2017 Funds

Funds of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017

 

UNRESTRICTED FUNDS

The following funds typically utilize the two greatest strengths of the CFWM: the ability to steward charitable funds in perpetuity and the considerable expertise of the CFWM staff and Distribution Committee. Together, they ensure that funds will be used as effectively as possible, for as long as possible.

Anonymous Memorial Fund  $19,731
To support critical needs in Hampshire County

Lucy and Bob Atkinson Fund  $64,153
To support projects and/or programs focused on conserving or enhancing the natural environment in Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties

B&E Youth Futures Fund  $24,089
To support programs that serve youth in Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties, with a preference for programs engaging youth with the environment and that serve residents of Holyoke

Constance Breck Memorial Fund $402,039
To support charities selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Brendler Family Charitable Fund  $26,035
To respond to community needs

The Buxton Charitable Foundation Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $2,159,531
To support grantmaking in Hampden County

Raymond E. and Mildred G. Clark Foundation Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $3,937,740
To support  grantmaking in Springfield  and contiguous towns

Carol Craig Community Grantmaking Fund *
To support the community’s greatest needs through the competitive grantmaking process administered by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Credit Data Services Inc. Fund  $6,802,440
To benefit charities in western Massachusetts

Irene E. and George A. Davis Fund  $210,644
To assist in the growth of the Foundation

Delskey Family Fund *
To support homelessness, hunger, family violence and nature/conservation, as determined by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Mark Douville Charitable Fund  $45,744
To support public charities in Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties, selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee for the support of charitable work assisting persons with HIV/AIDS, particularly children

George H. Empsall Charitable Fund  $129,028
To support recognized and worthy charitable and educational organizations in and about Springfield

Kent W. Faerber Fund  $140,977
To support projects selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee, with preference for the establishment and maintenance of individual fundraising programs

Filler Community Fund  $21,948
To support charitable needs of the Pioneer Valley

Fowler Fund  $317,154
To support charities as selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Timothy H. and Eleanor D. Fowler Memorial Fund  $390,987
To benefit the Center Church, Historic Deerfield and to support charities with preference for projects serving residents of South Hadley and/or Holyoke as selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Franklin Fund  $3,385,002
To support charitable uses and/or projects which improve the lives of residents of Franklin County

Franklin Fund #2  $55,310
To support charitable work in Franklin County

Fund for Hampshire and Franklin Counties  $78,747
To support grantmaking in Hampshire and Franklin Counties

Margot L. Griggs Charitable Fund  $38,601
To support projects selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Hampshire Fund  $23,427
To support charitable uses and/or projects which improve the lives of residents of Hampshire County

Teresa A. Harris Fund  $18,306
To support projects that meet the community’s greatest needs as determined by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Johnson Charitable Trust  $46,817
To support grants to meet community needs

Johnson Memorial Hospital Fund  $37,791
To support the capital needs of Johnson Memorial Hospital

Rockwell Keeney Jr. Charitable Fund  $25,873
To support grants to meet community needs

Edwin P. and Wilbur O. Lepper Fund  $1,417,822
To help organizations that support physically or mentally challenged citizens and environmental conservation, as selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Gage Olmstead Fund  $1,113,730
To support the work of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Sally Gage Olmstead Operating Endowment  $98,302
To support the work of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Sally Gage Olmstead Unrestricted Grantmaking Fund  $141,895
To support projects that meet the community’s greatest needs as determined by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Harold Seewald Charitable Fund  $14,508
To support social, creative and philosophical projects

Eleanor and Philip Singleton Endowment Fund  $195,069
To support charitable work in the Pioneer Valley in the arts, educational programs, care for the elderly and the beautification of the environment

Albert Steiger Memorial Fund  $1,827,960
To support public charities serving the residents of Hampden County, as selected by the  CFWM Distribution Committee

William Wells Tapley Fund  $16,865
To support the charitable work of the Pioneer Valley

Roger G. and Jeannie Houston Turgeon Fund  $38,524
To support charities selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee, with a preference for charities designated by the donor

Mary E. Tuttle Community Endowment Fund  $109,229
To support charities selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Unrestricted Fund  $113,516
To benefit the people in western Massachusetts communities

Joan Walker Memorial Fund  $814,325
To benefit the people served by the Community Foundation

James D. Watt Charitable Fund  $530,019
To support local organizations with a preference for supporting projects in the arts, in music and in Hampshire County

Yale Genton Charitable Fund  $42,688
To support grantmaking projects serving low-income children, preferably in Hampden County

 

FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS

Field of interest funds enhance their impact by concentrating on specific areas of charitable endeavor. If desired, they can also utilize the expertise of the CFWM Distribution Committee and its grantmaking process.

 

ABC Longmeadow Fund  $293,166
To continue the mission of ABC Longmeadow Inc.

Art & Soles Fund  $26,289
To benefit public art projects in Springfield

Balder Sommer Fund for Children’s Health  $55,970
To support the work of the Foundation in the areas of child health and nutrition and healthy birth outcomes for those living in poverty in Springfield or Holyoke

Herbert Burk Fund $410,153
To encourage and develop interest in and training for the precision machining skills needed for the industries of western Massachusetts

Herbert and Josephine Burk Noble Hospital Fund  $711,536
To support Baystate Noble Hospital Corporation in Westfield

Herbert and Josephine Burk Westfield Athenaeum Fund  $339,891
To support the Westfield Athenaeum

Cancer Fund  $21,372
To support cancer research and projects

Victoria Cyran and Ann Szetela Memorial Fund  $142,210
To provide support for the St. Stanislaus Church and the St. Stanislaus School, Chicopee

The Dickinson Family Fund for Historical Heath  $448,358
To preserve the agricultural and historical aspects of the Town of Heath

Duffy Sullivan Adult Education Fund  $30,892
To support literacy programs and adult education

Juliusz Feigenbaum Fund  $83,817
To support programs that enable low-income families with children five years of age and younger to improve their lives by addressing the root causes of their poverty

Fund for the Hearing Impaired  $15,677
To support Willie Ross School for the Deaf and Clarke School for the Deaf

Fund for the Hungry and Homeless  $21,291
To support programs that help people with basic survival needs

Fund to Preserve Farmland and Open Space in Franklin County  $20,248
To preserve farmland and open space in Franklin County

Marc Futter Hampshire Arts Endowment Fund *
To support the arts in Hampshire County

Healthier Communities Fund  $19,981
To promote children’s health and well-being

Junior League of Holyoke Fund  $19,670
To address the emerging and changing needs of women and children in Holyoke

Alie and Rem Lefferts Memorial Dixieland Jazz Fund  $10,254
To promote and preserve Dixieland Jazz music

Loaves and Fishes Fund  $339,141
To benefit programs run by liberal, reformed Protestant churches in Franklin and Hampshire Counties that wed Christian faith and action

Loupinski Family Memorial Fund  $325,102
To preserve open lands in the towns of Southwick, Westfield, Granville and Agawam  including the purchase of such lands or conservation easements thereon

Dr. John E. McNally Memorial Fund  $51,534
To support nonprofit organizations in the areas of education, human services and/or health

Springfield Hospital Nurses Alumni Association Fund  $73,403
To support programs that improve the quality of life in western Massachusetts with emphasis on nursing education and needs of women and children

Ida and Abram Sudrann Memorial Fund  $262,200
To support social activist organizations

Rachel O. Storrs Ware Youth Center Inc. Fund  $21,049
To support youth activities in the Town of Ware

The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts  $366,452
To support programs that help women and girls

W. ArtsAlways Charitable Fund $22,417
To support children as they develop their artistic talent

 

EDUCATION FUNDS

Scholarship and interest-free loan funds help bring higher education within reach of those residents of the Pioneer Valley who might not otherwise be able to afford it. Through a competitive award process, expert community volunteers ensure that resources are given to those most deserving of assistance.

