December 2019 - Check out our recent grant awards.
December 2019 - Take a few minutes to nominate them for the foundation's annual Deborah Blumer Community Health Leadership Award or the Edna Smith Award for Leadership in Health Equity.
October 2019 - Do you know a MetroWest resident looking to advance their career in nursing, medicine or one of the allied health professions?
October 2019 - The foundation's Board of Trustees recently voted to continue its support of the biennial MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey.
September 2019 - Join us for breakfast to learn how.
September 2019 - The deadline for submitting a concept paper for our fall 2019 grant cycle is quickly approaching.
September 2019 - Copies of the newly released 2019 MetroWest Community Health Assessment are available for download from the foundation's website.
What are the facts? What does it mean for those you serve? Monday, October 7 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a community conversation on Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
August 2019 - Join us on September 18th for breakfast and a presentation/discussion of the 2019 MetroWest Region Community Health Assessment.
August 2019 - We are now accepting grant applications for our fall 2019 funding cycle.
June 2019 - The MetroWest Health Foundation recently awarded over $750,000 in new grants to area nonprofit and municipal organizations.
May 2019 - The foundation is about to begin a major upgrade to our website: www.mwhealth.org. You can help by giving us your ideas and suggestions on how to improve the site.
May 2019 - The Foundation recently hosted a presentation of the latest findings from the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report.
April - Applications for scholarships for the fall academic term are now available. The deadline for applying is 4:00 pm on Friday, May 31st.
April - US News & World Report recently issued their 2019 County Health Rankings. Counties that make up the MetroWest area (Middlesex, Worcester and Norfolk) all scored relatively high. However, the data also showed areas for improvement, such as the teen birth rate and preventable hospital admissions.
April 2019 - There's a lot going on in local, state and national policy news that impact the health of the region. To keep you informed, we asked our Policy Analyst Kate Baker to give us a couple of policy issues worth following. Here's Kate's list for April
April 2019 - With financial support provided by the MetroWest Health Foundation, the Sudbury Foundation and the Foundation for MetroWest, the Massachusetts Census Equity Fund recently made grants to MetroWest organizations to support outreach efforts to ensure an accurate census count in 2020.
April 18, 2019 - Join us on Friday, May 17 from 8:30 - 11:00 for a closer look at the MetroWest data from the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report.
April 1, 2019 - At its 20th Anniversary dinner, the MetroWest Health Foundation presented its 2019 Deborah Blumer Community Health Leadership Award to the School Health Services Division of the Framingham Public Schools.
February 2019 -
To celebrate our anniversary, we will be hosting a special 20th Anniversary Symposium on March 29.
February 2019 - We want you to be part of the planning.
February 2019 - Nominate a person or organization that you think deserves this recognition now.
February 2019 - If you want to create real community change, you need to effectively engage the community in your efforts. That was the theme for a day long training session sponsored by the foundation.
January 2019 - Join us and the MetroWest Racial & Ethnic Disparities Workgroup as we explore the implications of inequities on health and healthcare in our region and look at best practices from across the state for the promotion of health equity through program and community interventions.
January 2019 - The MetroWest Health Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019. As one way to commemorate the work that has been done over the past 20 years, the foundation, in partnership with the MetroWest Racial and Ethnic Disparities Workgroup, is offering the first Annual Health Equity Award.
January 19 - Save the Date!
January 2019 - The MetroWest Health Foundation; the Foundation for MetroWest; Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation; and the Sudbury Foundation have all joined forces to provide a three-year continuation grant of $362,500 to Lovin' Spoonfuls to continue their work to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to MetroWest area food pantries and shelters.
January 2019 - Join us on February 5th from 9-11am at the MetroWest Health Foundation to learn more about the MA Census Equity Fund and the work they are doing to help nonprofit and municipal agencies prepare for the 2020 US Census.
January 2019 - With the new year comes new changes in our trustee and staff rosters...