The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation is accepting inquiries for its 2009 early childhood education and school-based request for proposal cycles. Organizations located on Martha’s Vineyard may be eligible for funds. Community workshops will be held Nov. 17 for organizations interested in applying for funds. The Tower Foundation seeks to facilitate improvement in the academic outcomes of youth by better preparing children for school and by enhancing the capacity of schools and school districts. For more information visitthetowerfoundation.org.