Annual Fund of the SouthCoast Community Foundation
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.
"The Leadership Equity Fund gift will further enhance our advocacy work on behalf of communities of color while advancing our footprint and platform and underserved communities."
– Dr. LaSella Hall, President New Bedford Branch, NAACP
Our mission is to mobilize philanthropy
by matching donors and resources with community needs
for the benefit of our region.
SCCF Announces Promotion and Opening – Deepening Philanthropic and Grantmaking Capabilities
NEW BEDFORD, MA – The SouthCoast Community Foundation announced today that Tricia Grime was promoted to Director of Philanthropy and will be on the management team of the Foundation. “I’m honored and excited to take on this new role. It feels like an extension of my...
Director of Programs
Description of Position: The Director of Programs provides executive leadership, strategic oversight, and execution of the Foundation’s programs. The Director is a full-time, exempt employee of the Foundation and serves as a management team member. The Director...
The Jake Fabian Memorial Fund: Creating a Lasting Legacy
(Jeanne and John Fabian pictured) On October 17, 2019, Jake Fabian collapsed while running at the gym. Jake was an athletic 28-year-old with a bright future ahead of him — he made friends easily, was passionate about music, and worked as an IT specialist. Jake died...
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.