100+ scholarships to be awarded

In 2023, SCCF will award over 100 scholarships to deserving students. We have opportunities for every South Coast town and city from Wareham to Somerset! Apply January 9th – March 1st.

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.

Our mission is to mobilize philanthropy

by matching donors and resources with community needs

for the benefit of our region.

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