Foundation fundholders make $776,000 in distributions last quarter

Fitchburg, Mass. – The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts made $776,404 in charitable distributions from discretionary, advised and scholarship funds for its most recently completed quarter.

The Community Foundation, which has over 200 charitable funds that have been established by donors, said 43 of its funds made distributions and grants to programs in the area of education, health, environmental causes, and arts and culture programs. “These distributions from our generous donors will reach numerous communities and benefit so many,” said Phil Grzewinski, president of the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts.

The following nonprofits received distributions from donor funds at the Foundation: American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Ashby First Parish Church, Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster, Children's Community Fund, Congregation Agudat Achim, Dartmouth – Hitchcock, Ennis Fire Department, First Concern Pregnancy Resource Center, First Congregational Church, Fitchburg Cultural Alliance, Fitchburg Historical Society, Fitchburg State University, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Friends of Fitchburg Public Library, Friends of Groton Elders, GAAAFSN, Gardner High School Tennis Program, Ginny's Helping Hand, Inc., Girls on the Run Worcester County, Groton Dunstable Education Foundation, Groton Dunstable Regional High School, Groton Historical Society, Groton Public Library Endowment Trust, Groton Scholarship Fund, Habitat for Humanity, No. Central MA, HealthAlliance Hospitals Inc., Heywood Healthcare, Holden Christian Academy, Lawrence Family Development and Education Fund, Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc., Lunenburg PTO, Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, Mechanic Halls, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School, Monty Tech MCJROTC, Morgan Memorial Goodwill, Mount Wachusett Community College, Museum of Russian Icons, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc., Nashua River Watershed Association, Inc., National Council for Behavioral Health, New England Forestry Foundation, New England Symphony Orchestra Inc., New England Wild Flower Society, New York Public Radio, North County Land Trust, Inc., North Middlesex Field Hockey, North Middlesex Regional High School, Orrville High School, Our Father's House, Inc., Our Father's Table, PACH Outreach, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Tawas-Whittemore-Hale Area United Fund, Teenage Anxiety and Depression Solutions, The Salvation Army (Montachusett Corps), The Trustees of Reservations, Tourette Association of America, MA Chapter, Townsend Fire Department, Townsend Public Library Endowment, Inc., Twin City Youth Hockey Association, United Way of North Central Massachusetts, Vermont Children's Trust Fund and Worcester County Food Bank. 
Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded over $50 million in grants and distributions from over 180 funds that have been established by individuals, families and organizations.


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The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts, with over $50 million in charitable assets, was created in 2001 to serve the charitable interest of donors in Ashburnham, Ashby, Athol, Ayer, Barre, Devens, Erving, Fitchburg, Gardner, Groton, Harvard, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Leominster, Littleton, Lunenburg, New Salem, Orange, Pepperell, Petersham, Phillipston, Princeton, Royalston, Shirley, Sterling, Templeton, Townsend, Warwick, Wendell, Westminster and Winchendon.


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