Cummings Buildings Power Charities

Nearly $450 Million to Date

Your leasing dollars do good at Cummings Properties. Almost all of the 110 major buildings managed by Cummings Properties are actually owned by Cummings Foundation, with 100 percent of all rental profits supporting hundreds of local charities.



awarded $100,000 – $2 million


Counties funded:
Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk


Charitable Contributor
in MA for 5 years


of profits from Foundation-owned buildings go to charitable causes

Bill and Joyce Cummings

“We reject the phrase give until it hurts. The better advice is to give until it feels good, and then keep on giving.”

Cummings Foundation

Cummings Foundation has awarded nearly $450 million to date, to a diverse group of almost all local nonprofits in Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk counties in eastern Massachusetts. These charities are working to improve the lives of community members through education, healthcare, human services, and social justice programs. Visit to learn about funding opportunities and see a list of past grant recipients.

Cummings Community Giving

Through the Cummings Community Giving program, Cummings Properties is delighted to honor colleagues, long-term clients, and other select associates of the Cummings organization by contributing at least $1,000 to the local charity of their choice.

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Cummings $30 Million Grant Program

Each year, Cummings Foundation awards 150 grants to local-area nonprofits through its $30 Million Grant Program. These awards include 125 three-year grants of $30,000–$300,000 each, plus 25 ten-year grants of up to $1 million each.

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