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The Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust


Last profile update: 11/13/2017
Last grant data update: 06/15/2018

At A Glance

The Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust

50 Congress St., Ste. 832

Boston, MA United States 02109-4017

Telephone: (617) 523-8368


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Trust established in 1960 in MA - Harold Whitworth Pierce lived in Milton, MA, and was a partner at Tucker, Anthony & R.L. Day, a Boston investment banking and brokerage firm. When Mr. Pierce died in 1958, he left his estate to endow The Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust

Purpose and Activities

The trust offers grants primarily for projects that will produce long-range benefits through leverage of the trust's resources. Grants are made for specific programs, for seed money, and for capital projects, especially those which can reduce operating costs. Occasional grants are made for operating support. Grants are focused on institutions and programs in the Boston, Massachusetts area.