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Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving Statement

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:

1. the beautification of Boston and Massachusetts
2. the restoration and sustainability of historic sites
3. the enhancement of visitor services and experiences
4. events which promote our area and support our industry

Members can submit applications on behalf of a charity for upcoming fundraising events. The GBCVB’s Charitable Giving Committee will review all complete submissions. Preference will be given to local entities where funds will make a significant impact on the work of the organization’s mission.

Current Fundraising Events:

1. Semi-annual Dine Out Boston® (DOB)  -  March & August 
2. Annual Golf Tournament


Giving Guidelines:

  • All Applicants must be a certified 501(c)3.

  • Designated recipients shall be eligible for 15% (up to $10,000) of net
    proceeds raised.

  • The Committee will meet three (3) times a year to review Applications
    and designate recipients.

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. However, those seeking
    designation for March Dine Out Boston/online auction must submit by
    February 24, 2023 and for August Dine Out Boston by July 28, 2023.

  • Awarded recipients must wait 24 months upon receipt of funds before
    re-applying, unless approved by the CG Committee.

Submission Form:

Proposed Entity for Receipt of GBCVB Charitable Funds

Nominated By

Questions to Be Completed by the Charitable Organization

* Indicates a required field.