Focus Areas

Making A Difference

Spier Family Foundation is in the business of changing and shaping lives.

The Foundation engages in projects to support the following funding priorities:

  • Enable families to live in safe and dignified homes

  • Encourage children and families to live healthy and active lifestyles

  • Enhance medical research

  • Strengthen primary and palliative care

  • Improve services available to Veterans and their families

  • Promote continuing education

  • Promote world health

We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.

Program in Aging at Boston College

The Boston College School of Social Work, through the generous support of the Spier Family Foundation, is pleased to offer the Spier Fellows in Aging program. The goal of this fellowship program is to foster excellence in geriatric social work education and to build a workforce of trained social work professionals who can support the health and well-being of our rapidly aging population.

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Hockomock YMCA

The Hockomock Area YMCA is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

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Home Base Veteran and Family Care

Home Base is dedicated to healing the Invisible Wounds of War for Service Members, Veterans and their Families through clinical care, fitness and wellness-based programs, community outreach, education and research.  At the Spier Family Foundation, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue.


Massachusetts General Hospital

This fellowship opportunity offers a diverse clinical experience which provides the opportunity to experience different clinical delivery models in palliative care.

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