SouthCoast Community Foundation

The SouthCoast Community Foundation matches donors and resources with community needs, mobilizing philanthropy for the benefit of our region.


As a tax-exempt, public charity, the SouthCoast Community Foundation offers donors the guidance and flexibility to fulfill their philanthropic goals. We serve a range of charitable individuals and corporations whose main concern is improving the quality of life in our community.

The SouthCoast Community Foundation allocates individual, family and corporate funds to meet community needs. To date, we have contributed over $41.9 million in assets to charitable grants, funds, and scholarships across the SouthCoast. We currently support over 175 programs benefiting art, culture, education, and humanitarianism across the region.

Services Provided

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training (Specialty)
  • Equity Funding (Specialty)
  • Grant Funding (Specialty)
  • Matching Funds

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development (Specialty)
  • Funds Development (Specialty)
  • Strategic Planning (Specialty)
Contact Information
Rayana Grace
128 Union Street
Suite 403
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 996-8253 Ext: 203