Nantucket Nonprofits Honored at CFN Grants Recipient Reception

NANTUCKET – More than two dozen organizations were honored earlier this month at the Community Foundation for Nantucket’s annual Grants Recipient Reception.

Over $170,000 was awarded to 26 nonprofits whose missions and programs most closely align with the island’s greatest needs, including affordable housing, behavioral health, child enrichment, education, health, nutrition, diversity and elder well-being.

Every year the CFN convenes members of the Nantucket community to identify and discuss the most pressing current needs, a practice that allows the Community Foundation to be to be strategic in our grant making process around priorities identified by community leaders.

A list of grant recipients can be found below.

Habitat for Humanity, Nantucket
Capacity Building and Professional Development
Housing Nantucket
Community Investment Tax Credit Program for Affordable Housing Maintenance
Nantucket Fuel and Rental Assistance
Short Term Rental Assistance and Farm Fresh Produce at the Food Pantry
A Safe Place
Trauma Therapy Programs
Health Imperatives
Community Outreach Programs and Professional Development
Dreamland Foundation
Staff Training with Fairwinds, Nantucket’s Counseling Center
Children’s Cove
Child Advocacy and Abuse Prevention Services
Nantucket STAR, Sports & Therapeutic Accessible Recreation
STAR Troopers Summer Camp and Sensory Art Classes
Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Art and Cultural EnrichmentProgramming
Nantucket Soccer Club
Travel Team Scholarships
Artist Association of Nantucket
Boys and Girls Art Club at the Artists Association of Nantucket
Bulgarian Education Center
Tuition Assistance
Friends of Nantucket Public Schools
Children’s Fund
Nantucket Film Foundation
Teen View Program
Nantucket Book Foundation
Vising Author Programs with Jason Reynolds
Cape Cod Child Development
A newPreschoolClassroom on Nantucket
Linda Loring Nature Foundation
LLNF Language Diversity Initiative
Nantucket Music Center
World Music Classes
Nantucket Community School
Summer Boost
Nantucket Light House School
Educational Speaker Series with Grace Lin
Landmark House
Senior Cruises with Shearwater Excursions
Nantucket Community Sailing
Sailing with Old Salts and Community Outreach Programs
Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Be Well Children’s Health Fair
Swim Across America
Nantucket Open Water Swim
Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals
Whiskers and Wags
Visiting Nurses Association of Cape Cod
Technology Upgrades for Nantucket Nurses
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