 

African American Achievement Fund  $19,773
To support African American residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties who attend four-year colleges

Charles R. Allan and Judith V. Carlson Scholarship Fund  $244,447
To support graduating seniors from Springfield Central High School and Springfield High School of Science and Technology selected as the top scholars in physics

Arrighi Memorial Scholarship Fund  $69,870
To support residents of Greenfield

Christine Balch Memorial Scholarship Fund  $108,295
To support Hampden County residents attending medical school

Edward J. Bayon Memorial Scholarship Fund  $57,393
To support Holyoke residents who are graduating seniors from Holyoke high schools studying civil engineering or a related field at a four-year college

Luther A. and Evelyn L. Belden Memorial Scholarship Fund  $193,185
To support graduating high school seniors who are residents of Hatfield or graduating seniors of Smith Academy

Florence Blish Scholarship Fund  $117,387
To support residents of Agawam to attend college

Joseph Bonfitto Scholarship Fund  $29,427
To support graduating seniors from Agawam High School studying creative design, advertising or the arts

Shelley N. Bourque Memorial Scholarship Fund  $32,816
To support graduating seniors from Belchertown High School

Barbara Holcomb Braem Scholarship Fund  $26,010
To support graduating seniors from Westfield High School; preference for those pursuing degrees in a business related field

Kevin Bresnahan Memorial Fund  $38,201
To support graduates of Holyoke High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level or any trade or professional school beyond high school; with a preference for those pursuing a musical career, especially jazz or blues

Ruth L. Brocklebank Memorial Scholarship Fund  $231,538
To support African American graduates of Springfield high schools

Caleb L. Butler Scholarship Fund  $41,807
To support graduating high school seniors from Franklin, Hampden or Hampshire Counties who are in the custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF), with a preference for former or current residents of Hillcrest Educational Centers

Permelia A. Butterfield Scholarship Fund  $110,893
To support children, under 21 years of age, whose parents are deceased and who are residents of Franklin County

Phil and Cecelie Cardone Scholarship Fund  $10,702
To provide scholarships for students at the Wilbraham & Monson Academy in Wilbraham

Raymond E. Carr Scholarship Fund  $1,044,893
To support students attending American International College, Elms College, Springfield College, Western New England University or Westfield State University

George E. and Janet P. Cartier Family Scholarship Fund  $23,034
To provide scholarship assistance for students attending St. Michael’s Academy

Stanley Ciejek Sr. Scholarship Fund  $230,112
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties

Eric Clayton Hockey Memorial Scholarship Fund  $46,184
To support graduating high school seniors from Easthampton, Holyoke, Southampton and Westhampton; preference for those with ice hockey involvement

Charles E. Coleman and Elizabeth H. Coleman Scholarship Fund  $303,268
To support scholarship awards for students who are residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties to attend Mount Holyoke College

James W. Colgan Loan, Bank of America, Trustee  $7,803,900
To support current Massachusetts residents who have resided in-state for a minimum of five years

Ronald A. Copes Scholarship Fund  $19,593
To support graduating high school seniors from Springfield, MA or Hartford, CT who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who indicate participation in extracurricular activities

Liliana Marie Cordes Scholarship Fund  $41,382
To support Hampshire County residents studying music; preference for high school seniors that are residents of South Hadley

Lee Crabtree Memorial Scholarship Fund  $13,137
To support graduates of Springfield public high schools pursuing music; preference for graduates of Springfield Central High School and Springfield High School of Science and Technology

Carol Craig Scholarship Fund *
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden or Hampshire County

George and Theresa Crete Scholarship Fund  $366,256
To support residents of western Massachusetts

Victoria Cyran and Ann Szetela St. Stanislaus School Alumni Scholarship Fund  $274,201
To provide higher education scholarships for graduates of St. Stanislaus School

William J. Dean and Mary Fitzsimmons Dean Scholarship Fund  $40,318
To support graduates of William J. Dean Technical High School in Holyoke

William A. and Vinnie E. Dexter Endowed Scholarship Fund  $100,034
To support graduating high school seniors in western Massachusetts

John DiNapoli Memorial Scholarship Fund  $56,979
To support Hampden County high school seniors; preference for residents of Holyoke

Dinn Brothers Student Athlete Award Fund  $66,419
To support one male and one female scholar athlete from western Massachusetts

Louis W. and Mary S. Doherty Scholarship Fund  $408,108
To support residents of Hampden County

David “Davey” Duggan Memorial Scholarship Fund $22,678
To support graduating seniors from Holyoke high schools

First Sergeant Kevin Dupont Memorial Scholarship Fund  $82,723
To support graduates of Chicopee High School and Chicopee Comprehensive High School; preference for graduating seniors who demonstrate leadership qualities and/or community service. Given in memory of a fallen hero who served his country for over 30 years.

Sandra Eagleton Scholarship Fund  $46,141
To provide awards on an annual rotating basis to students at Bay Path College, Holyoke Community College and Springfield College

Carlos B. Ellis Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $194,934
To support graduates of the Springfield High School of Commerce

Craig M. Epstein Memorial Scholarship Fund  $37,262
To support graduating seniors from Longmeadow High School who participated in either football or ran track and field and who best exemplify the high academic standards and the team ideals which best represent Craig Epstein’s core values

Diana and Leon Feffer Scholarship Fund  $549,774
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties

Ann Ferguson Women and Gender Studies Scholarship  $31,042
To support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees or certificates in women and gender studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Maury Ferriter Scholarship Fund  $21,348
To provide financial aid for those students attending Blessed Sacrament School in Holyoke who might not otherwise be able to attend

Dr. Jeffrey A. Ferst Valedictorian Memorial Scholarship Fund  $81,516
To support the valedictorian of Westfield High School

Richard E. Fiore Memorial Scholarship Fund  $39,831
To support residents of Southwick

First National Bank Amherst Centennial Education Scholarship Fund  $48,208
To support graduating seniors of Amherst Regional High School, Hopkins Academy, Northampton High School, Amherst College, Hampshire College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Fisher Family Lost Acres Scholarship Fund  $24,789
To support students pursuing agriculture, horticulture or related majors

Heriberto Flores Scholarship Fund  $24,824
To support Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College graduates of Puerto Rican ancestry from Hampden or Hampshire Counties who plan to attend Massachusetts institutions of higher education

John M. Flynn Family Scholarship Fund  $528,122
To support high school graduates living in the cities of Hampden or East Longmeadow at the time of their graduation from high school; with a preference for students who have demonstrated involvement in public service

Deborah Brodeur Foley Memorial Scholarship Fund  $16,944
To support graduating seniors from Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham pursuing nursing or an allied field

Franklin County Education Fund  $1,095,124
To support students from Franklin County

