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The Lenny Zakim Fund

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

The Lenny Zakim Fund is a public foundation based in Boston, MA that was founded in 1995. As of 2019 they had $1.5 million in revenue and $6.4 million in assets.

The Lenny Zakim Fund ("The Fund") believes positive social change can be created by small, effective, grassroots organizations that are often overlooked by large foundations, government agencies, and major donors. Our mission is to identify, listen to...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Dla Piper Llp.

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Program areas at The Lenny Zakim Fund

The Fund makes small and meaningful grants to support some of The most amazing and effective grassroots programs in The state. The Fund continually nurtures these organizations toward growth and sustainability by providing The resources, training and other supports that are often unavailable to small organizations, including grantmaking, training and networking, counseling and advice, publicity and pro-bono legal assistance.

Form 990s for The Lenny Zakim Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 24, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Dec 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Mar 3, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 2, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Lenny Zakim Fund

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,176,821
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$284,247
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$45,883
Net income from fundraising events$30,377
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$44
Total revenues$1,537,372

Vendors for The Lenny Zakim Fund

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DonorPerfectFundraising software2020-06-17
█████████Content management system software2020-06-17
███ ██ ███Tax accounting2020-01-24

Personnel at The Lenny Zakim Fund

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jude GoldmanExecutive Director$109,793Jan. 24, 2020
Suzi KaitzDirector$0Dec. 31, 2018
███ █████Chair$0Dec. 31, 2018
████ █████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2018
████ ████Director$0Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ███████Past Executive Director$0Dec. 29, 2014

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