The Corporators serve as ambassadors for the work of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation. This group consists of community leaders, former Board members, and individuals with specific skillsets, whose expertise and influence contribute to our mission.
Our full list of corporators can be found here.
If you have been invited to serve as a corporator, please complete the enrollment form found here.
Roles and Responsibilities of a Corporator
- Term: 4 years
- Reports to: Chair of the Board
- Purpose: To promote the Foundation’s mission.
- Number of members: 300
Role of the Corporator
Corporators are voting members of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation. As a collective, the membership is responsible for electing other Corporators and the Board of Directors. Corporators are elected to a term of four-years, commencing at the annual meeting. Members in good standing are eligible for re-election to one or more successive terms. Corporators may be invited to serve as active volunteers or committee members.
The Board of Directors is drawn from among the Corporators.
Responsibilities and Expectations
The purpose of the Foundation is to enhance the community and improve the quality of life through endowed philanthropy and nonprofit leadership; Corporators are chosen because of their leadership and involvement in the community.
Corporators are asked to participate and show tangible support for the Greater Worcester Community Foundation in a variety of ways.
It is expected that each Corporator will personally do the following:
- Learn about and support the Foundation’s programs and services; and as often as possible, attend our events demonstrating support of our work and community partners.
- Attend the annual meeting and participate in the election of Directors and Corporators.
- Make an annual financial gift to the Civic Leadership Fund.
- Consider the Foundation as part of your philanthropic planning.
- Help to promote the Foundation most broadly, and increase the number of Funds under management to be invested in the community.
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