The 5th Annual Swim Across America – Nantucket Island Open Water Swim takes place this weekend on Saturday August 27, 2016 at Jetties beach to raise money for on-island cancer treatment and patient care through the Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH) and Palliative and Supportive Care of Nantucket (PASCON). Swim Across America – Nantucket received a grant from the Nantucket Fund™ for this event and we are humbled at their efforts to help fight cancer on our Island. Continue reading
The Community Foundation for Nantucket was proud to award $54,000 in scholarship funds to Nantucket students this year.
The Nantucket Fund™ provided a grant to the Nantucket Community School for their Summer Boost Program this year. The program prepares pre-K students for entering Nantucket’s public school system and exposes them to the skills needed to work in a classroom setting. We had the privilege to see this program in action and see the difference it makes for these children and families. Continue reading