To date CARE has provided grants that have funded more than fifty projects throughout Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.

We have divided the projects on this page by region so that you can easily locate them as you explore. Click on the regions in the map and it will take you to that section, or scroll down below to view all of them.

We hope that you enjoy visiting the various sites. Each one offers a different way to learn how to help protect our environmental assets and/or local history and culture. When you visit, please tell the sites that you learned about them through CARE.

Funded Project Organizations

Upper Cape

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Mid Cape

2015 Hyannis Sea Captains’ Row: Walking Trail Map

2015 Hyannis Sea Captains’ Row: Walking Trail Map

This project encompasses research, design, and production of a map that documents the location of Hyannis Sea Captains’ homes, unique specimen trees, and relative historic highlights within this Nationally Registered Pleasant Street and School Street neighborhood in...

Lower Cape

Museum of Natural History: Pollinator Path

Museum of Natural History: Pollinator Path

The Museum has expanded their successful honeybee program by planting a butterfly garden and building a butterfly house. Visitors can view native plant species that encourage native pollinators, including butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.The garden’s Pollinator Path...

Highland Light Water Filling Station Saves Water

Highland Light Water Filling Station Saves Water

Now visitors have another opportunity to save water and refill their water bottles while visiting the Cape Cod National Seashore, located at Highland Light. Check out how much water has been saved as you use it!

Salt Pond Visitor Center: Water Bottle Filling Station

Salt Pond Visitor Center: Water Bottle Filling Station

In partnership with the Friends of Cape Cod National Seashore, a refillable water filling station has been installed outside adjacent to the restrooms at Salt Pond Visitor Center. Located just off of Route 6 in Eastham this is a busy center that welcomes millions of...

Nauset Middle School: Charms for Change Project

Nauset Middle School: Charms for Change Project

CARE for Cape has provided monetary support in building a MakerSpace that includes 3D printers, plastic recyclers, vinyl cutters and heat presses.  The students will use the new technology to complete "The Charms for Change" curriculum.  This curriculum provides...

Harwich Conservation Trust: Conserve Land and Explore Their Trails

Harwich Conservation Trust: Conserve Land and Explore Their Trails

The Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT) currently protects 500+ acres in the Town of Harwich. As part of their mission, they need to effectively manage protected lands by understanding property boundaries while continually encouraging residents and visitors alike to...

Cape Cod National Seashore: Green Team Takes Action

Cape Cod National Seashore: Green Team Takes Action

Cape Cod National Seashore was supported for the second year in a row. Funding was used to produce a video highlighting CCNS “green” practices,  and demonstrating simple steps that visitors can take to help lessen their impact both in the park and at home. The video...

Outer Cape

Provincetown Sidewalk Buttlers

Provincetown Sidewalk Buttlers

An innovative means to keep cigarette butts off of the street and out of the ocean, these sidewalk "buttlers" have been installed throughout the town of Provincetown in high traffic areas. Not only are these butts collected, but the materials are both recycled and...

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Citizen Science Marine Debris

Citizen Science Marine Debris

Educating our youth regarding the issues of plastic and other debris on our beaches and in our water. This project included guided beach cleanups, that explained what to look for and how to prevent pollution. Each item collected was recorded and used in research by...

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Earth Day Songs and Seeds

Earth Day Songs and Seeds

Cape Cool's Earth Day Songs & Seeds Give-Away on RTA buses: a movable, inclusive celebration of Earth Day and public transportation, featuring local acoustic musicians, guides and gardening mentors was a big success. Riders of the bus on Earth Day, April 22, 2016...

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Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket

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