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New On-Line Giving Platform Improves Donor Experience: Three Enhancements
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts fund holders now have secure access to view the fund they established with us, through a new Donor Portal called DonorCentral. 

How You Can Incorporate Charitable Giving into Your Will
During times of crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, people may start to consider the legacies they wish to leave in the future, prompting them to take action on establishing or updating their wills, including charitable giving options.

When Money is Love
In times of uncertainty, we, as social beings, often consider what is truly meaningful to us as our own mortality often comes front and center to our consciousness. Many of us will want to do more of the things we love, participate in causes we care about, and spend more time with the people we love - at least those activities that are possible to do safely in the midst of a pandemic.

What is a Field of Interest Fund?
A Field of Interest Fund enables you to make an impact for a cause you care about, whether it’s fostering the arts, providing support to low-income families, preserving the environment, fighting for social justice or any other worthwhile cause. 

Looking Beyond Covid: 15 Action Area Competitive Grants Awarded
The Community Foundation recently awarded 15 grants to local non-profits totaling $185,050 from our action area competitive grant program. Grants were made in two categories: Environmental Preservation and Animal Welfare, and Career Readiness and Educational Access.

Community Foundation Partners With Local Nonprofit to Help People in Need in North Quabbin Region
The Community Foundation recently made an $80,000 grant to Community Action Pioneer Valley (CAPV) to help people impacted by COVID-19.

Delivering Comfort to Frontline Workers at Heywood Hospital
Staff members at Heywood Hospital in Gardner were recently treated to freshly cooked meals as a thank you for all they are doing during the COVID-19 crisis by the Estelle R. Ford Future Nurses Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts.

CFNCM Receives $100,000 Grant from Barr Foundation
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts (CFNCM) announced recently that it has received a $100,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to bolster its support of North Central Mass nonprofits in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis through the Critical Needs COVID-19 Response Fund.

Help Community Members in Need by Supporting Our Critical Needs COVID-19 Response Fund
As the COVID-19 crisis intensifies, families and individuals in our community are facing increased hardships, including food insecurity, inability to afford basic needs, and emotional health issues.

Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Awards Surpass $1 million.
The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts has received $521,000 in grant funds from the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund.


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