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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.
What is Giving Tuesday?

What is Giving Tuesday?

Hear Leonard Lee, President and CEO of the SouthCoast Community Foundation, on WBSM's Money Wise radio show discuss the global generosity movement that is Giving Tuesday. Listen to the show. What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea:...

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Thankful for our South Coast community

In this season of gratitude, I reflect on how thankful I am for the rich culture and vibrant arts present in our South Coast communities. Theaters, galleries, dance, music — they enrich our world, and the South Coast is fortunate to be replete with many people, events...

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Creative SouthCoast Blog – 3rd EyE Youth Unlimited

Creative SouthCoast Blog – 3rd EyE Youth Unlimited

Poised to reorganize and rebuild through capacity building   Being the president of a small nonprofit made up entirely of volunteers can sometimes be daunting. Moving the organization forward, securing program funding, and ensuring day-to-day operations run...

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Donor Story: Henry H. Crapo Fund

Donor Story: Henry H. Crapo Fund

A LEGACY OF GENEROSITY “Moving our family foundation to the Community Foundation has amplified the impact of our grantmaking investment. Not only did we gain their administrative and financial expertise, but our ability to support the community in perpetuity is...

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Donor Story: Dr. Gilbert and Timmy Shapiro

Donor Story: Dr. Gilbert and Timmy Shapiro

LIFELONG ANNUAL FUND SUPPORTERS   Gilbert and Timmy Shapiro moved to the South Coast area in the early 1960’s, to set up Dr. Shapiro’s Orthopedic practice. Given he was in the medical field, Dr. Shapiro was naturally focused on being helpful to community members,...

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