EIN 04-2572276

Greater Worcester Community Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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In establishing the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, our founders sought to develop an organization that engaged Worcester County in its own betterment.
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Program areas at Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Donor advised and designated grantmaking: formally structured to enable the donor to suggest specific grants from funds. Includes funds established as endowments for specific agencies. Also includes granting from funds established by non-profit organizations for their own benefit (agency funds).
Other program services include: Community leadership services, non-profit management trainings, donor education, and other.
Discretionary and field of interest grantmaking: discretionary funds have no external restrictions on their grant purpose. Field of interest funds support a class of charitable beneficiaries. Such grants are awarded through competitive processes, requiring applications and progress reports to be submitted.

Grants made by Greater Worcester Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Tower Hill Botanic GardenGrowing Boldly Campaign / 5 Yrs 2021-2025$325,000
Preservation WorcesterAgency Fund Distribution$150,000
Worcester Art Museum (WAM)Unrestricted$140,000
...and 612 more grants made totalling $5,815,014

Who funds Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Boston Foundation (TBF)Emergency Support$2,224,123
United Way of Central MassachusettsProgram Operating$1,293,870
The Boston Foundation (TBF)Operating Support/annual Fund$611,000
...and 16 more grants received

Personnel at Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Carolyn StemplerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0
Chris O'KeefeVice President , Programs / Vice President for Program$118,512
Kelly A. StimsonDirector of Donor Services Scholarship Officer Ext 112$107,245
Barbara FieldsPast President and Chief Executive Officer$89,569
Thomas J BartholomewTreasurer$0
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for Greater Worcester Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,163,124
Program services$204,446
Investment income and dividends$1,703,920
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,802,122
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$246,093
Total revenues$18,119,705

Form 990s for Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122020-10-29990View PDF
2018-122019-08-05990View PDF
2017-122018-07-18990View PDF
2016-122017-06-13990View PDF
2015-122016-06-29990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $45,000 from Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $2,224,123 from The Boston Foundation (TBF)
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
March 9, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
March 9, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsConducts researchOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
370 Main St
Worcester, MA 01608
Metro area
Worcester, MA-CT
Worcester County, MA
Website URL
(508) 755-0980
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
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