May 28, 2022
October 8, 2021

Joyce Vyriotes Leads Cummings Foundation

Joyce Vyriotes Leads Cummings Foundation is Inside Charity’s take on the Woburn-based Cummings Foundation who recently appointed Joyce Vyriotes as its new executive director, effective October 1. One of the several largest private foundations in New England, its holdings total approximately $3 billion. Vyriotes, who is currently deputy director, will be the third executive director in the 35-year-old foundation’s history. She will also be the first female to hold this post. “I am delighted to […]
March 3, 2022

Cummings Foundation Astonishes Boston Nonprofit With Million Dollar Gift

Cummings Foundation Astonishes Boston Nonprofit With Million Dollar Gift is at it again. They just can’t stop helping charities achieve significant impact. BOSTON, Mass. (February 22, 2022) – Woburn-based Cummings Foundation has stunned the social justice champions at CommonWealth Kitchen (CWK) with a surprise pledge of as much as $2 million. Up to $1 million will be disbursed to the Dorchester nonprofit this fall as a match of all new funds it has raised by […]
April 3, 2022

Jack Connors & Robert Keefe Named Foundation Trustees

Jack Connors & Robert Keefe Named Cummings Foundation Trustees celebrates a great American Granting Organization and their newest champions. BOSTON, March 25, 2022 – Boston philanthropist and advertising mogul Jack Connors, Jr. and WilmerHale senior counsel Robert “Bob” Keefe, Esq. have been appointed to Woburn-based Cummings Foundation’s advisory board. The pair joins 11 other business leaders as community trustees for the $3 billion private foundation. Connors, a founding partner and former CEO of Hill, Holliday, Connors, […]