Martha's Vineyard Bank

Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund

Giving Purposes

Charitable Fund contributions will be used to meet the needs of all segments of our community.  Our primary focus is to enhance the non-profit organizations and community service initiatives that support the interest of our community partners.

Giving Categories

Grants for nonprofit organizations will be considered in the following areas:

  • Health and Human Service Programs
  • Youth and Education Initiatives
  • Community and Civic Partnership Programs
  • Arts and Culture


The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund is unable to process applications for the following categories:

  • Organizations that are not tax-exempt under federal tax regulations
  • Political, sectarian, and religious organizations
  • Travel expenses, including school field trips
  • Social functions
  • Fund-raising events sponsored by third party organizations (Charitable Fund only makes direct contributions to primary organizations)
  • Athletic events or activities
  • Individuals
  • General operating budgets
  • Annual memberships or appeals

Application Procedures

Applicants are asked to submit the following items:

  • Grant Application Form
  • A copy of the organization's most recent 501(c)(3) letter from the IRS

Grant decisions will be made during meetings held quarterly.

Applications must be received by the Charitable Fund's Chairman at least one month prior to the next scheduled meeting.

Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund
Scheduled Meeting Dates - 2019

March 21

June 20

September 20

December 19

Post Approval Requirement

Grantees are required, if applicable, to submit final narrative and financial report relating to the purpose of the grant. 

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Please send requests:

Martha's Vineyard Savings
Bank Charitable Fund
P.O. Box 1069
Edgartown, MA 02539
Attn:  Patti Leighton
Phone:  774-310-2030



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During normal business hours:
Outside of normal business hours:
During normal business hours:
Call 508-627-4266
Outside of normal business hours:
Call 800-472-3272
The Solutions Desk is available to answer phone calls from 7:30AM - 6:30PM Monday-Friday
and 8:00AM - 12:00PM on Saturdays:
508-627-4266  or  800-490-BANK (2265)
All loans and deposit accounts are subject to approval.
Rates subject to change - Martha's Vineyard Bank NMLS ID# 483244
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