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African Artists’ Community Development Project

Raises money for disabled children, orphans, and women’s groups in Zambia by selling Zambian crafts in the United States.

P.O. Box 3051
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Aquinnah Cultural Center Inc.

Preserves and promotes Aquinnah Wampanoag history, culture and contributions on Martha’s Vineyard.

35 Aquinnah Circle
Aquinnah, MA 02535

Arts and Society

Providing concerts, concert dramas and literary events since 1979.

P.O. Box 4485
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
(508) 696-0539

Rhythm of Life Inc.

Ensemble drumming instruction and experience rooted in West African and Caribbean culture for all ages and abilities.

P.O. Box 3000, PMB 3172
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Featherstone Center for the Arts

Provides art workshops, classes, gallery shows and other events for all ages.

P.O. Box 1145
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Friends of mvyradio (88.7)

Noncommercial radio station based on the Island.

P.O. Box 1148
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Island Community Chorus

Celebrates choral music through seasonal public performances.

P.O. Box 4157
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Island Theatre Workshop

Performs original musicals and plays year round; hosts long-running children’s theatre program.

P.O. Box 1893
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Art Association

Provides art scholarships, exhibition opportunities for artists and curatorial activities.

Housed in the Old Sculpin Gallery
P.O. Box 761
Edgartown, MA 02539

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society

Promotes and supports classical music on the Island through concerts (free for students), scholarships and music programming.

P.O. Box 4189
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Children Chorus

Non-auditioning children’s chorus for students grades 1-8. Develops musicianship, self confidence and musical expression through developmentally appropriate vocal instruction.

P.O. Box 1281
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Community Radio Inc. (WVVY 96.7)

Volunteer, low power nonprofit FM community radio station that hosts eclectic mix of programming.

P.O. Box 1989
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Community Television (MVTV)

Island-based television production facility with educational studio.

58 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
P.O. Box 608
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

Year-round theatre that offers films from independent to mainstream, hosts annual International Film Festival in September, a film and music festival in June, and an environmental film festival in May.

79 Beach Road
P.O. Box 4423

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

Produces annual independent film festival in March at the Chilmark Community Center, screens weekly movies and programming for children in summer.

P.O. Box 592
Chilmark, MA 02535

Martha’s Vineyard Theater Foundation

Supporting historic theatres, the Strand in Oak Bluffs and the Capawock in Vineyard Haven.

C/o Winnetu Oceanside Resort
31 Dunes Road
Edgartown, MA 02539

Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

Year-round professional theatre company, performing new and established plays and offering programs for children and adults.

P.O. Box 2452
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Noepe Center for Literary Arts

Offers writer residencies and workshops in Edgartown to advance the appreciation of the literary arts in adults and young people.

P.O. Box 1041
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Pathways Project Institutes

Provides arts programming including music, poetry, dance and esoteric offerings each winter at the Chilmark Tavern.
9 State Road
Chilmark, MA 02535

Phyllis Vecchia Creative Drama

Year-round theatre education programs for preschool, elementary school, young adult and seniors using story theatre, fairytales and folk tales.
P.O.Box 1025
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Vineyard Arts Project

Performing arts residency space that fosters the incubation of new work and hosts performances.

P.O. Box 1527
Edgartown, MA 02539

Vineyard Haven Band Inc.

Oldest continuing performing arts group on the Island that was formed in 1868. New members are always welcome.

P.O. Box 2187
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568


Not-for-profit radio station with a curriculum cultivated to provide professional radio skills to high school students by seasoned broadcasting and business professionals


The Yard

Contemporary dance center that hosts artist residencies, choreographer workshops and classes in dance and theatre for all ages.

P.O. Box 405
Chilmark, MA 02535


American Legion

Island chapter of the nation’s largest wartime veteran’s service organization.

34 William Street
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
176 Katama Road
Edgartown, MA 02539
508-693-9257 (Vineyard Haven)
508-627-8673 (Edgartown)

Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard

A no-kill shelter that houses and provides vaccinations, neutering and care for animals to find them proper adoptive homes.

P.O. Box 1829
Edgartown, MA 02539

Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

Maintains the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs and hosts community sings and Grand Illumination each summer.

