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September 20, 2020
 
Worcester Together Grants $8M to 120 Local Nonprofits

August 4, 2020 — The Worcester Together fund, a COVID-19 relief fund established by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and United Way of Central Massachusetts in collaboration with the City of Worcester, recently announced it granted $8,036,016 to 120 local nonprofit organizations, and a public school system, to support efforts to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak in Worcester County.

To date, the Worcester Together: Central Mass COVID-19 Fund, which awarded the grants, has raised more than $10 million to support the community’s response to the pandemic.

Barbara Fields, president and CEO of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation , said, “From Leominster to Worcester to Dudley, the generosity of the community and the ability of so many local nonprofits, foundations, leading businesses and local government to come together to meet the communities’ needs has been truly amazing.”

“The success of Worcester Together’s fundraising efforts highlights the way our community faces challenges – with generosity and

sustained commitment,” said Tim Garvin, president and CEO of the United Way of Central Massachusetts. “Since the beginning, we have seen an outpouring of support from all across the community.”

Receiving funding over the last three months were the following nonprofits:

  • Abby's House
  • Advocates
  • AIDS Project Worcester
  • Angels Net Foundation
  • Ansaar of Worcester
  • Apple Tree Arts
  • ArtReach
  • ArtsWorcester
  • Ascentria Community Services
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest
  • Blackstone Valley Boys & Girls Club
  • Born To Win Ministries
  • Broadmeadow Brook
  • Building Futures
  • The CASA Project
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Worcester
  • Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance
  • Children's Friend
  • Coalition for a Healthy Greater Worcester
  • The Community Builders
  • Community Harvest Project
  • Community Healthlink
  • Community Legal Aid
  • Community Servings
  • Crocodile River Music
  • Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
  • Dismas House of Massachusetts
  • Eastern Orthodox Management Corporation/Holy Trinity Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Ecotarium
  • Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
  • Elder Services of Worcester Area
  • Family Continuity
  • Family Health Center of Worcester
  • Family Services of Central Massachusetts
  • Friendly House
  • Genesis Club House
  • Girls Incorporated of Worcester
  • Growing Places Garden Project
  • Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester
  • Hanover Theatre
  • Harrington HealthCare System
  • Heywood Hospital
  • Horace Mann Educational Associates
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Worcester
  • Jeremiah's Inn
  • Joy of Music Program
  • Kennedy-Donovan Center
  • L.U.K. Crisis Center
  • Latin American Health Alliance of Central Massachusetts
  • Latino Education Institute
  • LGBT Asylum Support Task Force
  • Listening, The Barre Integrated Health Center
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester
  • Living In Freedom Together (LIFT)
  • MAB Community Services
  • Main IDEA Youth Arts
  • Main South Community Development Corporation
  • Marie's Mission
  • Mass 211
  • Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
  • MassHire Central Region Workforce Board
  • Mission E4
  • Montachusett Opportunity Council
  • Muslim Community Link
  • Net of Compassion
  • NewVue Communities
  • North Star Family Services
  • Open Sky Community Services
  • Our Father's House
  • Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester
  • Pathways for Change
  • Pernet Family Health Service
  • Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center
  • Project New Hope
  • Quinsigamond Community College Foundation
  • Rachel's Table
  • Rainbow Child Development Center
  • RCAP Solutions
  • Rec Worcester (Youth Opportunities Office)
  • Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC)
  • Regatta Point Community Sailing
  • Regional Environmental Council
  • Saint Paul's Elder Outreach
  • Seven Hills Foundation
  • The Shine Initiative
  • South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corp.
  • Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts
  • St. Mary Health Care Center
  • Steven Entertainment
  • Technocopia
  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden
  • Tri-Valley, Inc.
  • UMass Memorial Health Care
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Veterans Inc.
  • VNA Care Network
  • WCLOC Theater Company
  • Webster Square Day Care Center
  • Wheat Community Connections
  • Whitin Community Center
  • Winchendon Community Action Committee
  • Worcester ACTs (Addressing Childhood Trauma)
  • Worcester Anti Foreclosure Team
  • Worcester Art Museum
  • Worcester Chamber Music Society
  • Worcester Common Ground
  • Worcester Community Action Council Inc.
  • Worcester Community Housing Resources
  • Worcester Education Collaborative
  • Worcester Historical Museum
  • Worcester Interfaith
  • Worcester Jewish Community Center
  • Worcester Public Schools
  • Worcester Refugee Assistance Project (WRAP)
  • Worcester State Foundation/Worcester State University
  • Worcester Youth Center
  • World Farmers
  • YMCA of Central Massachusetts
  • Youth Opportunities Upheld (YOU)
  • YouthConnect
  • YWCA Central Massachusetts
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