Foundation Grant Application

Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation is pleased to offer Quarterly Grants to support our community in the areas of Education, Economic Development, Health & Human Services, Culture, Art & Historic Heritage, and Community Services. We look forward to reviewing your application and we thank you for your outstanding efforts in helping our community.

Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation

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About the Foundation The Martha's Vineyard Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit committed to serving the needs of our community. This private Foundation is funded by its namesake bank, Martha's Vineyard Bank. The Trustees of Martha's Vineyard Bank also serve on the Board of Directors of the Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation.

Giving Categories The Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation will consider grants for nonprofit organizations operating within the Martha's Vineyard Bank service area in the following Giving Categories:
  • Health and Human Need
  • Economic Development
  • Affordable Housing
  • Education 
  • Elderly Services
  • Community Services
  • Special Capital Expenditure
  • Culture, Art and Historic Heritage Restrictions
The Foundation does not provide support for the following:
  • Organizations that are not tax-exempt under federal tax regulations
  • Political, religious, and governmental organizations
  • Travel expenses, including school field trips
  • Social functions
  • Individuals
Application Deadline and Award Decisions

Grant decisions are made on either a Monthly or Quarterly basis depending on the amount requested. 

Grant requests of less than $5,000 for organizations that have not been previously funded by the Foundation or the Bank), or less than $10,000  for organizations that have been funded previously are reviewed and decided each month. Applications deadlines for monthly reviews are:

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Thursday, December 29, 2022

Grant requests of $5,000 or more for organizations that have not been previously funded by the Foundation or the Bank, or any requests over $10,000 will be reviewed on a quarterly basis. Deadlines for quarterly reviews are:

Friday, September 17, 2021
Friday, December 17, 2021
Friday, March 11, 2022
Friday, June 10, 2022
Friday, September 9, 2022
Friday, December 9, 2022

To be considered Applications must be fully submitted and completed by the deadline. All applications must have a requested amount. NOTE: Requests for substantial funding may require additional documentation.

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