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At the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, we believe in the power of coming together to learn, give, build, protect, and create for our communities. Join us on this endeavor!

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Since 1991, we’ve connected generous people with the needs of our region. From strengthening local nonprofits to helping area students reach their educational goals, we partner, plan, and collaborate to make sure that local philanthropy has a real impact.

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Live on the Academy of Music Theatre stage, Deidre Cuffee-Gray shares a story on the theme, Around the Block, during Valley Voices in March 2021. [Photo courtesy of the Academy of Music Theatre]


When the Music Stopped, They Played On

How does an arts and performance center stay connected to its community when its doors are closed, ticket and rental revenues are wiped out, and many of its staff are laid off? That question faced the …

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