Since 1975, generous individuals, families and organizations have used the Foundation to manage their charitable giving through a named fund.

Fund Types

Whether you want to be involved in your giving or leave it up to us, we offer a number of funds that will help you support nonprofit organizations in Worcester County in your lifetime and in perpetuity.

We also offer fund options for organizations looking to give back to their community, and endowment funds for nonprofits that they can use to support their own work.

Discretionary and Field of Interest

For individuals and families that wish to support the community and causes they care about.

Gift minimum: $10,000


For individuals and families that wish to support their favorite organization(s) in perpetuity.

Gift minimum: $10,000

Donor Advised

For individuals and families that wish to play an active role in making grants to nonprofits.

Gift minimum: $10,000


For individuals, families or organization that wish to support students pursuing a post-secondary education.

Gift minimum: $30,000

Agency Fund

For nonprofit organizations ready for an endowment.

Gift minimum: $10,000

Corporate Giving

For corporations and businesses looking to give back to the Greater Worcester community.

Gift minimum: Varies

Foundation Fees

Each fund is subject to monthly investment and administrative fees. Visit Foundation Fees to see our current rates.

Interested in next steps regarding starting a fund? Contact a member of the Donor Services team by email or call (508) 755-0980. We look forward to helping you make a difference in our community!