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.
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
- Elderly Services
- Community Services
- Special Capital Expenditure
- Culture, Art and Historic Heritage
The Foundation does not provide support for the following:
Application Deadline and Award Decisions
- Organizations that are not tax-exempt under federal tax regulations
- Political, religious, and governmental organizations
- Travel expenses, including school field trips
- Social functions
Grant decisions will be made during meetings held quarterly. Applications must be received by Patti Leighton, Community Relations
Director at email@example.com, at least one month before the next scheduled meeting.
NOTE: Requests for substantial funding may require additional documentation.