Give to a Scholarship Fund

To make a donation to a CFN Scholarship Fund, please click the link below that corresponds to the scholarship fund. Donations can also be made by check; please mail to Community Foundation for Nantucket, PO Box 204, Nantucket, MA, 02554 made payable to Community Foundation to Nantucket with reference to the scholarship fund name in the memo line.

Jaeger Family – NiSHA Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships for students and community residents interested in pursuing studies or training in any aspect of interdisciplinary studies that has a positive impact on animals, improves their life or environment, embraces humane thinking, compassion or supports advocacy of animals and being valued by society.

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James F. Lentowski Conservation Scholarship Fund

Jim Lentowski devoted  forty-seven years of his life to preserving land and open space on Nantucket, as Executive Director of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation.  He first came to the Island as a boy scout.  Jim attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and received an undergraduate and master’s degree in Landscape Architecture.  During graduate school, Read more…

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Magical Chicken Scholarship Fund

To fund scholarships for students who have demonstrated interest and intends to pursue a degree in or related to Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology.

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Michael J. Roche, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

Michael was an avid outdoorsman who applied his education in Environmental Science to his everyday life in the vast, rugged state of Alaska.  Through his love of nature, a hike with Michael frequently included an education on the local flora and identification of wildlife through observation of animal tracks left on the forest floor. Michael Read more…

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Pat Martin Scholarship Fund

To fund scholarships to a graduating senior or past graduate of Nantucket High School who demonstrates a spirit of giving through his/her extracurricular activities and interest in civic affairs.

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Nantucket Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the Nantucket Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund shall be to provide scholarships to students who have demonstrated excellence in culinary arts. The students eligible for assistance shall be Nantucket High School students who are pursuing ongoing education opportunities in the culinary arts field.

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Shredder’s Studio Art Scholarship Fund

Kathleen Duncombe’s involvement in the arts was extensive and lifelong as was her involvement in the lives of young people on the island. She started Shredder Studio where she taught classes for years and owned the Made on Nantucket gallery. This scholarship is something that she wanted to do to help Nantucket students who want Read more…

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Baxter Waldman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Baxter was a loyal, confident, caring, and driven young man that had a zest for life who did everything in his power to reach his goals no matter what stood in his way. Through this scholarship we hope to support students with similar qualities who are involved in their school and community as team member, Read more…

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Chris Witte Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Chris Witte Memorial Scholarship was established to celebrate Chris’s passion for theatre and the arts. It hopes to encourage the next generation of multi-talented Islanders to explore off the beaten path and pursue a creative future. Chris arrived on Nantucket in 1972.  Over the course of the next 47 years, Chris, with his legendary Read more…

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