The Greater Worcester Community Foundation is dedicated to making a philanthropic impact on Worcester County.

Focus Areas

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. The following are our current focus areas for our Community Grants program.

Arts and Culture

Building and supporting a diverse and strong arts & culture ecosystem where all belong.

Foundation Initiatives:
Creative Worcester County

Youth & Families

Ensuring families have what they need to thrive and that young people have access to critical supports and meaningful experiences.

Foundation Initiatives:
Youth for Community Improvement

Basic Needs

Working to ensure all residents of our community have food and shelter.

Health & Wellbeing

Strengthening the systems that ensure those from historically excluded populations have equitable access to healthcare