SouthCoast Community Foundation Awards Grants To 60 Nonprofits

NEW BEDFORD – The SouthCoast Community Foundation announced it is awarding over $600K of Stabilization Grants from its SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund to 60 nonprofits from the Southeastern, Massachusetts region.

The selected group of 501(c)3 organizations demonstrated a financial need due to COVID-19 and cover a range of areas of need including arts and culture, education and economic opportunity. The recipients also actively serve vulnerable populations, are dedicated to a re-envisioned organization of adaptability and innovation, and have demonstrated a commitment toward racially diverse leadership within the nonprofit.

Grants ranged from $2,500 to $25,000. A compete list can be found at

The SouthCoast Community Foundation established the SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund in partnership with local funders, in March of 2020. The Fund provides flexible resources to organizations that work with those most vulnerable due to the COVID-19 virus and the most impacted by inequity. To date, it has raised nearly

$6 million and granted over $5.4 million to 120 nonprofits. Donations to the SouthCoast Emergency Fund can be made online. For general inquiries about the Fund please direct inquiries to