MVDC Elects Four New Trustees

As the number of MVDC Projects and Programs continues to grow, the five-member Trustee Board decided to commensurately increase its Trustee leadership by adding four new members. Following a formal sequence of recruitment, vetting, nomination and election, we are pleased to announce the election of the following Trustees: Rev. Ernest Belisle Since July of 1991,

2021-04-27T14:30:37-04:00April 23rd, 2021|News|

Dr. Walter Collier Named Chair Emeritus by MVDC Trustees

Following his untimely resignation as Chair of the MVDC Board of Trustees due to failing eyesight, Dr. Walter Collier, revered co-founder of Friends For Life which became the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition, has been named Chair Emeritus by unanimous acclamation of the Trustees. This honorary title will permit him to continue to have an impact

2021-05-03T19:35:49-04:00April 23rd, 2021|News|

MVDC Signs Agreement with MV Community Foundation

Fiscal sponsorship provides financial services and avoids infrastructure costs Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition (MVDC) has entered into a Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement with the Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation* (MVCF). This arrangement allows MVDC to avoid infrastructure costs associated with with financial management and control of funds raised by MVDC for its Projects and Programs. This helps

2021-05-19T12:46:34-04:00April 21st, 2021|News|

MVDC Becomes Charitable Trust

Following the development of an organizational infrastructure and the establishment of its first projects and committees in 2020, the Diversity Coalition recognized that its maturation warranted an initiative toward legal incorporation. With the pro bono legal assistance of Jay F. Theise, Esq. of Aquinnah, incorporation as a Massachusetts Charitable Trust was accomplished in November of

2021-05-19T12:53:41-04:00November 29th, 2020|News|
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