Annual Fund of the SouthCoast Community Foundation

Your gift to the Annual Fund supports the areas of greatest need for the Foundation, ensuring we can focus our efforts on our strategic priorities: elevating education, the arts, and economic development. Your support will have an immediate impact in our region.

The Manuel S. Pina Scholarship Fund will provide qualified high school graduates of Cape Verdean descent from Wareham High School, Old Rochester Regional High School, and New Bedford High School with financial assistance to attend college. 

2021 Annual Report

A recap of our 2021 efforts and our community supporters who made it possible.

New President & CEO Announced

Leonard M. Lee to lead the SouthCoast Community Foundation starting in May.

Expanding Early Education and Child Care Opportunities

Newly published report commissioned by the Community Foundation illuminates pain points and opportunities.

Our mission is to mobilize philanthropy

by matching donors and resources with community needs

for the benefit of our region.

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Blog & Events

18th Annual Summer’s Last Blast

18th Annual Summer’s Last Blast

We are thrilled to be celebrating our 18th Annual Summer’s Last Blast with all of you. Please join us on September 9th outdoors in the bucolic setting of Nonquitt, overlooking Buzzards Bay, for a lively evening of delectable food, cocktails, and...

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Be the Bee!

Did you know it takes 100 bees to make just one teaspoon of honey? So why am I talking about honey? Many of you might not know that when I’m not running the Community Foundation, I can be found working in my bee apiary....

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Since 1995, area residents have been turning to the SouthCoast Community Foundation to make their philanthropic giving as effective as possible. The Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, public charity serving thousands of people who share a common concern for improving the quality of life for all in Southeastern Massachusetts.

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