What's Happening at the Foundation

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.

Jeppson Memorial Fund Grants Over $9K to Support Organizations Building Community in Brookfield

Greater Worcester Community Foundation recently announced the awardees of the Jeppson Memorial Fund for Brookfield.

GWCF Now Hiring an Executive Assistant

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Greater Worcester Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Mary B. Grogan Fund For Youth

Greater Worcester Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Mary B. Grogan Fund for Youth.

Leadership Worcester Announces Class of 2020

Program welcomes twenty-eight new members for fifth cohort.

Foundation Grants Over $151K to Build Capacity of Hunger & Homelessness Organizations

Awardees of the Fund to End Hunger and Basic Needs Capital Grants have been announced.

Now Accepting Applications for Community Grants

The Foundation’s largest competitive granting program of the year, Community Grants support nonprofit organizations that build healthy and vibrant communities through creating access to opportunity and upward mobility in Greater Worcester.

Now Accepting Applications for Creative Spark Mini-Grant Program

The grant program aims to enable organizations and individuals engaged in the creative sector to advance strategies outlined in the City’s Cultural Plan, released at the end of May in partnership with GWCF and Worcester Cultural Coalition.

Fairlawn Foundation Fund Grantees Announced

Over $332K Awarded to Address Mental Health Needs in Worcester

Leicester Savings Fund Grants Over $43K to Leicester Organizations

In it's 21st year of granting, this fund supports projects across a spectrum that benefit Leicester residents.

Foundation Awards Over $683K in Scholarships

Awards ranged from $300 to $5,000 and were given to 399 students who are beginning or continuing their college educations.

Completion of First Comprehensive Cultural Plan

The City of Worcester, in partnership with Greater Worcester Community Foundation and the Worcester Cultural Coalition, is pleased to announce the completion of the City of Worcester Cultural Plan, “Becoming Worcester: The Evolution of a Creative City.”

Creative Community Engagement Program Awards $260K to Local Arts & Culture Organizations

These resources are aimed to empower non-profits to develop innovative ways to increase engagement with diverse communities that represent Worcester’s changing demographics.

Fallon/OrNda Community Health Fund Awards Over $187K to Improve Access to Healthcare in Worcester

The fund advances projects that increase access to healthcare or health promotion services that address the social determinants of health.

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