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Grants Overview

Grants are the primary means through which the Community Foundation for Nantucket improves and enhances the Island. Proceeds for grants come from restricted and unrestricted endowments and donations from charitably-minded organizations and individuals. The Foundation provides its expertise and objectivity in determining the most beneficial use for funds available for grant making.

The Community Foundation manages two community grants via the Nantucket Fund and the ReMain Nantucket Fund and serval community scholarships for students furthering their education.

Application Deadlines

ReMain Nantucket

Applications Accepted After: 

February 1, 2023

Applications Due:

March 13, 2023

Grants Awarded:  April 2023

Nantucket Fund Grants

Applications Accepted After:

June 1, 2023

Applications Due: 

September 15, 2023

Grants Awarded:  December 2023


Applications Available February 1, 2023

Applications Due: April 1, 2023

Scholarships Awarded: Early May 2023