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  • 2024 Scholarship Awards Total $365,000

    We are proud to announce the outcome of our 2024 scholarship cycle, with a historic total of $365,000 being awarded to support the educational pursuits of 86 talented Islanders. 

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    May. 13, 2024

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    In the news: “Grant Ceremony is island celebration”

    By MCVF

    Read the Article in the Vineyard Gazette Vineyard Independence Partnership is among the grantees. Nonprofit leaders and volunteers from across Martha’s Vineyard gathered at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury Wednesday night as the Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation handed out.

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    Nov. 20, 2023

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    2023 Grant Awards Announced

    By MVCF

    See the full list of 2023 Grant Recipients, here. Read the Article in the Vineyard Gazette Read the Announcement in the MV Times DEAR FRIENDS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS, This year, we are proud to announce grants totaling $421,000 to 38…

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    Nov. 02, 2023

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    40th Creative Living Award: Julianne Vanderhoop

    By MVCF

    The Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation has selected Juli Vanderhoop as the recipient of its 40th Creative Living Award, a designation that has become an annual celebration of creativity, innovation, and community since 1983. The award was created to honor Ruth…

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    Sep. 18, 2023

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    New Chair and Members Appointed to Board of Directors

    The Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Alec Walsh as the new Chair of the Board of Directors. Alec takes the helm from Isabelle Lew, who will continue her dedicated service as a member of…

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    Aug. 29, 2023

  • 2022 Annual Report
    2022 Annual report

    Read Digitally Keep an eye out in your mailboxes for our 2022 ANNUAL REPORT — highlighting our areas of impact, grants, scholarships, fiscal sponsorships, and the $3 million of funding invested throughout our community last year. Many thanks to the

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    Jul. 20, 2023

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    Scholarship awards to 105 students

    By MVCF

    We are excited to announce the recipients of this year’s Community Foundation Scholarship Awards! Since 1984, we have awarded a total of $4.8 Million in scholarships to support 2,000 talented Islanders in pursuing their dreams

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    Jun. 28, 2023

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    In the News: “As Supplemental Snap Benefits End, Aid For Food Relief Arrives”

    Read the full article in the Vineyard Gazette, here. Vineyard Gazette / Louisa Hufstader – March 16, 2023 The end of March, already a lean time for low-income Islanders and those whose seasonal earnings don’t always last through the

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    Mar. 17, 2023

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    New Funding Awarded to Address Food Insecurity on Martha’s Vineyard

    The Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation (MVCF) has received a $1.3 million grant to directly address food insecurity brought on by the pandemic. The grant is from the federal CARES Act and funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

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    Mar. 10, 2023