2020 Grant Awards

ENVIRONMENT

Acadia Center
Rockport, ME
Advancing A Community-Centric Clean Energy Future in Massachusetts. $25,000
African Alliance of Rhode Island
 
African Alliance of RI: Strengthening Organizational and Program Infrastructure and Effectiveness General Support. $10,000
Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust
Bethlehem, NH
General Support. $5,000
Associated Scientists of Woods Hole
Woods Hole, MA  
Cost-share support for publication of Right Whale News. $5,000
Cape & Islands Self-Reliance
North Falmouth, MA
Southcoast Energy Challenge's Community Electricity Aggregation Advocacy. $10,000
Center for Coastal Studies
Provincetown, MA
A Sediment Budget for Cape Cod Bay. $10,000
Clean Ocean Access
Newport, RI
Effective communication to impact change for vibrant coastal ecosystems. $10,000
Coalition for Social Justice Education Fund Inc.
New Bedford, MA
Coalition for Social Justice Anti-Povert/Environmental Justice. $5,000
Community Action Works
Weymouth, MA
Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station $10,000
Community Action Works
Boston, MA
Southeastern Massachusetts Build Community Power for a Healthy Environment Project. $25,000
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
An Environmental Justice Project 2021. $10,000
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA 
Cohort Process to Operationalize Learning on Equity and Inclusion - 2019-2020. $30,000
Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts, Inc.
Barnstable, MA
Leveraging Priority Land Preservation in SE Massachusetts. $20,000
Dennis Conservation Land Trust
East Dennis, MA
DCLT Cultural Conservation Interpretive Signage Project. $3,000
Eating with the Ecosystem
Wakefield, RI
Integrating ecosystem sustainability into the marketing of local seafood. $8,000
ecoRI News
Providence, RI
Engaging readers and telling the story of a changing coastline. $10,000
Environmental Grantmakers Association
New York, NY
Environmental Fellows Program 2021. $22,000
Franklin County Community Development Corporation
Greenfield, MA
General Support. $10,000
Freed Seed Federation Inc.
Westportt, MA
Regional adaptation and breeding of public domain seed. $10,000
Global Green Grants
Boulder, CO
General Support. $15,000
Global Impact
Alexandria, VA
Gear Marking Development Fund. $8,000
Groundwork Lawrence
New Bedford, MA
Groundwork Southcoast's Green Team. $20,000
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Portland, ME
Interdisciplinary Ocean-Climate Research to Support Coastal Communities. $25,000
Instituto de Conservacion de Ballenas (ICB) Argentina
 
Is poor body condition causing high mortality rate of southern right whale calves in Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina? $10,000
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
Kilrush, Co. Cl.
Cabo Verde - Island Jewel. $13,000
Jones River Watershed Association
Kingston, MA
General Support. $10,000
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries
Stonington, ME
Developing research framework for ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) in Eastern Maine. $20,000
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Lincoln, MA
Massachusetts Coastal Waterbird Protection. $25,000
Native Land Conservancy
Mashpee, MA
General Support. $10,000
Natural Resources Council of Maine
Augusta, ME
Protecting the Nature of Maine. $25,000
New England Aquarium
Boston, MA
North Atlantic Right Whale and Ropeless Consortia. $25,000
New England Aquarium
Boston, MA
Right Whale Research in U.S. and Canadian Waters in 2019. $50,000
New England Grassroots Environment Fund
Newmarket, NH
Supporting Grassroots Environmental Action with an Equity Lens. $30,000
North & South Rivers Watershed Association
Norwell, MA
Legislators' Event. $5,000
Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance
Gloucester, MA
Fighting Corporate Takeover of Our Ocean and Fisheries. $25,000
One Square World
Boston, MA
No LNG in PVD. $7,000
Pocasset Pokenoket Landtrust / Indigenous Peoples Network
 
