The board of directors of the Farm Neck Foundation announced their annual grants for the year 2017, totalling $59,633. The foundation is an independent charitable corporation created by the Farm Neck Golf Club to provide charitable assistance exclusively for Martha’s Vineyard.

The grants are as follows: Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Integrated Care ($5,000) for discretionary funds for chronically ill patients to support uninsured health costs. Friends of Sengekontacket ($2,500) to partially fund the internship program. Sail Martha’s Vineyard ($4,464) to buy eight new windsurfing sails and four new rigs. Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society ($5,000) to relaunch the Agricultural Enhancement Program. Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group ($5,000), general funding. Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard ($3,500) for the renovation of the kennel area for dogs. Camp Jabberwocky ($3,000) for the scholarship fund. West Tisbury Library Foundation Inc. ($2,500) to help fund an after school computer lab. Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living ($3,000) to fund therapeutic programs for the center’s supportive day program. Martha’s Vineyard Film Society Inc. ($2,500) to help fund the second Annual Spectrum (LGBTQ+) Film Festival. Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse ($3,000) to purchase new lighting and microphone equipment for the Marilyn Meyerhoff Lobby. Martha’s Vineyard Network on Homeless Prevention ($3,790) to help support the warming center. Island Housing Trust ($2,495) to fund tuition for a professional fundraising certificate program. Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard ($2,950) to buy a laptop and printer/copier/scanner with tech setup and support. Seven Hills Vineyard Supports ($2,600) to help provide therapeutic art and wellness activities for adults with disabilities. Martha’s Vineyard Arena ($8,334) second year of three-year pledge totaling $25,000.