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Keep it Off the Shelf

By Jonathan Cohen, Program Officer
By now (we hope) you have heard that the City of Worcester has a Cultural Plan. Developed over the course...

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Get by With a Little Help From GWCF

By Sarah Shugrue, Program Officer
Our new Nonprofit Support Center workshops are all about nonprofit professionals. Your work is our inspiration.

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GWCF Now Hiring a Program Associate

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Barr Foundation Commits $1M to Greater Worcester Community Foundation to Support Worcester’s Arts and Culture Organizations

The Barr Foundation, the largest private foundation in Massachusetts, has awarded $1 million to GWCF to help support its Creative Worcester Initiative.

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