SouthCoast Community Foundation 2021 Annual Report

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KEEPING OUR FINGER ON THE PULSE ANNUAL REPORT

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SouthCoast Community Foundation 2 GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS 302 Grantee Organizations 115 Scholarship Awarded Received A Total Of $6,002,490 GIFTS Gifts Received $11,645,841 1,825 Gifts 1397 Donors 15 New Funds 217 Total Funds $9,342,587 For Existing Funds $2,303,254 For Creating New Funds AT A GLANCE: Investment Return 11.5% ASSETS Total Assets $53,195,877

MESSAGE FROM OUR LEADERSHIP

Dear Friends of the SouthCoast Community Foundation,

Over the course of last year and into 2022, we have kept our finger on the pulse of community needs within the Southeastern Massachusetts region to stay on top of how COVID-19 has impacted the lives of our most vulnerable residents and nonprofit, community, and business partners within our South Coast 41 cities and towns. And as part of our mission, we are continually revisiting our role to ensure our region is inclusive, welcoming, and equitable for all who live, work, and learn here.

Consequently, we continued our emergency response to meet this important responsibility, and our institutional commitment to advancing racial equity and social justice is the lens through which we have and are focused on our three strategic priorities:

Arts and creativity for a vibrant and inclusive region

• Education success for youth and adult learners Economic sustainability and workforce opportunity

We also welcomed new partners for change in this region with the establishment of the Mayflower Fund, which will provide $27 million over ten years to build inclusive, equitable, and diverse employment, training, and supply chain opportunities related to the offshore wind industry.

None of this would have been possible without your continued trust and support in us as your philanthropic partner. We are committed to keeping our finger on the pulse of the community’s needs and learning what touches, moves, and inspires you for change in this region.

Our door is always open.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

At-A-Glance 2 Message from Leadership.................................................... 3 New Funds 6 Emergency Response 7 Racial Equity 8 Arts and Creativity ......................................................... 11 Education Success 15 Economic Sustainability and Workforce Opportunity 18 Legacy Giving 20 Convening ................................................................. 22 Board, Staff ............................................................... 24 Committees 25 Corporators 26 Financials 27 Contributors ...............................................................28

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SOUTHCOAST COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT 21
FINGER ON THE PULSE / SOUTHCOAST COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 5 Mobilizing philanthropy by matching donors and resources with community needs for the benefit of our region.
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MISSION

EMERGENCY RESPONSE $2,263,709

NEW FUNDS

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

$1,643,485

EDUCATION (INCLUDES SCHOLARSHIPS PAID) $1,316,994

STANDARD-TIMES’ NEEDIEST FAMILIES FUND

We are now the home of one of the longest-running charitable initiatives that this region has ever seen, The Standard-Times’ Neediest Families Fund. 2021 marked its 100th year helping vulnerable New Bedford families throughout the holidays. We are proud that The Standard-Times put their trust in us to be their philanthropic partner and deeply honored to be a part of the future of this important philanthropy effort for our region.

Ditchfield Family Scholarship Fund

Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art, Inc. Fund

George C. Decas Scholarship Fund

John Vasconcellos Fund

• Dr. Frederick M. Kalisz Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

• Leadership Equity Fund

• Nancy and Jack Braitmayer Fund for Innovative Educational Excellence

• NBAM Children’s Art Fund

ARTS & CULTURE $778,302

Paul and Deborah Durland Scholarship Fund

Steven E. Ferreira Scholarship Fund

Suzanne and Sharon Areias Animal Welfare Fund

• Standard-Times’ Neediest Families Fund

• The Donald and Gloria Zeman Fund

• The Dr. Norbert P. and Elsie R. Fraga Scholarship Fund

• The Mayflower Fund

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GRANT CATEGORIES

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

During 2021, we continued to provide COVID-19 pandemic relief and awarded more than $2.8 million to 50 nonprofits through our SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund to address vaccine equity and hesitancy, operational needs for arts & culture, economic, and education-focused nonprofits, and basic needs, such as food security, emergency childcare, housing, technology for remote work or school, transportation, and utilities. The awarded funds were made possible, in part, by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development.

In Fall 2021, the Gateway Cities Legislative Caucus toured Attleboro, Fall River, and New Bedford to learn firsthand the issues facing these communities due to the pandemic. The tour, hosted by co-chairs House Representative Tony Cabral and Senator Neal Lesser, brought civic leaders together on September 20th at The Whaling Museum.

Representing the Community Foundation, Director of Engagement, Sarah Rose, shared important lessons learned from our COVID Emergency Response work which swiftly raised and distributed aid to the most vulnerable communities and regional nonprofits experiencing the detrimental impact of the crisis.

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PHOTOS: BAMSI VACCINE CLINIC

“The SouthCoast Community Foundation has an opportunity to make a forceful case for racial equity by explaining the challenges, highlighting the areas of opportunity, and taking bold action to embed racial equity into our organization, our work, into our community’s fabric, and more importantly, into our personal growth. Only by actively renewing the social contract, starting with a race-conscious approach at the Foundation, can we begin to address the impact of rising inequality and damaging social disparities and help our communities heal.”

Last year we made two significant steps in our journey to become an anti-racist organization and embrace the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. First, we launched the Leadership Equity Fund to award grants to nonprofit organizations working to end racism and run by leaders who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and to support the professional development and advancement of nonprofit employees who identify as BIPOC.

Second, we worked both internally and with an outside consultant, Strategy Matters, to begin to understsand how racial inequities and inequality impact all of our lives and to start to make change in the way we do business so that we put racial equity specifically, and diversity, equity and inclusion, more broadly at the center of all that we do. This is work that continued throughout all of 2021 and we still have much to do. We are committed to this effort and look forward to updating you on our progress in the future.

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EQUITY
RACIAL

LEADERSHIP EQUITY FUND

The Leadership Equity Fund awarded $110,340 in total last year. The first grant round was awarded to the New Bedford Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts. The YWCA has a three-year plan to strengthen and extend equitable practices amongst Boards across the South Coast so that they will become more diverse, inclusive, and equitable. The NAACP also has a three-year plan to train NAACP members and others by developing workshops, hiring a communications specialist, and building infrastructure to support ongoing outreach.

The second grant round went to BAMSI for their BIPOC Leadership Path program, Buy Black NB for operations and administrative support, Coaching4Change in support of their CEO and plans for expansion; and the New Bedford Whaling Museum for their Equity in Leadership program.

Discussing the importance of the fund and reflecting on her own experiences, our Vice-Chair Gail Fortes wrote a personal essay, The Journey to Equity is Hard. Start by Looking Within, which was published in the local media outlet, New Bedford Light

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“The Leadership Equity Fund grant will further enhance our advocacy work on behalf of communities of color while advancing our footprint, platform, and underserved communities.”

GRANTEE

GROWING AS A LEADER

“There is a whole ecosystem of support within the school system that plays a part in how kids grow up, whether they go to college and explore career paths. This training has helped me talk and enlighten upper school management about race, social issues, and personal beliefs without resulting in hurt feelings. Having the ability to navigate tough conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion is key. Everyone is ready to engage and wants to see things change, but there is a lot of listening, learning, and shedding of perceptions that need to take place. I’m glad I’m in a better position to help.”

When Marquis Taylor grew up in South Central LA, he struggled in school. However, he was a strong athlete, which provided him with access to resources and support. His coaches and mentors helped him build his confidence and stay out of trouble enabling him to enjoy a very successful academic life. Marquis recognized that he was very fortunate and that many other kids from his neighborhood were a drift through the system.

Inspired to do something about this imbalance, in 2010, while in graduate school, Taylor started Coaching4Change. Based out of Taunton, his organization connects K-12 and college students with mentors, often college students themselves. Marquis believes “college students want to make a difference. Those with shared experiences are particularly effective in encouraging and connecting with students. Helping them to navigate conflict resolution, celebrating small wins, and coaching them to bring their best selves to the school community.”

But Marquis’ work doesn’t stop there. It’s more than just working with the kids but collaborating with school administration. Coaching4Change provides schools with additional support staff to help improve student’s attendance, behavior, and engagement. Staffing shortages contribute to whether young people get the support they need to thrive, which was particularly critical during the pandemic.

Marquis’ Leadership Equity grant from the Community Foundation enabled him to tap resources and training that strengthened his leadership and diplomacy skills helping him effectively partner with the schools and navigate tough conversations.

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ARTS AND CREATIVITY

Arts and Culture are essential to our region’s quality of life. Arts are not a “nice to have” but rather a “must-have“ as a social and economic driver for our region. We are proud to invest in art and culturally focused nonprofits that are community-based and use the arts to challenge, inspire, and change lives.

