Major Funding

Nellie Mae Education FoundationNellie Mae

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is the largest public charity in New England devoted exclusively to education. Between 1998 and 2002, the Foundation distributed $33.8 million in grants and other support to more than 130 education programs in the six New England states. In 2003, the Foundation will provide more than $10 million to nonprofit organizations. Located in Quincy, Massachusetts, the Foundation also funds research that examines critical educational opportunity issues that affect New England students, families and adults, and convenes educators, policy makers and community members to discuss and influence pivotal education issues.