The Co-Creative Center relies on donations of all types and amounts to continue its work. Make a gift today.


Support the Co-Creative Center (CO+) and you are supporting downtown's creative economy and revitalization, helping to nurture artists, writers, independent business owners, and the dynamic organizations that support them in a central downtown location.

The co-working, education center, and maker space at CO+ are dedicated to individuals and non-profits working in the creative, cultural and educational sectors in New Bedford in a collaborative nature, spurring new ideas and new start-ups in New Bedford's creative economy. The education space holds workshops and classes in all areas of the arts and sciences for all incomes and ages.

All donations to the Co-Creative Center are fully tax deductible!


Friend of CO+

Make a donation of any amount.
Thank you for your support!

Give $30 to support downtown's newest creative economy!


CO+ Benefactor

CO+ family

Give $50 to support downtown's newest creative economy!

Give $150 to support downtown's newest creative economy!


CO+ arts advocate

CO+ Sustainer

Give $250-$500 to support downtown's newest creative economy!

Give $500-$1,000 to assist in year-one operations.


CO+ creative economy partner

Give over $1,000 to the Co-Creative Center and recieve a free rental of the space for one evening that year on a mutually agreed upon date. 

Remember the Community Investment Tax Credit! When you donate over $1,000 to this project, the state of MA grants a 50% tax refund for investing in our communities. Contact us for more information as a limited amount are still available.


WHALE is grateful to the CO+ supporters:

Pioneers for Innovation $10,000+

1772 Foundation

Bristol County Savings Bank

City of New Bedford HOME Funds

Garfield Foundation

Island Foundation

MassCultural Council Facilities Fund


National Trust for Historic Preservation

Santander Bank

Upstream Foundation

Arts Sustainer $5,000+

BayCoast Bank

Rainy Day Fund

Local Arts Advocates $1,000+

AHA! New Bedford


Gurdon Buck (in memoriam)

Carney Family Charitable Foundation

Christina Connelly

First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union

Nancy Crosby

Paul & Donna Downey

June Goguen

Peter Hawes

Peter & Mary Kavanaugh

Peter Muise

New Bedford Art Museum/Artworks!

New Bedford Economic Development Council

Marcy Wintrub

Women’s Fund of Southeastern MA

Creative Economy Partner $500+


Arthur & Jean Bennett

JM Booth & Associates, Inc.

Teri Bernert & Paul Krause

Cooper Insurance

Gail Davidson & Tom Gidwitz

Wendy Nicholas & James Dorsey

Anne V.V. Webb

Urban Preservationists $15+

Patronicity Campaign Supporters