Our VISION

To build people up through authentic and powerful relationships, develop their passions and connect them with others who have a similar vision to help people succeed. A shared vision creates positive and measurable opportunities that improve our communities. 

Our MISSION

Anchor Foundation Consulting helps foundations fulfill their dreams and achieve long term sustainability. We provide existing and new foundations with the tools to identify resources, develop expertise and build strong collaborative relationships, impacting lives through hope.

Our Positioning

With over 20 years’ experience in foundation management and working with notable celebrities, Anchor Foundation Consulting has the knowledge and resources to guide our clients through the evolution of building and strengthening any charitable organization.  We are dedicated to developing our client’s passion into a sustainable organization that can effectively deliver its mission now and into the future.


I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
— Maya Angelou

 
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Lisa A. Borges

 

Lisa A. Borges is CEO and Founder of Anchor Foundation Consulting, LLC, helping foundations fulfill their dreams and achieve long term sustainability.  She recently served as Interim Executive Director for the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care and is currently consulting for other nonprofit foundations in the Boston area including the TB12 Foundation.

Prior to Anchor Foundation Consulting, Lisa served as Executive Director of the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for more than eighteen years where she was responsible for the overall leadership and strategic development of the organization.  In her role, Lisa successfully raised over $25 million dollars to support individuals with autism, launched a social enterprise to employ adults with autism, managed multiple grant programs and led the Foundation through several strategic plans and a rebranding process.  Through Lisa’s leadership, the Flutie Foundation was a recipient of the 2016 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award.  Lisa herself was a recipient of the 2016 Autism Champion Award from the Autism Insurance Resource Center at UMass Medical School as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award from Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts in 2018.

Lisa started her career at the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation as a Loan Specialist and also worked for two years as a Marketing Coordinator with Woolf Associates, a Boston sports marketing company.  She serves on the board of several nonprofits in a leadership capacity and has been a guest speaker or presenter for multiple conferences, workshops and college level courses.  Lisa earned a JD from New England School of Law and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Clark University.  Lisa also founded the Celebrity & Athlete Foundation Forum in Boston to build a network and share best practices in this specialized charitable community.