The Martha’s Vineyard Bank and Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation awarded a total of $364,107 during its first and second quarters of 2021; $11,500 of the funds were distributed as employee-directed donations, a program that gives the bank’s employees $500 to donate to a charitable organization of their choice.
Ninety-five nonprofit organizations received funds. Some of the funding awards included a new ice machine for the Fishermen’s Preservation Trust, Harbor Homes’ housing opportunities for low-income women, assistance toward a West Tisbury campus for Island Autism Group, and continued funding toward TestED, which is COVID testing in schools.
For a complete list of awarded organizations and more information about the grant process, visit community.mvbank.com.
Here are more grant opportunities from the bank:
The Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation Quarterly Grants applications are due on Sept. 17. New requests may be awarded $5,000 or more, and $10,000 or more for repeat funding. Decisions for these awards are made on a quarterly basis.
The Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Monthly Grant applications are due on Sept. 30. New requests may be awarded $5,000 or under, and $10,000 or under for repeat funding. Decisions for these awards are made on a monthly basis.