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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.
Get Out and Art!

Get Out and Art!

Whether you want to make or appreciate, there are so many ways to Get Out and Art! in our communities! We encourage all kids to express themselves creatively and to try something new! Click the links below for some ideas on how to get started: For Art Doers 3rd EyE...

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Albert F. Carr Scholarship Fund Award Winner John Owens

Albert F. Carr Scholarship Fund Award Winner John Owens

John Owens (pictured with his mom Fatima Andrade) just wants to make people’s lives easier. And if he can save the planet in the process, well that’s a good thing, too. A 2017 recipient of an award from the Albert F. Carr Scholarship Fund, John is pursuing a degree in...

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A Region to Belong: Coastline Elderly Center

A Region to Belong: Coastline Elderly Center

A $5,000 grant from the Lipsky Whittaker Fund to Coastline Elderly in support of the LGBT Supper Club in Fairhaven. This Supper Club provides much needed community for our LGBT elders and provides a safe, fun, and comfortable atmosphere to share a meal, tell stories...

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A Region to Care: NorthStar Learning Center

A Region to Care: NorthStar Learning Center

The Acushnet Foundation Fund made a grant of $50,000 in support of the construction of a 14,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art, Early Childhood Program Center to house NorthStar’s primary childcare center and administrative offices in the heart of New Bedford’s...

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A Region to Learn: SER – Jobs for Progress

A Region to Learn: SER – Jobs for Progress

The BankFive Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation made a grant of $5,000 to SER-Jobs for Progress in Fall River to support their Evening Family Learning Center which seeks to create a holistic, multigenerational educational environment that addresses the needs...

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A Region to Save: Buzzards Bay Coalition

A Region to Save: Buzzards Bay Coalition

Through our Henry H. Crapo Fund a $50,000 grant was made to the Buzzards Bay Coalition in order to protect the last unprotected parcel of land on Dike Creek. Dike Creek is a critical component of the largest saltmarsh ecosystem on Buzzards Bay. The threat of...

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