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SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarships

Virtual

Applications are open as of Jan. 9 and will close on March 1, 2023. There are more than 50 scholarships available totaling more than $500,000. Most SouthCoast Community Foundation scholarships are available through our online scholarship portal. Unless otherwise noted, scholarships are available through the Universal Application, which automatically pairs eligible students with all available […]

New Bedford Schools Finance and Operations

Paul Rodrigues Administration Building 455 County St, New Bedford

The New Bedford Schools Finance and Operations Sub-Committee Meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 6, at 5 p.m. in Room 224 of the Paul Rodrigues Administration Building. On the agenda: Finance, Surplus Property and Donation Requests reports. ESSER/Capital Needs Assessment updates Director of Facilities entry plan Electric buses discussion Bay Sox discussion USDA food nutrition […]

Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech Budget Sub-Committee

Greater New Bedford Vocational-Technical High School 1121 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

The Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School Budget Sub-Committee will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and Wendesday, Feb. 8-9 in the main office conference room at the school. The only item on the agenda is a preliminary review of the FY 2023 budget. Read the full agenda here.

“Offshore Wind Ready” Free One-Day Training

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

The NBOC is pleased to share that the Business Network for Offshore Wind and Vineyard Wind are offering a free one-day training (valued at $325) on the offshore wind energy supply chain. The training is titled “Offshore Wind Ready” and it is geared towards businesses based in Massachusetts that are owned by underrepresented groups, including […]

GNB Voc-Tech Application Nights

Greater New Bedford Vocational-Technical High School 1121 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

The GNBVT Family Engagement Center is hosting two application nights to help students, parents and guardians apply to GNBVT. These two events will be held on Jan. 26 and Feb. 9 in the Student Forum. This is a first come, first serve event and you must register for either date.  

Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech Budget Sub-Committee

Greater New Bedford Vocational-Technical High School 1121 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

The Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School Budget Sub-Committee will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and Wendesday, Feb. 8-9 in the main office conference room at the school. The only item on the agenda is a preliminary review of the FY 2023 budget. Read the full agenda here.

Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Understanding Business Financials

Virtual

SEED Corporation and Dedham Savings in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, & SCORE provide this free, virtual entrepreneurial workshop in which participants will learn how to read and a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement, and keep on top of their business finances at 10 a.m. […]

“I See You” Autism Parents and Caregivers Support Group

Keith Middle School 225 Hathaway Blvd, New Bedford

"I See You" a support group for autism parents and caregivers brought to you by New Bedford Public Schools Wraparound Services will meet in person and virtually from 6-7 p.m. […]

SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarships

Virtual

Applications are open as of Jan. 9 and will close on March 1, 2023. There are more than 50 scholarships available totaling more than $500,000. Most SouthCoast Community Foundation scholarships are available through our online scholarship portal. Unless otherwise noted, scholarships are available through the Universal Application, which automatically pairs eligible students with all available […]

Global Learning Charter Public School Board of Trustees

The Airport Grille 1569 Airport Road, New Bedford, MA

The Global Learning Charter Public School Board of Trustees meets monthly at 8 a.m. at the Airport Grille until the completion of the Joan and Irwin Jacobs STEAM Center. On the agenda: Consider approval of changes to 2023-24 school calendar Discuss FY23 second quarter tuition payment Receive information about annual contribution from the Jacobs Discuss […]

Writing Placemaking Grants

Virtual

Publicly accessible art and community participation are at the heart of many arts and culture grants, known as place-based grants. This workshop will cover the basic building blocks that make up a proposal, including the review process and how to persevere through rejection. Led by reviewers and successful grant writers with place-based grant experience, they […]

Celebrate Black Excellence

Keith Middle School 225 Hathaway Blvd, New Bedford

New Bedford Public Schools Wraparound Services and BuyBlackNB are hosting Celebrate Black Excellence at Keith Middle School from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. Guest speakers: Caliph, Wilson Carvalho, Shianne Costa, Melissa Costa, Michael Monteiro. Charlie Perry will emcee with host DJ Fresco. RSVP here.  

SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarships

Virtual

Applications are open as of Jan. 9 and will close on March 1, 2023. There are more than 50 scholarships available totaling more than $500,000. Most SouthCoast Community Foundation scholarships are available through our online scholarship portal. Unless otherwise noted, scholarships are available through the Universal Application, which automatically pairs eligible students with all available […]

Youth Climate Leadership Listening Session

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

If you are between the ages of 12-21, provide your thoughts, perspectives, and calls to action on climate change. In this free, 90-minute workshop you will get the opportunity to make art and share your ideas, views and experiences with climate change. Your voice will help create and support climate solutions in New Bedford.

SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarships

Virtual

Applications are open as of Jan. 9 and will close on March 1, 2023. There are more than 50 scholarships available totaling more than $500,000. Most SouthCoast Community Foundation scholarships are available through our online scholarship portal. Unless otherwise noted, scholarships are available through the Universal Application, which automatically pairs eligible students with all available […]