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

Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach CenterFeatherstone Center for the ArtsPenikese Island SchoolThe Martha's Vineayrd Film FestivalFalmouth Academy STEM Science FairHabitat for Humanity - Cape CodMV Diamond Club MVRHS Baseball & SoftballBig Brothers Big SistersMV Cancer Support GroupFriends of the Edgartown Free Public LibraryThe YardFalmouth Art CenterThe 300 Committee Land TrustMartha's Vineyard Figure Skating ClubFalmouth Village AssociationMassachusetts Audubon/Felix NeckMartha's Vineyard International Film FestivalEdgartown Board of TradeAnimal Shelter of Marthas VineyardSheriff's Meadow FoundationMV Fishermen's Preservation TrustHealth ImperativesCollege Light Opera CompanySail MVMartha's Vineyard HospitalWings for Falmouth FamiliesAquinnah Cultural CenterMV Youth HockeyHealthy Aging MVCape Cod MarathonWoods Hole Film FestivalGay Head LightHospice and Palliative Care of Martha's VineyardNeighborhood FalmouthVineyard HouseHoly Ghost Association/PA ClubMV Center for LivingMartha's Vineyard Community ServicesFalmouth Rotary Golf TournamentCape Symphony Youth Orchestra

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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