Throughout the course of 75 years, the Foundation has established a reputation as a credible resource for Massachusetts residents, policy makers and the media. Our credibility is based on timely, accurate and objective research and analysis.


We engage in research that is current and relevant. We respond to and address important issues as they surface. We serve as a constant watchdog on behalf of the taxpayers.


Our publications are extensively and thoroughly researched. They are produced by our experts who have broad experience in the public sector. We stand behind the accuracy of our work.


As a non-partisan organization striving to serve the broad public interest, we bring an unbiased approach to our research on any given issue. Our value as a research organization is derived from our independent and balanced work.