Nominate a local non-profit that made an impact in our community in 2021 to potentially receive a $5,000 grant. $20,000 in total grants will be awarded.

Nominations end February 11th.

Community voting starts March 7th.

for Martha's Vineyard
for Falmouth

$729,560 Donated in
Quarters 1, 2 and 3 of 2021

Martha's Vineyard Bank and the Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation awarded a combined $729,560 in Quarters 1, 2, and 3 of 2021. Of these funds, $26,600 were distributed as Employee Directed Donations, a program that gives Martha's Vineyard Bank employees funds to direct to the non-profit of their choice on their behalf. In addition, The Fund also distributed its second installment to Martha's Vineyard Community Services towards its $1 million pledge for the new Early Childhood Center.

2021 Donations Approved





As shown in the graphs, a total of $729,560 was donated in Quarters 1, 2 and 3 of 2021.

Of the 138 non-profits funded, larger awards included grants for the following:

  • Fisherman's Preservation Trust - Funds provided to purchase a new ice machine.
  • Harbor Homes Martha's Vineyard - Funded housing opportunities for low income women.
  • Island Autism Group - Provided significant funding for their West Tisbury campus.
  • TestED - Funds for continuing a program of COVID-19 testing in schools.
  • Celebrate the Art of Teaching - for programs that enhance students' educational enrichment outside the basic curriculum.
  • Friends of MV Concert - for Beach Road Weekend sponsorship, helping to bring live music back to Martha's Vineyard after the pandemic hold.

Take a look at the 26-foot refrigerated food truck IN ACTION in this Food Baskets MV video. Visit The Food Baskets MV website for more information.


FalmouthMartha's VineyardBoth Locations
Falmouth Rotary ClubFalmouth Housing TrustBoy Scouts of AmericaAngel FlightFarming FalmouthCelebrate the Art of Teaching Project GrantsFalmouth Art CenterMV Striped Bass and Bluefish DerbyFriends of Edgartown Council on AgingIsland Food PantryTisbury PrinterFUELFalmouth Chamber of CommerceThe Cape & islands Veterans Outreach CenterCelebrate the Art of Teaching Project GrantsFalmouth Service CenterFriends of Falmouth Senior CenterIsland Theater WorkshopHabitat For Humanity MVFalmouth ChoraleFalmouth WalkFriends of Edgartown Free Public LibraryMV Ag SocietyHoly Ghost Soc PAHospice & Palliative Care of Martha's VineyardMV Little LeagueIsland Healthcare-Test MVFriends of OB LibraryBB & BS CC&IRed Stocking FundBirdsey Cape Wildlife CenterFriends of VH LibraryVineyard Conservation SocietyGosnoldMV Camp Meeting AssociationMV YMCAMV YouthWoods Hole Golf ClubMarthas Vineyard Cerebral Palsy Camp JabberwockyMV Film FestivalVineyard House, Inc.Sheriff's MeadowMV Fishermen's Preservation TrustFriends of Family PlanningCape Cod Healthcare FoundationFriends of SengekontacketFriends of Nobska LightIsland Autism Group IncAnimal Shelter MVGarden Gate Child Development CenterTestEDFriends of Oak Bluffs PTOMV MuseumVineyard Independence PartnerNeighborhood FalmouthWoods Hole Child CenterOtis Civilian AdvisorySecond Chance Animal RescueBuzzards Bay CoalitionMarine Biological LaboratoryCape Arts & Entertainment DBA 'Cape Symphony'Vineyard MontessoriBarnstable County Deputy Sheriif's AssociationAlzheimer's Family Support CenterJohn's TeamFamily Public LibraryMV Touchdown ClubVineyard Committee on HungerIndiana UniversityFriends of MVY RadioDukes County Regional HousingPEFACE MVMV PlayhouseHoly Ghost Soc PAMV Figure Skating ClubAngelwishFalmouth AcademyCamp JabberwockyTommy's Place FalmouthHelene Johnson & Dorothy West FoundationGreat Pond FoundationChilmark Town Affairs CouncilFalmouth Village AssociationIsland Food PantryPlay For PinkBoys & Girls Club of MVThe 300 Committee Land TrustAquinnah Cultural CenterFalmouth Theatre GuildMV Community ServicesSandy Paws Animal RescueEdgartown Board of TradeBiodiversity WorksWings for Falmouth FamiliesCCCC Education FoudationThe Touchdown ClubCape Wellness CollaborativeHarbor Homes MVMedia Voices for ChildrenFalmouth Running ClubSail MVFriends of UpIsland Council on AgingFelix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary/MA AudobonChilmark - PTOHabitat for Humanity of Cape CodFalmouth Educational FoundationFriends of MV ConcertTurkeyland CoveAmerican LegionJoe Q Veteran Coffee BreakMV HospitalMartha's Vineyard Cancer Support GroupAmerican Legion Post 257Woods Hole Film FestivalMV Art Assoication

"Thank you for the incredible commitment to Island nonprofits."

Jackie Friedman

Executive Director, Martha's Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative

Martha's Vineyard Bank is innovative in its approach to community giving by using its good fortune to help solve large-scale community challenges. The passion of the Bank's namesake Foundation's work is truly a collaboration of Martha's Vineyard Bank employees together with community partners.

Placing your trust and banking with Martha's Vineyard Bank results in direct support of your community with the efforts of the Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation.

Take a look at last year's report:

2020 Giving