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Community Foundation mentioned in Boston Business Journal in Response to COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts has issued 10 grants to local nonprofits totaling $36,800.

Community Foundation Makes First COVID-19 Response Grants to Area Non-Profits
On Friday, March 27, the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made 10 initial grants from its Critical Needs COVID-19 Response Fund.

Community Foundation Responds to COVID-19
https://www.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/023595_comm_corona_virus_smallbiz_loan_final_revised.pdf The Critical Community Needs Committee of the Community Foundation is monitoring emerging needs and is preparing to help North Central Massachusetts nonprofit organizations navigate this challenging time.

Scholarship Time at Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts
It’s that time of year again when high school students seek out and apply for college scholarships, as many scholarship applications are due in March, April, and May.

Remembering Women’s Suffrage Pioneer Susan B. Anthony
Voters are coming out in record numbers to make their voices heard in the lead up to the 2020 presidential election. As we look forward to the coming election, we should also take a moment to look back, as 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote.

Community Foundation Introduces Improvements to Grant Making Program for 2020
The Community Foundation recently made several key changes to our competitive grant making process. The changes more clearly articulate our areas of focus, spread out the grant making across the year, bring more participants into the grant making process, and allow more thoughtful consideration of grant proposals.

Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund Awards 15 Grants to Area Non-Profits to Improve Health of Local Communities
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts and the Greater Lowell Community Foundation awarded $180,700 in grants to 15 local nonprofits from the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund to help improve the health of residents in area communities.

Fund Spotlight: von Loesecke Family Charitable Fund
When Peter and Alice von Loesecke sought to lend a hand to local organizations that help people in need, they knew right where to turn: the Community Foundation.

Suffrage Centennial Year Begins
2020 marks the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution extending voting rights to women. It happened in 1920, after 72 years of organizing, educating and agitating. While it was the nation’s most consequential social/political revolution, very few of us ever learn much about it. 

Donating to a Community Foundation From Your IRA
Community foundations are a good way to make charitable donations.

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