Future Scholars Fund  $148,898
To provide unrestricted scholarship support

Jeffrey I. Glaser, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund  $11,804
To support graduating high school seniors from Longmeadow High School with a GPA of 2.8 or higher, who have participated on the Longmeadow High School Swim Team, with a preference for students who have participated for three years or more or have held a leadership position on the swim team

Donald A. and Dorothy F. Axtell Grant Scholarship Fund  $30,940
To support Protestant students from Hampshire County

Nicholas G. Grass Scholarship Fund  $86,636
To support athletes graduating from Holyoke High School who best exemplify the high academic and athletic ideals which Nicholas Grass represented

Kenneth B. and Adeline J. Graves Scholarship Fund  $511,996
To support residents of Granby, MA

Helen Hamilton Scholarship Fund  $27,305
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden or Hampshire County  pursuing degrees in Social Services, Housing Studies, Urban Design and other related fields with a preference for students who have demonstrated a commitment to community service

Hellespont Society Scholarship Fund  $15,785
To support high school graduates who attend a two- or four-year college and are persons of Greek descent, with preference given to descendants of past Hellespont Society members

Gertrude and William C. Hill Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $192,180
To support graduates of Springfield Central High School; preference for students majoring in liberal arts

Horace Hill Scholarship Fund  $52,394
To support children and grandchildren of the members of the Springfield Newspapers’ 25-Year Club

Elizabeth M. Huller Scholarship Fund *
To support graduates of Springfield Central High School or its successor institution

Margaret J. Hyland Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $1,293,895
To support University of Massachusetts students who have been Holyoke residents for ten years or longer; preference for students of the Roman Catholic faith

Richard W. and Florence B. Irwin Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $933,156
To support residents of Northampton attending law school

Frank W. Jendrysik Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund  $19,010
To support residents of Chicopee, Holyoke and Springfield

Markus J. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund  $17,247
To support graduates of Springfield public high schools. Markus Johnson was the first Springfield resident to die while serving in Iraq.

Anthony and Madeline Sampson Kapinos Scholarship Fund  $949,749
To support graduates of Chicopee High School

Vincent S. and Jane A. Korzeniowski Memorial Scholarship Fund  $22,507
To support residents of Chicopee

James B. Krumsiek Memorial Fund  $33,741
To support graduating seniors from Pope Francis High School and Longmeadow High School who are active in athletics and exhibit academic achievement

Fred K. Lane Scholarship Fund  $33,302
To support graduating high school seniors who are past or current members (individual or family) or employees of the Orchards Golf Course in South Hadley or residents of  South Hadley with a preference for a graduating senior who has played golf or a sport

Latino Breakfast Club Scholarship Fund  $18,339
To support graduating Latino high school seniors from Hampden County

Latino Scholarship Fund  $58,603
To support graduating Latino high school seniors from Hampden and Hampshire Counties

Jacqueline A. Lavallee Scholarship Fund *
To support graduates of Ware High School with high financial need who exhibit a strong work ethic as demonstrated by community service, employment or academic effort

Jessie M. Law Scholarship Fund  $131,744
To support graduates of Springfield Central High School

Edward A. and Shirley B. Livi Scholarship Fund  $23,478
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties who are pursuing fine or performing arts beyond their college freshman year

MacGeachey Minarik Scholarship Fund  $79,649
To support students who have resided in Monson for two years; preference for graduates of Monson High School or Pathfinder Regional High School

MacIntyre Family Scholarship Fund  $564,010
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties

Stuart D. Mackey Scholarship Fund  $11,532
To support graduates of East Longmeadow High School

John P. Mahoney and James F. Mahoney Memorial Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $431,889
To support residents of Northampton

Captain John Maloney Scholarship Fund  $50,260
To support residents of Hampden County with at least one award to a graduating high school senior from Chicopee High School

Mary Alby Markel Memorial Scholarship Fund  $18,141
To support graduating seniors from Springfield Central High School pursuing the sciences

Edward C., Mary, and Paul Marth Scholarship Fund  $18,756
To support graduating seniors from St. Mary’s High School in Westfield pursuing nursing or an allied field

MassMutual Scholars Fund  $1,236,601
To support graduating high school seniors from Springfield, MA or Enfield, CT interested in pursuing careers in financial services, business or information technology

Clarence H. Matteson Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $170,529
To support residents of Greenfield

William T. Maunsell Memorial Scholarship Fund  $15,450
To support graduating seniors from Westfield High School, Westfield Vocational Technical High School and St. Mary’s High School in Westfield who have average grades and are pursuing degrees in education, criminal justice or nursing

George H. McDonnell Scholarship Fund  $59,065
To support South Hadley residents who are studying civil or environmental engineering at a four-year college

George H. and Margaret B. McDonnell Family Scholarship Fund  $20,937
To support graduates of Pope Francis High School pursuing a career in social work or an allied field; in memory of Margaret Mary (Peggy) McDonnell

Reverend Thomas A. McGovern Fund  $36,053
To provide scholarships to students at St. Michael’s Academy, formerly Holy Name of Jesus School, Springfield

George and Isabelle McGrath Scholarship Fund  *
To support graduates of Ware High School who have excelled athletically and academically

Nate McKinney Memorial Scholarship Fund  $92,823
To support graduating seniors from Gateway Regional High School who excel academically and have an interest in music, science or athletics

Miller Fund  $41,104
To support residents of the Shelburne Falls Fire District in Franklin County

Sarah and Abraham Milstein Scholarship Fund  $42,753
To support the valedictorian and salutatorian of Westfield High School

Theodore P. (Ted) Minor Memorial Scholarship Fund  $15,428
To support graduating seniors from Chicopee high schools

Eleanor M. Morrissey Scholarship Fund  $23,589
To support graduating high school seniors from Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties pursuing a career in nursing

Mt. Sugarloaf Lodge Memorial Fund  $25,505
To support graduates of Frontier Regional High School in South Deerfield

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Scholarship Fund  $57,842
To support graduating high school seniors from Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties who have a parent who is deceased or have a parent who receives Social Security disability benefits

James Z. Naurison Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $9,594,177
To support residents of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties, MA and the towns of Enfield and Suffield, CT

William J. (Bill) and Loretta M. O’Neil Scholarship Fund  $14,635
To support residents from western Massachusetts pursuing English, journalism or a related field

Victor, Margaret, and Joseph Victor Paier Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $277,262
To support residents of West Springfield

Karen Panaccione and Kristine Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund  $35,435
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden or Hampshire County pursuing nursing

Frederick W. Porter Scholarship Fund  $14,869
To support a resident of Greenfield or a graduate of Greenfield High School

Professional Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Western Massachusetts Inc. Scholarship Fund for Women  $74,606
To support women, age 25 or older, from greater Springfield who have had a break in their education wishing to return to the work force and are attending accredited colleges in Hampden and Hampshire Counties

Gertrude G. Rapp Scholarship Fund  $32,098
To support graduates of Gateway Regional School District who reside in the geographic areas serviced by the district. The towns served are Blandford, Chester, Huntington, Middlefield, Montgomery, Russell and Worthington.