Our Creative SouthCoast Initiative, which began in 2017, specifically focuses on Fall River and New Bedford attracting and motivating local philanthropy to prioritize the arts. The work of the initiative has included support for city-wide initiatives, public art, capacity building for small nonprofits, increased access for youth, and the celebration and elevation of culturally diverse creativity.

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Here are highlights from 2021:

BUILDING BLOCK COHORT

The SouthCoast Community Foundation focuses on capacity building through a working group we call “Building Blocks.” The Cohort is comprised of 12 local arts organizations from the New Bedford and Fall River area whose annual revenue are $250,000 or less. Bolstering these smaller nonprofits was based on their fiscal standing but also on their plans to revitalize the area with visual and performing arts and art therapy, bringing culturally diverse creativity into these communities, and increasing access for youth. Through workshops, convening, technical assistance, and grantmaking, we have seen these organizations evolve. By deepening financial support and forming a learning community where successes and challenges are shared, the capacity of each participating cohort member is continually enhanced.

3rd Eye Youth Empowerment

Cape Verdean Association NB DATMA

FR MoCA Gallery X Gnome Surf

Greater Fall River Art Association

New Bedford Ballet Foundation

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Seaglass Theater

YEAH! Corps Your Theater

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FALL RIVER CULTURAL PLAN

The Fall River Arts and Culture Coalition (FRACC), is committed to improving the lives of the people that live and work in the Fall River area. In late 2021, the Coalition launched the city’s first Arts & Culture Plan, which was sponsored by the One SouthCoast Chamber with support from the Community Foundation. This multi-year plan fosters a vibrant, inclusive, and sustainable creative economy in the city that is activating creative artists and arts organizations to rebuild the downtown in Fall River.

GET OUT AND ART

This was the third summer of our GET OUT AND ART program, partnering with the New Bedford Housing Authority as part of our Creative SouthCoast Initiative to bring community arts programs into residential neighborhoods. Three programs, run by the New Bedford Art Museum, Dream Out Loud, and NB Creative with Rhonda Fazio, made a lot of art with a lot of young people this summer.

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GRANTEE STORY:

Keri Cox, President of 3rdEyE Youth Unlimited

POISED TO REORGANIZE AND REBUILD THROUGH CAPACITY BUILDING

Being the president of a small nonprofit made up entirely of volunteers can sometimes be daunting. Moving the organization forward, securing program funding, and ensuring dayto-day operations run smoothly rests on their shoulders. That’s why Keri Cox found participating in the Building Blocks Cohort, a program of our Creative SouthCoast Initiative, rewarding and critical for the continued success of her organization, 3rd EyE Unlimited

As its president, Keri has represented the organization in the cohort for the last three years and engaged in the breadth of financial support, community building, mentoring, and resources we made available to help strengthen her skillset and, ultimately, the infrastructure of 3rd EyE.

Last year was a turning point for the organization. Known for its youth empowerment programming through hip-hop, the team knew that it had to make some changes to survive the pandemic. A new strategic plan was developed to keep the nonprofit sustainable. Cox knew that to help bring the organization to the next level and make their new strategy actionable, she needed to dedicate her time to the plan instead of the day-to-day operations. She also needed some coaching since the process was new territory.

The tight-knit 3rd Eye team was able to support Keri and take on many of her responsibilities and the Community Foundation matched Keri up with strategist and consultant Jay Vogt. Through Jay’s organized and thoughtful mentoring approach, Keri moved forward with their new strategy, developed action plans, and funded several new project hires enabling core team members to focus on priorities instead of being spread too thin. Today, thanks to her team, Keri’s hard work, and Jay’s guidance they are poised to reorganize, rebuild, and invest in their operation, allowing them to stay relevant to the New Bedford youth they serve, the very heart of the organization.

“Jay has been my nonprofit therapist,” remarked Keri. “We wouldn’t have been able to move the organization forward without his guidance and the unwavering support of the Community Foundation.”

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EDUCATION SUCCESS

At the heart of improving the quality of life for those in our region is creating strong educational programs and opportunities. From early literacy to college scholarships and services to ongoing professional development, the need is extensive.

Here are highlights from 2021: ANNUAL

SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTIONS

In May, we held a virtual awards reception for the Jacobs Family New Bedford High Schools Scholarships which awarded $175,000 to five New Bedford students: Addylene Darosa Semedo, Annie Lin, and Linh Dan Nguyen from New Bedford High School; Jocelyn Kingman from Global Learning Charter Public School, and Moriah Markman from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.

In July, local students gathered at the Buttonwood Park Zoo for the SouthCoast Community Foundation scholarship reception to receive their awards totaling $547,255. Eighty-four recipients were chosen from a pool of more than 600 high school seniors and college students from throughout the region, representing 24 different educational institutions.

GEORGE C. DECAS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

William C. Decas established a new scholarship fund in memory of his late brother, Attorney George C. Decas. The George C. Decas Scholarship Fund will provide awards to graduating high school seniors residing in Wareham, Massachusetts. Awards of $20,000 will be made annually starting in 2022 during the Community Foundation scholarship season and can support recipients over four years. This new fund joins an additional Decas fund with the Community Foundation, the Georgia and Constantine Decas Family Scholarship Fund, established by William and his sister, Katharina Decas, in 2020. The Decas family is an exemplary model of what it means to give back and we are humbled to help them with their philanthropic goals in supporting the educational dreams of Wareham students.

“George, sister Katharina, and I were all raised and educated in Wareham. We were fortunate that our parents could afford to send us to college, but we know that many are not in the same position. We are so pleased to have the help of the Community Foundation to honor our parents and our late brother George in this way, providing well-earned financial support to the youth of Wareham.”

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EARLY EDUCATION AND CHILD CARE

Across the South Coast region, there are approximately 50,000 children under the age of five but only 20,000 child care slots, translating roughly into 2.5 children for every slot. This lags the state, with two children for every slot. Scarcity is only one aspect of a multilayered issue plaguing the early education and child care system and only one example of how the South Coast region is trailing the state. To deepen the Community Foundation’s understanding of the topic it took several steps in 2021 toward making early education and child care a significant focus for the organization.

We participated in two-panel discussions, the One SouthCoast Chamber Early Childhood Education Summit, and the newly formed MA Early Childhood Funders Collaborative. In addition, we commissioned a report produced in partnership with the Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University. The Expanding Early Education and Child Care Opportunities (EECCO) report provides a rigorous assessment of the Community Foundation catchment area using the best available data and supplemented by 21 interviews with regional experts and thought leaders. The report is available in three languages and can be found on our website.

ADVANCING EQUITABLE OUTCOMES

In preparation for the 2022 Scholarship season, the Community Foundation spent the remainder of the year evaluating the scholarship application process to meet donor intentions while advancing equitable outcomes for the region’s students across multiple dimensions of difference; specifically, race, ethnicity, and gender. We look forward to sharing with you the results of these improvements in next year’s report.

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DONOR STORY: Nancy and Jack Braitmayer Fund for Innovative Educational Excellence

Eric Braitmayer grew up appreciating the power of philanthropy. His parents, Nancy and Jack, raised him and his two sisters in a culture of giving back. They are incredibly active in the community, volunteering and providing funding for local educational institutions, initiatives, and school supplies through their personal giving and on a national level through their family foundation. His parents continue to this day to be an inspiration.

“I’ve always admired my parents’ generosity and their life-long dedication to improving educational outcomes,” reflected Eric. “While they are still alive to appreciate its impact, I wanted to create a fund with an education focus in their honor. However, I didn’t want the heavy administrative lift that is required in a private foundation.” Eric chose the Community Foundation for this reason but also because he felt the Foundation is “an essential asset to the South Coast community at large and a driving force behind issues I care about. Also, partnering with the Community Foundation means I don’t have to worry which direction future generations might take the fund. Their stewardship will be long lasting.”

Recognizing his good fortune of quality education and the opportunities that came with it, Eric wanted to find a way to help others who do not have the same access or support. Initially, Eric discussed setting up a traditional, tuition-focused scholarship that we were happy to create. However, through our consultation, he became aware of other needs like college and career mentoring, academic tutoring, and financial management training to help individuals finish college and transition into a productive career. Eric was immediately drawn to the issue and wanted our help to address it. As a result, Eric shifted the fund’s focus from tuition to services that support student success by meeting basic needs and teaching life skills. Commenting on the experience, he said, “the Community Foundation listened to what I wanted to do, shared with me what is happening in the community, and together we came to a powerful solution. I would have missed this pressing need had the Community Foundation done what I asked, no questions asked.”

