Nantucket is our home and it is important to for us to be active and volunteer our time in Town agencies and local non-profit organizations. Our island's greatest asset is our community and we are proud to be part of it. To show our support, Great Point Properties contributes one and a half percent of our total gross revenue every year to several of the great organizations that support and enrich Nantucket's year round community with a special emphasis on children's programs. To us, good business means giving back.
A Safe Place
Working to make Nantucket a safe place for all of us. This organization works with victims and survivors of domestic violence. This largely volunteer group also works hard towards prevention through education.
The Nantucket New School
A private co-educational day school serving students in pre-school through grade eight. The smaller school environment provides an alternative to Nantucket's public schools. Within a warm and nurturing school community, their programs encourage academic excellence, respect the pace of childhood, and seek to instill in their students curiosity, creativity, and a lifelong love of learning.
The Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
Their mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital
NCH provides extraordinary care to Nantucket’s residents and summer visitors.
The Artists' Association of Nantucke
AAN provides a variety creative outlets throughout the year. And works to cultivate the artistic talenst of our islands year round and summer residents.
Sports and Therapeutic Accessible Recreation (STAR ) program of Nantucket, where special-needs students work with therapists while participating in a sport. The program develops adaptive program for kids with profound special needs so they could participate in dance, martial arts, gymnastics, sports and art, and get one-on-one attention and coaching.
Nantucket Aids Network
Since 1989, NAN has reached out to individuals in our community and provided educational opportunities to the community of Nantucket.
Hospice Care of Nantucket
Offers a broad range of services on the island of Nantucket. They provide comprehensive physical, emotional, and spiritual care to persons with life threatening illness, and support to their families. Hospice Care of Nantucket are not limited to treatment of persons with terminal illness. In addition to these "traditional hospice services," they provide palliative & supportive care to island residents with any stage of any illness, even when they are pursuing aggressive, curative treatment.
The Nantucket Atheneum, a private non-profit organization provides public library service to the island's year-round and seasonal residents, housed in a historic 1847 building and the Weezie Library for Children.
Their aim is to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to their concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis. Great Point Properties was a primary sponsor in this year's hugely successful Autism Speaks Walk.
Ozone Surf Classic
This fundraising event takes place in July and raises money for various essential island charities, including Meals on Wheels, Mentoring Youth Nantucket, the Nantucket Salt Marsh Center and the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club, in memory of David Ozias.