The Community Foundation manages charitable funds established by individuals, families, businesses and non-profit organizations. It was formed as a way to allow people, regardless of financial resources, to contribute money to an endowment to benefit the communities or causes they care passionately about.

Flexible Giving Options
The Community Foundation is the perfect vehicle for people to give back to the communities they love. It offers a range of giving options, while maximizing tax advantages and providing efficient administration of donations and grants.

Expert Investment Management
Since 2005, The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts has partnered with Mason Investment Advisory Services, to help manage our growing portfolios. Mason works with over 45 community foundations nationwide and over 75 institutional clients in total. The firm manages over $10B in assets for their institutional and individual clients and community foundations comprise over half of their institutional assets.

Mason has was recently listed at #13 on Barron’s list of the top 100 institutional consulting teams and was also listed at #13 on CNBC’s list of top registered investment advisors or Registered Investment Advisors. In addition, Mason was recently listed as one the top 100 RIAs by as a member of their RIA Edge 100 list.

Local Knowledge
The Community Foundation also makes annual grants to local nonprofits in the area of the environment and animal welfare, education and career readiness, community enrichment, organizational development and community health. So we have deep knowledge of local needs and opportunities that could benefit from your giving.