The Fund for Sandwich Awards $15,000 in Grants to Nonprofit Organizations Serving the Community

Filed Under: Philanthropy, Non Profit News

SOUTH YARMOUTH – The Fund for Sandwich of The Cape Cod Foundation recently awarded $15,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving the community.

“We’re proud to support the nonprofits doing important work in our community,” said Madeleine Wing Adler, Chair of the Fund’s Advisory Committee. “This year’s recipients are supporting food security for neighbors in need, creating recreational opportunities for youth, providing health and human services for residents of all ages, and bringing unique cultural experiences to Sandwich.”

This year’s recipients are:

Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Support Center, $1,000
For phone support services for residents of Sandwich

Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod, $2,000

To support an after school & summer program that serves Sandwich and Cape Cod youth

Cape Abilities, $1,000
For program support

Cape Kid Meals, $2,000

To support the “Weekend Backpack Food Program” for Sandwich students in need

Community Health Center of Cape Cod, $2,000

To expand access to care for Sandwich residents

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, $2,000

To support the “Meals-on-Wheels Program” for Sandwich residents

Sandwich Department of Recreation, $2000

To support the Sandwich Recreation Scholarship Fund for young Sandwich residents in need

Sandwich Public Library, $1,000
To support a performance by the Wampanoag Nation Singers and Dancers

Sharing Kindness, $1,000

For grief support for elderly and disabled residents at Shawme Heights II in Sandwich

YMCA Cape Cod, $1,000
To support Summer Camp Scholarships for Sandwich Children

Since the Fund for Sandwich was established in 2017, it has awarded more than $89,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. The Fund’s Advisory Committee will continue to seek private donations to support the wide range of nonprofits serving the Sandwich community and will conduct its eighth grantmaking process in 2024 to support additional organizations.

Those wishing to donate to The Fund for Sandwich can visit or send a check payable to The Fund for Sandwich to: The Cape Cod Foundation, 261 Whites Path, Unit 2, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. For additional information, contact the Foundation or email

The Fund for Sandwich, established in 2017, has awarded $89,407 in grants to nonprofit organizations providing important programs and services to the Harwich community.  It is a permanent endowment fund of The Cape Cod Foundation.

The Cape Cod Foundation is a community foundation whose mission is to build permanent charitable resources for community betterment through informed grantmaking and civic leadership. The Foundation has distributed more than $95 million in grants and scholarships since its founding in 1989.