News and Events 

Community Foundation Funds Award $104,000

The Polaroid Fund and Huidekoper Fund recently completed granting cycles with several awards to local nonprofit organizations. 

Rayana Grace Named Arts & Culture Program Manager

Community Foundation President John Vasconcellos announced the appointment of Southcoast resident Rayana Grace to a newly created post dedicated to advancing the Creative Commonwealth initiative.  READ THE ANNOUNCEMENT





Summer's Last Blast Moo-ves to Gidley Farm!



We've Moved!

The Community Foundation offices are now located in the DeMello International Center in New Bedford's historic Downtown.

Please note our new business and mailing address:

128 Union Street, Suite 403, New Bedford, MA 02740

Click here for a map and directions!



      The SouthCoast Urban Indicators Project is a website launched by the UMass Dartmouth Urban Initiative to gather and analyze data related to quality of life issues in New Bedford and Fall River in order to promote informed conversation and decision making. Visit the website for more information.