Our goal is to enthusiastically maintain and promote Ilene’s legacy by supporting those fighting health issues, increasing the ability of hospitals to provide high quality care, mentoring and supporting motivated women in under-represented fields, and lending support to innovators striving to improve our community in and around Boston and beyond.

​We are particularly focused on organizations and individuals who exemplify and embody Ilene’s quiet, effective, and efficient spirit.

About Ilene

Ilene Beal was a pioneer in the Boston Banking world, rising to the top of her field at a time when women were vastly under-represented in senior leadership positions.

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About Ilene Beal

About the Foundation

Ilene cared deeply about her community, and the many friends, colleagues, and neighbors she supported with unwavering kindness, empathy, and loyalty. That legacy continues with her foundation and the many organizations she supports that manifest her spirit and dedication.

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Making a Difference

Spotlight: Ellie Fund Hosts Red Carpet Gala

For the 27th consecutive year, the Ellie Fund hosted its annual Academy Awards Gala at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston on Sunday, March 17th.

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