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 will be made during meetings held quarterly. Applications must be received by Patti Leighton, Community Relations Director at pleighton@mvbank.com, at least one month before the next scheduled meeting.

NOTE: Requests for substantial funding may require additional documentation.

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