The Westfield Foundation and Second Street Youth Center – Dedicated to Growth (The Westfield Leader)

Although relatively new, the collaboration between the Westfield Foundation and Second Street Youth Center (SSYC) in Plainfield exemplifies an alignment of missions and goals aimed at empowering communities. Through our quarterly grants, The Westfield Foundation’s support helps to implement impactful initiatives at SSYC. SSYC’s mission focuses on providing comprehensive support to children and families, nurturing […]

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Westfield Area YMCA Receives Bogaert Grant (The Westfield Leader)

The Westfield Area YMCA, a recipient of a prestigious Bogaert Grant in 2022 from The Westfield Foundation, has marked a significant milestone with the completion of its expanded Family Locker Rooms. The newly unveiled space, which officially opened its doors in September 2023, is a testament to both the YMCA’s and The Westfield Foundation’s commitment […]

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The Westfield Foundation 2024 Q1 Grantees Announced

The Westfield Foundation proudly announces the recipients of its first quarter 2024 grants underscoring our enduring dedication to community collaboration and sustained support for organizations funded for decades. The foundation’s Trustees have greenlit four impactful projects that resonate with our mission and positively affect our youngest to oldest community members. New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO): […]

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The Westfield Foundation Adds Students2Science as Grant Recipients (The Westfield Leader)

In adherence to our commitment to advance education, particularly in local communities, The Westfield Foundation is pleased to announce the inclusion of Students2Science (S2S) among its new grantees. Aligned with our mission, S2S aims to inspire and empower students from underserved communities through experiential learning, encouraging them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and […]

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Westfield Foundation Awards Over $100K in Grants to Local Communities in Q4 (TAPintoWestfield)

The Westfield Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently concluded a dynamic grant cycle, allocating over $100,000 to support local organizations dedicated to enhancing community well-being and advancing diverse missions. Katie Curran Darcy, the Executive Director, expressed enthusiasm, stating, “This grant cycle was extremely robust in its applicants. We are thrilled to welcome three new organizations to […]

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for More Inclusive Playgrounds

In a heartwarming event on a chilly November afternoon, the Westfield community came together to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Lincoln School’s Project Playground. Esteemed members, including parents, children, and supporters, gathered against a backdrop of laughter and play. The Westfield Foundation proudly stands as an anchor donor for this transformative project, contributing a […]

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