services
  • Homeless shelters
  • Hospital care
  • Housing for the homeless
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • Judaism
  • Performing arts
  • Shelter and residential care
  • Supportive housing
Population Groups
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Out-of-home youth
  • People with disabilities
  • Seniors
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $136,692,601 (market value)

Expenditures: $8,633,801

Total giving: $4,894,440

Qualifying distributions: $6,640,531