The Women's Fund is a Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts

135 Union Street| New Bedford, MA 02740 | 508-717-0283 |

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What We Do

Our Leadership Role 


The Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts takes special pride in their leadership role, in which works to facilitate, advise, convene and/or respond to critical community issues, such as education, the arts and the environment.

The Women's Fund continues this mission with focusing on women and girls.


Women, especially single head-of-households fall far below the state median income in Southeastern Massachusetts, and a quarter of women in New Bedford and Fall River live below the federal poverty level.

Through research and advocacy, the Women's Fund has become a leader in directing funding to organizations and causes that will have the most sustainable impact.