Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving Statement

Meet Boston is dedicated to supporting our world-class city, the historic Commonwealth of Massachusetts and our partners 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

Partners can submit applications on behalf of a charity for upcoming fundraising events. Meet Boston'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 the August Dine Out Boston/online auction must submit by July 2, 2024.
  • 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 Meet Boston Charitable Funds

Nominated By

Questions to Be Completed by the Charitable Organization

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Meet Boston Foundation's mission is to invest in and advance the next generation of travel and tourism industry professionals and to enhance the visitor experience by contributing to the beautification of our cultural landscape and supporting events that highlight tourism in Greater Boston.