top of page

2024 Grant Reception at The West End

Cape & Islands United Way (CIUW), a nonprofit organization on a mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities to advance the common good on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket, recently announced its 2024-2025 Community Impact Grant recipients at an awards ceremony at The West End in Hyannis. 29 area nonprofits received grants to fund programming and initiatives in areas of key need for the Cape & Islands community, including housing, economic instability, women and children, health, and education. 

This year’s grant recipients included A Baby Center, Behavior Health Innovators, Belong to Each Other, Big Brothers Big Sistres of Cape Cod & the Islands, Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod, Boys and Girls Club of Martha’s Vineyard, Calmer Choice, Cape Cod Children’s Place, Cape Kid Meals, Champ Homes, Community Health Center of Cape Cod, Duffy Health Center, EforAll Cape Cod, Food 4 Kids, Harbor Homes, Health Imperatives, Homeless Prevention Council, Hospice & Palliative Care of Martha’s Vineyard, Housing Assistance, Independence House, Island Grown Initiative, Lower Cape Outreach Council, Nantucket Interfaith Council, Sassafras Earth Education, Sustainable Cape Farmer’s Market, The Family Pantry of Cape Cod, Tommy’s Place, and WE CAN & Amplify POC. To learn about each grant recipients’ funded initiative, visit

CIUW’s vision is for a community that collaborates, integrates, and innovates to create a highly effective regional delivery system of human services to best meet the needs of our residents. By providing grant funding to community partners, CIUW is able to advance local programs that meet the critical needs of those living on Cape Cod and the Islands. 

The annual Grant Reception brought together nonprofit leaders to network and celebrate each organization’s successes. “We had a lovely time talking with others, learning about the missions and programs of the chosen nonprofits, and connecting with the people behind the work of the United Way,” said Francie Randolph, Ed.M. of Sustainable Cape Cod. 

Grant applications are not currently open for the 2025-2026 cycle. For questions, local nonprofits can contact Jackie Barber at

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page