Indigenous Peoples Network: Indigenous Roots Forever. $25,000
Red Tomato
Plainville, MA
Differentiate and Innovate Supply Chains for Farmers in Massachusetts and the Northeast. $25,000
Regents of the University of California
Davis, CA
Long-term investigation of Southern Right Whale unusual mortality at Peni­nsula Valdas, Argentina. $18,000
Save the Bay
Providence, RI
Save the Bay 50th Anniversary Special Request. $50,000
Save the Bay
Providence, RI
Protecting & Improving Narragansett Bay and its Watershed through Advocacy, Education & Outreach. $30,000
Social Enterprise Greenhouse
Providence, RI
SEG Water Energy Environment Initiative. $15,000
Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership (SEMAP)
Dartmouth, MA
General support.  $25,000
Southside Community Land Trust
Providence, RI
Expanding Sustainable Farming in RI & Improving Health in Trinity Square. $20,000
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders
 
Funder Advocacy and Engagement with National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. $7,000
Third Sector New England
Boston, MA
The Carrot Project: Sustaining and Building Farm and Food Businesses in MA.  $20,000
Third Sector New England
Boston, MA
Rhode Island Food Policy Council: Supercharging the Rhode Island Food Strategy. $12,000
Toxics Action Center
Boston, MA
Southeastern Massachusetts Neighborhood Assistance Project. $25,000
Toxics Action Center
Boston, MA
Fore River Residents Against Compressor Station (FRRACS). $10,000
Upstream
Rockland, ME
Throw-Away-Free: Re-norming from Single-Use to Reuse. $25,000
Upstream
Rockland, ME
Equity Workshop Follow-up Work. $8,550
Wildlands Trust
Duxbury, MA
Wildlands Trust Operating Support. $18,000
Wilson Museum
 
The CALVIN Project $7,600

 

Environment Subtotal: $820,000

 

 


 

NEW BEDFORD

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
Operational Support. $30,000
Catholic Social Services of Fall River, Inc.
Fall River, MA
Immigration Law Programs. $30,000
Center for Effective Philanthropy
Cambridge, MA
CEP Phill Buchanan/Island Foundation Speaking Event $6,000
Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores
New Bedford, MA
Centro Communitario de Trabajadores $25,000
Coalition for Social Justice Education Fund Inc.
New Bedford, MA
Coalition for Social Justice Anti Poverty/Environmental Justice $15,000
Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
General Support. $30,000
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
AHA! (Arts, History, Architechture) $15,000
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
Cchort Process to Operationalize Learning on Equity and Inclusion: 2020-2021 $45,000
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund $25,000
Dennison Memorial Community Center
New Bedford, MA
Dennison Academic Excellence Program  $25,000
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
Providence, RI
General Support for Dorcas International $20,000
Dream Out Loud Center, Inc.
New Bedford, MA
The Creative Careers Program. $15,000
Entrepreneurship for All, Inc.
New Bedford, MA
EforAll South Coast. $15,000
Fractured Atlas
Hartsdale, NY
Hollihock. $10,000
Gallery X
New Bedford, MA
Support for Executive Director. $10,000
Immigrants Assistance Center
New Bedford, MA
Support for Immigrant Families. $25,000
MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
Boston, MA
Community Organizer $15,000
New Bedford Historical Society
New Bedford, MA
New Bedford Historical Society $15,000
New Bedford Museum & Art Center, Inc. dba New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!
New Bedford, MA
General Operating Support. $20,000
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
New Bedford, MA
Learning in Concert: 2019-2020: Tracking Rythms. $10,000
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA
New Bedford High School Apprenticeship Program. $20,000
NorthStar Learning Centers
New Bedford, MA
The Basics, Southcoast. $10,000
NorthStar Learning Centers
New Bedford, MA
NorthStar Educational Excursion and Diversion and Assistance Program. $30,000
People Acting in Community Endeavors (PACE) Inc.
New Bedford, MA
PACE Fuel Assistance Lifeline. $20,000
People Acting in Community Endeavors (PACE) Inc.
New Bedford, MA
PACE YouthBuild Youth Development Center $25,000
South Coast LGBTQ Network Inc.
New Bedford, MA
Building Community and Support for LGBTQ Youth, Adults, and Seniors. $15,000
Strategies for Youth
Cambridge, MA
Disseminating Think About It First! Cards to Young People in Massachusetts $5,000
The Family Pantry - Damien's Place
Wareham, MA
Addressing Increased Food Insecurity Engendered by the COVID Pandemic $15,000
United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
UIA: Creating Capacity for Leadership and Change in New Bedford. $20,000
United Way of Greater New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
United Way of Greater New Bedford Community Building Mini-Grants Program $10,000
United Way of Greater New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
Hunger Commission. $20,000
United Way of Greater New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund $25,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
Boston, MA
South Coast Regional Network to End Homelessness. $10,000
Waterfront Historic Area League
New Bedford, MA
WHALE 2020 Operational Support  $10,000
Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
New Bedford, MA Y
Youth Opportunities Unlimited. $20,000
YMCA Southcoast
New Bedford, MA
Hunger Relief and Food Insecurity. $20,000
YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
YWCA Racial Justice Outreach and Education Program. $20,000
YWCA of Southeastern MA
New Bedford, MA
Tri-Town Against Racism $1,000
 
