Philanthropy Massachusetts

GMA Funder Community 2020 Opioid Response Fund

The GMA Funder Community has established the Opioid Response Fund (“the Fund”) to explore effective, community-based responses to the opioid addiction crisis that is ravaging our country. The Fund offers a six-month pooled giving & immersive learning experience to donors eager to understand the complexity of the problem and fund solutions with results and reach. The Fund will award a few significant grants to organizations in the greater Boston area that are doing exemplary work preventing and treating opioid use, and mitigating the epidemic’s widespread effects.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $15,000

Perpetual Motion

Have you heard the Tower Foundation’s origin story?  It has now been freshly told by Cassandra Gainer in the recent issue of Traffic East, a Western New York journal celebrating entrepreneurial and creative energy.  Gainer interviewed daughters Mollie Byrnes and Cynthia Doyle in telling the story of Peter and Elizabeth Tower’s life together and how they came … Continued