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Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society


Last profile update: 04/11/2018
Last grant data update: 05/08/2018

At A Glance

Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society

121 Mt. Vernon St.

Boston, MA United States 02108

Telephone: (617) 423-5705

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 1944 in MA

Purpose and Activities

The Society is composed of two funds: The General Fund, which makes contributions to organizations "to reward the industry and ingenuity of those who make valuable discoveries for preventing devastation by fire, or those who invent useful machines for extinguishing the same, or make extraordinary exertion in time of such calamity"; and the Summer Street Fire Relief Fund which contributes to those individuals within the Boston, MA, area who have suffered the tragedy of fire loss and require assistance in replacing necessities such as clothing, foodstuff, furnishings or other belongings.