“The Nantucket Fund has been a tremendous resource for support of the island’s non-profits, and specifically the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation brought out the best of the island, when it could have gone another way with angst, nerves and fears about what the island could or couldn’t handle. ” Lauren Marttila, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Nantucket Boys & Girls Club

The Nantucket Fund and the Nantucket Fund for Emergency Relief both awarded

“As the principal of the the nominating committee for the Book Festival  I found this year’s Nantucket Nonprofit Leadership conference incredibly helpful and inspiring. We are now seeking new candidates and officers for the committee and found myself quoting one of the presenters, Ms. Fridman. She said “think about where your organization WANTS TO GO when you are looking for new board members”.  This quote and other lessons learned from the conference started a productive conversation at our last meeting.”

Annye Camara, Nantucket Book Foundation Trustee and Small Business Owner

Olivia Funderburg

“Receiving the William H. Brown Scholarship gave me a new appreciation for the Nantucket community and the support it has always given me-my scholarship is one of the many ways the island has helped me pursue my goals in different areas”

Olivia Funderburg, a recent graduate of Wellesley College who received this scholarship for all 4 years.