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Highlighting the latest SouthCoast Community Foundation news, including grantee and donor spotlights and important happenings in the South Coast community and across Massachusetts.
Impact Profile: Meet the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

Impact Profile: Meet the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

  "I love music, and I love New Bedford, so leading the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is the perfect job for me. I know firsthand the impact music can have on a person’s life, and I want as many people to experience that as possible in our community." - Dave...

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Impact Profile: Meet BAMSI

Impact Profile: Meet BAMSI

“As you climb, you support others with you.” -Beverly Williams, Executive Vice President, BAMSI   BAMSI (Brockton Area Multi-Services, Inc.) is an organization dedicated to providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness,...

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The Power of Philanthropy: The Leo & Muriel Lanouette Story

The Power of Philanthropy: The Leo & Muriel Lanouette Story

One morning several years ago, an unassuming widower named Leo Lanouette read a story in The Standard-Times about our annual Scholarship program and was inspired to reach out to us to discuss his and his late wife Muriel’s estate. Leo grew up in Fall River and, after...

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With Regard to January 6, 2021

With Regard to January 6, 2021

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder this past spring, the Community Foundation committed to listen, to learn, to call out racism when we see it, and to talk about it. With regard to January 6th, we definitely need to talk. What we witnessed last week in Washington...

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