Donor News

$10,000 Grant from Eastern Bank

Cape and Islands EMSS, Inc has been awarded $10,000 from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation. The grant will help support the building of a new EMS Training Building. The Foundation receives thousands of grant applications each year and the Partnership Grant (which we received) is the most competitive category. Their support directly reflects their confidence in our organization and the impact our members make.

In 2016, the Foundation will donate approximately $6.7 million to numerous eligible organizations across eastern Massachusetts and southern and coastal New Hampshire.

The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation’s mission is to contribute, in a meaningful way, to the health and vitality of the various communities served by Eastern Bank Corporation. This is done through financial support to selected nonprofit organizations operating within those communities.

CIEMSS Receives $30,000 Grant from CCHC

The CCHC Community Benefits Annual Strategic Grants program received thirteen proposals this year requesting over $330,000. The proposals were compelling; each organization demonstrating programs that address the chronic disease, infectious disease and mental health needs of vulnerable populations across Barnstable County.

The Community Health Committee, a Community Benefits oversight committee comprised of ten health and human service leaders from across Cape Cod, has completed their evaluation process and selected proposals to be funded.

The CIEMSS grant request for $30,000 for pre-hospital Provider training in the latest advancements in cardiovascular and stroke care was awarded.