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Greater Worcester Community Foundation Inc.



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.

Web Address

www.greaterworcester.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @gwgives

Recent News from Greater Worcester Community Foundation


Tim Johnstone named interim head of Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Foundation: Greater Worcester Community Foundation

WORCESTER — Tim Johnstone has been selected as the interim president and chief executive officer of the Greater Worcester Community...more

WATCH: Worcester Shines Bright at Annual 'Color the City' on Common
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... “The Platform,” in association with the City of Worcester, Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Worcester Culture Coalition and Create...more

UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center targets COVID-19 spread in the community
Foundation: Greater Worcester Community Foundation

... the UMass Chan team partnered with You, Inc., which is an affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation and the Greater Worcester Community...more

Holy Cross Students Join Worcester Nursing Home Residents in Unique Storytelling Project
Foundation: Greater Worcester Community Foundation

... project at Holy Cross was funded through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Greater Worcester Community...more

United Way's Garvin receives award from Greater Worcester Community Foundation
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Tim Garvin, president and CEO of United Way of Central Massachusetts, is the recipient of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation's 18th...more

Lt. James Lyons Memorial 5k makes its final run in Worcester - Spectrum News
Foundation: Greater Worcester Community Foundation

... School established a scholarship fund through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and the race solely raises money for the...more

Worcester Arts Council awards grants for 57 arts and cultural programs in city - Worcester Telegram
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Worcester Arts Council awards more than $200000 in grants for arts and ... Greater Worcester Community Foundation's Creative Worcester...more

Website connects community with resettling Afghan refugees in Worcester, Central Massachusetts
Foundation: Greater Worcester Community Foundation

... aid in response to the COVID-19 pandemic led by the United Way of Central Massachusetts and the Greater Worcester Community...more

Greater Worcester Community Foundation looks to support and recognize local artists ... - Wichita, KS
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The Greater Worcester Community Foundation is redesigning its website and is looking to showcase the work of local Central...more

This van will travel Worcester with COVID vaccines and testing, helping out the hardest-hit ...
Foundation: Greater Worcester Community Foundation

A mobile clinic van funded by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and the United Way of Central Massachusetts will offer COVID vaccines...more



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