The MWC Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaker in Boston associated with the law firm Nutter, McClennan, and Fish LLP. The organization has no website and almost no public presence despite possessing over $36 million in assets.
Nutter, McClennan, and Fish LLP
Nutter is a prestigious law firm nationally ranked in 14 practice areas, including white-collar criminal defense, patent law, and environmental litigation.  MWC Foundation’s three executives, president Thomas Jalkut, treasurer Melissa McMorrow, and clerk Aimee Bryant, are all Nutter partners and employees.
Nutter associates donate $10,000-20,000 per congressional election cycle to almost exclusively Democratic politicians, candidates, and PACs.  In the 2020 election cycle through January 2020, Nutter employees had donated $9,322 to Democratic candidates and causes, including presidential candidates Joe Biden (D-DE), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Kamala Harris (D-CA). 
MWC paid Nutter $528,171 in fees for “management, legal, and tax preparation” in 2018. 
MWC gives grants to a wide variety of charitable causes, including environmental protection and environmentalist advocacy, civil rights and left-of-center social policy, and local community-building in Boston. Many of their charitable recipients are left-of-center organizations, including:
- People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a left-wing animal rights advocacy group noted for its extreme activism and advertisements, received $10,000 from the MCW in 1999. 
- ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts chapter of the left-of-center social policy organization, received $10,000 from MWC in 2017. 
- National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a left-of-center environmentalist organization, received $20,000 in 2005. 
MWC disbursed $6.5 million in grants in 2017.