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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.
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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The Gosnold Community Fund

The Gosnold Community Fund

The Gosnold Community Fund, which now includes a Scholarship Fund, was established in 2001 by Elkan Blout and David Twichell, two gentlemen with deep ties to Cuttyhunk and all the Elizabeth Islands. Since then, the Fund has grown through private contributions and is...

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The Gosnold Community Fund

Francis S. Ferreira Scholarship Fund

Francis S. FerreiraFrancis S. Ferreira (pictured) was passionate about technology and engineering, but he was even more passionate about the importance of getting a college education. Francis found that his son, David, came by that same love for technology naturally,...

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