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Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

HGF is a foundation based in Agawam, MA that was founded in 1991. As of 2018 they had $58 million in revenue and $640 million in assets.

The Harold Grinspoon Foundation is a leader in creating and supporting innovative opportunities for Jewish engagement in Western Massachusetts and beyond.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Grinspoon Harold Et Al Ttee.

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Program areas at HGF

The pj library (pj for pajamas), in partnership with local communities provides families with high-quality children's books, music, and other resources that foster jewish learning and create a gateway for deeper engagement in jewish life. Pj library serves 156,000 families in 192 communities in the us and canada.

Life & legacy assists communities across north america, through partnerships with jewish federations and foundations, to promote after-lifetime giving to build endowments that will provide financial stability to jewish day schools, synagogues, social service organizations, and other jewish entities. Through training, support and monetary incentives, this partnership program motivates jewish organizations to secure legacy gifts, steward donors, and integrate legacy giving into the philanthropic culture of the jewish community. This was formerly reported as part of the hgf awards program.

The jcamp180 provides mentoring services and challenge grants to nonprofit jewish overnight camps and other organizations. Jcamp180 focuses on strategic planning, leadership development, fundraising, and overall capacity building.

Form 990s for HGF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-08Oct 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Oct 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Jul 21, 2016990View PDF
2014-08Jul 27, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for HGF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$37,507,399
Program services$6,746,065
Investment income and dividends$8,109,235
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,821,709
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,562,141
Total revenues$58,746,549

Vendors for HGF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
EventBriteFundraising software2020-06-15
██████Fundraising software2020-06-15
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-15
██████ ████████ ███████ ██Tax accounting2019-07-12
███ ████Marketing and Development; Consulting$165,2002018-08-01

Personnel at HGF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Patrick GerykChief Financial Officer$0Aug. 31, 2018
Winifred Sandler GrinspoonTrustee and President$0Aug. 31, 2018
███████ █████████Director of Advancement$145,109Aug. 31, 2018
████████ █████Director , Content and Engage$139,113Aug. 31, 2018
██████ ██████Senior Software$103,440Aug. 31, 2017
███████ ██████Former Chief Financial Officer$140,799Aug. 31, 2018
██████ ████Trustee$0July 17, 2020
████ ████Past Chief Executive Officer$213,672Aug. 31, 2014

Peer foundations and grantmaking organizations

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2Steans Family Foundation (SFF)501(c)(3)$33 millionChicago, IL
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4LSU Foundation501(c)(3)$68 millionBaton Rouge, LA
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7United Way of the Plains501(c)(3)$14 millionWichita, KS
8United Way of Greater Rochester / 999501(c)(3)$33 millionRochester, NY
9United Way of Metropolitan Dallas501(c)(3)$57 millionDallas, TX
10Aloha United Way (AUW)501(c)(3)$15 millionHonolulu, HI
11United Way of Central New Mexico501(c)(3)$22 millionAlbuquerque, NM
12United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County501(c)(3)$43 millionSan Antonio, TX
13Nellie Mae Education Foundation501(c)(3)$18 millionQuincy, MA
14United Way of Greater Houston501(c)(3)$72 millionHouston, TX
15The Ireland Funds America501(c)(3)$28 millionBoston, MA
16Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts501(c)(3)$18 millionSpringfield, MA
17The Carmel Hill Fund Education Program501(c)(3)$61 millionNew York, NY
18Connelly Foundation501(c)(3)$19 millionW Cnshohocken, PA
19Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation501(c)(3)$104 millionOmaha, NE
20Northland Foundation501(c)(3)$16 millionDuluth, MN
21University of Alaska Foundation501(c)(3)$23 millionFairbanks, AK
22Montana Community Foundation (MCF)501(c)(3)$17 millionHelena, MT
23Grand Rapids Community Foundation501(c)(3)$20 millionGrand Rapids, MI
24Vermont Community Foundation501(c)(3)$33 millionMiddlebury, VT
25Hawaii Community Foundation501(c)(3)$65 millionHonolulu, HI