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The Newly Formed South Boston Foundation Now Accepting Proposals

South Boston Foundation Trustees Kelley O’Shea, Eddie McGuire, Kathy Lafferty, Jennifer Jackson, William Higgins, Christopher Miller, and Anna Tenaglia are excited to make this announcement and to assist in strengthening our youth athletic programs in South Boston.

The South Boston Foundation is a not-for-profit Trust formed in 2019 to administer a generous $1.5 million commitment from Massachusetts Port Authority, over 10 years, to the South Boston Community youth educational, fitness, wellness and athletic programs in South Boston.

The South Boston Foundation will offer grants to organizations which are legally incorporated as 501©3 not-for-profit charities.  Grants will be awarded to organizations that comply with all submission procedures and granted on the basis of available funds.  To be eligible to apply, one must be an agency or organization located in South Boston with a focus on youth educational, fitness, wellness or athletic programs in South Boston; And funding for parks and recreation facilities in or benefiting South Boston.

Applications are available beginning July 15th on the website, Applications must be complete and submitted on or before Friday, July 27, 2019 and decisions will be made public Friday, August 2nd, 2019.

For more information about the South Boston Foundation and its mission, please visit

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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.