John Vasconcellos Fund

Support retiring President and CEO John Vasconcellos’ passion for innovation, growth, and sustainability for communities that are democratic, fair, inclusive, and respectful.

“With the Community Foundation’s help, our Food Assistance Program has increased services by 300% since March 2020."

– Erich Miller, President, My Brother’s Keeper

Our mission is to mobilize philanthropy

by matching donors and resources with community needs

for the benefit of our region.

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Hiring – President & CEO

Founded in 1995, the SouthCoast Community Foundation currently manages $50 million in charitable assets in support of more than 200 funds established by nonprofits, families, and businesses across Southeastern Massachusetts. SouthCoast Community Foundation’s work...

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APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS – 7 TOP TIPS

APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS – 7 TOP TIPS

Scholarship season is underway at the SouthCoast Community Foundation, an exciting and inspiring time! However, we recognize that this can be especially stressful for some students and parents. So, if you find yourself wondering where to begin,...

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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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