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MetroWest Health Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

MetroWest Health Foundation

(formerly MetroWest Community Health Care Foundation, Inc.)

161 Worcester Rd., Ste. 202

Framingham, MA United States 01701-5232

Telephone: (508) 879-7625


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Health conversion foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-09-30)

Assets: $104,379,556

Total giving: $3,223,197






Established in 1999 in MA; converted from the proceeds of the sale of a non-profit medical center. Serves 25 communities in the MetroWest area of Massachusetts.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is focused on the health status of the MetroWest area of Massachusetts, its individuals, and its families, through informed and innovative leadership.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to residents of the 25-town MetroWest region of MA, for the study of medicine, nursing, dentistry and the allied health fields.

Health Professions Scholarship Program

Scholarships of $2,000 per academic year are available to students who live or work in the MetroWest area and are accepted in a nursing, medical, or clinical program at an accredited institution.

Fields of Interest

  • Community health care
  • Health
  • Nursing care
  • Public health
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Seniors
  • Students
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-09-30

Assets: $104,379,556 (market value)

Gifts received: $310,047

Expenditures: $5,040,703

Total giving: $3,223,197

Qualifying distributions: $4,282,891