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“The Community Foundation is an essential asset to the South Coast community at large and a driving force behind issues I care about….”
ERIC BRAITMAYER
SUPPORTING STUDENT SUCCESS

ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY AND WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITY

Dovetailing education and arts & culture is the need to remove obstacles and increase

community members’ success in the economic realm. Our work in this area is growing and currently involves immigration support, workforce development, and career readiness.

Here are highlights from 2021:

THE MAYFLOWER FUND

Mayflower Wind secured a state award to supply Massachusetts with offshore wind energy which in turn means a significant commitment to local workforce and economic development through their newly created fund with the Community Foundation. The company will devote $27 million over ten years to the Mayflower Fund, to build inclusive, equitable, and diverse employment, training, and supply chain opportunities related to the offshore wind industry. This exciting initiative is an opportunity for the South Coast to flourish and we are thrilled to be a partner to Mayflower Wind, providing a bridge to the communities the Foundation serves.

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“To truly succeed we need strong partnerships with organizations such as the SouthCoast Community Foundation, who truly understand the needs of the community, to ensure we are fostering a just transition toward a sustainable energy future.”
MICHAEL BROWN, CEO, MAYFLOWER WIND LLC

POLAROID FUND

The Polaroid Fund is dedicated to New Bedford workforce development and literacy programming, and awarded $97,000 to nine local nonprofits in April, including The Arc of Bristol County, Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern MA, Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts, Inc., Marion Institute, New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!, Portuguese United for Education d/b/a Discovery Language Academy, School on Wheels, United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts, and YWCA of Southeastern MA.

“The Polaroid Grant enables us to make significant progress on our multiyear effort to improve the educational experience for all our students and increase access to good jobs and sustainable living in New Bedford. This includes our work with community leaders throughout the South Coast and in a statewide coalition to reverse the current, restrictive admissions policy of vocational schools so English learners, students of color, students with disabilities, and students that are economically disadvantaged have an equal opportunity to pursue this path of learning.”

WAITLIST: STATEWIDE OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS

STATEWIDE VOCATIONAL SCHOOL ‘OPPORTUNITY GAP’ ANALYSIS. COURTESY OF GRANTEE, UNITED INTERFAITH ACTION OF SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS

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ANDREA SHEPPARD LOMBA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UNITED INTERFAITH ACTION OF SOUTHEASTERN MA.

Estate and planned gifts through the SouthCoast Community Foundation are an excellent way to establish a charitable legacy. Our expertise and passion for change in this region make us the ideal partner for charitable donors looking to invest in our community in perpetuity. Two funds were established this last year that will have a lasting impact:

EDITH B. WISLOCKI FUND

Edith Wislocki named SouthCoast Community Foundation in her will and signed the necessary paperwork to create a field of interest fund that will preserve open space in Rehoboth and Bristol County and support nonprofits that have animals central to their mission.

SUZANNE AND SHARON AREIAS ANIMAL WELFARE FUND

This donor-advised fund is focused on animals. The primary area of interest will be to assist in the cost of spaying and neutering and was created by Dr. Sharon Areias Trahan in memory of her late sister and parents. Sharon intends to contribute to the fund annually and has also named The Foundation in her will.

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GIVING
LEGACY

DONOR STORY: Henry H. Crapo Fund

A LEGACY OF GENEROSITY

“Moving our family foundation to the Community Foundation has amplified the impact of our grantmaking investment. Not only did we gain their administrative and financial expertise, but our ability to support the community in perpetuity is safeguarded. Being part of the SouthCoast Community Foundation family, we retain the power of grant-making, but our ability to be effective grant makers is strengthened significantly by the Community Foundation unparalleled community outreach and relationships. Their insights provide us with information about what is going on in the community, where the needs are, and who is doing what to meet them. We simply would not have that on our own.”

Equitable college admissions and addressing hunger in the South Coast region. Just two examples of critical work that will benefit from a legacy of generosity and how the Henry H. Crapo Foundation Fund is supporting critical work taking place in the Greater New Bedford region. A total of $160,000 from the Fund was awarded to 15 organizations to support their civic, educational, and charitable projects.

Lawyer Henry H. Crapo, born in Dartmouth and lived for many years in New Bedford, Massachusetts, established the Henry H. Crapo Foundation Fund to support civic, educational, and charitable projects in New Bedford and neighboring towns. Originally a private family foundation, it was moved to the Community Foundation to manage in 2010.

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FUNDERS’ TOURS

Over this last year, we moved from in-person tours to webinars. On March 31st, we held a virtual session to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare and public health. On June 30th, we held a second tour focused on Building Blocks for a Sustainable Community. On October 26th, we hosted a case study for supporting the arts with funders and creative leaders to discuss the impact arts and culture can have on urban centers and communities, specifically in New Bedford and Fall River.

SUMMER’S LAST BLAST

Every year we hold our annual Summer’s Last Blast celebration at the very beginning of September. Last year, we were able to gather in person with our community friends and partners to celebrate the work we’ve done together. More than 400 guests joined us for a delightful evening under a beautiful and starry night in South Dartmouth.

PRESIDENT JOHN VASCONCELLOS RETIREMENT

In December, we said goodbye to retiring President, John Vasconcellos. Thanks to his dedication and leadership, we have a Community Foundation that our region deserves, that attracts philanthropy, and elevates the needs and opportunities within our community. John is responsible for leaving the organization well-positioned for the future and continuing our mission under Leonard M. Lee, our new President and CEO.

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CONVENING
To better understand the needs of our communities, and champion pressing issues or emerging opportunities we often convene subject matter experts, nonprofit leaders, and philanthropic-minded donors. We also come together to celebrate one another and the work we accomplish in collaboration with our community partners.

DONOR STORY:

Dr. Gilbert and Timmy Shapiro

LIFELONG ANNUAL FUND SUPPORTERS

Gilbert and Timmy Shapiro moved to the South Coast area in the early 1960’s, to set up Dr. Shapiro’s Orthopedic practice. Given he was in the medical field, Dr. Shapiro was naturally focused on being helpful to community members, especially historically excluded populations. He often found that many of his patients suffering from industrial accidents struggled to cover their expenses and take care of themselves when out of work.

So, when he learned that a Community Foundation was being formed in 1995, he and his wife saw an opportunity to do more for their neighbors and get involved. The community-minded Shapiro’s generous support to institutions and causes has long been felt in Massachusetts and the Community Foundation counts itself as extremely fortunate to have had their involvement in the organization since its very inception, including Dr. Shapiro being a past Board Chair. Timmy is no longer with us, but her

generosity lives on in Gilbert and their children. Commented Dr. Shapiro, “The Community Foundation is supporting organizations in this region to help good, hard-working people who deserve whatever assistance we can provide. It is simply the right thing to do and why our family has enthusiastically donated annually to help the Foundation successfully carry out its mission year in and year out.”

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HOCKOMOCK CHAIR AWARD

We were honored to receive the Hockomock YMCA Chair Award for outstanding leadership, dedication, and passion for working with the YMCA and enriching the quality of life in the Hockomock community, which encompasses Foxboro, Franklin, Mansfield, and North Attleboro. Hockomock Board Chair Mary Clermont commented, “Our impact in 2020 would not have been possible without (the Community Foundation’s) incredible partnership.” The Hockomock Area YMCA received $315,000 from our SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund to support their innovative response to families challenged with food insecurity.

ONE SOUTHCOAST APEX AWARD

South Coast business owners, employees, and residents recognize local organizations for demonstrating creativity in their development, growth, and dedication to the community by nominating them for the prestigious accolade, One SouthCoast Apex Award. We were humbled to be a recipient and honored to be recognized for our work addressing the impact of the pandemic.

Thank you Hockomock YMCA and One SouthCoast Chamber!

