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The Foundation Awards $11,400 in Scholarships to Ten Winchendon Residents from The F. Leo Murray & Irene Murray Scholarship Fund
F. Leo Murray and his wife, Irene, were both long-time Winchendon residents, they wanted to give back to young people in their community, which is what motivated them to establish the endowed scholarship fund that bears their name, and benefits Winchendon students.

Fitchburg Public School Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund Provides $5,350 in Scholarships to Fitchburg High School Graduates
The purpose of the endowment is to provide funds for scholarships, for applicants who are City of Fitchburg residents, and graduates or students of Fitchburg High School or Goodrich Academy, and who are worthy in character, industry, and ability, but in need of financial assistance.

The Foundation Distributes $11,876 from the St. Leo School Scholarship Endowment Fund Contributing to the Education of 31 Area Residents
The scholarships are made possible each year by an endowed fund established by generous donations from parents, community members, and St. Leo’s School staff members.

Community Foundation Announces New Funds, and Over $1,400,000 in Quarterly Distributions
Community Foundation-managed funds made $779,000 in charitable distributions in the recently completed quarter.

Gardner Fire Department Saves a Life with LUCAS 3 Chest Compression System Donated by Community Foundation
Gardner Fire Department saved a life by administering the LUCAS3 Chest Compression machine. The LUCAS3 was donated by the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts.

Donor Spotlight: Karen’s Closet
How a Remarkable Young Woman Inspired an Enduring Legacy

Community Foundation Hosts Donor Appreciation Event and Award Current Year Grants
Funding supports local education, arts and culture, environmental, and health and human services organizations, helping to positively impact life for all area residents

The Difference Between a Private Foundation and the Community Foundation of North Central Mass
Community Foundation is compared to a Private Foundation in this infographic

Community Foundation Launches Arts & Culture Endowment Initiative
Goal is to create a permanent funding source to increase the awareness and impact of the area’s vibrant creative economy

Community Foundation Helps Launch North Central Massachusetts’ Early Literacy Innovation Zone
The Early Childhood Literacy Innovation Zone will be a model for how private and public collaboration can help level literacy achievement gaps in suburban and rural regions


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