THE ATLANTIC WHITE SHARK CONSERVANCY • Education Programs
The mission of The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy is to support scientific research, improve public safety, and educate the community to inspire white shark conservation. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) works in collaboration with scientists, educators, community partners, and government officials to augment research, improve factors that affect public safety, and educate the community to inspire conservation. Working in schools, at the Shark Center, and on the water to empower the next generation of shark and ocean stewards is at the forefront of AWSC’s education programs. Through engaging science-based learning opportunities, AWSC connects local youth and families to a species that contribute to the health of Cape Cod’s marine ecosystem.
CALMER CHOICE • Resilience Through Mindfulness Programs
The mission of Calmer Choice is to serve children and those who support them by providing evidence-based mindfulness education and training to build resilience and nurture wellbeing of all people and all communities. Calmer Choice education and training helps both children and adults increase their inner resilience, manage and reduce the impacts of stress, strengthen their ability to control their own emotional responses, and increase their sense of wellbeing. Using these skills in real-life situations can empower and protect children and adolescents against the negative effects of stress, violence, and bullying, therefore diminishing the risk of violence, substance abuse, and other self-destructive behaviors which often end with tragic results.
CAPE COD CHILDREN'S MUSEUM • Cape Cod-based Exhibit Expansion
The mission of the Cape Cod Children's Museum is to provide a learning environment that stimulates curiosity, creativity and imagination, inspiring children and their families to engage with each other, their community and the world at large. Blurring the lines between play and education, CCCM is in a unique position to teach, entertain and challenge the imaginations of all who come to “play together”. The museum has shifted all current exhibits to a more Cape Cod centric theme and in doing so is creating a new and unique water exhibit. Collaborating with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, CCCM is planning a state-of-the-art exhibit focused on the oceans and waterways so intrinsically tied to life on Cape Cod.
CAPE COD HEALTHCARE • Youth Behavioral Health Programs
The mission of Cape Cod Healthcare is to coordinate and deliver the highest quality, accessible health services to all Cape Cod residents and visitors. Cape Cod Healthcare is developing a new care model that combines clinical and programmatic therapies to address the societal issue of increased effects that our youth experienced during the pandemic due to remote learning, reduced interaction with peers and increased anxiety, depression and substance abuse. The goal is to provide a comprehensive care model that positively impacts adolescents and young adults and substantially reduces these issues to pre-pandemic levels.
CAPE & ISLANDS VETERAN'S OUTREACH CENTER • Integrated Support Programs
The mission of the Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center is to provide comprehensive life sustaining services to veterans and their families. Delivering a comprehensive menu of essential and life altering services, the Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center (CIVOC) empowers veterans to achieve a lasting reintegration into the families and communities for which they have sacrificed. CIVOC will focus on expanding services to help more veterans and their families, with an emphasis on those homebound, on the Cape & Islands.
2021: $60,000 for each organization
2020: $20,000 for each organization
2019: $50,000 for each organization
2018: $50,000 for each organization
2017: $50,000 for each organization
2016: $50,000 for each organization
2015: $50,000 for each organization
2014: $42,000 for each organization
2013: $37,500 for each organization
2012: $40,000 for each organization
2011: $31,250 for each organization
2010: $30,000 for each organization
· American Red Cross, Cape Cod & Islands Chapter
· Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands
· Cape Cod Hunger Network
· Tri-County Collaborative for Oral Health Excellence (Tri-CCOHE)
2009: $40,000 for each organization
2008: $30,000 for each organization
2007: $35,000 for each organization
2006: $35,000 for each organization
2005: $50,000 for each organization
· American Red Cross (Cape Cod Chapter)
· Cape Cod Literacy Council
· Cape Cod Community College Dental Hygiene Program
· Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands
· Cape Cod Hospital ($300,000)
2004: $40,000 for each organization
2003: $40,000 for each organization
2002: $30,000 for each organization
2001: $40,000 for each organization
Interested in being a beneficiary?
Since 2001, Seaside Le Mans has supported 46 charitable organizations on Cape Cod. The Charitable Giving Committee begins the selection process each fall, with beneficiaries announced early in the new year. Seaside Le Mans considers beneficiaries in the areas of Health & Human Services, Social Services and Children’s Organizations and all funding must be invested on Cape Cod.Beneficiary Interest Form
While there is no formal application process, any interested organizations can fill out the interest form or email Kelsey Ellis at email@example.com. You will be contacted if more information is needed. The committee will review the interest forms, and will also consider many other organizations serving the needs of Cape Codders. You do not need to contact us to be considered as a beneficiary.