Donor Advised Funds

As an 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and recognized by several donor-advised funds, the New England Center and Home for Veterans (NECHV) is grateful for the opportunity to be recommended grants awarded by Donor-Advised Funds from our donors.

In recommending a grant to NECHV from your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF), you combine favorable tax benefits with the flexibility of supporting your favorite causes.

If you would like to recommend a grant to NECHV from Fidelity Charitable or Schwab Charitable, you may do so directly  from the portal below, which will streamline your charitable giving process.

The Boston Foundation‘s donor advised fund platform, Advisor Xpress, can be accessed via their website.

If you have a donor advised fund with Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), they also offer online access to your fund.

If you have any questions about recommending a DAF grant to the New England Center and Home for Veterans, please contact: Charlene.Pontbriand at 617-371-1704.

Advancement Team


New England Center and Home for Veterans
Advancement Department
17 Court Street
Boston, MA 02108

617-371-1777 (tel)
617-371-1840 (fax)


Charlene F. Pontbriand
Senior Vice President, Advancement

Mark O. Gough
Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations

Nicole Hand
Director of Sponsorships and Events

Adrienne Kaplowitz
Philanthropic Officer, Community Engagement

Nick Feeko 
Communications Associate

Duyen Hua
Lead Development Associate

Maggie Retton
Development Associate


Lindsay Davis-Braun
Development Systems Manager




The New England Center and Home for Veterans is pleased to announce that the annual Greater Boston Stand Down will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022 at Boston City Hall Plaza. This yearly event brings together community providers and Veterans in one place to provide Veterans easy access to services and employment opportunities.

As in past years, over 100 service providers, employers, and community organizations are expected to turn out and provide essential supportive services, including housing assistance, medical care and wellness programs, legal support and employment assistance. Veterans will also be able to enjoy a free lunch and live entertainment.

For more information about the event, or to apply as a service provider, please contact Download and print the event flyer here.

Important information for Veterans planning to attend:
Veteran service hours are from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. You must bring proof of service. DD214 is acceptable.

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