2013 Grant Recipients

2013 Grant Recipients 2013 Grant Recipient’s Breakfast in the Great Hall of the Atheneum

In 2013, the Community Foundation was honored to award $52,175 to 25 Island charities.

The recipients attended an awards breakfast held in the Great Hall at the Atheneum on Stroll weekend, along with Community Foundation Trustees and members of the Grants Committee.

Special thanks go to the ‘Sconset Chapel’s Outreach Fund for their contribution to this fund, as well as Sen. William Frist, John Penrose and the many Nantucketers who purchased raffle tickets for our first annual raffle to support this fund!

A Safe Place

To fund a Prevention Education Coordinator

Access Nantucket

To fund the continued development of new web site

Artist’s Association

To fund a Music and Arts evening in collaboration with the Atheneum

Friends of Nantucket Public Schools

To fund an emergency fund for school lunch programs

Hope Health Dementia

To fund programming and assistance for 170 families with Alzheimer’s

Inky Santa’s Toy Drive, Inc

To purchase Toys for children during the Holidays

Mentoring Youth Nantucket (My Nantucket)

For operational support

Montessori Children’s House of Nantucket

To fund a new Science education program

Nantucket Atheneum

To fund an Administrative Coordinator for the Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum

Nantucket Boys & Girls Club

To fund a computer lab enrichment program

Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs

To Fund the Senior EXPO 2014

Nantucket Community Music Center

To fund Cape Cod Symphony trip for children and off-island travel for violin lessons

Nantucket Community Sailing

To fund theraputic sailing and water sports programs

Nantucket Family Planning

To fund comprehensive gynecological & breast exams for un/underinsured women

Nantucket Food Pantry

For operational support

Nantucket Historical Association

Funding for 2014 Diversity Festival

Nantucket Rental Assistance program

For operational support

Nantucket S.T.A.R

To fund Sensory Art and Music Therapy Classes

Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals

To fund “Lucky Whiskers and Wags Fund” – emergency medical care for pets

Nantucket Visiting Nurses Association

To fund a falls prevention program for Seniors

Small Friends on Nantucket

For operational support

Sustainable Nantucket

To support the Farm To School Program

Swim Across America

To help underwrite the 2014 Swim across America on Nantucket

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

To fund the 2013 Production of A Christmas Carol

Walden Chamber Players

To help fund the Walden Chamber Players Residency Program