Boathouse Foundation

The Boathouse Foundation is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization funded by the generosity of our members and owners. The Foundation gives annual contributions to non- profit organizations on Martha’s Vineyard. Each year The Boathouse Foundation disbursed $25,000 to the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard and $15,000 to the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club. In addition, The Boathouse Foundation proudly issued $10,000 in the form of scholarship pledges to two graduating Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students who are pursuing degrees in the hospitality industry. In addition, we were able to assist many other island non-profits including the following:

The Edgartown Library – The Farm Institute – Possible Dreams Auction
Edgartown Elementary School – Camp Jabberwocky – Sail Martha’s Vineyard
Legion Post 186 – West Tisbury Elementary School – Plum Hill Waldorf School
Taste of the Vineyard – MV Food & Wine Festival – Dukes County Sheriff Association

The Boathouse Foundation in the News

Boathouse Foundation donates $25,000 to YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

For­ the third consecutive year, The Boathouse Foundation, a philanthropic unit of The Boathouse Club of Edgartown, presented a check for $25,000 to the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard.

On Wednesday, March 6, Boathouse general manager Scott Anderson and club manager Sydney Mullen presented the check to the Y on behalf of the club’s members, employees, and owners.

The Boathouse Club established the Boathouse Foundation, Inc, with the goal of providing financial grants to nonprofit organizations on Martha’s Vineyard. The Foundation is funded by the generosity of the Club’s members and owners via an annual contribution, according to a press release.

“We are delighted to be able to support the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard and have committed to making an annual $25,000 donation to the organization,” Mr. Anderson said.

Article in The Martha’s Vineyard Times 3/07/2012

Boys and Girls Club receives $15,000 from the Boathouse Foundation

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club accepted a $15,000 donation Friday from the Boathouse Foundation in a ceremony attended by club members.

The Boathouse, a private club in Edgartown, funded the donation. The annual gift provides scholarships and support for the club’s summer camp program.

Article in The Martha’s Vineyard Times 2/15/2012

Boathouse Foundation donates $25,000 to YMCA

The Boathouse Foundation, a philanthropic unit of The Boathouse Club of Edgartown, presented a check for $25,000 to the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard on January 13th. Club general manager Scott Anderson and club manager Sydney Mullen presented the check on behalf of the Club’s members, employees, and owners to YMCA executive director Jill Robie.

“We are delighted to be able to support the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard and have committed to making an annual $25,000 donation to the organization,” Mr. Anderson said.

It was the second consecutive year the Boathouse Foundation donated to the Y. The foundation is funded by the generosity of the club’s members and owners via an annual contribution, according to a press release.

Article in The Martha’s Vineyard Times 1/27/2011

Boys and Girls Club gets large donation

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club accepted a $15,000 donation Tuesday from the Boathouse Foundation in a ceremony attended by dozens of Boys and Girls Club members. The Boathouse, a private club in Edgartown, funded the donation. Boys and Girls Club executive director Peter Lambos said the money would be used for scholarships to their summer camps.

Article in the Martha’s Vineyard Times 12/10/2009