How to Donate

To donate to the Estelle R. Ford Future Nurses Scholarship Fund, please use the following URL

In the Allocation section, please select, “Specify Fund” and use the dropdown box to search for “The Estelle R. Ford Future Nurses Scholarship Fund.”


We are proud to announce that we have created a  gofundme page for Mom's Scholarship Fund. We think it will be easier for people to support our efforts. Mom loved everything about Garner and the surrounding area, so please help us spread the word by sharing this post and make this her legacy.  Marge Fischer

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The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Gifts to the CFNCM are tax- deductible, subject to individual limitations.


The purpose of the scholarship fund is to provide scholarships to student(s) entering their third year of a nursing program at a local college and who has the desire and dedication to serve individuals in the City of Gardner and surrounding areas.

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