Financing for TPAF programs comes from a variety of private foundation, government, and individual sources. Support for past and current programs has been provided by the following donors and many generous individuals:

Bestsellers Fund
Canada Fund
Donald and Shelley Rubin Foundation
European Union
Feldman Family Foundation
Finland Government
Ford Foundation
Kadoorie Charitable Trust
New Zealand Agency for International Development
Plan International
Royal Netherlands Government
The Bridge Fund of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Department of State, Education & Cultural Affairs Bureau
William Hinman Foundation

Our  Donors
TPAF employs thirteen staff and consultants in China and a staff of three at its home office in Cambridge. For more information about TPAF founder and President, Arthur Holcombe, click here.

TPAF Board

Arthur Holcombe, President
Bill MacArthur, Vice President
Ted Wendell, Treasurer
Susan Holcombe, Secretary
John Gates, Director
D. James MacNeil, Director
Mark Ewald, Director

Contact us

The Poverty Alleviation Fund
663 Green Street
Cambridge, MA 02139