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About the Corporate Philanthropy Advisory Board

The Community Foundation for MetroWest (CFMW) Corporate Philanthropy Advisory Board supports the Foundation in developing and implementing a comprehensive corporate partnership strategy that further enhances the Foundation’s mission and engages more MetroWest businesses in local philanthropy. Furthermore, this board advises the Foundation on how to build and maintain mutually beneficial corporate partnerships and collaborations in a way that demonstrates to our community that local philanthropy is vital to the health and vibrancy of our region, and it’s good for business.

Three Primary Focus Areas Of This Board Include:

Workforce Development Action Project:

Assist the Foundation achieve the goals of Workforce Development Action Project including providing access to better careers and jobs that make a meaningful impact on income inequality and poverty rates for disadvantaged groups in our region.

Prospect Introductions:

Identify and leverage opportunities to expand our network of partners and donors, enhancing the Foundation’s ability to connect and grow this work.

Corporate Partnership Strategy:

Support corporate partner engagement, development, and stewardship strategies by motivating peers and bringing awareness to the ways businesses can partner with the Foundation.

Community Engagement:

Connect with the MetroWest community through individual board service or volunteerism, as well as encouraging peers and colleagues to join in this work.

Join the Corporate Philanthropy Advisory Board


  • Attend three meetings/year
  • Provide feedback and insight on CFMW corporate giving strategies
  • Assist with cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of new and existing relationships
  • Make a corporate gift to support the CFMW
  • Participate on the Community Leadership Reception Event Committee
  • Optional: Speak at various public forums