MV Bank Charitable Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter Grants

Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation and Martha’s Vineyard Bank distributed a combined $109,681 to local nonprofits in the fourth quarter of 2021.

For full year 2021, these bank entities (plus the fund) awarded a combined $827,241 to more than 180 local nonprofits, exclusive of the additional $117,040 that the foundation awarded after its January 2022 quarterly meeting for fourth quarter 2021 grants.

Of the $117,040, larger awards included funds used for the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce “Jingle Jog,” YMCA Cape Cod for Early Childcare, Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation for “TrailsMV” mobile app upgrade, Rotary Club of Falmouth for a self-guided nature trail, Sea the World Productions for a new movie screen, and Vineyard Montessori School for “Strong Start Scholarships” that is designed for working families enrolled in the preschool who could not otherwise afford the tuition.

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Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Monthly Grant Applications are due Feb. 24, 2022. Charitable Foundation Monthly Grants are any grant request under $5,000 for new funding and $10,000 requests or under for repeat requests. Decisions for these requests are done on a monthly basis.

Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation Quarterly Grants Applications are due March 11, 2022.Quarterly requests are any grant request over $5,000 for new funding and over $10,000 requests for repeat requests. Decisions for these requests are done on a quarterly basis.