The communities of greater Worcester have long been noted for the generosity of their citizens, both in philanthropy and community service. To ensure the constancy of this legacy, a group of citizens founded Greater Worcester Community Foundation in 1975 to be a permanent resource for changing needs.
They formed a public charitable corporation with a mission to increase philanthropy and build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Central Massachusetts.
She served as president of the board of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities from 2002 to 2004, and is a former chairman of the Nonprofit Support Center, a program of the Greater Worcester...more
The Greater Worcester Community Foundation on Monday announced it is looking for grant applicants seeking to fund projects addressing the social determinants to health. The money is available through...more
Greater Worcester Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Fallon/OrNda Community Health Fund. The purpose of the fund is to advance projects that increase access to healthcare or...more
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and The Barr Foundation, a private foundation based in Boston, have announced the launch of Creative Commonwealth, a partnership among Barr, Berkshire Taconic...more
It lists The Boys and Girls Club of Worcester, Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester, the UMass Memorial Medical Foundation, and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation among the 126...more
Each community foundation will launch a portfolio of strategies and activities comprised of grants, knowledge and skill-building activities, and platforms for connecting. In addition, we have awarded...more