Greater Worcester Community Foundation

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation goes beyond making grants. The Foundation identifies and addresses our region’s current and emerging challenges. In collaboration with partners in our nonprofit, public and business sectors, we bring people and resources together to help our region meet pressing and long-term needs and prepare for the future.

Greater Worcester Community Foundation Features

    posted on 20 Sep 2018 | Group News
    When putting together a calendar of workshops for nonprofit executives -- some of the busiest people I know -- relevance is our main objective. What problems are managers facing today? What steps can...
  • posted on 20 Sep 2018 | Group News
    With our fall Community Grants Season almost here, our program team will soon be engaging in a dialogue with many local nonprofits as they present their annual program operating requests....
  • posted on 20 Sep 2018 | Group News
    Dr. Jayne Singer, a clinical psychologist and faculty member at Boston's Brazelton Touchpoints Center, is joining us for a special event in Worcester. She brings with her extensive experience...
  • posted on 22 Aug 2018 | Group News
    Since February, when we announced our partnership with the Barr Foundation and its Creative Commonwealth initiative, we've been nothing short of inspired by the response we received from...
  • posted on 22 Aug 2018 | Group News
    The Leadership Worcester Class of 2019 is an impressive group. Recently selected from a pool of 60 applicants, this fourth cohort is united by a desire to learn about their community and take an...

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About Us

Ours is a citizen-run model of philanthropy dedicated to enhancing the community in perpetuity. 

In establishing the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, our founders sought to develop an organization that engaged Worcester County in its own betterment. This neighborly experiment built on self-reliance embraces and engages diverse sectors united in their vision of a better Worcester.

In our first 40 years, we’ve used the simple, accountable and flexible model of the community foundation to build an endowment of $140 million, raise $125 million and distribute $96 million in grants. Each year, we continue to grow our resources—knowledge, relationships and funds—and do more for our community.


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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street 650
Worcester, MA 01608
United States
Phone: 1 508-755-0980
Fax: 1 508-755-3406



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