80 Trinity Park
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

The Cottagers Inc.

Group of professional African American women on the Vineyard whose mission is to promote education, a sense of cultural pride and the value of service to the community.

57 Pequot Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Dukes County Veterans Service

Provides for the provision of Federal Veterans Administration and general laws governing the financial support of local veterans.

P.O. 465
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

The Edey Foundation

Provides grants to nonprofit organizations for conservation on Martha’s Vineyard.

P.O. Box 1029
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Martha’s Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project

Supports projects in Haiti through local fundraising events on-Island and private donations.

P.O. Box 1803
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Friends of Oak Bluffs

Raises funds for beautification of town.

P.O. Box 1281
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Holy Ghost Association of Martha’s Vineyard

Charitable organization and social club located at the Portuguese-American Club. Provides scholarships.

P.O. Box 2203
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Martha’s Vineyard Center for Dispute Resolution

Works to resolve conflicts through mediation, services and training.

P.O. Box 791
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Donors Collaborative

Advocacy organization that works to sustain the Island by supporting and educating the community about other nonprofit organizations.

P.O. Box 1018
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

Provides year-round religious, educational, cultural and social programming.

P.O. Box 692
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Media Voices For Children

Online community to raise awareness of issues that impact children, especially child labor.

110 Daggett Avenue
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

MV Youth

Benefits local organizations working with Island youth by providing capital for projects and scholarships to exceptional students needing financial assistance.
P.O. Box 65
Chilmark, MA 02535

NAACP of Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

P.O. Box 1513
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

PAWS of Martha’s Vineyard

Local organization created to help pet owners with financial aid and spay/neuter aid.


Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard

A community foundation offering grants and scholarships to Island-based nonprofits and Island students.

P.O. Box 1182,
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard

Spearheads fundraisers and community service efforts to support the Island community.

P.O. Box 1951
Edgartown MA 02539

Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard

Local chapter of Slow Food educating people on Martha’s Vineyard about sustainable food issues.

P.O. Box 322,
West Tisbury, MA 02575


Adult & Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard (ACE MV)

Offers community-centered college credit certifications, enrichment classes and training to residents of all ages.

35 Greenwood Avenue
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

The African American Heritage of Martha’s Vineyard

Dedicated to researching information about African American history on Martha’s Vineyard.

P.O. Box 234
West Tisbury, MA 02575

The FARM Institute (Trustees of Reservation)

A working farm that offers classes in farming and livestock management, environmental stewardship and land preservation.

P.O. Box 1868
Edgartown, MA 02539

Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society

Promotes the pursuit of agriculture, horticulture and land conservation, known for its annual summer Agricultural Fair.

P.O. Box 73
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Preserves and curates collections to connect the community to the Island’s history, art and culture.

P.O. Box 1310
Edgartown, MA 02539

Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust

Acquires, preserves, restores and manages unique and historic buildings across the Island. 

P.O. Box 5277
Edgartown, MA 02539

Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship

Invests in individuals who demonstrate a commitment to the Island and sustainability.

PMB #132
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative

Seeks to train the next generation of Island leaders through year-long programs, trainings and leadership development opportunities.

P.O. Box 4551
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Sense of Wonder Creations

Nonprofit day camp focusing on the creative arts and social, environmental, community and cultural awareness.

P.O. Box 1558
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Women Empowered to Make Healthy Choices Inc.

Professional support organization that provides workshops, coaching, microloans and assistance to help manage money, resolve debt and build better futures.

P.O. Box 1253
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Promotes conservation of biodiversity through Islandwide wildlife research and monitoring.

P.O. Box 557
Edgartown, MA 02539

Community Greenhouse of Martha’s Vineyard

Provides environment for Islanders to learn and teach about growing and harvesting vegetables and flowers year round.

P.O. Box 2048
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary of Mass Audubon

Dedicated to education and providing an environment for the public to explore.

P.O. Box 494
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Friends of Sengekontacket

Dedicated to the preservation of Sengekontacket Pond and the barrier beach.

P.O. Box 740
Edgartown, MA 02539

Great Pond Foundation

Seeks to enhance the health and beauty of the Edgartown Great Pond by supporting solutions to environmental problems.

