OVERVIEW: The Grousbeck Trust invests in select Boston area organizations that address education, health, the arts, and more.
IP TAKE: The charity keeps a low public profile, but is open to contact.
FUNDING AREAS: Education & Youth, Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture, Boston Community
PROFILE: Wyc Grousbeck engages in philanthropy through his Grousbeck Trust, a low-profile charity that gave away around $4.4 million in a recent year. Grousbeck was a general partner of Highland Capital Partners and has been managing partner, governor and CEO of the Boston Celtics since 2002, after spearheading a local investment group that acquired the NBA team. Grousbeck also chairs the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, which he has strongly supported.
Grousbeck and his ex wife Corrine have also been particularly supportive of Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, which their son attended. Corrine chairs the board of Perkins. Other past Boston area grantees include the Boston Ballet, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boys and Girls Club Boston, Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, and The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation.
Grousbeck Trust is open to contact, but provides no formal application procedures.
Wycliffe K. Grousbeck, Trustee
The charity provides no formal application procedures, but is open to contact
Wycliffe K Grousbeck Trustee
226 Causeway Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02114