2017

 

United Neighbors of Fitchburg announces it's reopening with help from MOC and new foundation funding
(Reprinted from the SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE ) FITCHBURG -- The United Neighbors of Fitchburg is reopening the doors of its Cleghorn Neighborhood Center after reaching an affiliation agreement with the Montachusett Opportunity Council and securing funding from several foundations, including the Wallace Foundation, Amelia Peabody Foundation and the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts....

Foundation supports local non-profit agencies and programs in awarding of grants
Leominster, Mass. (June 15, 2017) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announced a distribution of 27 grants, totaling over $300,000, from its general endowment funds and field of interest funds, during a press event at Apple Hill Farm.

Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund Awards multiple health-related grants
For Immediate Release (May 10, 2017) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation awarded 14 grants, from the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund, to help improve the health of residents in 13 area communities.

Foundation distributes $1.2M
Fitchburg, Mass. – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $1,288,329 in charitable distributions from discretionary, advised and scholarship funds for its most recently completed quarter. The Community Foundation, which has over 180 charitable funds that have been established by donors, said 48 of its funds made distributions and grants to programs in the area of education, ...

Donor Appreciation Event - June 15
Foundation to host Annual Donor Appreciation and Grant Distribution Event June 15, 2017, 4:30 p.m. Apple Hill Farm Country Club Leominster, Mass.

Community Foundation names fund to honor emeritus trustee
Fitchburg, Mass. (April 14, 2017) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts has created the Richard W. Nobile Operational Fund, which will be used to further the work of the organization. “Dick was a driving force behind the creation and nurturing of the Foundation, which today has over 180 charitable donor funds,” said Phil Grzewinski, president of the Community Foundation of Nor...

Community Foundation elects a founding trustee emeritus
Fitchburg, Mass. (Mar. 27, 2017) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected Richard W. Nobile of Holden as emeritus trustee. “The election of Dick as the first emeritus trustee is an important milestone for the Foundation,” Phil Grzewinski, president of the Community Foundation said. “Because of the very important and significant role Dick played in launching and nurturing t...

Professional Advisors/Donor Network Event April 27
Professional advisors and fundholders, please join us for an informative evening Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Haven Country Club, 369 Cross Street, Boylston, Mass.

Foundation to host event for senior centers and council on aging
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts is hosting a breakfast event for senior centers and council on aging on March 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts makes a new round of distributions
Fitchburg, Mass. – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $843,314 in charitable distributions from discretionary, advised and scholarship funds for its most recently completed quarter.

2016

Fitchburg schools out to close reading gap
Reprinted from the Sentinel and Enterprise By Elizabeth Dobbins edobbins@sentinelandenterprise.com FITCHBURG — Only a few hundred preschool students in the city have access to a reading and vocabulary program aimed at closing the gap between low income students and their more affluent peers, according to the district’s top administrator.

Community Foundation Elects Officers & Trustees
Fitchburg, Mass. (Nov. 7, 2016) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its recent annual meeting.

Community Foundation To Host Community Meeting in Devens, Mass. Nov. 8
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts invites you to a learning and networking event at North Middlesex Savings Bank on Main Street in Ayer, Mass. Join us for coffee, pastries and more.

Community Foundation to Host Community Meeting Oct. 25
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts invites you to a learning and networking event at the beautiful library in Gardner, Mass.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts makes a new round of distributions
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $1,254,328 in charitable distributions from discretionary, advised and scholarship funds for its most recently completed quarter.

Foundation awards 90 scholarships
(July 1, 2016) - This past fiscal year, the Foundation and fundholders awarded $290,000 in scholarships to students throughout 33 North Central Massachusetts communities.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts supports local non-profit agencies and programs in awarding of grants
Leominster, Mass. (June 9, 2016) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announced the distribution of 23 grants, totaling nearly $500,000 from its general endowment funds and field of interest funds, during a press event at Apple Hill Farm.

Foundation to celebrate 15th anniversary
Leominster, Mass. (May 16, 2016) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts is hosting its Annual Donor Appreciation Event, which will celebrate the organization’s 15th anniversary, on June 9. The event, which includes the awarding of over 20 grants, will highlight the nonprofits accomplishments over the 15 years. The event is sponsored by North Middlesex Savings Bank, Mason Adviso...

Community Foundation launches nonprofit series
For Immediate Release (March 21, 2016) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts will host a series of nonprofit workshops in partnership with local businesses. “We extend a special thanks to all our sponsors who will make our nonprofit series possible,” said Phil Grzewinski, president of the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts. North Middlesex Savings Bank, Mason ...

Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund Awards multiple health-related grants
For Immediate Release (Feb. 19, 2016) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation awarded 20 grants, from the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Funds, to help improve the health of residents in 13 communities in the region. “Because it is an endowed fund, each year we can make important grants that help improve people’s health in the Nas...

2015

Foundation elects new officers
Fitchburg, Mass. (Nov. 16, 2015) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its recent annual meeting. Reelected as trustees to three-year terms was Richard Cella, Law Office of Richard A. Cella, Leominster; Jay Drake, Royal Steam Heater, Gardner; Ashleigh Gelinas, Gelinas and Ward, LLC, Leominster; Charles Gelinas, Gelinas and Ward, LLC, Leominster...

