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High Meadows Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-08-05

At A Glance

High Meadows Foundation

160 Commonwealth Ave., Ste. L5

Boston, MA United States 02116-2749

Telephone: (617) 536-1910


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $12,140,434

Total giving: $9,829,707






Established in 2007 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to ensure sound environmental stewardship of our planet; for the management and conservation of non-working farm land in northern New England; for the development of a 21st century social contract; and for the preservation and enhancement of the art of the book beyond the content of its pages. Giving also, on a program specific basis, for education and fellowships that are related to the work of the organizations that the foundation supports.

Program Area(s)

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

High Meadows Fellows

The foundation's fellows program is directed by the Pace Center at Princeton University and has placed new graduates in two-year fellowships at Environmental Defense Fund, The Food Project, Vermont Community Foundation, and The Wilderness Society. Fellows integrate into these organizations under the direction of their management and are assigned to appropriate programs during their stay.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Natural resources
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $12,140,434 (market value)

Gifts received: $12,854,913

Expenditures: $10,021,997

Total giving: $9,829,707

Qualifying distributions: $9,865,430