Richard A. Goldblatt
Richard Goldblatt has a BS in Psychology from the University of Bridgeport and an MSW
from the University of Connecticut. He spent over twenty years in a variety of clinical
and administrative settings dealing with children, adolescents and families in
Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. From 1984 through 1988 he was the
Executive Director of Concord Family Service in Concord, MA.
In 1988, together with a local philanthropic family, he was involved in the establishment
of Carlisle Services, Inc, now known as The CARLISLE Foundation. Mr. Goldblatt has
served as the CEO since it's inception. Mr. Goldblatt is a founder and Trustee (1993-
2003) of the Crossroads Community Foundation and has served for many years as co-
chair of the Distribution Committee. He continues as a member of the Foundation’s
Board of Advisors. In addition he has been a member of the Board of Directors of
Associated Grant Makers, Health & Addictions Resources and the Framingham United
Soccer Club. Mr. Goldblatt is also the principal of RAG Consulting, a resource that
provides a wide range of services to grant makers, grant seekers as well as
philanthropic individuals and families.
Mr. Goldblatt and his wife Donna, a Marlborough (MA) schoolteacher, reside in
Framingham, MA. Their three children all currently reside in Atlanta, GA and include a
daughter Lori, a 1995 graduate of Johnson & Wales University, and sons Jeffrey and
Gregory, both graduates of Emory University.
In addition to giving away money, Mr. Goldblatt passionately follows the Red Sox and
enjoys golf, reading and relaxing on the beach in Narragansett, RI.