Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation Awards $532K in Grants to 58 Nonprofits


The Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation has awarded $531,975 in grants to 58 nonprofit organizations in the Taunton/Attleboro, New Bedford-Dartmouth/Fall River, and norther Rhode Island regions.

The foundation was established in 1996 as part of the bank's 150th anniversary celebration, with the purpose of funding needs that contribute to the economic and social well-being of the people and institutions throughout the bank's footprint.

Since it was formed, the foundation has awarded more than $32 million to hundreds of different nonprofits, including a record $2.3 million last year.

"In keeping with the bank's mission of supporting our local neighborhoods to meet the growing needs of the population, our foundation is proud to grant more than a half million dollars today to these 58 deserving nonprofit organizations doing good work in our communities," said Patrick J.

Murray Jr., foundation president and bank chairman and CEO.

The organizations that received grants and the total amount granted in each region in the latest funding round are as follows: The Taunton/Attleboro area received a total of $133,750 in grants ranging from $2,000 to $50,000: Old Colony Habitat for Humanity received $50,000.

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received $11,750.Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts received $10,000.Manet Community Health Center

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