Five Cape Cod Non-Profit Groups to Receive Funding From 23rd Edition of the Seaside Le Mans – the Race for the Cape Cod Community

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(SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA – May 14, 2024) – Five Cape Cod non-profit organizations were named on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, as recipients of funding from the upcoming Seaside Le Mans – The Race for the Cape Cod Community.

The event, which will take place this year on September 7, 2024, at Mashpee Commons has raised over $9 million since its inception 23 years ago, providing grants to dozens of organizations that impact the daily lives of Cape Cod residents.


-Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance – Small Boats, Big Taste Program   

-Cape Cod Healthcare – Supporting Comprehensive Cancer Treatment and Care for Patients

-Children’s Cove – Expanding the Teen TASK Force Program

-Brazilian Resource Center – Providing Opportunities to Promote Spiritual, Mental, and Physical Wellness

-Heroes in Transition – Expanding Veteran Services Across Cape Cod

The Seaside Le Mans – The Race for the Cape Cod Community, features teams of sponsors driving Formula One-style karts during an endurance race on an outdoor track at Mashpee Commons to determine the winner.

The entire cost to operate the race is covered by The Davenport Companies, which allows every dollar raised through sponsorships to benefit the five non-profit groups receiving funding.

“Organizations that get money each year from The Seaside Le Mans are making a direct and immediate impact on the lives of thousands of people. This race is all about Cape Codders coming together to help their neighbors through these worthy beneficiaries,” said DeWitt Davenport, CEO of the Davenport Companies, and founder of the race.

All race donations and sponsorships are sent to The Cape Cod Foundation, which distributes the funds to the designated beneficiaries.

“The spectrum of people and communities benefitting from the 2024 Seaside Le Mans ranges from hero veterans and their families, the local fishing industry, those undergoing cancer treatment, teens facing physical and emotional challenges, and Cape Cod’s growing Brazilian population,” said Davenport.

The September event is free to spectators and features food, music, and entertainment for the whole family.

Corporate and individual driving sponsorships range from $2,000 – $12,000 and provide the opportunity to participate in the endurance race, the sponsor pre-race gathering, team gifts and marketing and promotional benefits.

All equipment is included, no racing experience is required, and sponsorships are tax-deductible. Drivers must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license. Companies or individuals interested in driving sponsorships are encouraged to contact Morgan Dexter, Event Coordinator at 508-760-9265 as soon as possible since the field will be limited to 20 teams. More event details are available at and on Facebook.laEstablished in 1956, The Davenport Companies remain family owned and operated. The South Yarmouth-based operation has evolved into a real estate holding and investment company with businesses in senior living, construction, recreation, commercial and residential real estate and more. For more information on The Davenport Companies, please visit or contact Matt Pitta at 508-760-9266.