Transforming community generosity into the greater good for our Valley.

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For Community.

Touch every area of the Community Foundation’s work with a gift to our Annual Fund. By empowering us directly, you enable the Foundation to respond to the needs of our neighbors in a way that makes an immediate impact on building a more vibrant, just, and equitable community.

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What We Do

Stronger Together — With You

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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Our Impact

For All

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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Full Circle: Jessica Avery Pays it Forward

Every year, the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) gives out over 1,000 awards to students living in Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties. These awards come in the form of scholarships and interest-free loans.  Jessica Avery, …

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Connecting you with scholarship opportunities via one easy application.

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Partnering with your organization to build, grow and sustain your mission

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