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The message was clear to everyone at this year's Annual Meeting: In order to grow our community here in Central Massachusetts, we must work together to build relationships, promote teamwork, and make an impact.  


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Diago McClain Receives Greater Worcester Community Foundation’s Highest Award

During the Foundation’s annual meeting held on May 17 at Mechanics Hall, the grant-making institution released its 2016 financial results, elected new directors, and corporators and announced the 13th annual Renaissance Award, which recognizes the organization’s nonprofit leader of the year.

The Foundation Awards More Than $271k to Early Childhood Education Projects

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation has made early childhood education a priority in its funding.

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