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Martha's Vineyard Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/22/22

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and local government agencies in eligible locations to benefit the community. Past grants have supported activities in the areas of health, arts, community, and environment. Eligible programs serve Martha’s Vineyard. Off-Island organizations may submit proposals if the services provided take place on the Island, are for the benefit of the people of Martha’s Vineyard and have a clear linkage to improving this community’s quality of life.

Through Community Grants and Impact Grants, the Martha's Vineyard Community Foundation is proud to help the Island community meet long-standing needs and create systemic change

Grantmaking at the Community Foundation is a thoughtful process. It involves carefully assessing community needs, understanding existing programs, identifying gaps in service, and evaluating nonprofit management to provide the most effect supportive for local nonprofit organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 205257

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Estimated Size of Grant:

In general, Community Grants range in size from $1,000 to $10,000 and Impact Grants from $10,000 to $25,000.

Term of Contract:

In the case of programs, grants will be considered for periods of time lasting up to one year. In the case of equipment or projects, it is expected the funds will be used within a year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Not-for-profit organizations that are based on Martha’s Vineyard with an Internal Revenue Service 501 (c) (3) status may apply for a grant from the Community Foundation. Local government agencies also may apply. The programs the Foundation supports serve Martha’s Vineyard and benefit the community.

The Foundation will not consider grants for political purposes, religious causes or projects benefitting members of a specific church or religious denomination, agency endowments or for individuals, other than for scholarships or educational programs as determined by a fund’s special provisions.

Pre-Application Information:

Community and Impact Grant Applications are due by September 22, 2022.

Applicants are encouraged to reach out with any questions, or to discuss application ideas well in advance of this deadline, by contacting Hilary Dreyer.

FAQ: https://marthasvineyardcf.org/grant-faqs/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=martha

Hilary Dreyer
hdreyer@marthasvineyardcf.org
(508)338-4665.

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USA: Massachusetts: Martha's Vineyard

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