The GBCVB is dedicated to supporting our world-class city, the historic Commonwealth of Massachusetts and our members through our philanthropic efforts. Funds raised through our charitable events will be used to support:
The beautification of Boston and Massachusetts
The restoration and sustainability of historic sites
The enhancement of visitor services and experiences
Events which promote our area and support our industry
Requests will be accepted from GBCVB Members on behalf of the charity for upcoming fundraising events and will be reviewed by the GBCVB Charitable Giving Committee. Preference will be given to local entities where funds could make a significant impact on the work of the organization's cause. Entities must be certified 501(c)3. For Dine Out Boston® funds, the entity must be approved by American Express as well as the GBCVB Charitable Committee.
Deadline to submit a request for charitable giving events in calendar year 2015 is December 1, 2014.
Selected Charity will be notified by February 1, 2015.
Current Fundraising Events:
Annual Golf Tournament (August)
(Previously awarded - ~$2000 per charity)
Semi-annual Dine Out Boston® (March & August)
(Previously awarded - ~$15,000 per event)
The following non-profits were selected for 2014:
The Freedom Trail Foundation, Charitable Partner for DineOut Boston (March)
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Charitable Partner forDine Out Boston (August)
Pine Street Inn, Annual Golf Tournament Charity