2022 BOARD

Gail Fortes - Chairperson

Linda Bodenmann - Past Chairperson

Jayne Rebello Korn - Vice Chairperson

Jonathan Rounds - Treasurer

Carl J. Cruz - Clerk

Maria A. Rosario - Assistant Clerk

Leonard M. Lee - President & CEO

Trish Arnold

Damõn Chaplin

Priscilla Ditchfield

Jeff Pagliuca

Denis M. Porché

Cynthia Rose

Louis E. Sousa

STAFF

Leonard M. Lee - President & CEO

Kim Goddard - Director of Marketing & Communications

Charles Holley - Director of Finance & Administration

Sarah Rose - Director of Engagement

Werlaine Badio - Programs Officer

Nhamaa Cortes - Accounting Clerk

Tricia Grime - Development Manager

Adrianna Heard - Donor Services Associate Kim Heard - Office Administrator

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COMMITTEES

Executive Committee

Chair: Gail Fortes

Linda Bodenmann Carl Cruz

Jayne Rebello Korn Maria A. Rosario Jonathan Rounds Leonard M. Lee

Arts & Culture Committee

Chair: Priscilla Ditchfield Lisa Schmid Alvord

Michael Benevides Irene Buck Janet Coquilette Carl Cruz

Yvonne Drayton Jackie Francisco Sandy Fraze Kathleen Hancock Lawrence Jenkins Fitzcarmel LaMarre Viera Levitt Jim McKeag Charlie Merrow Ashley Occhino Eve Rounds Margo Saulnier Tricia Schade

Audit Committee

Chair: Jeff Pagliuca Linda Bodenmann Nicholas Christ Lou Sousa

Development Committee

Chair: Trish Arnold

Janet Atkins Adrienne Catherine BeauregardRheaume Tia Bullard Robert Collins Colleen Carney Courtney Abigail Rebello Edwards Doug Glassman

Beppie Huidekoper Jennifer Menard Jeff Pagliuca

Education Committee

Chair: Cynthia Rose Trish Arnold Maria Rosario Jonathan Rounds Finance Committee Chair: Jonathan Rounds Kate Alves Rachel Charrier Priscilla Ditchfield Mike Falvey Dawn Salerno Louis E. Sousa Anne Tangen

Governance Committee

Chair: Jayne Rebello Korn Gail Fortes Craig Lindell Cynthia Rose Jonathan Rounds

Grants Committee

Chair: Carl Cruz Jeff Bradley Mike Falvey Seth Garfield Zach Gerson-Nieder Christopher Howard Glenn Oliveira Denise Porché Andrea Rodrigues Cynthia Rose Tricia Schade

Investment Committee

Chair: Eric Strand Kate Alves Peter Bogle Michelle Buckley Matt Downey Tim Dyer Mike Pierre Jonathan Rounds Dr. Gilbert Shapiro Lou Sousa Richard Wolfson

Scholarship Committee

Chair: Dr. Erik Domingues Courtney Champagne Merry Conway Carl Cruz Seth Garfield Romayne Grace Darius Haghighat Zoe Hanson-DiBello Donald Kerr John Korn Lynn Mastera Cynthia Rose

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CORPORATORS

2021-2022

Our Corporators represent a wide range of expertise and perspectives and serve the Community Foundation as advisors, ambassadors, and advocates.

Carlos Almeida*

Kate Alves

Lisa Schmid Alvord

Joseph Barry

Christina Bascom

Wendy Bauer

John Beauregard Adrianne Catherine BeauregardRheaume*

Michael Benevides

R. William Blasdale Hon. Bettina Borders Terry Boyle

J. Russell Buckley John K. Bullard Peter C. Bullard Steven Canessa Kate Carney Lillian Carney Patrick Carney Elaine Chervinsky† Paul Chervinsky Nick Christ* Robert Collins Merry Conway John Coughlin

Dr. Jennifer DeBarros* Dr. Erik Dominques Paul Downey

Yvonne Drayton Timothy H. Dyer

Abigail Rebello Edwards* Mike Falvey*

Adonis Ferreira* Zachary Gerson-Nieder Doug Glassman

Kathleen Harrington Helena Hartnett

Shelley Honeycutt James S. Hughes

Beppie Huidekoper*

Lawrence Hunt Elizabeth Isherwood David Jeffrey Hope Jeffrey Lorraine Khazan Rachel Kolb John Korn Nancy Kurtz Richard Lafrance Edward Lambert Raymond Lantz Craig Lindell Melanie Lindell Doris Ludes John Ludes Jean MacCormack Carolee Matsumoto Nancy McFadden Jennifer Menard Joan Menard Elaine Meredith

Charlie Merrow

Stacy Mullaney

Kim Perry

Susan Perry

Mike Pierre

David Prentiss

Dana Norman Mary Louise Nunes

George Oliveira

Jeffrey Pagliuca

Julie Ramos-Gagliardi

Carl Ribeiro

Cathy Roberts

Andrea Rodrigues

Dawn Estabrooks Salerno* Jonathan Schwartz Tricia Schade* Dr. Gilbert Shapiro Edward Siegal June A. Smith Lara Stone Eric Strand* Anne Tangen* Mary Tomlinson Charles Toomey Robert Trahan Randall Weeks Richard Wolfson

*Incoming Corporators 2021-2022 † Deceased

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STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSTION

AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2021

ASSETS

Current Assets 3,230,835 Property and Equipment, Net 22,438 Non-Current Assets 49,894,396 TOTAL ASSETS 53,147,669

LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS

Liabilities

NET ASSETS

Without Donor Restrictions 41,696,530 With Donor Restrictions 9,961,649

TOTAL NET ASSETS 51,658,179 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS 53,147,669

STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES

FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 21, 2021

SUPPORT, REVENUES AND RECLASSIFICATIONS: Grants and Contribuitions 11,047,768 Investment Return 4,447,805 Other Miscellaneous Revenue 340,000

TOTAL SUPPORT, REVENUE, AND RECLASSIFICATIONS: 15,835,573

FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES

Program Services 8,996,821 Administrative 859,957 Fundrasing 470,037

TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES 10,326,815 CHANGE IN NET ASSETS 5,508,758

NET ASSETS - BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 46,149,421 NET ASSETS - END OF YEAR 51,658,179

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Education
scholarships paid)
Economic Opportunity
Emergency Response
Arts & Culture
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FINANCIALS* 2021 GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS PAID
(includes
$1,316,994
$1,643,485
$2,263,709
$778,302 The SouthCoast Community Foundation Granted $6,002,490 in grants and scholarships in 2021 TOTAL
$6,002,490 TOTAL GRANTS $5,405,485 TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP PAID ................$597,005 TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED $547,255 *Audited
Current
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283,597 Non-Current Liabilities 1,205,893 TOTAL ASSETS 1,489,490
ARTS & CULTURE EMERGENCY RESPONSE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY EDUCATION

CONTRIBUTORS

$100,000+

Anonymous (2)

Andrew and Melora Balson Family Fund BankFive

Barr Foundation Boston Foundation

Eric Braitmayer

William C. Decas Esquire

Allan and Priscilla Ditchfield Dale Ferris

Amos and Barbara Hostetter

Irwin M. and Joan Klein Jacobs Klarman Family Foundation

Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Group John Matouk & Co., Inc.

Senator Montigny Children’s Equality and Empowerment Fund Neediest Families Fund

Senator Rodrigues Community Empowerment Fund

$50,000 - $99,999

Anonymous (1)

BayCoast Bank

Bristol County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation

Carney Family Charitable Foundation

Paul and Elaine† Chervinsky Charitable Foundation

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Merry and Ralph Eustis Island Foundation

John Korn and Jayne Rebello Korn

Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism Mayflower Wind Energy LLC One8 Foundation

William E. Schrafft & Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust Sharon A. Trahan DMD PC Van Sloun Foundation Jacques Louis Vidal

$25,000 - $49,999

Christina Bascom Jack and Nancy Braitmayer Paul and Deborah Durland Jeanne and John Fabian Jr. Elsie R. Fraga

John E. Boyd Center for Child Care & Development

Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism New Bedford Housing Authority Jonathan and Eve Rounds Neil J. Van Sloun Weatherlow Foundation

$10,000 - $24,999

Anonymous (1)

Thank you to our generous contributors!

$2,500 - $4,999

Anchor Point Gift Fund of Bradley A. Feld and M. Amy Batchelor Arnold Foundation

Trish and Chris Arnold

Association for the Relief of Aged Women

Barry Investment Advisors

Gail Davidson

David and Kim Ferreira

Katharine B. Garfield

Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment

Kevern Joyce Karina Foundation

Henry Keene, Sr.

James Lynch

Morgan Stanley

Joop and Ria Nagtegaal

New England Community Service Inc.

Jonathan and Eve Rounds

Rua-Dumont-Audet Insurance Agency, Inc.

