Funds of the Foundation

Your philanthropy can be personal, meaningful and fulfilling when you work with the Foundation for MetroWest. Many individuals, families, businesses and organizations have made that discovery after selecting us to steward their charitable funds.

Types of Funds We Steward

Support the operations and programs of specific agencies

  • Adolescent Consultation Services Fund for the Future
  • Assabet Valley Master Singers Endowment Fund
  • Bridge of Central Massachusetts Fund
  • Charles River Center Endowment Fund
  • Community Therapeutic Day School Endowment Fund
  • Discovery Museums Fund
  • Framingham Adult ESL Fund
  • Garden in the Woods Fund
  • Land's Sake Fund
  • Learning Center for Deaf Children Fund
  • Maynard Community Chest Endowment Fund
  • Medway Foundation for Education Fund
  • MetroWest YMCA
  • Mildred B. Turenne Framingham Civic League Fund

Support specified agencies and programs

  • ANP Blackstone Restoration Fund
  • Ashland Town Emergency Fund
  • Concord Common Weal Fund
  • Bea and Woolsey Conover Fund
  • Heritage Chorale Fund
  • First Parish Church in Wayland Fund
  • Maynard Education Foundation Fund
  • MetroWest ESL Fund
  • OUT MetroWest Fund

Provide grants based on regular advice by the donors

  • Anson-Bass-Charron Fund
  • Herbert and Esther Atkinson Fund
  • The Brack Family Fund
  • Brennan and Cianciolo Family Fund
  • Carls Fund
  • Cohen-Gertz Family Fund
  • Conover Sustainability Fund
  • Helen & Miner Crary Fund
  • Crosier Family Fund
  • Crotty Family Fund
  • DJ's Field Fund
  • Dover Church Youth Fund
  • English Family Fund
  • Gannon Family Charitable Fund
  • Jacqueline Gannon Fund
  • Michael Gannon Fund
  • Sean Gannon Fund
  • Adam Gurley-Green Memorial Fund
  • The Harte Family Fund
  • R & S Hoch Family Fund
  • Garry and Elaine Holmes Charitable Fund
  • The Julia Fund
  • Kaiyana Fund
  • Kenney Family Fund
  • Lagniappe Fund
  • James Jay Lavoie Memorial Fund
  • Lawrence Family Fund
  • Anna E. Lesser Fund
  • Daniel B. Lesser Fund
  • Sophia R. Lesser Fund
  • Lillian Award Fund
  • Magpie Fund
  • S.G. McCormack Legacy Fund
  • Mugford Family Fund
  • Open Fields Fund
  • Karen Owczarek Memorial Fund
  • A Path Ahead Community Fund
  • Pike Family Fund
  • Poitras Memorial Fund
  • James W. and Patricia T. Poitras Fund
  • Rands Family Fund
  • Louis Rosenblum Fund
  • Michelle and Richard Rosmarin Fund
  • Andrew Ross and Leslie George Fund
  • The Rylee Fund
  • Sherborn Fund
  • The Thompson Fund
  • The Tower Fund
  • Trustees and Advisors Fund
  • The Z Fund

Support a variety of agencies and programs with the goal of addressing specific concerns

  • Deborah Blumer Fund for Civic Engagement
  • Foundation for MetroWest Youth in Philanthropy Endowment Fund
  • Jackson Youth and Community Fund
  • MetroWest Watershed Preservation Fund
  • Nyanza Fund
  • Path in the Woods Fund
  • The Ernestine and Josephine Sigmund Fund
  • The Sudbury Sportsman's Fund
  • Mary J. Vrabel Fund
  • The Fund for Wellesley- Al Robinson Fund for the Arts
  • Wilson Family Fund

Support discretionary grants to organizations in named areas

  • MetroWest Fund for Arts & Culture
  • MetroWest Fund for Environment
  • MetroWest Fund for Families
  • MetroWest Fund for Hunger Relief
  • MetroWest Fund for Youth Development

Support MetroWest students continuing their education

  • Lt. William Cavanaugh Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Juniper Fund
  • Rachel Manoli Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Newton South High School Alumni Gift Fund
  • James C. Peckham Scholarship Fund
  • Edward L. Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Gillian Tara Shor Fund
  • Mary June Nylander Souza Scholarship Fund
  • Technology Leadership Legacy Scholarship Fund
  • Settimeo Tiberio Natick High School Scholarship Fund
  • Susan Wornick Journalism Scholarship Fund

Support initiatives, projects, and organizations in specific MetroWest cities and towns for now and for the future