Who we are

We are your community foundation since 1975.

  • We are a local organization with deep roots in the community.
  • Our funds help people invest in causes they care most.
  • We offer maximum tax advantage for gifts.
  • We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.
  • We build endowment funds benefiting the community forever and help create personal legacies.

Through the support of community members throughout the years, the Foundation has been able to award almost $5.5 million in grant money.

Total grants in 2014 – $305,475

Social Services – 31%

Education – 30%

Arts – 14%

Health – 20%

Mixed –  5 %

2014 pie chart


  • Donors make a permanent gift to the foundation, which is tax-deductible.
  • These gifts are invested, and the income earned is used to fund grants for community needs.

Click here for application information.

We are for good…for ever…for Westfield