The Bruce J. Anderson Foundation provides grants for programs, direct services and new initiatives in the fields of mental health (treatment, research and suicide prevention, with a particular interest in mental health services supporting LGBTQIA young people), environmental protection, historic and archival preservation, and the arts.
Donor Name: The Boston Foundation
The Bruce J. Anderson Foundation is a family foundation, organized as a supporting organization of the Boston Foundation, established in 1980 to memorialize Bruce by his six siblings.
The Bruce J. Anderson Foundation focuses its grantmaking in two geographical areas of Massachusetts:
- Cape Ann (specifically, the communities of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and Manchester)
- Nashoba Valley (specifically, the communities of Harvard, Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, Shirley and Townsend.
Grants, which range from $2,500 to $12,000, are made for organizations and activities focused on two geographical areas: Cape Ann and Neshoba Valley.
Please note that the Board of Directors favors:
- Programs that will serve a wide segment of the community and assist those who are not served adequately by existing resources.
- Demonstration projects that provide practical approaches for dealing with specific problems, and
- Programs where the Foundation’s contribution is likely to leverage additional support.
For more information, visit The Bruce J. Anderson Foundation.