P.O. Box 2005
Edgartown, MA 02539

Island Grown Initiative

Focuses on farming, food education and infrastructure development to create a viable, year-round food system on the Island.

P.O. Box 622
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Marine and Paleobiological Institute

Promotes education, research and public involvement in marine and paleobiological sciences and preservation of our world fossil heritage.

P.O. Box 1016
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

The Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club

Community organization of residents who share a passion for gardening, conservation and maintaining the Island environment.

57 David Avenue
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group Inc.

Preserves and expands shellfisheries through shellfish incubation and restoration.

P.O. Box 1552
Oak Bluffs, MA 02539

The Polly Hill Arboretum

Horticultural and botanical center devoted to the cultivation and study of plants.

P.O. Box 561
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation

Seeks to conserve the natural landscape and character of Martha’s Vineyard through conservation, stewardship and education programs.

P.O. Box 1088
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Tisbury Waterways Inc.

Provides support and funding for projects to improve and maintain the water quality of Tisbury’s estuaries.
P.O. Box 4375
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
774 563 5616

The Trustees of Reservations

Statewide organization dedicated to preserving land, nature and historic places in Massachusetts for public use and enjoyment.

P.O. Box 2106
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Vineyard Conservation Society

Committed to advocacy and resource protection on the Island through public education and engagement.

P.O. Box 2189
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Vineyard Open Land Foundation

Works with landowners, neighborhoods, municipalities and other conservation groups to preserve land on the Island.

P.O. Box 4608
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Vineyard Power Cooperative Inc.

A community-owned utility company that works to produce electricity from local, renewable resources.

P.O. Box 1077
West Tisbury, MA 02575


American Red Cross: The Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts

Local chapter of Red Cross, the disaster relief and humanitarian agency.
286 South Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

Angel Flight NE

Provides free air transportation for medical care.

492 Sutton Street
North Andover, MA 01845
800-549-9980/ 978-794-6868

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands

Mentoring organization for Cape and Island youth in need of adult role models.

684 Main Street, 2nd floor
Hyannis, MA 02601

Boston MedFlight

Nonprofit charitable organization that provides critical care air transportation throughout New England.

Robins Street, Hangar 1727
Hanscom Air Force Base
Bedford, MA 01730

Camp Jabberwocky

Summer camp for children and adults with disabilities, including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, spinal bifida and autism.

P.O. Box 1357
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
508-693-2339 (June-August Only)
508-687-0967 (Year Round)

Children’s Cove

Cape and Island’s child advocacy center that supports victims of child sexual abuse.

P.O. Box 427
Barnstable, MA 02630

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands

Central source of information and services enabling elders to maintain independence while addressing their interests and changing needs.

P.O. Box 2337
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard

Community-supported organization dedicated to offering free, quality hospice and bereavement services to all who are facing advanced illness, grief and death.

P.O. Box 1748
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Island Autism Group

Funds therapeutic services, activities and programs for development of children with significant disabilities to further integrate them into society.

P.O. Box 2786
Edgartown, MA 02539

Island Food Pantry

Provides food for those in need from mid-October through mid-April.

P.O. Box 1874
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Lyme Center of Martha’s Vineyard

Provides free information and services on Lyme disease and other common tick-borne infections.

P.O. Box 748
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group Inc.

Provides transportation, housing, financial and support services for Island cancer patients and their family members.

P.O. Box 2214
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living

Provides services, programs and activities for Islanders 55 and older through partnerships with the town councils on aging and other related organizations.

P.O. Box 1729
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services

Provides health, support, education and human services through several core programs including early childhood, domestic abuse, counseling, disability services and the Island Wide Youth Collaborative.

111 Edgartown Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Family Planning

Provides health and family planning services by professionally trained staff members, as well as education programs for schools and community groups.

P.O. Box 909
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Full-service community hospital. Member of Partners HealthCare. An affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital.

P.O. Box 1477
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Task Force

A cooperative, integrated network of youth, parents and community members, the Youth Task Force’s mission is to reduce substance use and other risky behaviors by promoting community-wide health and wellness.

P.O. Box 190
Edgartown, MA 02539

National Widowers’ Organization

National organization works with local support groups and is a virtual tool kit for men coping with the loss of a loved one.


