Committed to improving the quality of life in Greater Boston.

The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation is committed to effecting permanent positive change in the lives of the residents of Greater Boston, particularly individuals and families in economically disadvantaged communities. Today, three generations of the Smith family oversee the Foundation, stewarding approximately $14 million annually in grants aimed at promoting greater health, educational attainment, and economic mobility.

Foundation Deepens Investment in Early College Programs

The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation is pleased to announce a lead gift of $600,000 to help Lowell High School and Middlesex Community College create a high-quality Early College… More »

Martin’s Park at the Smith Family Waterfront Opens

Martin’s Park at the Smith Family Waterfront Opens

Martin’s Park at the Smith Family Waterfront officially opened to the public on June 15, 2019. The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation made a $3 million gift toward the… More »