The SouthCoast Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its Stabilization Grants. Awards ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 will be given away from the SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund as part of the Foundation’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications can be submitted via the website grant portal.
The grants will provide up to six months of unrestricted general operating support to nonprofit organizations in the foundation’s service area that are recovering from the COVID-19 health crisis and its economic impact.
Applications will be accepted until Nov. 30 at 5 p.m.
Grants will be awarded to a select group of 501(c)3 organizations that can clearly demonstrate financial need due to COVID-19 and who align with the Foundation’s strategic focus areas of Arts/Culture, Education, and Economic Opportunity; that actively serve vulnerable populations; are committed to a re-envisioned organization demonstrating commitment to adaptability and innovation; and have racially diverse leadership – board members and executive staff.
The SouthCoast Community Foundation is a public charity serving thousands of people throughout Southeastern Massachusetts who share a common goal of improving the quality of life through philanthropy. Since 1995, the Community Foundation has distributed over $39 million from more than 200 funds to humanitarian, educational, and cultural organizations in the region. To date, its Emergency Response Fund has raised over $5.6 million and granted over $4.87 million to 97 nonprofits.