Cape YMCA Receives $5,000 Grant For Future Falmouth Facility

Filed Under: Non Profit News

YMCA Cape Cod has received a $5,000 grant from the Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation to the Y Founders Fundraising Drive for Falmouth. This grant will provide partial funding for the site permitting and site due diligence for a new Y facility located near the intersection of Brick Kiln Road and Gifford Street.

The plans for a new Y began ten years ago when Falmouth residents wanted a facility with a
swimming pool in town; it has since expanded to include the entire Upper Cape community.

The “Upper Cape Y Without Walls” began shortly after a community needs assessment cited
affordable child care as one of the top community needs. The Upper Cape Y Founders Fund
has a goal of $120,000 to raise for capital campaign consultants, land acquisition payments,
site due diligence and critical on-going scholarships for families who need assistance with
summer camp, child care, and child nutrition programs.

“We are delighted to receive this grant from the Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable
Foundation,” said Stacie Peugh, president and CEO of YMCA Cape Cod, “these funds will get us
one step closer to making an Upper Cape YMCA facility a reality for Falmouth and the
surrounding communities.”

For more information, please contact Stacie Peugh at speugh@ymcacapecod.org.


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