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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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...

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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...

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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.