Carol Taylor and John Deknatel Tua Walter Thomas Jr. Marjorie Waite and Neal Weiss

Avery Williams Marc H. Zeman

Michael J. Zeman

$5,000 - $9,999

Oliver Ames Bill and Mary Jean Blasdale Mrs. Carleton Burr† Dr. John and Merry Conway Janet and Bill Coquillette Demakis Family Real Estate Foundation

The Downey Family Fairhaven Shipyard Companies Seth and Dorothy Garfield

The Garfield Foundation

Helen Ray Biggane Charitable Gift Fund

Frances Lynch

Christopher Makepeace

Steven and Christine Manfredi

Mary Morley Crapo Hyde Eccles Fund

Kevin Mohan and Anne Williams

Mount Vernon Group Architects, Inc.

My Brother’s Keeper

National Park Service

New Bedford Economic Development Council

Thomas and Jill Pappas

Christine W. Parks

Charles J. Smiler Eric H. and Paula Strand VIBRA Hospital of Southeastern Massachusetts Henry and Marion Wainer

Anonymous (1) Acoaxet Club, Inc. Acorn International, LLC

American Research and Management Corp. Linda and John Bodenmann

Bettina Borders and Victor Mailey

Nicholas and Margaret Christ Claremont Companies

David and Victoria Croll

Cuttyhunk Shellfish Farms

Ralph and Heidi Derbyshire Scott Dubois

Ellen Hertzmark Revocable Trust

Kathleen and James Feeney

First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union Graeme and Judith Flanders Hitch Family Charitable Fund Jim and Bess Hughes

Ed Hurley

Kerry Lynch and Dean Slocum Kim McCabe

Northern Pelagic Group, LLC Sean and Stacy Mullaney

Louise M. and Charles Nadler

Joseph J. Nauman

New Bedford Cultural Council Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Plimoth Investment Advisors

Prime, Buchholz & Associates

Rite-Solutions, Inc.

Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals SERVPRO of New Bedford/Dartmouth Dr. Gilbert and Frima* Shapiro

June A. Smith and Ken Schwartz Southcoast Health Howard and Fredericka Stevenson Sylvia & Company Insurance Agency John Vasconcellos and Bill Barr White’s of Westport

Marcy Wintrub and Duane Barton G. Stewart Young Ann and Hans Ziegler

$1,000 - $2,499

Anonymous (2) AHEAD, LLC

All South Lightning Protection Inc. Joel B. and Lisa Schmid Alvord

Amy J. Bare Charitable Trust

Ray and Maureen Sylvia Armstrong

Talbot Baker, Jr. Baldwin Brothers, Inc. John and Jackie Beauregard Thomas L. Bird

Thelma and David Bold Bristol Community College

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Janet Huidekoper Brown

Peter and Tia Bullard

Jennifer Bungert

Amanda Burke

Andrew and Amy Burnes

Michael and Catriona Burns

Joanne and David Cameron

Crystal C. Campbell

City of New Bedford

Clear Water Pools and Spas, Inc.

Jan Cleveland

Carl J. Cruz

Thomas G. Davis

Robert and Patricia Deangelis

Dr. Erik Domingues

Matthew and Diane Downey

Scott A. Downing

Raymond and Susan Drouin

Mark and Beverley Edwards

Douglas Errico

Michael and Megan Falvey

Chris and Maureen Fletcher

Natalie and John Garfield Jr.

Seth and Dorothy Garfield Family Trust

Gertler Clark Foundation, Inc.

The Gladstone Family Fund

Stuart A. and Carol A. Goldstein

Jim McEleney and Melissa Gordon

Kristen Gower

Gravina Family Foundation Inc.

Samuel Gray

Chris Haley

HarborOne Bank

Helena and Ken Hartnett

Peter J. Hawes

Polly and Prentiss C. Higgins

Nelson F. Hockert-Lotz

Maryellen and Jim Hughes

Elizabeth Isherwood-Moore

Michael S. Kalisz

Michael B. and Martha Keating

Thomas and Anne Kelly David King and Melissa Valles

Dennis M. Koczera

Koreen A. Santos 2008 Revocable Trust

Carrie and Duncan Law

Craig Lindell and Linda Garnett

Timothy Mahoney and Pam Donnelly

Kenneth J. Michel

Mike’s Restaurant, Inc.

Neto Insurance Agency

New Bedford Day Nursery New Bedford Pub Crawling Minions North Atlantic Corp.

NorthStar Learning Centers

Norweb Foundation

Elizabeth A. Pattullo and Greg Torres

Sara D. and Geoffrey Peckham

Portugalia Marketplace

Poyant Signs, Inc.

Robert M. Pozzo

The Quarterdeck Foundation

Regan & Kiely LLP

RFG - Bristol Wealth Group

The Rhode Island Community Foundation

Carl and Leslye Ribeiro

Robert J. and Bonnie M. Stapleton

Dr. Michael Rocha

Jaye Roseborough

Louis Sousa

Ladies Benevolent Fund

Southeastern Massachusetts Veterans Housing Program, Inc.

Jauna Souza-Quatrano DMD

Lara and Jeffrey Stone

William Straus and Kerry Shortle

Marjorie and Donald S. Swift

Christopher C. and Elizabeth K. Thompson

Tremblay’s Bus Company, LLC

United Way of Greater Fall River

UMASS Unified Procurement Services Team

Vineyard Wind LLC.

Waring-Sullivan and Rock Funeral Homes

Alan and Gale Weinshel

Whelan Family Foundation, Inc

Anna Whitcomb and Sam Knight

Faith Wilding

Willow Creek Charitable Foundation

Richard and Susan Wolfson Karen Wood and Peter Bogle

$500 - $999

Anonymous (5) Abington Bank

Catherine Adler

Alan J. Barros Trucking

Andrew Kotsatos and Heather Parsons

Michele and Bradford Andres

Jane Aulisio

Linda Austin

Lisa Balaschak

Lois Baptista

Joseph M. Barry, Jr.

Sheila Barry

Lucy Alexandria Bly

Irene and Norman Buck

Laurie and John Bullard

Elizabeth Burrello-Opie

Joanne and David Cameron

William M. Cantor

Pat L. Christen

Robert Collins

DAllen Conaway

Dr. Paula A. Cordeiro

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Joseph Edward Costa

Peter Covill

Loretto and Dwight Crane

James G. DeMello

Discovery Language Academy School

Dream Out Loud

Roy and Arline† Enoksen

Elaine M. Epstein

Annette U. Ewing

Armand and Patricia Fernandes

Margaret M. Fernandes

Ann Flather

Gail Fortes

Frank Corp. Environmental Services Dr. Stephen Furtado

John Alexander Ghenes

Steven and Kim Gladstone

John Gonet

Greater New Bedford Community Health Center

Dana M. and Adam C. Guild

Halloran, Lukoff, Smith & Tierney, P. C. Polly C. Hickox

Lance and Shaina Humphrey

Peter D. and Barbara C. Humphrey

Charles R. and Laura Hunt

Lina Joly

Josephine H. Wojtaszek Revocable Trust

JSP Plumbing and Heating Corp.

Katherine A. Kalisz

Katherine S. White Fund

Betsy Keady

John D. Kelleher and Viki A. Fowler

Koczera Family Living Trust

Rachael Kolb

Gerard M. and Sheila Cassily Koot

Sarah B. and Robert J. Lamothe

Jim and Linda Lavoie

Leslie Lawrence

Yiu Tung and Pei Qiong Leung

MacLean Charitable Foundation

Dr. Harry Matelski

Jim Mathes and Lisa Strattan

Laura E. McLeod

Sarah McNeill

Mary Anne McQuillan

Brian and Elizabeth Merrick

Merrimack Valley Credit Union

Milhench Supply Company

M.O. LIFE, Inc.

Tobias S. Monte Ward K. Mooney

Leslie P. Morrison Kate and John Mullen Nativity Preparatory School of New Bedford

Raymond J. Nault Nunes & Charrier LLC

Francine O’Driscoll PACE, Inc.

Kerry Peroni

Gilbert Perry and Donna Sachs

Susan L. Perry

John B. Petty

Philip Snyder Foundation

PSPP Holdings, LLC

R.P. Valois & Company

Retro Entertainment

Edward J. and Cynthia H. Ritter

Roberts Family Charitable Fund

Catherine Roberts

Rockland Trust

Deborah Roher

Kay Rorer

Dr. Bruce and Cynthia Rose Sarah and Andrew Rose

Gale P. Runnells

Sharon Scaramozza

Alan and Ann Schofield

Dolores Sharek

Eileen Wheeler Sheehan

Lisa Silva

David N. Slutz

Vincent Sylvia, Jr.

