Are you a small business owner seeking to improve or grow an existing business, or start a new business on the Island? The Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Network is offering a $2,500 grant to further your goals.

The grant is open to both men and women, regardless of membership in the Women’s Network. Grant applications must be postmarked by April 2. The award winner will be announced in May. Application, instructions and information on application fees can be found at

Past grant recipients include Holly Bellebuono of Vineyard Herbs Tea & Apothecary, Sherry Sidoti of Fly Yoga and Ariana Feldberg of Ideal Dental.