Anthony A. Renaud Memorial Scholarship Fund  $20,849
To support graduating high school seniors from Hampden County or students enrolled at Mount Carmel School in Springfield who have a parent who is deceased; preference for those who have had a parent die from heart disease

Jacob and Celia Richmond Fund  $59,053
To support residents of Hampden County attending law school

Kimber Richter Family Scholarship Fund  $11,907
To support graduating high school seniors of the Baha’i faith from western Massachusetts

Rintoul Family Fund  $128,257
To support students from Hampden or Hampshire County attending a two- or four-year college, studying agriculture or other related majors

Kenneth C. Robinson/Springfield Accountants Scholarship Fund  $81,556
MA and Hartford County, CT residents who have completed their college sophomore year pursuing accounting or finance

Jean D. Rogér Memorial Fund  $84,914
To support graduates of Longmeadow High School who display the qualities of character for which Jean D. Rogér is remembered

Christine Mitus Rose Memorial Scholarship Fund  $39,307
To support students who have a parent who is deceased; preference for those who have had a parent die from cancer

Rotary Club of Holyoke Scholarship Fund *
To support residents of Holyoke, South Hadley and Granby, MA pursuing undergraduate studies

Kenneth Sanderson Scholarship Fund $125,800
To support graduating senior from Monson High School ranked in the top seven of the senior class

Seelig Family Scholarship Fund *
To support scholarships for graduates of Springfield’s Roger L. Putnam Vocational-Technical Academy studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

September 11th Remembrance Scholarship Fund  $63,853
To support graduating high school seniors who reside in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties

Dr. John V. Shea Jr. Scholarship Fund  *
To support graduates of Springfield high schools

Philip W. Sheridan-Tighe and Bond Scholarship Fund  $62,416
To support graduating high school seniors from Hampden and Hampshire Counties who will be studying civil engineering or a related field at a four-year college; established to honor the leadership of Philip W. Sheridan at Tighe and Bond

Connie Celeste Sherman Memorial Scholarship Fund  $13,414
Established by her family to support students from Hampden County

James L. Shriver Scholarship Fund  $12,718
To support students from western Massachusetts pursuing technical careers

Michael A. Smiarowski Memorial Scholarship Fund  $256,247
To support graduating seniors from Turners Falls High School. One award to the class salutatorian and one to a student with average grades who contributes to the community and has good character and judgment.

Springfield Teachers Club Scholarship Fund  $172,852
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties who are graduates of Springfield public high schools

Springfield Women’s Club Scholarship Fund  $34,913
To support women from Hampden  County who are age 19 and older and students attending a two- or four-year degree program

Steiger Family Scholarship Fund  $462,251
To support graduates of Springfield Central High School

Margaret L. Steiger Memorial Scholarship Fund  $122,133
To support students attending Wilbraham & Monson Academy. Established by the Albert Steiger Memorial Fund Inc. in honor of the many years Margaret L. Steiger taught at Wilbraham & Monson Academy.

Robert E. Stowe and Cynthia Stowe Scholarship Fund  $295,451
To support scholarships to women in Franklin County for whom college attendance is otherwise unlikely who are attending Greenfield Community College

Brian W. Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund  $684,406
To support scholarships for Pope Francis High School students

Margrit H. Sutton-Annen Student Loan Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $864,668
To support students enrolled full time in two- or four-year colleges; preference to those of Swiss descent  Lucius H. Tarbell and Dorothy J. Tarbell Scholarship Fund  $81,385
To support students attending Western New England University

Carol J. Taylor Scholarship Fund  $52,123
To support graduates of Agawam High School

Emanuel S. Tesoro and Marian T. Tesoro Scholarship Fund  $11,562
To support residents of East Longmeadow

Rick Thorpe 9/11 Memorial Scholarship Fund  $121,809
To support one female and one male graduating senior from Minnechaug Regional High School who have demonstrated achievement in athletics, academics and service; whose leadership had a positive impact in the school community

Lena A. Tucker Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $258,780
To support graduates of the High School of Commerce and Putnam Vocational Technical High School in Springfield

John and Evelyn Turnbull Nursing Education Fund  *
To support residents of Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties pursuing a Baccalaureate or Master’s degree in Nursing

United Personnel Future Scholars Fund  *
To support scholarships to first generation students from Holyoke, Chicopee, Springfield, Westfield and Pittsfield

United Way of Holyoke, South Hadley and Granby (MA) Inc./YWCA Scholarship Fund for Women  $61,881
To support women, age 18 or older, from Holyoke, South Hadleyand Granby, MA

Urban League of Springfield Scholarship Fund  $531,024
To support African American residents of Springfield

Paul J. Veronesi Memorial Scholarship Fund  $56,583
To support one male and one female graduating senior from Agawam High School who excel in basketball

Virginillo-Falvo Scholarship Fund  $407,511
To support low-income youth of western Massachusetts to attend college

Mary Volanakis Memorial Scholarship Fund  $106,279
To support students of the Greek Orthodox faith, preference for members of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Springfield

Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Scholarship Fund  $26,494
To support graduating seniors from Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties in western Massachusetts. The fund was set up in memory of Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover and recognizes the importance of combatting bullying in schools and our community.

Ruth Wallace Memorial Scholarship Fund  $148,265
To support graduating seniors from Longmeadow High School who participated in a learning disabled program

Wilbur H.H. Ward Education Fund  $369,833
To support individuals from Hampshire County attending University of Massachusetts Amherst with preference given to residents of the Town of Amherst

Charles F. Warner Scholarship Fund  $26,302
To support residents of Springfield

Billie Foster and Bertha Weinberg Memorial Scholarship Fund  $13,816
To provide scholarships for students at the Holyoke Community College Foundation, who have participated in The Care Center program

Westbank-Jane M. Knapp Scholarship Fund  $18,316
To support graduates of MacDuffie School in Granby, MA

Westbank-Stanley F. Osowski Scholarship Fund  $18,304
To support graduates of Westfield High School

WestFest Scholarship Fund  $12,156
To support Hampden County residents pursuing degrees in the arts; preference to residents of Westfield

Esther J. and Lewis W. Whiting Fund  $15,148
To support graduates of Springfield Central High School pursuing medicine or natural science and support for the Washington Street School Library

Wilcox-Ware Scholarship Fund, Bank of America, Trustee  $412,142
To support graduating seniors residing in Buckland, Colrain or Shelburne

 

DONOR DESIGNATED FUNDS

Designated funds are perpetual endowments, providing annual distributions to nonprofits designated by the donor while attempting to preserve the principal of the fund.

