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Heroes of Cape Cod and Island

Awards to Honor Outstanding Acts of Courage
or Dedication to Helping Others

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Foundation / Corporation

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Red Cross and the Cape and Islands United Way

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An award is available to honor individuals in Massachusetts who have shown outstanding dedication to helping others in need, or who have performed extraordinary acts of courage in order to save someone from danger. There are varied categories of heroes that are eligible for this award and the winner will be honored at a breakfast celebration early next year.

The following is a list of nomination categories:
*Law Enforcement
*911 Dispatch
*Adult Good Samaritan (21 years of age and older)
*Youth Good Samaritan (under 21 years)
*Animal Hero (person who aids or saves an animal or animals)
*Environmental Hero
*Community Impact/Community Service (person involved in project or ongoing effort that directly impacts the community)
*Individual with Disability Mentor/Role Model
*Adult Mentor/Role Model
*Youth Mentor/Role Model (person who has made a significant contribution toward changing, influencing or improving the lives of others)
*Swim Rescue
*Diversity Hero (person who has made a significant contribution to promoting diversity within the community)
*Military Combat

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126574

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Heroic event must be ongoing or have occurred between 12/15/10 and 12/21/11. Hero must live or work on Cape
Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, or Nantucket.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Heroes Nominating Committee
286 South Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Or FAX ENTRY FORM TO: 1 - 508-771-220

For more information call (508) 775-1540 x 21 or email: or

Grant Coverage Areas:

Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts