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The Hopedale Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

The Hopedale Foundation

43 Hope St.

Hopedale, MA United States 01747-0123

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-10-31)

Assets: $10,938,614

Total giving: $424,607





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Vincent J. Arone, Treas., P.O. Box 123, Hopedale, MA 01747, tel.: (508) 473-2871


Trust established in 1946 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Emphasis on area community funds and hospitals; support also for museums and other cultural programs, health agencies, youth services, and higher education; student loans and scholarships are limited to graduates of Hopedale High School in MA. New grants only to organizations having direct impact on the local community.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Student loans and scholarships only to graduates of Hopedale High School in MA.

Fields of Interest

  • Aquariums
  • Arts and culture
  • Biodiversity
  • Child welfare
  • Communication media
  • Community recreation
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • History museums
  • Hospital care
  • In-patient medical care
  • Information and Communications
  • Museums
  • Nonprofits
  • Radio
  • Science museums
  • Social sciences
  • Sports and recreation
  • Television
  • Wildlife biodiversity
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Associations
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-10-31

Assets: $10,938,614 (market value)

Expenditures: $487,119

Total giving: $424,607

Qualifying distributions: $487,119

Giving activities include:

$264,500 for 14 grants (high: $100,000; low: $500)

$20,000 for 6 grants to individuals (high: $5,000; low: $2,500)

$140,107 for loans to individuals