News and Events
Community Foundation Awards Nearly $700,000 in Grants!
Apply for Scholarships January 1!
The Community Foundation online scholarship application portal opens January 1, 2019 with access to 130 scholarships.
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Community Foundation Celebrates 23rd Annual Meeting
The Community Foundation held its 23rd Annual Meeting on June 12 at the Charlton College of Business located at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
More than 70 attendees were welcomed by Chancellor Robert E. Johnson followed by guest speaker Dr. Michael D. Goodman, Executive Director at the UMASS Public Policy Center who shared his research and observations on current economic conditions and their implication in the South Coast region.
The Foundation also elected two new members to its Board of Directors, Maria Rosario and Cynthia Rose, and elected its Board Officers with Linda Bodenmann as the new Chairperson, Eric Strand as Vice Chair, Louis E. Sousa as Treasurer, and Carl Cruz as Clerk. Also elected as an Officer was Seth Garfield as Past Chair, and Mr. Garfield (pictured above with Ms. Bodenmann) was recognized for his outstanding volunteer leadership and contribution to the mission of the Community Foundation.
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
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.