2014 Grant Recipients

2014 Nantucket Fund™  Grant Recipients

2014GrantBreakfastOn December 5, 2014, over 100 people gathered at The Nantucket Hotel to see and hear where our grant dollars went this year.  We were proud that we met our 2014 goal of doubling our grants to over $100,000 and were ecstatic to award these funds to 27 deserving Nantucket nonprofits and causes.

Special thanks go to Max Berry and Pam Thomas whose dedication and commitment helped increase the awareness and vitality of the Nantucket Fund™ this year.

We are pleased to announce the 2014 Recipients:

A Safe Place

To fund a Prevention Education Program

access nantucket

To fund information and referral service

Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention

To fund two 1 hour presentations on social media, drugs & alcohol

Family and Children’s Services of Nantucket

To fund an upgrade to electronic medical records

Friends of Nantucket Public Schools

Help low income children participate in extracurricular activities

Health Imperatives, Inc

Increase programs for women on Nantucket

Housing Nantucket/ NHA Properties

Housing needs assessment and action plan

Inky Santa’s Toy Drive

Build up reserves for current shortfalls

Linda Loring Nature Foundation

Stories in nature project

Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum

Offering free classes and training for tutors

My Nantucket (Mentoring Youth)

To fund a one-on-one mentoring program

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness

To fund a conference call telephone system for the program

Nantucket Boys & Girls Club

American Triple Play Program

Nantucket Community Music Center

“Innovations in Popular Music in the 20th Century”

Nantucket Community Sailing

Therapeutic sailing and water sport activities

Nantucket Community School

Short term extended day care for Spring 2015

Nantucket Dreamland Foundation

Open Caption Showing for hearing impaired

Nantucket Film Festival

To fund The Teen View Program

Nantucket Food Pantry

To fund a fresh produce program

Nantucket Interfaith Council/Rental Assistance

Rental Assistance to year-round islanders

Nantucket S.T.A.R.

Sensory Art and Cross fit classes

Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals

To support the Lucky Whiskers & Wags Program

NHA Diversity Festival

To fund the Diversity Festival

Sustainable Nantucket

2 Programs: Half Day in the Garden & Community Farm Ins.

Swim Across America

To support the program to make all net proceeds stay local

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

To support the 2014 production of Cinderella

Walden Chamber Players, Inc.

To bring classical music to Nantucket public schools



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