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Barbara Lee Family Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Barbara Lee Family Foundation, Inc.

131 Mt. Auburn St., 2nd Fl.

Cambridge, MA United States 02138

Telephone: (617) 234-0355


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $667

Total giving: $99,500






Established in 1999 in MA - The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to support progressive initiatives in the areas of women in politics and the contemporary arts.

Program Area(s)

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

Contemporary Arts Program

The Contemporary Arts Program is dedicated to supporting the visual contemporary arts in Boston, MA and the exhibition and publication of work by contemporary women artists.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $667 (market value)

Gifts received: $221,000

Expenditures: $225,807

Total giving: $99,500

Qualifying distributions: $225,603