Taunton Federal Credit Union

Tom and Elena Matlack Foundation

David and Nancy Twichell UMass Dartmouth Foundation

Verano Fund

Verizon Foundation Walsh Revocable Trust

Elizabeth Waring Jay Whalen

Donna Wingate David W. Wright YMCA Southcoast

$0 - $499

Anonymous (52)

Melanie Abdelnour

Acropolis Management Services LLC

Abbey Aevazelis

Robert and Deborah Aguiar

Mary J. Ahlander

Melinda L. and W. Michael Ailes

Debra Allain

Jillian Allain

Patrick Duff Allain

Kathleen Allen

Lisa Almeida Nelson Alves

Stephen Alves

Carmen Amaral

Peter Ambrose

American Legion Post 265

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David Ames, Jr.

Dana Anderson

Mike Anderson

David A. Andrade

Devin Andrade

Robert Charles Angell

Matt Angelo

Francisco Anzoategui

Judith and Willie Archer

Archit8 Studio LLC

Jane Harris Ash and Gary Ash Henry and Susan Ashworth Donna and Bruce Atwood

Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home, Inc.

Heather Aubuchon

Karen Augustus Natasha Aviles

Babbitt Steam Specialty Co. Margaret Bacon and Jack McCarthy Gerald and Barbara Baker Mark Bamford Bank of America

Janice Baptist Nicholas Baptist Andrew Baptista

Ron Barber

Thomas S. Barboza and Robin Michaels

Craig and Elaine Barger

Maria Barlow

Jonathan Barnet

William M. and Katharine M. Barnum

Bill Barr

George and Janice Bassett

Valerie Bassett

Kristin Batstone

Gale and Tom Beaton Beatriz & Company

Anne M. Beaulieu

Kayleigh Rock Beauregard

Norman R. and Brenda A. Beauregard

Sarah Beauregard

Josh Bednarz

Nance P. Bellizzi

Dr. John and Barbara Bender

Ann Marie Benedetti

Arthur and Jean† Bennett

Elizabeth L. Bennett

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServicesMel Antonio Real Estate

Charlotte R. Berman

Daniel J. Berry

Robert Berube and Michelle St. John

Donald R. Besse

James and Susan Besse

Emily Biegner

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern, MA

Bishop Stang Class of 1975 45th Reunion Committee

Bassam Bitar

Janice E. Bock

Robin Bodeau

Jerrett Boehning

David Bogen, Ph.D.

Kathleen Bohan

Pam Bolarinho

Susan Borden

Ann M. Borges, LLC

Susan and Alan Borsari Joanne Boudreau

Ryan Boughter

Steven and Simone Bourgeois

Carl and Clara Boutilier

Kelsey Bowe

Carol and Neil Bowen Bonnie Bower

Douglas Boyd

Mary-Ellen Boyle

Karin L. Brady

Kevin Brannon

Leo and Lorraine Breault

Kaye and Barry Briggs

Peter and Tally Briggs

Dorothy and David Brigham

Paul Brinkmann

Bristol South Registry of Deeds

Nancy Brites

Cecilia Brito Iva M. Brito

Bianca Britto Jill Britton

Laura Broekel

Brooklawn Dental Health Center

Thomas and Eleanor Brooks Eric and Peggy Brown

Jennifer Brown

Elizabeth Brulport

Brymer Family

Thomas A. Buffum Jr. Jane C. Buffum

Peter Buhl

Bureau LLC

Patricia Burke

Ted Burns

Carleton Burr

Patricia A. Burton

Margaret N. Butler

Buttonwood Park Zoological Society

Buzzards Bay Coalition

C & G Tile and More LLC

Lisa Cabral

Jenna Calderbank

Steve Calderbank

Daniel and Joyce Calnen Jeannie Camann

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Lean Camara

Steven and Debra Camara

Debbie Campbell

Betty Capaldo

Molly Cardoso

Jennifer Carloni

Francis and Jean Carlozzi

Naomi R. Carney

Kathryn Carrier

Vicki Carrier

Laurie Carter

Sean and Jill Carter

Barbara Casagrande

Don Cassidy

Matthew Cataldo Ryan M. Caton

Gregory and Theresa Centeio

Rebecca Chace

Daniel Champagne

Matt Champagne

Robert and June Chapin

Raymond T. and Gale S. Charbonneau

James and Rachel Charrier

Michael Paul Chaves

Child & Family Services

Jennifer Ciesielski

Alec and Lynn Ciminello

Charles R. and Dianne M. Clark

Lily and Cameron Clark

Cleveland Family Living Trust

Bernadette Coehlo

Michael Coffey

Louis and Danielle Coffin

Diane L. Coleman

Kevin Collins

Alicia R Colon

Pauline Colton

Community Nurse & Hospice Care

Joshua Conahan

Janessa Conceircao

Terrance W. Connolly

Thomas P. Conrad

Construction & General Laborers Union

Local #385 S. Robert and Georgianna Contiguglia

William and Ellen Cook

Terry Cormier

Lori A. Correia

James Costa

Jeanne Costa

Natalie Costa-Marron Deborah and William Coulter Jean and Edward Couto Ronald and Rochelle Cox

Paul Cromwell and Judith Mickelson Nancy and Catherine Crosby Benjamin Cuba Lee Cuba

Donald N. Cuddy

Lisa Cloutier, Leon H. Cudworth Sr. and Leon H. Cudworth Jr. Holly T. and David C. Cummings

