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The Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

The Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation

67 Hunt St., Ste. 100

Agawam, MA United States 01001-1913

Telephone: (413) 276-0700


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-08-31)

Assets: $10,042,170

Total giving: $676,984






Established in 1986 in MA - The Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation was established as a private foundation in 1986 by Harold Grinspoon, founder and principal partner of Aspen Square Management, a real estate company, based in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Aspen Square owns and operates residential apartment complexes and commercial property in over 30 states. HGCF seeks to provide philanthropic support primarily, although not exclusively, in Western Massachusetts, where Harold Grinspoon and his wife, Diane Troderman, make their home

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to: 1) encourage young people to reach their academic and leadership potential; 2) promote literacy and early childhood education; 3) reward excellence in teaching and education; 4) support entrepreneurship among young people; and 5) promote education and health in Cambodia .

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Grant funding is available for professional development for Jewish educators to attend conferences and workshops, and travel to Israel for study.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Youth development
International Interests
  • Cambodia
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Females
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-08-31

Assets: $10,042,170 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,150,000

Expenditures: $991,722

Total giving: $676,984

Qualifying distributions: $943,750