Massachusetts Gives

Annual Breakfast and Awards Celebration Honoring Massachusetts Philanthropists and Development Professionals

November 15, 2022
(National Philanthropy Day!)

University of Massachusetts Club
One Beacon Street, Floor 32
Boston, MA 02108

Awards Presented

Leader in Philanthropy Award

Big Heart Service Award

Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist

Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Lifetime Achievement in Fundraising

Program Schedule
8:30 a.m. Coffee and Networking
8:45 a.m. Breakfast and Program


Individual tickets are $65

Awardees & sponsors will be invited to attend at no charge.

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Congratulations to the 2021 Award Recipients


Lifetime Achievement in Fundraising

Margot Biggin, Executive Director of University Advancement

Tufts University

See Margot Biggin's tribute video honoring her outstanding career as a
fundraising professional, which spans a wide variety of organizations
that have been touched by her exceptional work.


Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist

Liberty Mutual Foundation

See Liberty Mutual Foundation's tribute video honoring their role
as a cornerstone of corporate funding in Boston, supporting some of
the most vulnerable populations within the community.


Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation

Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation/Team Brave

See the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation/Team Brave's tribute video 
honoring their diligent work to ease the suffering and hardships
of young burn survivors and their families.


Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Bithiah Carter, President and CEO

New England Blacks in Philanthropy

See Bithiah Carter's tribute video honoring her unwavering commitment
to changing the landscape of philanthropy throughout New England,
through diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Big Heart Service Award

Howard Weinstein, M.D.Chief, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

See Howard Weinstein's tribute video honoring his volunteer service
and tireless work to pay tribute to brave young cancer patients
and for inspiring countless other volunteers to do the same.


Leaders in Philanthropy Award

Nancy and Edward Roberts

See Nancy and Ed Robert's tribute video honoring their extraordinary
charitable giving to numerous organizations in Boston
and throughout New England, which has not only greatly impacted
their community, but also inspired countless others to give back. 


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