Albert S. and Anna E. Adams Fund, Bank of America, Trustee       $776,114
To benefit St. John’s Lutheran Church, Westfield and to provide scholarships for graduates of Westfield High School

David Bigda Memorial Fund  *
To provide annual distributions made in equal amounts to WFCR Foundation Inc. and the WGBH Foundation for the use of WGBY for programming

Elise B. and Earl Bradway Charitable Fund  $2,002,729
To benefit designated charities

David N. Butterworth Trust Fund  $177,040
To benefit the Holland Congregational Church and other church societies in the Town of Holland that have a regular house of worship and service therein with resident clergy

Capacity Fund  $897,227
To build the capacity of the Community Foundation and/or our programs that build the capacity of the local nonprofit sector

Priscilla and C. W. Carter Fund  $127,656
To benefit designated charities

Cass Family Fund  $49,304
To support charities in the donors’ areas of interest, particularly the Mittineague Congregational Church in West Springfield, MA, and scholarships for high school graduates from Springfield, VT

Christenson Lilly Library Fund  $20,482
To support the Lilly Library Association of Florence

Church Street Home Fund  *
To support the Interfaith Council of Franklin County’s Housing Assistance Fund and Franklin Home Care’s programs and activities for Franklin County senior centers and the Home Repair Program for the elderly

Edward M. Clark Dictionary Fund  $11,045
To support the purchase and distribution of dictionaries to students in the public schools in the city of Springfield

Arthur H. and Barbara M. Clarke Fund  $391,199
To support Baystate Medical Center; the Springfield Library and Museums Association; Western New England University; YMCA of Greater Springfield; and Springfield Symphony Orchestra

John J. Conway Pine Grove Cemetery Endowment Fund  $21,687
To support the Pine Grove Cemetery in Conway

Neil G. Daboul Fund for the Springfield Boys and Girls Club  $31,169
To provide ongoing financial support for the Springfield Boys and Girls Club

Paul and Doris Davis Charitable Endowment Fund  $84,180
To benefit organizations in the donors’ areas of interest

G. Ferst Memorial Fund $15,123
To benefit organizations in the donors’ areas of interest

Donald Fletcher Scholarship Fund  $69,483
To provide educational assistance to employees of Pathlight (formerly The Association For Community Living)

Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Endowment Fund  $1,070,933
To support the operating expenses of The Food Bank

George A. Giroux Fund  $12,947
To support the Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of Western New England; Arise Inc.; Community of Feeding Hills Grange; and Camp Norwich

Daniel Stephen Goldstein Fund for Arts in Northampton High School  $25,513
To bring art programs to Northampton High School

Greater Springfield Kidney Patient Endowment Fund  *
To support the L. John Schinelli Renal Assistance Fund, providing assistance to local renal patients and their families

Grinspoon and D. Troderman Fund for the Springfield Library and Museums Association $90,051
To support the ongoing work of the organization

Ruth M. and Jesse G. Hafer Jr. Fund  $126,072
To support Ronald McDonald House of Springfield, MA Inc.; Richard Salter Storrs Library Association; Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of Western New England; First Church of Christ in Longmeadow; and WGBH Educational Foundation

Leonard Dwight Hills Fund  $10,625
To assist low-income people living in or near the Town of Amherst

Thomas Holder Memorial Fiddle Scholarship Fund  $33,456
To support promising young fiddlers and violinists who wish to further their training

Huntington Evangelical Church Fund  $43,480
To provide support to the Huntington Evangelical Church

Virginia and Earl Jahn Fund  $2,822,779
To support nonprofit organizations in the donor’s areas of interest

Beatrice Kelly Fund for the Springfield Boys’ Club Inc.  $83,718
To support the Springfield Boys and Girls Club Inc.

Ruth Freedman Leavitt Teachers Fund  *
To benefit substitute teachers in the Longmeadow school district

Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing Fund  $12,121
To benefit this organization

Frank E. Lucchesi Memorial Fund  $13,422
To support the Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra

Michael T. and Mary T. Lynch Fund for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield  $12,969
To support the Catholic Diocese of Springfield

Paul H. and Mary-Louise Mehrtens Charitable Fund  *
To benefit the Springfield Museums and to support charities selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee

Musicorda Fund  $29,258
To advance and promote chamber music through teaching and performance

Northampton Bikes Endowment Fund  $62,259
To support acquisition and/or capital support of bicycle and multi-use trails in the City of Northampton

Northampton Conservation Endowment Fund  $261,134
To support land conservation in the City of Northampton

Margaret E. O’Donnell and Agnes K. O’Donnell Charitable Fund  $2,791,055
To benefit designated charities and to provide scholarship support

Robert D. and Marie L. O’Malley Charitable Fund  $58,031
To benefit St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Holyoke; Community United Way of Pioneer Valley Inc.; Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke; and South Hadley Historical Society

Picknelly Family Charitable Fund  $173,002
To support a number of charitable organizations

Jerome A. Rosenthal and David Sigelman Memorial Community Music Fund  $67,876
To support the scholarship program of the Northampton Community Music Center Inc.

A Charitable Fund in Memory of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ryan  $26,440
To support Providence Ministries for the Needy, Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society and Gaylord Memorial Library Association

John Schinelli Renal Assistance Fund $276,602
To support the Friends of Renal Dialysis and the Susan Auchter Fund at Baystate Health Foundation

David M. and Marjorie J. Sherman Fund  $777,467
To support the American Cancer Society, Massachusetts Division; Agawam Senior Center; Agawam Public Library; Baystate Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of Springfield; and the Agawam Historical Association Inc.

Simple Blessings Fund  $50,304
To support awards on an annual rotating basis to Yale Divinity School and Andover-Newton Theological Seminary to provide educational debt retirement to low-income students

Smith Vocational-Agricultural High School Fund (Scholarship)  $247,990

St. John’s Lutheran Church Fund  $86,665
To further the mission of this Westfield church

St. Mark Mission Church Endowment Fund  $22,788
To support St. Mark Mission Church in Conway

Peggy and David Starr Springfield Museums Endowment Fund  $60,629
To support the Springfield Museums

Peggy and David Starr Springfield Symphony Endowment Fund  $321,402
To support the Springfield Symphony Orchestra

Peggy and David Starr WFCR Endowment Fund  $293,114
To support the WFCR radio station

Peggy and David Starr WGBY Endowment Fund  $60,629
To support the WGBY television station

I. Stern Fund $63,733
To benefit the Education Fund at the Friends Committee on National Legislation

Ida and Abram Sudrann Memorial Fund  $126,687
To support Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and the Endowment for Students in English for Research and Travel established at Mount Holyoke College

Mary E. Tuttle Fund  $264,857
To support All Saints Episcopal Church, South Hadley; WGBH Educational Foundation; Community United Way of Pioneer Valley Inc.; Easter Seals of Massachusetts; Shriners Hospital for Children, Springfield; Girls Incorporated; Holyoke Visiting Nurses Association Inc.; University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation

Urban League of Springfield Endowment Fund  $514,376
To provide annual operating support to the organization in perpetuity

Venti Family Fund  $21,471
To support the Springfield Museums

Dr. Mary G. Wile Education Endowment Fund  $25,713
To support programs for young children at the Emily Partyka building of the Chicopee Public Library

Williamson Family Fund  *
To support the South Hadley Historical Society Inc., for the exclusive use of the Sycamores

 

DONOR ADVISED FUNDS

Donor advised funds offer the opportunity to remain involved in grantmaking by recommending distributions of either income or principal. Gifts to advised funds make it possible to give appreciated stock, mutual fund shares or real estate and support multiple charities, some of which may not be able to accept such assets. They also allow a donor to take a charitable income tax deduction immediately and make grant recommendations at a different time.

