Supporters & Partners



Thanks to the support of individuals, foundations, business partners, and corporate sponsors, each day the Charles River Conservancy is working to make the parklands more active, attractive, and accessible for all. Below, the Conservancy recognizes leadership gifts and grants that have helped make our work in the parklands possible. For a full list of Conservancy donors, please review our Annual Reports and Donor Recognition pages.


Charles Eliot Council $25,000 +

  • Anonymous (5)
  • Anonymous Trust
  • The Lynch Foundation
  • Dr. Carolyn K. Tribe
  • Berkshire Partners

Stewards $10,000 +

  • Alchemy Foundation
  • Boston University
  • Carol and Paul Fremont-Smith, Jr.
  • Patsy Cherney/Evergreen Fund
  • Highland Street Foundation
  • Tee Taggart and Jack Turner

Conservator $5,000 +

  • Anonymous
  • Steedman Bass
  • Richard G. Bowers Jr.
  • Cambridge Community Foundation
  • Ciccolo Family Foundation
  • Elizabeth Coxe and David Forney
  • DivcoWest
  • Alan J. and Suzanne W. Dworsky
  • Elizabeth Taylor Fessenden Foundation
  • Ernst & Young
  • Andrew and Kimberly Gluck
  • Harvard Business School
  • Harvard University
  • JC Kellogg Foundation
  • Barbara Silber Lamont
  • Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Foundation
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Novartis
  • Nancy Rappaport and Colin Flavin
  • Deborah and Paul Walker
  • Roselee and Jim Wayman
  • Hansjoerg Wyss


Note: Leadership gifts made from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 are acknowledged on this page. Updates are made bi-annually.

To learn more about Corporate Partnerships, take a look at our Corporate Partnership Program or contact Ilana Cedarbaum at 617.300.8174 or



The Charles River Conservancy works in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, the managing agency of the parklands, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the managing agency of the bridges that traverse the Charles River.