The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard is accepting applications for its fall grant cycle. The endowment welcomes inquiries from Island nonprofit organizations seeking funding for programs and initiatives that will benefit the Vineyard community. In the past, the endowment has provided support for the arts and culture, civic affairs and community development, education, the elderly, the environment, health and youth.

To request an application, or for additional information, please contact the Permanent Endowment at 508-338-4665 or by e-mail to All applications must be postmarked by Sept. 15, and applicants will be notified of grant awards in October.