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New Philanthropic Partnership Announced The Cape Cod Foundation and The Joshua A. Nickerson Society Collaborate for Good

The Cape Cod Foundation and The Joshua A. Nickerson Society have formed a new partnership to continue to honor individuals who have made a positive impact within the Cape Cod community.  The Society was established in 1982 in memory of Joshua A. Nickerson 2nd.  The Chatham native vent
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The Sean M. Gannon Memorial Fund Awards Inaugural Grants

The Sean M. Gannon Memorial Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation recently awarded $3,000 in grants to five nonprofit organizations. The fund was created to honor Sgt. Gannon, a K-9 officer with the Yarmouth Police Department, who was killed in the line of duty on April 12, 2018. Its missio
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The Falmouth Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation Awards $100,000 in Grants

The Falmouth Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation awarded $100,000 in grants to 31 nonprofit organizations at a reception hosted at the Falmouth Art Center on March 27. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of The Falmouth Fund, according to Sharon Nunes, Chair of the Advisory Committee. “T
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The Cape Cod Foundation Offers 80 Scholarships to Local Students

While most people are busily preparing their tax returns, local students are hustling to meet a different April deadline: the scholarship application deadline. The Cape Cod Foundation has 80 scholarship funds for seniors graduating from high school and current college students. There
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Cape Cod Foundation Chairman Elected into National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently elected Dr. Sharon Nunes of Falmouth, the current Chairman of The Cape Cod Foundation, into its membership for her accomplishments in corporate leadership and the development of next-generation green technologies, focused on novel mat
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Cape Cod Association Scholarships Available For 2019

The Cape Cod Association (CCA) is accepting applications for its 2019 scholarship program. Last year, the organization awarded $440,000 to 297 local students pursuing higher education. Applicants who were born on and reside on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket are eligible to a
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Cape Cod Foundation Awards $35,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits In Response to Government Shut-Down

When the government shut-down hit close to home, The Cape Cod Foundation stepped up, awarding a total of $35,000 in grants to nonprofits serving local families in need. While the TGC Fund awarded $15,000 to the Cape Cod Military Support Foundation, The Falmouth Fund gave an unpreceden
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Cape Cod Foundation Appoints Tracy Kramer as its First Director of Operations

    The Cape Cod Foundation recently appointed Tracy Kramer of Barnstable as its first Director of Operations. Kramer has over a decade of experience in operational management, most recently as a Project Manager for Emerald Physicians, a member of Cape Cod Healthcare, Inc. i
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Celtics Lead Owner Pledges $20,000 to The Fund for Sandwich

Wyc Grousbeck, Governor, Managing Partner and CEO of the Boston Celtics, and his wife, Emilia Fazzalari, made a $20,000 pledge to support the charitable work of The Fund for Sandwich.  Grousbeck was the featured speaker at a recent fundraiser for the Town Fund, affiliated with The Cap
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The Chatham Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation Awards $30,000 in Grants to 12 Nonprofit Organizations

      The Chatham Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation recently awarded $30,000 in grants to 12 nonprofit organizations serving the town’s residents. “This year’s grant recipients are doing extremely important work in our community,” said Henry R. Holden, Chair of The Chatha
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The Thomas C. McGowan Fund for Animals Awards $45,000 in Grants

The Thomas C. McGowan Fund for Animals of The Cape Cod Foundation recently awarded a total of $45,000 in grants to 11 local nonprofit organizations to support domesticated animals and wildlife. The fund was established at the Foundation through a gift from the late Thomas C. McGowan,
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Cape Cod Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers

Four community leaders have recently taken on new roles at The Cape Cod Foundation. Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria of Mashpee and William Trachsel of Chatham have joined the Board of Directors.  Two existing Board members were elected into new officer positions. Dr. Sharon Nunes of Falmouth wa
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The Cape Cod Foundation Distributes Over $3.6 Million in 2018

The Cape Cod Foundation has announced that its total grant and scholarship distributions for 2018 exceeded $3.6 million, bringing its total distributions since inception in 1989 to nearly $69 million.  The year-end total represents an increase of more than $200,000 compared to 2017. “
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Boston Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck and Forbes Editor Randall Lane to Discuss “All Things Celtics” at Fund for Sandwich Fundraiser in February

The Fund for Sandwich of The Cape Cod Foundation has announced that Wyc Grousbeck, entrepreneur and co-owner of the Boston Celtics, will speak in Sandwich on Monday, February 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., at the historic Sandwich Glass Museum.  Randall Lane, Editor of Forbes Magazine and Chi
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