Our mission at the Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in North Central Massachusetts through philanthropy.

Grant Making

The Community Foundation annually awards grants to local tax-exempt nonprofits and muncipalities in the areas of environment and animal welfare, education and career readiness, community enrichment, organizational development, community health, and racial equity. Learn More

Nonprofit Endowment Funds

Fifty-five nonprofit organizations have established endowment funds with the Community Foundation. By partnering with us, nonprofit organizations are able to build capital for current and future needs as well as leverage our fundraising expertise and reputation as a trusted steward of charitable dollars. To explore creating an endowment fund for your nonprofit contact us at tstaal@cfncm.org or call 978-345-8383.

Community Convener

When an issue in our community arises, we bring nonprofits together to coordinate resources and empower them to solve the problem.