Red Stocking Fund

Provides food, toys, gifts and assistance to Island families during the holiday season.

P.O. Box 600
Edgartown, MA 02539

Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Provides therapy to physically, emotionally and learning disabled children and adults through interaction with horses.

P.O. Box 44
West Tisbury MA 02575

Vineyard Birth Collective

Comprehensive online directory of local pregnancy and birth resources, post-partum support for women and families.

P.O. Box 1244
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Vineyard Health Care Access / Vineyard Smiles

Connects Island residents with affordable health care benefits.

P.O. Box 1298
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Vineyard Committee on Hunger

Raises awareness and funds to address the issue of hunger on the Vineyard and worldwide.

P.O. Box 4685
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Vineyard House Inc.

Newly built campus provides temporary housing for Island men and women in early stages of recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

P.O. Box 4599
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Vineyard Village at Home

Vineyard Village is a part of the nationwide Village network, whose mission is to keep elders safely in their homes as they age by providing transportation and referrals to service providers.

P.O. Box 1356, 257 Main Street
Vineyard Haven 02568

Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod

Provides home health and hospice services to individuals in the comfort of their own homes.
255 Independence Drive
Hyannis, MA 02601

Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Offers short-term rehabilitation for patients and a 21-bed unit for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Located on the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital campus.

P.O. Box 1747
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

You’ve Got a Friend

Raises and distributes funds to aid individuals and families who have undergone catastrophic events.

P.O. Box 1317
West Tisbury, MA 02575


Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard

Island chapter of national organization dedicated to building housing for families in the lowest qualifying income range.

P.O. Box 1093
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Island Elderly Housing

Offers affordable rental housing for seniors in need.

60B Village Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

Island Housing Trust

Creates and sustains permanently affordable housing solutions, both rental and ownership.

P.O. Box 779
West Tisbury, MA 02575


Chappaquiddick Community Center

Community center offering exercise classes, sports, book groups, ice cream socials and movie nights.

P.O. Box 2966
Edgartown, MA 02539

Hostelling International Martha’s Vineyard

Affordable hostel offers free breakfast, Wi-Fi access and parking.

525 Edgartown-West Tisbury Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Arena

Community ice rink supports youth and adult hockey and figure skating programs.

P.O. Box 2062
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Boys’ and Girls’ Club

Clubhouse providing a wide array of services and programs for Island youth.

P.O. Box 654
Edgartown, MA 02539

Martha’s Vineyard Community Horse Center

Provides opportunities for education and connection with horses while fostering empathy and self-esteem.

P.O. Box 606
Chilmark MA 02575

Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club

Promotes correct ice-skating form and technique to aspiring skaters of all ages.

P.O. Box 1542
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Little League

A nonprofit community organization dedicated to promoting baseball on the Vineyard from tee ball to the minor and major leagues.

P.O. Box 2653
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Martha’s Vineyard Skate Park Association

Maintains the skate park and promotes the sport of skateboarding through year-round clinics and summer programs.

P.O. Box 1297
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Hockey

Promotes amateur hockey for Island youth.

P.O. Box 2319
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Soccer / Martha’s Vineyard United

Provides a supportive, rewarding and challenging environment for Island youth to play soccer.

P.O. Box 945
Vineyard Haven, MA 02575

Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club

Promotes safety in fishing, hunting, archery and firearms use and the conservation of the waters, land, fish and wildlife of the Island.

P.O. Box 1799
Edgartown, MA 02539

Sail Martha’s Vineyard

Offers free summer sailing instruction for Island children; dedicated to perpetuating the Island’s maritime heritage and culture.

P.O. Box 1998
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Vineyard Baseball, Inc.

Joint venture between Little League, Babe Ruth/ Senior Babe Ruth and the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School baseball program. P.O. Box 1643, Edgartown, MA 02539


Vineyard Youth Tennis

Provides free tennis lessons and court time to Island children at its own tennis facility.

618 Barnes Road, P.O. Box 72
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
508 693-7762

YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

Full service YMCA with gym facilities, pool, programming and Alex’s Place, the Island’s premiere space for teens.

111R Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557