About us

About Community Foundation for MetroWest

The Community Foundation for MetroWest improves the quality of life in 30+ MetroWest communities by providing financial and educational resources to local nonprofit organizations, sharing essential data about our region to inform decision making, and partnering with donors to help guide and align their giving with the areas of greatest need in the community. 

Since inception, the Foundation has granted $31 million to nonprofit organizations and currently stewards more than $25 million in charitable assets for current needs and future impact. To learn more, please visit or call 508-647-2260.

About Middlesex Savings Bank

Middlesex Savings Bank, founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., is a mutual savings bank. As one of the largest independent banks in Massachusetts with nearly $5 billion in assets, the Bank has been committed to providing outstanding value in consumer banking and business banking products for more than 185 years. The FDIC and DIF insured bank has 30 branch offices located in 25 communities around Massachusetts. For more information, please visit, and connect on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation

The Foundation was established in 2000 to further carry out the philanthropic mission of Middlesex Savings Bank. Over the past 19 years, the Foundation has provided more than $7 million in grants to local nonprofit organizations, supporting services and programs in a wide variety of fields, including education and basic human services. Since the inception of the Foundation, Middlesex Savings Bank has funded the endowment with over $17 million in contributions. More information is available at

About Center for Governmental Research (CGR)

CGR (Center for Governmental Research) is a nonprofit research and consulting organization with a mission to support positive community change that has created community indicator projects for more than a dozen communities across the United States. CGR provides rigorous analysis, actionable insights and quality community engagement and collaboration for clients ranging from local governments to public safety organizations to collective impact initiatives and community-based nonprofits. To learn more, visit

A special thank you to the Impact MetroWest Steering Committee for providing meaningful guidance and feedback throughout the process of developing this initiative and website:

  • Patty Gannon, Trustee Emeritus, Foundation for MetroWest
  • Paul Joseph, CEO and Founder, Contexed, LLC
  • Jay Kim, Chief Operating Officer, Foundation for MetroWest
  • Mike Kuza, VP, Community Relations, Middlesex Savings Bank & Vice President, Middlesex Savings Bank Charitable Foundation
  • Regina Marshall, Senior Vice President of Administrative Operations, Advocates
  • Marilyn Martino, Executive Director, The Sudbury Foundation
  • Caroline Murphy, Director of Programs, Foundation for MetroWest
  • Meg Ramsey, Trustee, Foundation for MetroWest
  • Judy Salerno, Executive Director, Foundation for MetroWest
  • Sam Wong, Director of Public Health, City of Framingham