2021 Contributions

In 2021 The Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation donated $827,241 to local non-profits on Martha's Vineyard and in Falmouth.

Martha's Vineyard Bank and the Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation distributed a combined $827,241 in 2021, exclusive of the additional $117,040 that the Foundation awarded to 14 non-profits after its January 2022 quarterly meeting for fourth quarter 2021 grants. Of these funds, $38,750 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.






As shown in the graphs, a total of $827,241 was donated in 2021.

Of over 180 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.

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Falmouth Martha's Vineyard
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2021 Recipients
Falmouth Theatre Guild
Falmouth Academy
Island Theater Workshop
Barnstable County Deputy Sheriif's Association
Indiana University
Tisbury Printer
Media Voices for Children
Great Pond Foundation
Falmouth Chamber of Commerce
Sail MV
MV Camp Meeting Association
Play For Pink
Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod
John's Team
Falmouth Art Center
Hospice & Palliative Care of Martha's Vineyard
Island Food Pantry
Marine Biological Laboratory
Friends of Edgartown Free Public Library
Belonging to Each Other
MV Hospital
MV Touchdown Club
Vineyard Conservation Society
Friends of MV Concert
Vineyard Independence Partner
Sandy Paws Animal Rescue
Neighborhood Falmouth
Woods Hole Golf Club
MV Youth
Cape Arts & Entertainment DBA 'Cape Symphony'
MV Museum
Rotary Club of Falmouth
Holy Ghost Soc PA
Cape Cod Healthcare Foundation
Wings for Falmouth Families
Harbor Homes MV
Friends of OB Library
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary/MA Audobon
Friends of UpIsland Council on Aging
MV Little League
Habitat For Humanity MV
Vineyard House, Inc.
Falmouth Chorale
Falmouth Educational Foundation
Animal Shelter MV
Friends of Falmouth Senior Center
MV Playhouse
Celebrate the Art of Teaching Project Grants
Joe Q Veteran Coffee Break
Garden Gate Child Development Center
Angel Flight
Otis Civilian Advisory
American Legion Post 257
Edgartown Board of Trade
Falmouth Village Association
Holy Ghost Soc PA
Island Food Pantry
Aquinnah Cultural Center
Friends of Sengekontacket
Red Stocking Fund
Celebrate the Art of Teaching Project Grants
MV Mediation
MV Fishermen's Preservation Trust
Dukes County Regional Housing
Friends of Family Planning
Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group
MV Figure Skating Club
Cape Wellness Collaborative
Family Public Library
Second Chance Animal Rescue
MV Ag Society
Vineyard Committee on Hunger
Turkeyland Cove
Marthas Vineyard Cerebral Palsy Camp Jabberwocky
Alzheimer's Family Support Center
Friends of VH Library
Falmouth Walk
Farming Falmouth
MV Art Assoication
MV Film Festival
Chilmark Town Affairs Council
MV Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby
Island Healthcare-Test MV
Falmouth Running Club
Vineyard Montessori School
American Legion
Friends of MVY Radio
Falmouth Housing Trust
Sheriff's Meadow
Buzzards Bay Coalition
MV Community Services
Falmouth Service Center
Friends of Edgartown Council on Aging
Camp Jabberwocky
Tommy's Place Falmouth
Woods Hole Child Center
Chilmark - PTO
YMCA of Cape Cod
Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center
The Touchdown Club
The 300 Committee Land Trust
Biodiversity Works
Friends of Oak Bluffs PTO
The Cape & islands Veterans Outreach Center
Friends of Nobska Light
Falmouth Rotary Club
Woods Hole Film Festival
Helene Johnson & Dorothy West Foundation
Boys & Girls Club of MV
Island Autism Group Inc
Boy Scouts of America
CCCC Education Foudation