New Bedford Subtotal: $720,000

 


 

EDUCATION

Anti-Defamation League, New England Region
Boston, MA
A World of Difference Institute Peer Training Program. $25,000
Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs
Westwood, MA
2021 Ocean Awareness Contest Program. $10,000
Community Boating Center
New Bedford, MA
Community Boating Center-General Operating FY2020. $25,000
Community Foundation of the Virgina Islands Inc.
St. Thomas, USVI
VIPCA Youth Marine Apprenticeship. $25,000
Global Impact
Boston, MA 
Massachusetts Civics Learning Coalition- Civic Education Community Grants Program. $15,000
Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts-General Support. $10,000
Marion Institute
Marion, MA
STEAM the Streets School Engagement Program. $10,000
Nativity Preparatory School
New Bedford, MA
General Support for Nativity Preparatory School New Bedford $25,000
New Bedford Star Kids Scholarship Program
Dartmouth, MA
Educational Support for At Risk Children $22,000
Our Sisters’ School
New Bedford, MA
General Operating Support. $25,000
Paul Cuffee School
Providence, RI
Creating Educational Equity and Access to Outdoor Education $12,000
Penikese Island School Inc.
Woods Hole, MA
Discover Penikese: Island trips for Schools/Penikese Island Science & Nature Camp $10,000
School on Wheels of Massachusetts
East Bridgewater, MA
General Operating Support. $15,000
South Coastal Counties Legal Services/New Center for Legal Advocacy
Fall River, MA
Education Advocacy Project. $21,000
The Ecology School
Saco,  ME
AgroEcology for Resilient Communities Educational Program at River Bend Farm (General Operating). $15,000
The Greene School
West Greenwich
Our Place By The Sea: 2020-2021. $10,000
The Landing School
Arundel, ME
Bermuda Scholarship Program. $40,000
Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center
Boston, MA
Recovery of Thompson Island Outward Bound Connections Program in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic. $15,000
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Dartmouth, MA
Upward Bound Student Leadership Activities and College Tours 2020. $10,000
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Dartmouth, MA
The New Bedford Clemente Course in the Humanities. $5,000
Waypoint Adventure
Lexington, MA
Expansion of Programs for People with Disabilities. $10,000
Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
New Bedford, MA
Victory Park Kitchen Restoration. $10,000
Zephyr Education Foundation
Falmouth, MA
Marine Science and Technology Program for New Bedford Area Students. $5,000

 

Education Subtotal: $375,000

 


 

WOMXN AND GIRLS

Bristol Community College Foundation Inc.
Fall River, MA
Women Moving Forward. $25,000
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund. $25,000
Health Imperatives, Inc.
Brockton, MA
Access to Care for At-Risk Women: Providing Health, Violence Intervention, and Nutrition Services. $15,000
Mass PPD Fund
West Roxbury, MA
Southcoast Maternal Coalition $10,000
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA
Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast. $5,000
Project South the Institute for the Elimination Poverty & Genocide
Providence, RI
SISTA Fire. $20,000
Safe Voices
Auuburn, ME
Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center $15,000
Southcoast Hospitals Group, Inc.
New Bedford, MA
New Beginnings. $20,000
Women's Fund of Rhode Island
Providence, RI
Women's Policy Institute Racial Justice Work. $20,000
YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
YWCA Racial Justice. $20,000
YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
YWCA Mission Impact Projects: Womens' Health Equity & Racial Justice. $25,000

 

Womxn and Girls Subtotal: $200,000

 


 

