Community Funds strategically impact the communities where its donors live and work. As with other endowment funds at the Foundation, our team of professional investment advisors grow the fund’s assets and a percentage of the returns are distributed annually. The advisory committee for the Community Fund recommends the local nonprofit organizations that will receive distributions from the fund.
Current Community Funds
The Westford Fund
The Westford Fund is directed at providing long-term sustainable support of Westford nonprofits and assist small businesses. Advised by concerned community members who generate awareness, raise funds, and recommend nonprofit recipients for funding, the Westford Fund was the first Community Fund established at the Foundation.
Highlighting Community Funds: The Westford Fund
Established by philanthropist Patti Mason, the Westford Fund is dedicated to the long-term sustainable support of Westford by providing an ongoing revenue stream. The Westford Fund is advised by concerned community members who generate awareness, raise funds, and recommend nonprofit recipients for funding.
The professional investment team at the Greater Lowell Community Foundation administers the Westford Fund.The Westford Fund is supported by contributions from residents, businesses, and those who care about Westford.
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