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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2021 Recipients

Garden Gate Child Development CenterIsland Theater WorkshopFamily Public LibraryBirdsey Cape Wildlife CenterMV Little LeagueEdgartown Board of TradeACE MVFalmouth Service CenterFalmouth WalkVineyard Committee on HungerBelonging to Each OtherAmerican LegionFriends of SengekontacketRotary Club of FalmouthAngelwishFalmouth Theatre GuildFalmouth Art CenterTurkeyland CoveMV MediationAmerican Legion Post 257Dukes County Regional HousingFUELBoys & Girls Club of MVCape Wellness CollaborativeJoe Q Veteran Coffee BreakTestEDFriends of OB LibraryCape Arts & Entertainment DBA 'Cape Symphony'Vineyard Montessori SchoolChilmark Town Affairs CouncilFriends of UpIsland Council on AgingSail MVMV Camp Meeting AssociationCCCC Education FoudationHospice & Palliative Care of Martha's VineyardFalmouth ChoraleFalmouth Village AssociationMV Film FestivalThe Touchdown ClubMV PlayhouseFalmouth Chamber of CommerceFriends of Oak Bluffs PTOMV Fishermen's Preservation TrustCelebrate the Art of Teaching Project GrantsBB & BS CC&ITommy's Place FalmouthSheriff's MeadowFriends of Edgartown Free Public LibraryRed Stocking FundIsland Food PantryVineyard Conservation SocietyFriends of Falmouth Senior CenterHoly Ghost Soc PAMV Art AssoicationYMCA of Cape CodSandy Paws Animal RescueFriends of Family PlanningHabitat for Humanity of Cape CodJohn's TeamWoods Hole Golf ClubIndiana UniversityFriends of Nobska LightMV Ag SocietyVineyard Independence PartnerMV Touchdown ClubMV YouthMV YMCASecond Chance Animal RescueMedia Voices for ChildrenAlzheimer's Family Support CenterFriends of Edgartown Council on AgingMartha's Vineyard Cancer Support GroupThe Cape & islands Veterans Outreach CenterTisbury PrinterBuzzards Bay CoalitionPlay For PinkWoods Hole Film FestivalOtis Civilian AdvisoryHarbor Homes MVMV HospitalGosnoldCape Cod Healthcare FoundationFriends of MVY RadioHelene Johnson & Dorothy West FoundationAngel FlightMarine Biological LaboratoryAquinnah Cultural CenterWoods Hole Child CenterFalmouth Housing TrustIsland Food PantryFalmouth Rotary ClubMarthas Vineyard Cerebral Palsy Camp JabberwockyFelix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary/MA AudobonCelebrate the Art of Teaching Project GrantsMV Striped Bass and Bluefish DerbyMV MuseumFriends of VH LibraryBiodiversity WorksHabitat For Humanity MVFalmouth Running ClubNeighborhood FalmouthIsland Autism Group IncMV Figure Skating ClubBoy Scouts of AmericaHoly Ghost Soc PAVineyard House, Inc.Farming FalmouthFriends of MV ConcertPEFBarnstable County Deputy Sheriif's AssociationFalmouth AcademyCamp JabberwockyIsland Healthcare-Test MVChilmark - PTOFalmouth Educational FoundationWings for Falmouth FamiliesThe 300 Committee Land TrustMV Community ServicesAnimal Shelter MVGreat Pond Foundation