Impact & Initiatives
The Greater Worcester Community Foundation is dedicated to making a philanthropic impact on Worcester County. Our evolving grantmaking priorities are developed through analyzing data and working in close partnership with nonprofit and communal leaders from across the social service landscape.
Arts and Culture
The Foundation believes in an Arts & Culture ecosystem where residents in Greater Worcester share a sense of ownership and belonging in all creative spaces, and where Arts & Culture is fully recognized as a key component in assisting individuals, families and communities in living healthy and thriving lives. Strategies include: Increasing access to the arts; Developing alignment between local diverse populations and arts & culture programming; Artists & creatives engaging as active partners in the growth and evolution of the city and its neighborhoods; Supporting the financial stability of cultural organizations; and Capacity building for creative nonprofits and individual artists.