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
New York, NY
Seeding Parkinson's Research Breakthroughs and Bringing Cures Closer $25,000
My Brother's Workshop
St. Thomas, USVI
MBW Marine. $100,000
Quebec Labrador Foundation, Inc.
Ipswich, MA
General Support. $25,000
Save the Bay, Inc.
Providence, RI
Save the Bay 50th Anniversary Special Request $50,000
Tufts Medical Center Trust
Boston, MA
Inker Family Fund $25,000

 

Special Projects Subtotal: $225,000

 


 

PENZANCE FUND

Amos House
Providence, RI
General Support $1,000
Atlanta Community Food Bank
Atlanta, GA
General Support $4,000
Biodiversity Works
Vineyard Haven, MA
General Support $8,000
Boston Health Care for the Homeless
Boston, MA
General Support. $3,680
Carbonfund.org Foundation, Inc.
East Aurora, NY
For Tree Planting. $4,000
Caterpillar Lab Inc.
Marlborough, NH
General Support $5,000
Center for Great Apes
Wauchula, FL
General Support. $8,000
Circus Arts Conservatory Inc
Sarasota, FL
Sailor Circus Scholarship Fund. $3,000
Community Boating Center
New Bedford, MA
General Support. $8,000
Community Boating Center
New Bedford, MA
General Support. $6,600
Corazon Sanchez Atayde Memorial Foundation Inc.
Pasig City, Phillipines
General Support. $4,000
Crossroads RI
Providence, RI
General Support. $2,300
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
Providence, RI
For the Welcoming Rhode Island Initiative. $2,250
Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund
Cambridge, MA
General Support. $1,000
Foster Parrots
Rockland, MA
General Support. $1,600
Friends of the Frost Free Library
Marlborough, NH
General Support. $3,000
Good Neighbors, Inc.
East Providence, RI
General Support. $1,000
Humane Society & Shelter Southcoast
North Dartmouth, MA
General Support. $2,000
League of Women Voters of Rhode Island Education Fund
Providence, RI
General Support. $2,300
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA
Street Medicine Program. $20,000
Marion Library Association
Marion, MA
For the Elizabeth Taber Library. $1,000
Marion Natural History Society Inc.
Marion, MA
General Support.  $1,000
Morris Animal Foundation
Denver, CO
Golden Retriever Cancer Research. $2,300
My Brother's Workshop
St. Thomas, USVI
General support. $13,000
National Audubon Society
New York, NY
For Project Puffin. $4,000
National Lawyer's Guild Foundation Inc.
New York, NY
General Support. $8,000
New England Aquarium
Boston, MA
Mssion Forward Fund in Support of General Operating of the Aquarium $4,000
One Tree Planted
Shelburn, VT
Tree Planting. $4,000
Partner's in Health
Boston, MA
General Support. $3,680
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
New Haven, CT
General support. $2,300
Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Providence, RI
General support. $5,100
Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Riverside, RI
General support. $1,600
Rosie's Place
Boston, MA
General support. $1,857
RUFF: Residents United for Furry Friends
Warren, RI
General support. $1,600
Save the Bay, Inc.
Providence, RI
General Support. $5,000
Sippican Historical Society
Marion, MA
General Support. $2,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
General Support. $4,000
Steller Ludwig Foundation
Gig Harbor, WA
General Support. $5,000
Strive Together
Cincinatti, OH
General Support. $2,250
Survival International USA
San Francisco, CA
General Support. $3,000
The Family Pantry-Damien's Place
Fairhaven, MA
General Support. $1,000
The Landing School of Boatbuilding and Design
Arundel, ME
General Support. $16,000
The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc.
Boston, MA
General Support. $640
The Providence Animal Rescue League
Providence, RI
General Support. $1,600
The Robert Potter League for Animals
Middletown, RI
General Support. $1,600
Tri-County Music Association
Rochester, MA
General Support. $2,000
Tri-County Music Association
Rochester, MA
General Support. $4,000
YMCA Southcoast, Inc.
New Bedford, MA
For the Dartmouth YMCA Sharing the Harvest Community Farm. $2,000
YMCA Southcoast, Inc.
New Bedford, MA
For the Gleason YMCA N.O.W. Program. $2,000
Penzance Subtotal: $184,000

 


 

Total 2020 Grants: $2,509,000.00

 

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