Tower Foundation grants coming up

The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation is accepting inquiries for its 2011 Mental Health grant cycle. Island organizations that focus on preventing or alleviating psychological disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults to age 26 may be eligible for funds if they address one or more of the foundation’s funding priorities. For more information, refer to

Grant-writing workshop April 4-5

The Martha’s Vineyard Donors Collaborative is offering a workshop on basic grant-seeking skills. Called Introduction to Grant Writing and Research, the two-part workshop will be held at the Oak Bluffs library on April 4 and 5.

Three classes are included — Introduction to Grants Research, Grants Research Databases, and Introduction to Grant Writing. Martha Moore of Associated Grant Makers in Boston will teach the workshop which costs a total of $20. It is open to the public, but attendance is limited to 30. Complete information and registration forms are available at This workshop is made possible by a grant from the Peter & Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation.