2022 Q1 Donations Approved

$108,000 Donated in Q1 2022

Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation and Martha's Vineyard Bank distributed a combined $108,000 to local non-profits in the first quarter of 2022, (which includes fourth quarter grant requests distributed). Of the $108,000, larger awards included funds used for Vineyard Montessori School's Strong Start Scholarship Fund for working families, Sheriff's Meadow Foundation's "Trails MV" App, YMCA of Cape Cod's Falmouth Early Education Support, Boys & Girls Club of Martha's Vineyard's STEAM and After School Programming, and Neighborhood Falmouth's Membership Assistance Fund.


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As shown in the graphs, a total of $108,000 was donated in Q1 2022.

Of the many non-profits funded, 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 (Q1) Recipients

Woods Hole Film FestivalBig Brothers Big SistersFalmouth Rotary Golf TournamentPenikese SchoolFriends of Edgartown LibraryFalmouth Academy STEM Science FairHealthy Aging MV

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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