Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts

The Horizons for Homeless Children, which provides services for homeless children, is refurbishing a play space in Leominster through a $3,250 grant

Our Work in the community

The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts’ David McKeehan (right) and Phil Grzewinski (center) present a grant to Paula deDeigo Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School received $13,334 to participate in the Space Shuttle Atlantis’ Student Space Experiment Program.

The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts is a nonprofit, community corporation created by and for the people of greater North Central Massachusetts. We are here to help our donors make a positive impact on their community.

Three special features of community foundations:

One: personalized service. We make giving easy, flexible and effective, accepting a wide variety of gifts and providing donors the greatest flexibility.

Two: local expertise. Our professional staff has an in-depth understanding of the issues, opportunities and resources that shape our community. We can help you learn more about local agencies and programs that make a difference in areas you care about most.

Three: community leadership. We invest in the long term and bring people and organizations together, convening diverse voices to address local issues and opportunities. Our business is building community.

Current News

Foundation makes $1 million in distributions
For our first fiscal quarter (July-Sept.), over 125 distributions were made from 35 funds
Fund performance reports
Community Foundation fund performance reports
Foundation makes new round of grants
18 grants, totaling $280K, made to arts, education and health and human services initiatives
Foundation makes another round of grants
The Community Foundation made over $708,000 in distribution during its most recently completed quarter.
Foundation elects new Trustees and officers
New Foundation Trustees and Officers were elected at the recent Annual meeting.
North Central Massachusetts Literacy Endowment Fund makes grant
A grant of approximately $2,500 annually over the next five years to support an early childhood literacy program

Community foundations provide a simple, powerful, and highly personal approach to giving.

We offer a variety of giving tools to help people achieve their charitable goals. You can give cash, appreciated stocks, real estate, or other assets and receive maximum charitable and tax benefits.

Vicky Rowse-Hawks & Larry Hawks, Princeton MA

Vicky Rowse-Hawks
& Larry Hawks

Princeton, MA

"The foundation's staff is outstanding and has worked closely with us so we could achieve our charitable goals."