Shiv Curran

Judith Curtis

Eric Custadio

Philip and Mary Cutler Linda-Jo A. Cyr

Janine V. da Silva

Suzy and Steve Dalessio

Peter Daley

Diane Damaso

John Damaso

Richard Damaso Nathan Dandurand Electrician John Dankievitch

Laura daRosa

Christina Dasilva

Jessica DaSilva

Shyla DaSilva Roger and Diane Davignon Mary Lou Davis

Laura J. Deady

Abra Debor Debra Debortoli

Maureen and Allen Decker

Joseph G. and Teresa M. Decormier

Joycelyn Abra Degbor

Kathleen Dehm

Charles Deknatel

Marianne Demakis

Jennifer Demelo Suzanne R. Denault

Dennison Memorial Community Center Thomas A. Denniston Paulo C. DeOliveira

Richard and Betty Derbyshire Gina L DeRossi

John DeSimas

Alissa Desousa

Matt and Alicia Desrosiers

Michele Derosiers

Victoria DeVincent

Liv Dexter Olivia Dexter Christine L. Dias

Karen Dias

Deborah Dias-Faria

Elizabeth DiCarlo and Bev Baccelli

Carol and Jim Dildine Marian H. Dills

Kathryn V. Dinneen

Alysson M. Dinsmore

Theresa DiPietro

Dr. Dawn Mackiewicz

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Yvonne Dodge

Erica Dominguez

Kristine and Kevin Donnelly

Sean Dooley

Ginger Doppke

Dr. Laura Douglas and Gregg Johnson

Jenna Douglas

Paul and Sandy Douglas Neil and Vicki-Ann Downing

Bradley S. and Susan B. Drake Carole Drisdell

Jordan A. Drolet

Richard and Sheila Dubois Duende Glass LLC

Brandon Duff Susan and Robert Dunn

Johanna Duponte-Williams

Scott Duquette

Durfee Buffinton Insurance Agency

Elizabeth and Robert Dussault

Edie & Marie Boat Settlement

Jeanne Edwards

Mark and Wanda Edwards

Vijayan Ekanathan

Kathy J. Eklund

David B. Ellis

Pamela and Ronald Ellis

Amanda Emard

Emmis Communications

Lois K. Ennis

Pamela and John Evans

Josh Fabian Paula Fabian

Fahy Family

Keith Fahy Fairlawn, Dartmouth, and Rock Funeral Homes

Family Centered Unit at St. Luke’s Hospital

Julia Faria

Helga Faulenbach

Elizabeth W. Fay

Judy Feeney Mackie Feeney Linda and Peter Fenton Kate and David Fentress

James Ferguson

Jennifer Ferland

Judite Fernandes

Corey M. and Tracie L. Ferreira Donna and Daniel Ferreira Margarida Ferreira

Mary Ferreira

Stephen J. Ferreira

Maria Ferreira-Bedard Jannine and David Ferro

Kerri Fidalgo

Linda Findlay

Lawrence J. and Sarah Finnerty Michael and Carol Flanagan Dennis G. Flood

Barbara Flynn Kevin and Nora Flynn

Jim Fogerty

Margaret Forbush

Linda Peschel Forte

Ronald and Joanne Fortier

Joan Fortin and Arthur Gerard

Shelley Fortin

Drs. Albert and Cynthia Fox

Beth and Rich Francis

Lucille Francis

Jason Fredette

Diane C. Freitas

Kellie Freitas

Teresa A. Frenette

Jane Medeiros Friedman

Friendly Sons of St. Patrick New Bedford

Cori Fries

John M. Frizado

Lina Fusaro

Joseph Gabriel

John and Jennifer Gady

Brad Gaffney

Kathy Gajewski

Sheila and Howard Galitsky

Scott M. Gallagher

Richard A. Gamache

Gannett National Shared Service Center

Denise Morency Gannon Karen Garcia

Andrea Garr-Barnes Christian Garris Stephen Garro Garvey Family Kara Gauvin

George C. and Suzanne Gebelein

Christopher George Rosemary Gill

Kendall Gillians

Judith Gobeil

Buzz and Kim Goddard Andy and Lanny Goff

Myra J. Goldberg

Jennifer M. Golden

Elizabeth Gonsalves

Doreen Gonsalves

Jane Gonsalves

Ricardo Gonsalves

Wilfredo Gonzales

Kenneth G. Goodhue

John Gorczyca

Nick Gordon Andrea Gorman

Harriet Gottesman

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Manuel and Dolores Goulart

Mark Grabowski

Donna Marie Horse Grant

Greater New Bedford Track Club, Inc.

Albert and Bernice Gregory

Tricia and Tom Grime

Michael Grimley

Martha J. Grimmett

Madeleine J. Grinkis

Michael Grzecchowiak

Sharon A. Guild

Raymond Guillotte Jr.

Laura and Michael Gula Thomas and Roz Gula Gloriemarie Guzman

Janet Hadley

Hannah Haines

Linda B. Hall

Marilyn Halter

Caroline Hand Briana Hanlan Zoe Hansen-DiBello

Patricia M. Harris

Quentin Hart

Corbin Crews Harwood

Linda Haskins

Audrey and Laurie Hathaway

Mary Ann Hayes

Cheryl and Milton Healy

Kimberly Heard

Nicole Heath

Susan Hebert

Anne and Jerome Heller

Jillian Heos

Dr. Edward and Judy Herlihy Andy and Elizabeth Herlihy Kathleen Higham

Patrick Higham

Elizabeth F. Hill

Adam Hillier

June and Michael Hogan

Charles Holley Kelly Holmes

M. N. and Linda Holmes Joanne Hooley Sue Hopkins Blaine Hopwood Jr.

Rebecca Hosch

Jeremy Howard Richard Howe

Thomas Kevin and Marylouise Howley

Joanne Hudon

Melissa Hughes Kelly Hughett Arthur and Heidi Huguley Monica M. Hurley Lawson

Linda Hustin

Nancee Hwa

Tina Hyland Jennifer Illuzzi

Immigrants’ Assistance Center, Inc. Joanne B. Inman

James J. Long, Inc.

Jean B. Morris and Keith L. Newman

Dorothy and Geoffrey Jenkins

Paula Jennings

Jeremiah and Patrice Coholan

Goretti Joaquim

Anny Murray Johnson Jones Associates Attorneys at Law

Arlen Jones

Christopher Jordan

Robert M. Joseph Judith and Robert L. Sterns Fund Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts

K and A Creations

James Kalife

Robert Karam

Kathleen Los Waldron and Sara E. Waldron

Kavanaugh Family Charitable Fund

Stephen Kelleher

Charlotte Kelly

Jill Kelsall

Mary L. Kennedy Ann Kenney

Kiddie Kampus, Inc.

Graham Kilanowich

Raymond and Helen Killian Kayla Kim

Joanne Miele King

Kenneth King

Crawford Kirkpatrick

Donna and Steve Klamkin Knowles Family Nancy Knutsen Muriel and Stanley Kokoszka

Markus Kolic

Jennifer Koop

Stanley and Claudia Koska Carol Kozma

Eileen Kwesiga

Georgia Kyriakidis

Little People’s College

Donna Labelle

Elizabeth K. Ladd

Claudette Laffan

Brian E. and Joyce M. Lake Tracy L. Lake

Edward Lambert, Jr. Calen Lang

Philip M. Lang

Jordan Latham Scott and Monica Laurans

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Moe and Diane Lavallee

Law Offices of Beauregard, Burke & Franco

Law Offices of Jane E. Sullivan

Lawrence Lynch Corp

Anne Layton

Jacki Leal

Joanne Leary

Marianne LeBlanc

Sally Ann Ledbetter

Elizabeth Leduc

Darcy H. Lee

Leo Pierce Jr. and Eve Pierce

James Leonard

Patricia Leone

Craig Letendre

Cynthia A. Letourneau

Dan Levasseur

Frances F. Levin

Janet Levy

Gerald P. and Maureen C. Lewis

Mr. Anthony J. and Rachel S. Lewis

Christine M Homen LICSW

Pastor David A. Lima

Michael and Wendy Garf Lipp

Lisbon Sausage Co., Inc.

Cecile B. Lister

Kathryn Little

Bri Longo

Jadine Loodixon

Amelia Lopes

Tyler Lopes

Cathy and Gary Lorkiewicz

Clayton P. and Doris Y. Lucas

Edward J. and Paula A. Likey

Lisa Lundrigan

Luzo Auto Body Inc.

Demarest Lloyd MacDonald

Dawn Mackiewicz

Louise Macy

Abigail Magni

Gaetane Mahon

Elaine Mahoney

Kathleen Mahoney

Nicholas Mailey Harvey Malin Michelle Maltais

Kaitlyn Farrell Mary D. Mandeville

Gayle Mandle

William M. and Marybeth B. Mansfield

Geno Manzone

Brent Marcotte

Carol L. Marini

Debra Marini

Marion Institute

Andrew Mark

Atty. John A. Markey, Jr. and Atty. Timothy P. Walsh

Jenna Markovich

Maura Marshalek

Eileen M. Marshall

Lindsay Marshall Wayne and Donna Marshall MaryAnn Marshall-Valair

Janie Martignetti

Andrea K. Martin

Cathi Martin

Claire and Brian Martin

Herbert Martin

Susan D. Martin-Oliveira and Roger G. Martin

Mary L. Tomlinson Trust -1995

Mass Registers and Asst. Registers of Deeds

Association

Massachusetts Design Art & Technology Institute

Kerrie Mathieu

Paul J. Mathieu

Carolee Matsumoto and David Gilbertson

Julia Mayer and Brian Gold

Paul and Patricia Mayer

City of New Bedford Mayor’s Office Staff Jeffery Scott McBride

Colleen McCann

Eileen G. McCombe

Michael and Cheryl McCormack James McCracken Mark S. McDermott

Joe and Holly McDonough

Nancy McFadden

Gerald McGrath, Sr. Michael McGrath

Dr. Joseph C. and Rosemary K. McGuill

Jeannine and Patrick McHenry

Erin McHugh

Christy McKinney

McKinnon and Keese Eng. Civil/ Environmental Design

Dennis McLaughlin

Nina McMahon

Amanda and Quentin McMullen

Brooke Medeiros

Irene and Louise Medeiros

Joan M. Medeiros

Kayla Medeiros

Kevin Medeiros

Ricky Medeiros

Robert H. Medeiros and Karen H. Harvey

Roland B. and Harriet M. Shaw and Sandra L. Medeiros

Sandra Medeiros

Sandra Mehlmann

Lena and Elvin Melendez

Al Mello

Arnold and Lauretta Mello

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Kathleen D. Mello

Kristine A. Mello

Richard and Kelley Mello

Courtney Melo-Champagne

Linda A. Menard

Tammy Mendes

Aaron Menice and Joan Ferreira

Drew and Jim Menter

John J. Mercer

David M. and Brenda S. Merchant

Mercy Meals and More

Josh Messier

Barry and William A. Meunier

Michael and Heidi Dostoomian

David Millett

Dan Milot

Alexandra Moitoza

Robert Molloy III

Moniz Concrete Foundations Inc. 1986

Leslie S. Moniz

Shannon Monteiro Stormi Monteiro

Paula Montgomery

Linda B. Moody

Maria and Hector Morales

Noel Moran

Morin and Pepin Inc.