Foundation distributes nearly $500,000
Fitchburg, Mass. (Nov. 12, 2015) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $487,566 in charitable distributions from discretionary and advised funds for its most recently completed quarter. The Community Foundation, which has over 170 charitable funds that have been established by donors, said 24 of its funds made grant distributions to programs in the area of education, heal...

Seminar on Most Overlooked Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Strategies
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Montachusett Estate and Retirement Planning Council Present Most Overlooked Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Strategies Leo J. Cushing Esq., CPA, LLM Professional Advisor’s Event October 22, 2015 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leominster, Mass. Cost: $50 RSVP by October 9 MARK YOUR CALENDAR The Community Foundation ...

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts launches a series of new grants
Leominster, Mass. (June 11, 2015) Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announced 30 grants, totaling nearly $500,000 from its general endowment funds and field of interest funds, during a press event at Apple Hill Farm.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts makes a new round of distributions
For Immediate Release (Mar. 18, 2015) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $899,653 in distribution during its most recently completed quarter. The Community Foundation, which has over 170 charitable funds that have been established by donors, said 31 of its funds made distributions to local programs, for a variety of causes.

Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund Awards a new round of grants
For Immediate Release (March 12, 2015) – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation awarded 14 grants, from the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund, to help improve the health of residents in 13 communities in the region. “What is so gratifying about these grants is the immediate and positive health impact they have on the residents of...

Literacy fund gives children a head start
The North Central Massachusetts Literacy Fund has made a $2,500 donation to a United Way of North Central Massachusetts reading initiative for children. “The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is a wonderful program for our young people because it is proactive and has a proven track record of improving reading skills and, ultimately, graduation rates,” said John DiNapoli of Unitil, which is one of ...

Community Foundation funding provides hot meals to displaced families
The Spanish American Center is preparing over 100 hot meals twice a week for displaced families living in local hotels thanks to funding provided by the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts.

2014

 

Community Foundation elects trustees and officers
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its recent annual meeting.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts Launches a Series of New Grants
Fitchburg, Mass. – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announced 23 grants, totaling nearly $293,000 from its general endowment and a field of interest fund, during a press event held in its Fitchburg office.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts Announces Quarterly Distributions
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $682,000 in distribution during the first quarter of the year.

Nashoba Community Health Care Fund Awards Grants to Help Improve the Health of Local Communities
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation awarded 14 grants to help improve the health of residents in 13 communities in the region.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts Makes a New Round of Distributions
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made over $708,000 in distribution during its most recently completed quarter.

Community Foundations Seek Grant Applications
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts is accepting applications for grant funding from its general endowment fund.

2013

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts Makes $1 Million in Distributions
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made over $1 million in distribution for its most recently completed quarter.

Community Foundation Elects Trustees and Officers
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its recent annual meeting.

Community Foundations Seek Grant Applications that Address Health Issues
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation (Community Foundations) are accepting applications for grant funding from the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund through October 25, 2013.

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts Launches a Series of New Grants
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announced 18 grants of nearly $280,000 from its general endowment and a field of interest fund, during a press event held Wednesday in its Fitchburg office.

Community Foundation makes $25K in Grants to 10 Food Pantries
To help replenish food pantries after a busy winter, the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts has awarded $25,000 to 10 food pantries.

Mack to Direct Gift Planning for the Community Foundation
Linda Mack of Townsend has joined the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts as director of gift planning.

Nashoba Community Health Care Fund Awards Grants to Help Improve the Health of Local Communities
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation awarded 14 grants to help improve the health of residents in 13 communities in the region.

2012

10th Anniversary Special Event
Community Foundation Celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a Special Event

Healthcare Grants Distribution
Nashoba Community Health Care Fund awards grants to improve the health of local communities.

Campaign Finale
United Way campaign finale & thank you event to be held.

Grant Requests
Community Foundation seeks grant applications.

2011

Community Foundation Elects Trustees & Officers
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its recent annual meeting.

Healthcare Grant Requests
Community Foundations seek grant applications that address health issues.

Healthcare Grant Distributions
Nashoba Community Health Care Fund awards grants to improve the health of local communities.

General Fund Grant Distributions
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts launches a series of new grants.

ARC Community Services receives major gift from the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts
Arc Community Services’ capital campaign has received a significant boost, thanks to a $600,000 gift from the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts.

2010

Community Foundation Elects Trustees & Officers
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its recent annual meeting.

Community Foundations Seek Grant Applications that Address Health Issues
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation (Community Foundations) are accepting applications for grant funding from the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund through October 29, 2010.

2010 Grant Distributions
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announces a series of grants.

Nashoba Community Health Care Fund Awards Grants to Improve the Health of Local Communities
The Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund recently awarded $118,972 in grants to help improve the health of residents in 13 communities in the region.

2009

2009 Grant Distributions
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announces seven grants.

Community Foundations Seek Grant Applications
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation (Community Foundations) are accepting applications for grant funding from the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund through November 2, 2009.

Community Foundations Elects Trustees & Officers
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts elected trustees and officers at its annual meeting.

Spring 2009 Newsletter
Community Foundation News

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