• Your Grant Impact - A Photo Retrospective of Your Legacy of Generosity

    You asked and here it is - a retrospective photo show of some of the great nonprofits impacted by your investment in and through the Community Foundation. (check back often for more slideshows and videos of your grant making at work)
  • Faces of Philanthropy

    Funded by an anonymous donor and produced by Outthink of Essex, this video gets to the heart of Philanthropy – Pure & Simple, focusing on the many ways individuals, businesses and organizations can work together improve the quality of life in our community.
  • A Week To Remember!

    Thank you for supporting "Good People and Great Things" in Middlesex County. The Annual CFMC celebration aboard the Becky Thatcher, followed by a performance at Goodspeed Opera House, was a huge success ... because of your support! This year our outstanding Event Committee put together a wonderful new addition to the celebration - click on the Thank You to Read More ...
  • Stand Together for Change.

    Take the pledge today and Help create a bully-free community in Middlesex County.
    Learn More and Take the Pledge »
  • Helping Good People Do Great Things

    The community foundation concept is a simple one. It is a group of individuals and businesses who pool resources to support the community where we live, work and play. In 1997, community leaders from across Middlesex County established our Community Foundation dedicated to enhancing and improving the quality of life in the area.
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Featured Fund

Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund


When disaster strikes, you’re always there to help. You, our friends and neighbors, have come to the aid of individuals and businesses to lend a helping hand through the Community Foundation of Middlesex County.

When Disaster Strikes, A Community Comes Together

The Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund provides an opportunity for CFMC to work with you to support organizations and services to help our neighbors, to respond immediately when catastrophe occurs, today – and in the future.

Community Philanthropy

Making Life in Middlesex County Better

cfmclogo The community foundation concept is a simple one. It is a group of individuals and businesses who pool resources to support the community where we live, work and play. Perhaps you want to preserve a piece of the community you love. Perhaps you are just beginning to explore your charitable purposes and want to join with others to create impact.

Anyone Can Be a Philanthropist

There are many ways to give to the community. Learn more about what the Community Foundation of Middlesex County does, and how you can participate.

Live Local Give Local

Preserving Our Local Community

LLGL_home 100% of your gift to the Live Local Give Local Fund will be granted to our local nonprofits this year.

You Can Make a Difference

The community is where we work, where we play, where we raise our children, where we call home.

It is our responsibility as citizens to exercise good stewardship within our communities. Live locally and give locally to preserve the quality of life in our towns through grants supporting our nonprofit organizations.

Ways To Give

Support the Community Foundation

communityphilanthropy Community foundations offer flexibility and impact for your charitable giving. There are many options for you to consider. Think about what you want your gift to do, and we will work with you to find the best way for your donations to make a positive difference.

Become a Donor

  • Donate Online – Use our easy online donation center!
  • Via Phone – Call us to make a donation!
  • Mail-In Form – Download and print a donation form.

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