Rita Morin

Susanne A. Morin

Mae R. Morrison

Julie Morse and Brian Gallagher

Mt. Carmel Seniors

Joseph E. Mullaney

Brian and Cricket Mullaney

Regina Mullen

Rita Mulligan

Betty Ann and James P. Mullins

Rita Mulroy and Peggy Barry

Ben Murphy

Hugh Murphy

Joanne Murray

Kaitlin Nagy

Tim Nash

Angela Natho

Rita C. and Leonard Nazareth

Joyce and David R. Nelson

Ralph and Lucille Nelson

Michelle Neves and Jason Hantman

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Weir Pizza and Restaurant

Patricia E. Norton

Jennifer O’Brien

Patrick O’Connell

Roseanne O’Connell

Patricia J. O’Connor

Old Dartmouth Historical Society

Ann Marie and Raymond S. Oliveira

Bruce and Pamela Oliveira

David Oliveira

Deborah Oliveira

Dr. Lawrence and Charlotte Oliveira

Lawrence and Anne Oliveira Nesta and Jonathan Oliveira Camelia June and Gilbert F. Oliver Michelle Lapalme Oliver

Norma Olivier-Warburton

Leslie Olson

Elaine O’Neill

Toye Onikoyi

Our Sisters’ School P & D Management Co. PAACA

Brett S. Pacheco

Jeffrey P. Pagliuca

Diana Painter Painting at Splash

Lisa and Bruce Parent

Andrew Parker

Betty Parker

Ann B. Parson

Sandria R. Parsons

Partners Village Store

Alicia T. Patterson

Krystyna Pavao

Edward S. Pegram

Marie Peixoto

David and Rochelle Pelletier James and Melissa Pelletier Jeffrey R. Pelletier Glenna Pelton

Rosangela Pena People Incorporated

Anibal and Margarida Pereira

Leah and Victor Pereira

Manuel F. and Edna M. Pereira

Susan Pereira

Sandra A. Perrone

Christine Perry

James J. Perry

Joe Perry

Kim Perry

Ralph and Carolyn Perry

Debra and Steven Pickup

Mitchell and Deborah Pielech

David J. and Maria F. Pimental

Janice E. Pimental

Robert C. Pina

Places To Go, LLC

Bernard and Stephen Planeta

Kelley Ploude Kaitlyn Poirier

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Raymond L. and Jean L. Poirier

Polish Womens Business & Professional Club

Silverbrook Farm

Denise Porché

Stasia Powers

Sheila Powers-Converse

Linda A. and Roger L. Poyant

Lynn Poyant

William and Suzanne W. Prescott

Marjorie Priebe

Amy A. Prigmore

Hilary Prouty and Travis Cosaboom

Melissa Jean Provost

Carol F. Publicover

Mathew Pucci

Regina Purtell

James and Elizabeth Pye Maria G. Queiroz

Melissa Quimby

R & W Enterprises

Dennis and Nina Racine

Kristin Raffa

Dan Raposo

Lindsay M. Rapoza

Beverly A. Rasmussen

Raymond F. Lawton and Caroline Gorton

Bethanie Raymond

Christine Raymond

Abigail Rebello Edwards

Kelly and Skott Rebello

Susan Reddy

William I. and Timothy W. Reed

Robert Martin Reeves

Ferris Regan

Jonathan Regis

Maureen Reidy

Kristin Reis

Sarah and Ben Reis

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Susan Reuter

Mark W. Revzin

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Donald and Genie Rice

Richard and Mary Gonet Alycia Richard Anne Richard Karen Richard Matt Richard

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Peter F. and Janet K. Robash

Robert B. Feingold & Associates, P.C. Robert E. French and Francine A. Veilleux

Jessica Robert

Julio P. Roderick, Jr., and Alice J. Roderick

State Representative Michael J. Rodrigues

John Romanelli

Taylor Romanelli

Manuela Rosa

Maria Rosario

James C. Rosenfeld and Sharon L. Nolan

Rotch-Jones-Duff House

Mary Roth and Daylan Jellinick

Paige Roth

Donald Rudnick

Kelsey Ruffing

Jennifer Runey

Elizabeth Duffy Rush

James P. Russell

Briana Salah

Dawn Estabrooks Salerno

Lynne S. Samson

Carolyn Bick

Maureen Sands

Alex Santos Joshua Santos

Paul and Ann Santos

Ruth and Derek J. Santos

Daniel and Kathleen Saulnier

Elizabeth A. Saulnier Margo Saulnier

Normand Savoie

John and Jo Anne Sbrega Caitlin M. Scalise

Frederic M. Schaefer Jr. Frederick and Elizabeth Schonheinz James Sears and Donna Hughes

Chad Seelig

Nate Seelig

Jody Seivert

Jim Seveney

Frances S. Severance Janet F. Sheehan

Pamela and Everett Sherman

Janice Shurtleff

Larry Shwartz

Edward and Daphne Siegal

Mario F. Silva

Derrick Silveria

Louis Solomon Silverstein

Michael Silvia

Andy Simmonds

Lynn and Kenneth Simmons

Site Systems Corporation

William and Dalelyne Siwik

Jessica Skelton

Jerilyn Skolis

Eugene and Joelle Sladewski

Martha L. Slaight

Sandra L. Slavin

Adam and Alison Smart

Anne Morton Smith

Howard and Claire Smith

Philip Smith Jackie Sorelle

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Sorelle Anesthesia Professionals Inc.

Conee Sousa

Lori A. Sousa

Rachel Alyce Sousa

Nancy Calnan Sylvia Fund

Southcoast Insurance Agents Assoc. Inc.

Bernadette Souza

Ethel Souza

Mary E. Speropolus

Celina Spirlet St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church St. Anne’s Credit Union

Olivier St. Pierre Rita St. Pierre

Steele and Rowe, Inc. Jeff Steele

Margo and Barry Steinberg Robert and Judith Sterns

Steven F. Evangelho Landscaping

Keri Stevens

Ned F. and Lorraine H. Stewart

Edmund and Elaine Stone

Patricia Storace

Christine Strawbridge

Peter Sturges and Sasha Lauterbach

T. and M. Su

Jillian Sullivan

Maureen Sullivan and Edmond L Pereira

Patrick J. Sullivan Sr. Gail Sullivan

Nicholas Sullivan Sullivan Family Charitable Fund

Joanne Surprenant and David Deneault

Susan Whelan

Susan Schwarzwald and Werner Bargsten Gail S. Swallow

Alissa Sylvia Marilyn C. Sylvia Sandra S. Sylvia Tom Sylvia William Tabor Amy Tai Sheryle Tamagini Nelson Tavares Sandra Tavares

Ann Humphrey Taylor

Michael Taylor

Athena Tetrault

Paul Tetrault

Shirley Tetrault Steve Tetrault

Susan Tetrault

Bobby Tetreault

Calista Tetreault Alyson B. Therrien

Andrew Thibaudeau

Torie Thomas

Pete Thomson David A. Tibbetts

Meghan Tierney

Sheila Tierney David and Susan Titus

Lindsay Tompkins James and Nancy Tooley

Kathryn Toomey Mrs. Terry D Tracy

Robert Trahan

Roger A. and Jennifer Trahan Michael Travers

Carol A. Treible Evan Trethewey Deborah and Phillip Trombly Helen A. Trumbull

Turowski2 Architecture, Inc. Daniel Turpin Robert Unger Lauren Urbschat Marge Urquhart Louis D. Ursone

Jill Marie and Harvey Burt Ussach

Henri Valois III

Denise and Henri Valois Jr. Michael and Molly Valois Angela Vasconcellos George and Diane Vasconcellos Jess Veloso

Roy Victor Tyler and Chelsea Vieira Dr. Paul Vivino

Benjamin Vogel, M.D. L.L.C. Voraus Golf W. Mason Smith III and Jean M. Smith

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Anne M. Walecka

Rick Walega

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Brandon Wamboldt Kristin Ward

Norma A. and Glenn W. Warrington John and Mallory Waterman

Herbert Webb

Kate and Gordon Weber

Westport Chiropractic, Inc.

Whaling City Youth Baseball League

Matthew Whelan

Calvin White

Cynthia White Donald White

Elizabeth White L. Holliey White

Nancy Whitin Jessica D. Whittaker

Susan Wilding Robert L. Wilkinson Carolyn and Winn Willard Gyselle Williams

Laura Williams Windy Hill Wine Corp Marilyn and W. Fred Winey Nicole D. Winning David E. Winship

Joseph P. Winterhalter Donna M. Wirzburger Nancy and Stephen Wojtkunski Women’s Fund SouthCoast Gordon F. and Marie P. Woollam Jill Ann Wright

Grace Wyss

Tiffany Yee Bridget Young

Youth Opportunities Unlimited Inc. YWCA of Southeastern MA

Mark Zajac Eusie Zane

Victor Zeller Christopher and Katharine Zobel

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