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Our Blog: Foundation Reflections


  Notes on My One-Year Anniversary

By Barbara Fields, President & CEO
October 2020
Barbara Fields, Greater Worcester Community Foundation president and CEO, reflects on what she's learned in her first year leading the 45-year-old Foundation.

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Worcester High School Students Donate Proceeds from Poetry Anthology

By Emily Gowdey-Backus, Marketing & Communications Manager
Gifts of all shapes and sizes helped the Greater Worcester Community Foundation raise more than $10 million from residents and organizations across Worcester County. Here is one story of a donation sparked by the writings of high school poetry students in the era of COVID-19.

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Seven Months and Seven Weeks

By Barbara Fields, President & CEO
May 2020
It is Sunday. Is it Sunday? These days it’s hard to know. Hunkered down at my kitchen table I’ve been working days and evenings, while watching my garden turn from late winter gray to early spring green. It is a strange new world. But I am heartened by the actions and reactions of Worcester.

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Greater Worcester Community Foundation Announces Racial Equity Grants

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