July 15, 2019
 
Greater Worcester Community Foundation Grants $1.7M

December 7, 2018 — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation this week announced it has awarded 159 grants totaling $1,747,900 to nonprofits in the Worcester region that support civic life, the arts and the environment, early childhood development, economic security, healthy communities, and youth development and education.

Ann Lisi, president and CEO of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, said, “Our community grant program is the largest funding cycle we have, and annually provides meaningful support towards the better of the community. We look forward to seeing the impact, especially for our community’s children, in the year ahead.”

Receiving the grants were the following:
  • Abby's House: $18,000
  • African Community Education Program: $18,000 and $20,000
  • Alzheimer's Association Massachusetts New Hampshire Chapter: $5,000
  • American Red Cross: $9,000
  • Angels Net Foundation: $5,000
  • Anna Maria College: $2,500
  • Appalachian Mountain Club: $5,000
  • Apple Tree Arts: $15,000
  • Art in the Park Worcester: $10,000
  • Ascentria Community Services: $25,000
  • Auburn Youth & Family Services: $10,000
  • Audio Journal: $5,500
  • Bancroft School: $20,000
  • The Barton Center for Diabetes Education: $5,000
  • Best Buddies Massachusetts: $4000
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest: $20,000
  • Blackstone Valley Boys and Girls Club: $7,500
  • Boys & Girls Club of Lunenburg: $5,000
  • Boys & Girls Club of Webster - Dudley: $5,000
  • Boys & Girls Club of Worcester: $25,000
  • Building Future: $18,000
  • Camp Putnam: $10,000
  • The CASA Project: $25,000
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Worcester: $12,000
  • Center for Health Impact: $18,000
  • Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance: $12,000
  • Clark University: $10,000
  • Clinton Adult Learning Center: $7,500
  • Coalition for a Healthy Greater Worcester: $5,000
  • Community Harvest Project: $2,500
  • Community Harvest Project: $15,000
  • Community Healthlink: $12,500
  • Community Legal Aid: $17,500
  • Community Servings: $9,000
  • Creative Hub Worcester: $2,500
  • Discovery Museum: $5,000
  • Dismas House of Massachusetts: $15,000
  • Dress for Success Worcester: $5,000
  • EcoTarium: $10,000 and $15,000
  • Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center: $10,000
  • Edward Street Child Services: $20,000 and $55,000
  • Elder Services of Worcester Area: $7,500
  • Family Health Center of Worcester: $7,500, $10,000, $10,000, $15,000, and $25,000
  • Fathering Fathers.: $2,500
  • Fresh Start Furniture Bank: $5,000
  • Friendly House: $21000
  • Friends of St Luke's: $7,500
  • Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library: $2,500 and $5,000
  • Genesis Club: $20,000
  • Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts: $7,500
  • Girlsorporated of Worcester: $6,500 and $17,500
  • Greater Worcester Land Trust: $7,000
  • Growing Places Garden Project: $8,500
  • Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester: $7,500
  • Hope Coalition: $12,500 and $20,000
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Worcester: $10,000
  • Jeremiah's Inn: $8,000
  • Joy of Music Program: $10,000
  • Kennedy-Donovan Center: $12,000
  • L.U.K. Crisis Center: $5,000
  • Latin American Health Alliance of Central Mass..: $10,000
  • Latino Education Institute: $18,000 and $25,000
  • Let's Get Ready: $10,000
  • LGBT Asylum Support Task Force: $6,000
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester: $5,000 and $22,500
  • Literacy Volunteers of South Central Massachusetts: $8,500
  • Main South Community Development Corporation: $8,500
  • Massachusetts Audubon Society.: $18,000
  • Massachusetts Education & Career Opportunities: $10,000 and $12,500
  • Matthew 25: $7,500
  • Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network: $15,000
  • Montachusett Opportunity Council: $8,000
  • Muslim Community Link: $2,500
  • Nativity School of Worcester: $7,500
  • NEADS.: $9,500
  • New Hope: $10,000
  • NewVue Communities: $20,000
  • North Brookfield Youth Center: $10,000
  • North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy: $7,000
  • Notre Dame Health Care: $6,000
  • Oak Hill CDC: $10,000
  • One Can Help: $2,500
  • Open Sky Community Services: $12,500 and $18,000
  • Opera New England of Northeastern CT: $3,500
  • Our Father's House: $15,000
  • Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester: $5,000
  • Parent/Professional Advocacy League: $5,000
  • Pathways for Change: $12,000
  • Pernet Family Health Service: $22,500
  • Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts: $5,000
  • Preservation Worcester: $9,500
  • Pride Productions: $5,000
  • Quinsigamond Community College Foundation: $5,000 and $15,000
  • Rachel's Table: $12,000
  • Rainbow Child Development Center: $18,000
  • Reach Out and Read: $10,000
  • Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center: $10,000 and $10,000
  • Regatta Point Community Sailing: $5,000
  • Regional Environmental Council: $20,000
  • Restorer of Broken Bridges: $7,500
  • Rise Above Foundation: $5,000
  • Salisbury Singers: $2000
  • The Salvation Army - Worcester Citadel Corps: $7,500
  • The SHINE Initiative: $7,500
  • Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts: $25,000
  • Spanish American Center: $6,500
  • Straight Ahead Ministries: $15,000
  • Tasks for Transit: $2,500
  • Tenacity: $7,500
  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden: $5,000
  • Tri-Community YMCA: $10,000
  • Tri-Valley: $10,000
  • United Way of Central Massachusetts: $18,000 and $60,000
  • VSA Massachusetts: $5,000
  • WCUW.: $10,000
  • Whitin Community Center: $10,000
  • Worcester Academy: $5,000
  • Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Team: $7,500
  • Worcester Center for Crafts: $5,000
  • Worcester Center for Performing Arts: $5,000
  • Worcester Common Ground: $10,000
  • Worcester Community Action Council: $10,000
  • Worcester Community Housing Resources: $10,000
  • Worcester Cultural Coalition: $15,000
  • Worcester Earn a Bike.: $2,500
  • Worcester Education Collaborative: $12,500
  • Worcester Impact on Sexual Health: $5,000
  • Worcester Interfaith: $10,000
  • Worcester Jewish Community Center: $10,000
  • Worcester Public Library: $5,000
  • Worcester Public Schools: $12,000
  • Worcester Regional Research Bureau: $8,500
  • Worcester Youth Center: $15,000
  • Worcester Youth Orchestras: $5,000
  • Yes We Care: $3,000
  • YMCA of Central Massachusetts: $7,500, $10,000, $10,000, $11,000, and $20,000
  • Youth Opportunities Upheld: $10,000

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