Donald W. Abel Charitable Fund  $13,159
To benefit a variety of community programs

Adult Basic Education Fund  $13,701
To support Adult Basic Education students (including beginning literacy, GED or ESL) in the four counties of western Massachusetts pursuing their further educational goals at a college, trade or professional school

All States Materials Group Charitable Fund  $1,024,157
To support the philanthropic goals of the All State Materials Corporation

Amherst Club Community Endowment Fund  $35,173
To benefit charities in Amherst

Anonymous  $107,338
To support St. John’s Episcopal Church, Northampton

Anonymous #3 Fund  $12,062

Anonymous #5 Fund  $114,648

Anonymous #7 Fund  $18,270

Anonymous #8 Fund  *

Anonymous #9 Fund  $25,869

Anonymous #10 Fund  $19,020

Anonymous #11 Fund  $36,319

Anonymous #12 Fund  $15,639

Anonymous #13 Fund  $44,424

Anonymous #15 Fund  $190,667

Armstrong Charitable Fund  $98,385

Art Angels Fund  *
To support local art projects that deepen and enrich the artistic life of the region, created by an anonymous group of women artists/art lovers in the Pioneer Valley who pool financial resources

Austin Family Fund  $35,452

Barker Family Charitable Fund  $115,089
To benefit education and social services, particularly in Franklin County

Dana R. Barrows Family Fund  $11,230

Bayberry Fund  *

Beatty-Roig Charitable Fund  $34,517
To support charities in the donors’ areas of interest, particularly in Franklin County

George and Doris Beauregard Charitable Fund  $52,378
To support charitable activities with preference to organizations in the Holyoke area

The Beveridge Family Foundation Inc. Fund  $18,132

Prestley and Helen Blake Fund $4,824,280

Brianna Fund for Children with Physical Disabilities  $52,049
To support charities that aid children with physical disabilities

Lizzie Chandler Memorial Fund  $36,648
To support recreational and unmet needs of developmentally disabled persons

Charter Oak Fund  *
To support the charitable goals of Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Company

Cherewatti Family Foundation Fund  *
To support charities in the donors’ areas of interest, in particular youth programs

Rev. Kenneth A. Childs Memorial Fund  $18,141
To support economic justice, education and environmental awareness

Colaccino Family Charitable Foundation  $272,846

Daboul Family Charitable Trust  *

Evangeline Royall Darity Memorial Student Support Fund  $19,423
To support African American students attending Mount Holyoke College, Smith College or the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dasco Family Fund  $64,882

Robyn and John Davis Charitable Fund  $467,292

Stephen A. Davis Charitable Fund  *

Dennis Family Fund  *

DeRose Family Charitable Fund  $32,092
To assist charitable interests and causes, primarily in Hampshire County

Dietz & Company Architects Fund  *

Dill Family Fund  *
To support activities in the donors’ areas of interest, particularly education and youth development

John DiNapoli Memorial Charitable Fund  $25,168
To support charities recommended by the DiNapoli Memorial Committee

Dinkelaker-Donnelly Family Fund  $10,759

George and Michele Ditomassi Charitable Fund  $17,769

Divine Hudson Family Foundation Fund  *

DNG Family Fund  *

Doherty Family Charitable Fund  *

Michael T. Downey Memorial Fund  $57,401
To support charitable interests of the donors, especially Pope Francis High School

First Sergeant Kevin A. Dupont Leadership Fund  $13,497
To support leadership education programs at the First Sergeant Kevin A. Dupont Memorial Middle School. Given in memory of a fallen hero who served his country for over 30 years.

Eddy Family Fund  $50,720

Equity for Life, LLC Charitable Fund  *

Scottie and Kent Faerber Charitable Fund  $13,643

Andre and Karin Fafard Charitable Fund  $89,887

Maurice J. and Margaret M. Ferriter Charitable Fund  $42,262

Albert and Amelia Ferst Charitable Fund  $280,356
To support Westfield community projects and programs in the donors’ areas of interest

First Tracks Fund  *

For the Love of Nature  *

Fox Fund  *

Fred’s Fund  $580,491

Norma, Jerry, Gladys, and Henry Friedman Charitable Fund  *
To fund organizations or projects that give voice to marginalized people

Fund for Adolescent Learning and Independent Living  $111,296
To support programs that promote learning for adolescents in Hampshire and/or Franklin Counties with at least some portion serving boys/young men; with a preference for independent living programs

The Fund that J.A.C.K. Built  $17,169
To support organizations that benefit women and children

Gaean Fund  $176,081

Guy and Geraldine F. Gaulin Charitable Fund $40,122

GEM Fund  $28,225

Giving Forward Fund  $63,304

Lila Teich Gold Charitable Fund  $53,633
To advance community projects in life preparation and humanitarian appreciation

Grais-Greenberg Fund  *

Greenhawk Charitable Fund  $17,622

Alfred L. and Sally Griggs Fund  $37,872
To provide a permanent mechanism to realize the donors’ charitable objectives

Harold Grinspoon and Diane Troderman Fund  $54,566
To address the region’s most pressing needs and to promote tzedakah (charity and justice)

Grobman and Bollinger Family Fund  $16,388
To provide social change and arts funding

Groundwater Fund  *

Lester and Roberta Halpern Fund  *
To assist a number of charitable interests and causes, primarily in Hampden County

Fran, Mary, and Kevin Hamel Charitable Fund  $16,989

Hampden Papers Inc. Charitable Fund  $13,841
To support the giving of Hampden Papers Inc., created by the Fowler family in Holyoke

Hampden Papers Employees’ Charitable Fund  *
To support the charitable interests of the employees of Hampden Papers Inc.

Tom and Jane Hazen Charitable Fund  $24,098

Kurt and Dorothy Hertzfeld Charitable Fund  $10,245

Hilltown Trust Fund  $14,783

Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade Past Grand Marshal’s Fund  $28,686
To support the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Charles and Mary Hough Charitable Fund  $86,003
To honor the lives of Charles and Mary Hough through the support of charitable causes

Raymond and Joan Jackson Fund  *

Jaerna Fund  *

Jensen Family Charitable Fund  $407,804

Jugosus Fund  $72,257

Keady Fund  $191,083
To further the charitable interests of George and Jackie Keady

Keiser Family Charitable Fund  $17,399

Ed and Eleanor Klepacki Charitable Fund  $18,496

Eli Kwartler and Barbara Benda Jenkins Charitable Fund  $45,926
To support the Literacy Project Inc. and the Community Adolescent Resource and Education Center Inc.

Carol and Noel Leary Charitable Fund  $15,337

Adrian and Virginia Levsky Family Fund  $39,084

Lewis Endowment Fund *

Dr. Anthony P. Lovell Memorial Fund  $69,969

Betsy and Larry Lundy Charitable Fund  $13,856

Geoffrey Lynn Memorial Fund  $248,873
To provide supplemental educational opportunities for gifted students

Mancinone Family Charitable Fund  $32,275

Markham-Nathan Fund for Social Justice  $49,651
To serve grassroots social justice and peace groups in western Massachusetts

Mazeine Family Charitable Fund  $18,562

Chris and Linda McInerney Charitable Fund  $22,066

The MESCA Fund  $17,327

Metta Fund  $23,782

Meyers Brothers Kalicka, P.C. Charitable Fund  $20,005

Richard S. Milstein, Esq. Charitable Fund  $11,518

Lubov Blumin Mirsky Fund  $55,676
To support the donor’s charitable interests, including helping to fund camper scholarships and staff education, development and support at Farm and Wilderness Inc.

