These two programs cover a broad range of activities that enhance the quality of life in our communities and help nonprofits enhance their organizational performance and capabilities.

Community Enrichment Program Objectives

The Community Enrichment program supports activities that enhance the vitality of our communities. They include activities that promote local arts, culture, creativity, civic engagement, and community development.

Strong, active, and inclusive relationships between residents, the private sector, the public, and civil society organizations characterize vital communities.

Examples include:

Organizational Development

Organizational development grants are intended to support a variety of activities that strengthen and improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

Examples include:


The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts supports programs, projects, and initiatives within our 33-community region that address the Community Foundation's goals, that are executed by a non-profit organization, and align with the applicant's mission. Proposals for competitive grants should address each of the following principles:


This grant program is closed for 2023 and will reopen in Summer 2024.