The 2023 Community Impact Grant
recipients have been announced!

From supplying our most vulnerable neighbors with freshly grown food to nurturing our children with fun and formative experiences, these four non-profits are making a real difference in the quality of life in our communities. Thanks to everyone who voted for these amazing changemakers!

View the Recipients

Of the many non-profits funded in prior years, larger awards included grants for the following:

  • Woods Hole Film Festival - Funding to help support the 31st annual Woods Hole Film Festival and Woods Hole Film Festival Virtual.
  • Friends of Edgartown Library - Funding for "Sounds Like Summer," a free music concert series every Tuesday (in season) on the library's front lawn.
  • Falmouth Academy - Funding for sponsorship of the school's Science & Engineering STEM Fair, with hands-on science one of the hallmarks of Falmouth Academy learning.
  • Falmouth Rotary Golf Tournament - Sponsorship of the Flag Day Golf Tournament, which honors and supports veterans and military families.
  • Healthy Aging MV - Funding for the "GoGoGrandparent program," which provides a "turn-key" on-demand transportation solution for Older Adults.
  • Penikese Island School - Funding to help host Martha's Vineyard School science & educational programming for 20 day trips for Martha's Vineyard Public School students (about 400 students).
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands - Sponsorship for "Blooming Bids for Kids" and "Big Golf for Kids."

One of the all-time larger donations was a food truck, donated to the Food Basket MV in 2021. 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.


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2022 Recipients

Martha's Vineyard Community ServicesThe Martha's Vineayrd Film FestivalMV Diamond Club MVRHS Baseball & SoftballPenikese Island SchoolFeatherstone Center for the ArtsMV Center for LivingHoly Ghost Association/PA ClubWoods Hole Film FestivalHealthy Aging MVGay Head LightCape and Islands Veterans Outreach CenterMassachusetts Audubon/Felix NeckMV Fishermen's Preservation TrustCape Symphony Youth OrchestraEdgartown Board of TradeMartha's Vineyard Figure Skating ClubCape Cod MarathonMV Youth HockeyHospice and Palliative Care of Martha's VineyardCollege Light Opera CompanySail MVFalmouth Village AssociationWings for Falmouth FamiliesHealth ImperativesThe 300 Committee Land TrustMV Cancer Support GroupAquinnah Cultural CenterMartha's Vineyard HospitalFriends of the Edgartown Free Public LibraryNeighborhood FalmouthFalmouth Academy STEM Science FairSheriff's Meadow FoundationFalmouth Rotary Golf TournamentMartha's Vineyard International Film FestivalHabitat for Humanity - Cape CodBig Brothers Big SistersVineyard HouseAnimal Shelter of Marthas VineyardThe YardFalmouth Art Center

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.

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