Foundation Grants

  • Celebrate the Art of Teaching Project Grants are designed to fund programs that enhance and support student's educational enrichment by adding that something extra outside the basic curriculum. Funding can be for items such as equipment and instructional materials for math, science and language art programs, author visits to the schools, and specialized student workshops.

  • Community Impact Grants enable members of the community to nominate and vote on a nonprofit that has had particular impact in the community the previous year.
  • Monthly and Quarterly Grants support our community in the areas of Education, Economic Development, Climate and Environment, Health and Human Services, Culture, Art & Historic Heritage, and Community Services.

Impact Grants

View the recipients and
their winning essays.

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Support for Learning

Celebrate the Art of Teaching Project Grants

Supporting Our Community

Monthly and Quarterly Grants

Application and Deadlines

Looking for Educational Mini Grants?

Educational Mini Grants were phased out and replaced with "Art of Teaching Project Grants" (see above).
Mini Grant Historical Info

Art of Teaching Project Grants were formerly Educational Mini Grants.

Educational Mini Grants were awarded to teachers annually and applications were open to all teachers within the Martha's Vineyard Public Schools and the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School for up to $400 per teacher. The goal of Educational Mini Grants was to enhance the classroom or student experience for teachers who applied.

From 2010 through 2020, Martha's Vineyard Charitable Foundation awarded over 300 Martha's Vineyard teachers a total of $116,000.

Martha's Vineyard Bank is innovative in its approach to community giving by using its good fortune to help solve large-scale community challenges. The passion of the Bank's namesake Foundation's work is truly a collaboration of Martha's Vineyard Bank employees together with community partners.

Placing your trust and banking with Martha's Vineyard Bank results in direct support of your community with the efforts of the Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation.

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Martha's Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation has a page dedicated to Scholarships.

For more information about our our generous scholarships and how you can apply for one,
visit the Scholarships page.