July 27, 2018 - It started right here in MetroWest in 2005, when the Needham Board of Health approved a local ordinance making 21 the minimum age for the purchase of tobacco products.
July 27, 2018 - Difficulty recruiting and retaining staff, budget cuts, federal policy changes that undermine client service, less charitable giving and increased competition for funds -these are just some of the issues that our Class of 2018 confronted in their final class presentations.
July 27, 2018 - It is common for foundation staff to conduct site visits to grantees, but for trustees and members of the foundation's grantmaking committees, getting to see programs up close can be difficult due to work and family commitments.
June 25, 2018 - The MetroWest Health Foundation recently announced the award of over $3.3 million in grants to area health and human service organizations.
May 18, 2018 - Looking to advance your career in nursing, medicine or one of the allied health professions? If so, you may be eligible for a scholarship from the foundation.
May 18, 2018 - The MetroWest Health Foundation's Framingham Union Grants Panel joined with Mutual One Bank to sponsor the second gun buyback program in the City of Framingham.
May 18, 2018 - Check out the data from our MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey.
April 13, 2018 - This year's annual report highlights our investment in replicating the highly successful Bridge for Resilient Youth in Transition (BRYT) program in 16 MetroWest high schools.
April 13, 2018 - Do you know a MetroWest resident looking to advance their career in nursing, medicine or one of the allied health professions? If so, they may be eligible for a scholarship from the foundation.
April 9, 2018 - Over the last six months, the foundation has engaged in a strategic planning process designed to help define our investment strategies for the foreseeable future.
April 9, 2018 - A moving and intimate story of a family in transition, Real Boy follows the journey of trans teen Bennett as he navigates adolescence, sobriety, and the physical and emotional ramifications of his changing gender identity.
March 29, 2018 - The MetroWest Health Foundation presented its 2018 Deborah Blumer Community Health Leadership Award to the Needham Board of Health and Natick’s Director of Public Health, James White, Jr.
February 7, 2018 - Come learn about our spring 2018 grant round.
February 7, 2018 - Vaccines: Calling the Shots, a new documentary produced by the award-winning PBS series NOVA, presents a balanced and clear-eyed view of this increasingly prevalent issue.
February 7, 2018 - Submit your input to this brief eight-minute survey.
January 22, 2018 - The foundation's Board of Trustees recently approved 15 new scholarships to MetroWest residents pursuing degree programs in medicine, nursing and the allied health professions.
January 22, 2018 - How many grants did the foundation award in FY 2017?
January 22, 2018 - This past December the foundation's Board of Trustees said goodbye to two long-time trustees - Regina Marshall and Adam Rogers.
January 22, 2018 - Welcome our two newest trustees - Simone Gill and William Iberg.
December 7, 2017 - The MetroWest Health Foundation today announced that its grants panels and trustees have approved 26 new grants totaling $873,726.
November 2017 - Take a few minutes to nominate your hero for the foundation's annual Deborah Blumer Community Health Leadership Award.
October 24, 2017 - This Sundance and Tribeca Film Festival selection documents the lives of veterans across the country and their struggles and concerns as they return home after serving overseas.
October 24, 2017 - Sign-up now for this 6-month knowledge and skill-building program.
October 24, 2017- Do you know a MetroWest resident looking to advance their career in nursing, medicine or one of the allied health professions?
September 14, 2017 - We want to hear from you!
September 14, 2017 - Learn about Age-Friendly Communities and what you can do.
September 14, 2017 - Join us for an important workshop.
September 14, 2017 - Join us for a community screening of RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.
September 14, 2017 - Following the release of an updated Community Health Needs Assessment in late 2016, community partners recently joined forces to update the region's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).
August 16, 2017 - In 2015, the foundation awarded planning grants to the Bellingham, Milford and Framingham Public Schools to develop plans for implementing a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) framework within their respective districts