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Join Us for a Healthy Aging Presentation

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.

Foundation Honors Framingham School Health Services & Wayside's Taiany Goulart

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 Marks Our 20th Anniversary!

February 2019 - To celebrate our anniversary, we will be hosting a special 20th Anniversary Symposium on March 29.

Let Us Know Your Thoughts - Take Part in the 2019 Community Health Assessment

February 2019 - We want you to be part of the planning.

Who's Your Health Equity Hero?

February 2019 - Nominate a person or organization that you think deserves this recognition now.

Community Change by Design

Community Change by Design

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.

Achieving Health Equity in MetroWest: Best Practices

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.

Announcing the MetroWest Health Equity Award!

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.

Area Foundations Join Forces to Bring Fresh Fruits & Vegetables to Local Food Pantries and Shelters

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.

Available Outreach Funding

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.

Trustee and Staff Updates!

January 2019 - With the new year comes new changes in our trustee and staff rosters...

Thank You to Meyer Levy

January 2019 - With the election of new trustees and officers, we unfortunately must say goodbye to Meyer Levy, our board chair.

Fall Grant Cycle Completed - Fourteen Community Agencies Receive Grants

December 19, 2018 - Grant award letters recently went out to 14 community agencies that will share over $730,000 in support from the foundation's fall grant cycle.

MAPC Presentation Highlights Changing Demographics of the Region

December 19, 2018 - On November 16th, Seleeke Flingai and Barry Keppard of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) presented data on the changing demographics of the MetroWest region.

It's not to early to think about the 2020 US Census

December 19, 2018 - 2020 is still a couple of years away, but it's not too early to begin talking about the significance the census has for local communities and the funding of critical health and social services.

We're Looking for a Few Good Leaders!

December 19, 2018 - Do you know an individual who goes above and beyond to improve the health of MetroWest?

FY 2018 Performance Report

December 19, 2018 - How many grants did we make? Which communities were served? How much is an average grant?

Understanding the Changing Demographics of MetroWest

October 2018 - Join us on November 16 for a half-day seminar to explore the changing demographics of the region.

Scholarship Applications Now Available

October 2018 - Applications for scholarships for the spring academic term are now available. The deadline for applying is 4:00 pm on Friday, November 30th.

Become a MetroWest Health Leader

October 2018 - Learn more about this knowledge and skill-building program designed to change the way local health executives, managers and officials think and act as leaders.

Grant Deadline is Approaching

September 2018 - The deadline for submitting a concept paper for our fall 2018 grant cycle is quickly approaching.

Latest Data on Opioid-Related EMS INcidents for MetroWest

September 2018 - Check out our Health Data Center to view or download these reports.

New Website Promotes Food Access in Framingham

September 2018 - Feedframingham.org is a new website created by the MetroWest Mass in Motion program. It provides helpful resources for families and individuals in need of affordable and nutritious food.

Understanding the Changing Demographics of MetroWest

September 2018 - The foundation will be sponsoring a half-day seminar on Friday, November 16th from 8:30 am to 11:00 am to explore the changing demographics of the region.

Fall 2018 Grant Application Cycle is Now Open

August 2018 - We are now accepting grant applications for our fall 2018 funding cycle.

Hopkinton High School START Program says 'thank you!"

August 2018 - We get lots of thank you notes expressing appreciation for our grant support, but the students and faculty at Hopkinton High School recently surprised us with a "thank you slide deck" capturing their appreciation for the foundation's support of their START Program - Student Therapeutic Academic Resource Team.

Welcome to our Newest Framingham Grant Panel Members

August 2018 - This month we welcome two new members of our Framingham Union Grants Panel.

Be Part of the Foundation's Work

August 2018 - The foundation is looking for a full-time Policy Analyst.

Day in the Field - Part 2

August 2018 - This month, we once again held a "day in the field" where trustees and committee members joined staff as they visited grantee programs.

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