CARE For The Cape & Islands Welcomes Adam Gracia, Deputy Director

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CARE (Creating A Responsible Environment) for the Cape & Islands has welcomed Adam Gracia  as Deputy Director.

Thanks to support from a Capacity Building grant from Cape Cod Foundation and a grant award from NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), CARE was been able to add to its staff.

“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Adam to CARE. His experience, passion and knowledge of the region are what makes him perfect for this position,” said Jill Talladay, Executive Director. 

Gracia will aid CARE in promoting its mission across the Cape and Islands. 

“Whether the Cape and Islands is your home or home away from home it is its uniqueness that brought you here,” Gracia said about Cape Cod. “CARE for the Cape & Islands provides the inspiration and means to ensure our community will thrive for generations to come.” 

Gracia was raised on Cape Cod and graduated from Sandwich High School. He went on to receive a bachelor of arts in Mass Communication and English from Westfield State University and also received a master of arts in Management and Leadership from Webster University. He is a veteran with service in the Army National Guard and in the Ukrainian Foreign Legion.

He has worked nationally and locally in the nonprofit sector, with a focus on raising support for community resources, affordable housing and disease research. 

Gracia has been advocating for a more inclusive community through interaction with Cape Cod Young Professionals, Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands and Leadership Cape Cod. 

More information about CARE for the Cape & Islands at