William and Susan Monks Fund for the Arts  $65,274
To support the arts and culture of western Massachusetts and Connecticut

Moriarty and Primack Charitable Fund  *

Richard J. Moriarty Charitable Fund  $243,111
To support the charities of interest to Rick Moriarty, especially for programs focused on ocular melanoma

Morse Fund  $1,075,818
To advance Hampshire County initiatives

Moving Gifts Fund  *

Robyn Newhouse Charitable Fund  *

Northampton Music Fund  $14,586
To support music education in Hampshire County

Northampton Open Space and Bicycle Projects Fund  $82,338
To support open space, conservation, recreation and park land acquisition for the City of Northampton

Novak Family Charitable Fund  *

William R. O’Connell Memorial Fund  $18,707

Joseph F. Jr. and Emily L. Partyka Fund  $12,684
To benefit the College of Our Lady of the Elms and other projects

Pearson Family Trust  $390,328

Raipher D. Pellegrino Entrepreneurial Fund  $33,550
To support entrepreneurial endeavors by individuals, not-for-profits and for-profits in western Massachusetts

Personal/Planetary Healing Fund  *
To awaken and align personal and planetary healing

Arthur H. Petlock Fund  $24,813

The Phoenix Fund  *

Mary F. Picknelly Children’s Emergency Fund  $146,166
To meet the needs of school-age children in the Springfield public schools which, because of emergency circumstances or the unavailability of services from other existing programs, are not being met

Mary Jean and Mariel Picknelly Fund  *

Peter and Melissa Picknelly Charitable Fund  $88,977

Raymond F. Pieczarka Family Fund  $19,390

Pillard-Gonzalez Family Charitable Fund  $19,212

Johanna and Thomas Plaut Fund  $20,864

Lewis M. and Sally D. Popper Fund  $67,010

Betty Rae and Martin J. Poppo Charitable Fund  $64,994
To advance programs, particularly those focusing on women and children

John D. Powers Memorial Fund  $63,676
To benefit charitable causes in the donors’ areas of interest, particularly the youth of greater Springfield

Quinn Family Charitable Fund  $17,298

Reading Success by 4th Grade Fund  $567,340
To support the work of the Reading Success by 4th Grade Collaborative

Red Fox Fund  *

Paul Redstone Charitable Fund  $26,966

Regensburger Family Fund  $20,509

Reilly Cooney Charitable Fund  *

Saige Reisler Memorial Fund  $15,060

The Republican Newspaper-in-Education Fund  $23,204

The Rollings Family Fund  *

Michael Hillel Rothman Memorial Fund  $46,913
To support the interests of the donors in programs in music and the visual arts in Hampshire County

Robert and Virginia Russell Charitable Fund  $12,936

Samuels Family Fund  *

Dietrich and Julie Schlobohm Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary Fund  $104,199

Lawrence V. and Dorothy A. Schmitt Memorial Friendship Fund  $176,608
To benefit children in western Massachusetts, particularly those interested in developing their artistic ability

Martin and Margaret Schoenemann Family Fund  *

Lois and Tom Schwab Fund  $14,630

September Fund  *

Betty Sexton Family Involvement in Literacy Fund  *
To support family involvement in literacy through the Springfield public schools

Tara Sheehan Memorial Fund  $72,917
To support charities working to help people with eating disorders

David Sigelman Memorial Fund  $17,777
To continue Dr. Sigelman’s efforts to benefit communities both local and global

Sidney F. Smith Toy Fund  $54,502
To provide gifts for low-income children during the holiday season

Patricia and Raymond Smyke Fund  $14,444
To support charitable activities important to the donor and his family, particularly the prevention of the creation of refugees and refugee movements in developing countries and to improve the lives of refugees

Spark! A Generosity Fund to Support Inspired Vision and Action  *

Mary Ann and Richard Spencer II Fund  *

Peggy and David Starr Fund  $96,045

Stebbins Family Charitable Fund  $11,192

Richard A. Stebbins Founders Fund  $203,560
To support grants to honor Richard A. Stebbins and the founders of CFWM

Sudan Aid Fund  $10,037
To sustain humanitarian operations in Sudan

Allison and Jeff Sullivan Family Fund  *

SV and JEG Fund  $31,395

Lisa Tate Fund  *

TCH Fund  $120,226

Theobald Family Fund  *

Topal Family Fund  *

The Tuohey Family Fund  *

Taitetsu, Alice, Mark, and Megumi Unno Charitable Fund  $36,674

Valley District Dental Women’s Charitable Fund  $142,180

Carlos Vega Fund for Social Justice and Community Service  $46,196
To support social justice and community service work in the Holyoke area

Delores and Robert Viarengo Charitable Fund  $20,212

Richard E. F. and Sandra C. Wallis Charitable Fund  *

Warm The Children Fund  $34,744
To provide warm winter clothes for low-income Franklin County children

Winn Farlow Fund  $13,344

The Wisteria Fund  $888,106

Sally and Stephen Wittenberg Charitable Fund  $12,492
To benefit education, the arts and human services

Marisa Labozzetta and Martin Wohl Family Fund  $169,681

Lyman and Merrie Wood Family Fund  $24,593

David F. and Elizabeth G. Woods Fund  *

Angela and Joseph T. Wright Charitable Fund  $106,230

You Are Not Alone: The Gift Makers’ Fund  *

Young-Weber Family Fund  *

 

AGENCY FUNDS

Funds established by nonprofit organizations can permit distributions of principal (agency advised) or can be endowed with principal preserved (agency endowed). Agency funds offer potential donors the assurance of responsible stewardship, professional investment, fundraising assistance to the nonprofit (including planned giving) and, where desired, the long-term preservation of principal.

 

AGENCY ADVISED 

Unless otherwise noted, the following agency advised funds support the work of the organizations named in the fund title:

Amherst Committee for A Better Chance “ABC” Fund  $51,497
To serve talented and motivated ALANA youth preparing for college

Amherst Survival Center Fund  *

Anonymous  $619,338

Louis Beeh Scholarship Fund  $21,685
To support the work of the East Longmeadow Scholarship Foundation

Carson Center Fund at Behavioral Health Network  $46,050

Center for EcoTechnology Fund  $108,504
To support the Center for EcoTechnology’s outreach and education work and EcoFellowship Program

Children’s Brighter Future Fund  $17,185
To support programs at the Child and Family Service of Pioneer Valley Inc.

Clapp Memorial Library Fund  $66,165

Community Legal Aid Fund  $27,724

Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society Fund  $35,022

East Longmeadow Education Fund  $57,695

East Longmeadow Scholarship Foundation Fund  $56,919

Eastern States Exposition Foundation Fund  $105,393

Janet Feinstein Memorial Fund  *
To provide a foundation for the New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc.

Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Fund  $25,459

Friends of Hadley Preschool Fund  $69,901

Friends of the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round Inc. Fund  $44,850

Goodwill Industries Fund  $25,411

Bart Gordon Music Fund at the Jackson Street School  $17,827
To provide music opportunities for economically disadvantaged young people

Greater Springfield Senior Services Inc. Fund  $19,973

Hadley Library Fund  $14,302
To support capital projects at the Hadley Library

Hampden Library Fund  $13,295

Marie Hershkowitz Memorial Fund  $52,790
To support the Northampton Education Foundation Inc.

John T. Hickey Preservation Fund for the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round  $37,462

Holyoke Community College Foundation Fund  $18,943

Jessie’s House Fund  $31,038
To assist Jessie’s House in Northampton, a program of the Center for Human Development that provides shelter and support to the homeless

Kestrel Land Trust Fund  $85,824
To support the conservation of farmland, woodlands and wildlands in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center Youth Education Fund  $10,619

Lathrop Communities Inc. Fund  $16,552

Longmeadow Educational Excellence Foundation Fund  $905,662

Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing Memorial Reserve Fund  $334,523

Alice K. Lucey Memorial Fund of United Way Holyoke, South Hadley & Granby (MA) Inc.  $30,944
To further the United Way’s mission in the communities it serves

Ludlow Boys and Girls Club Fund  $19,983

Jean Martin Fund for The United Arc Inc.  $90,468

Massachusetts Pharmacists Association Foundation  *

Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust Fund  $30,894

Northampton Education Foundation Endowment Fund  $1,132,977

Northampton Education Foundation Endowment Fund-Florence Savings Bank Fund for Public Education  $110,243

Northampton Education Foundation Endowment Fund-Northampton Area Pediatrics Fund  $55,147

Northfield Mount Hermon Upward Bound Fund  $664,466

Not Bread Alone Fund  *
To provide program support as recommended by the Center for Human Development

Orange Library Building Fund  $90,741

Palmer Public Library Association Endowment Fund  $255,939

Pioneer Valley Girl Scout Council Inc. Fund  *

Rotary Club of Springfield Fund  $13,798

Michael E. Smith Endowment for Excellence in Education  $567,823
To enhance opportunities and experiences for students in South Hadley public schools

Phyllis Wheat Smith Naturalists’ Fund  $62,690
To support The Naturalists Club in land acquisition, wildlife preservation and rehabilitation, habitat protection, environmental education and promoting an awareness of nature

Smith Vocational-Agricultural High School Fund (Unrestricted)  $321,139

Strong Families-Strong Nation Fund  $17,185
To support programs that will enhance communication, cooperation and understanding within families of the Pioneer Valley

Viability Inc. Fund  $24,563

West Springfield Public Library Fund  $1,102,916

WFCR Fund  $22,664

WGBY/57 Educational Endowment Fund  $83,956

The Dorothy Anne Wheat Naturalists’ Fund  $21,670
To support The Naturalists Club in open land acquisition and animal rehabilitation

Young @ Heart Chorus Fund  $55,321

Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Springfield Youth Development Endowment Fund  $51,986

 

AGENCY ENDOWED

Amherst Survival Center Endowment Fund  *

The Athenaeum Society of Wilbraham Fund  $73,288
To support the Old Meeting House Museum and its collection of historical materials

Eric Bachrach Endowment Fund for the Community Music School of Springfield  $13,798

Robert Benedetti Memorial Fund for the Palmer Public Library  $35,073

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Westfield Endowment Fund  $41,807

Child and Family Service of Pioneer Valley Inc. Endowment Fund  $17,606
To support the child and family service programs of the Center for Human Development Inc.

Community Music School of Springfield Scholarship Program Fund  $45,502

Eastern States Exposition Foundation Endowment Fund  $11,305

Easthampton Learning Foundation Endowment Fund  $743,348

Genevieve Emerson and Grace P. Meekins Fund for the MSPCA  $27,745

First Congregational Church of Chester Fund  $20,486

Friends of Grandmother’s Garden Inc. Endowment Fund  $310,340

Glenmeadow Fund  $51,368

Hatfield Education Endowment Fund  $79,961

Karuna Center for Peacebuilding Endowment Fund  $11,584

Longmeadow Educational Excellence Foundation Endowment Fund  $42,973

Martha Ludington/Henrietta F. Dexter Fund for the Children’s Study Home  $62,700

New England Wild Flower Society Nasami Farm Endowment Fund  $13,627

Old First Church Fund for the Homeless of Greater Springfield  $322,589

Old First Church Fund for the Maintenance of Its Meetinghouse and Organ  $925,402

Old First Church Fund for Seniors of Greater Springfield  $322,589

Pathlight (formerly The Association For Community Living) Endowment Fund  *

ServiceNet/Grove Street Inn Endowment Fund  $45,364

ServiceNet Shelters Endowment Fund  $97,999

Sisters of Saint Joseph of Springfield Ministry Endowed Fund  *

Sons and Daughters of Hawley Endowment Fund  $35,359
To provide long-term financial support for preserving the history of Hawley and its historic landmarks

Springfield Boys Club/Carew Hill Girls Club Fund  $39,288

Springfield Day Nursery Fund  $40,925

Springfield Girls Club Family Center H. F. Dexter Fund  $30,533

Kravetz Endowment Fund for The United Arc Inc.  $25,482

United Way of Hampshire County Endowment Fund  $73,298

Wing Memorial Hospital Fund  $25,551

Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts Endowment Fund  *

Angela Wright Fund for the Care Center  $18,514

YWCA Fund from Henrietta F. Dexter Trust  $58,289

 

PLANNED GIVING FUNDS

Planned giving arrangements provide a unique combination of direct benefits to both charities and donors or other beneficiaries, most frequently by providing income for life to the donor or family member from the funds contributed.

The Anonymous 1996 Charitable Remainder Unitrust  $40,853
To establish a fund for addressing critical needs in Hampshire County

Anonymous 2005 Charitable Remainder Unitrust  $677,538
To establish a fund to benefit charities of interest to the donors

Anonymous 2012 Charitable Gift Annuity  $227,688

Raymond E. Carr Charitable Remainder Unitrust  $421,360
To benefit the Raymond E. Carr Scholarship Fund

John and Paula Gallup Charitable Remainder Unitrust  $79,784
To ensure that the donors’ charitable giving will continue to benefit western Massachusetts in perpetuity

Gewanter Family Charitable Remainder Unitrust  $770,879
To establish a fund to support the charitable interests of the donors

Hilltown Endowment Annuity  $33,738
To establish a fund to support charitable work in the hilltowns

Charles M. Johnson Charitable Gift Annuity  *
To benefit the Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing Fund

Susan W. Lowenstein Charitable Remainder Trust  $50,104
To support The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts with preference for women’s reproductive health programs

Caroline Murphy Charitable Gift Annuity  *
To benefit the Glenmeadow Fund

Bernard and Rosemond M. Paine Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust  $463,236
To establish a fund to provide scholarships to deserving students from the public schools of West Springfield

Priscilla L. Pike Charitable Gift Annuity  $114,768
To establish a fund to benefit the First Church of Christ, Northampton

John Ptaszek Family Charitable Gift Annuity  $18,970
To benefit the John Ptaszek Family Scholarship Fund

Eleanor B. Rothman Charitable Gift Annuity  *
To benefit the Congregation B’Nai Israel L’DOR V’DOR Endowment Fund

Robert C. Smith Charitable Gift Annuity  *
To benefit the Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing Fund

 

MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS

To be flexible and responsive to the broadest interests and objectives of donors, the Community Foundation occasionally receives and holds assets subject to charitable restrictions unlike those applicable to the other categories of funds listed above.

DeRose Family Charitable Fund (Promissory Note) $638,000
To assist charitable interests and causes, primarily in Hampshire County

Philip M. Schwartz Memorial Fund    $500,000
To support charities selected by the CFWM Distribution Committee after recommendations by the donor

*The donor, advisor or CFWM has chosen not to publicize the balance of this fund.