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It Takes An Island

As an elbow of sand 30 miles out to sea, Nantucket has always withstood strong storms and cultural shifts. For generations, its people have proven to be naturally resilient. Remain strives to strengthen that spirit of enduring economic, social and environmental vitality.

Our Mission

The Remain mission is to bring creative thinking to environmental and community challenges, elevate local industry and encourage innovation and resilience across the island through its dual entities, Remain Nantucket and Remain Ventures.

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As Nantucket confronts local, regional and global issues, Remain provides grants and programming to strengthen the island’s sustainability for decades to come.


Combining lessons from history and innovations for tomorrow, Remain engages our community in continuous dialogue to identify challenges and develop solutions.


By blending philanthropy and investment, Remain elevates our resilient community.


Nantucket is a place where...

ideas are tried, tested and transformed into tools that can be shared with other communities.

Remain highlights, pilots and funds strategic initiatives inspired by a range of voices that articulate visions for a more resilient Nantucket. We offer opportunities for programs and collaboration between nonprofit organizations, municipal initiatives and small business ventures.

Our Work


We join island organizations in the thoughtful stewardship of our environment, green energy solutions and sustainable best practices.

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Local Economy

We invest in and provide ongoing support to mission-related businesses so that they are positioned to succeed and contribute to a strong year-round economy.

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We support and promote social and cultural experiences that make Nantucket a welcoming, vibrant place for everyone.

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Our Team

Together, we turn ideas into impact. Meet the group of people who bring Remain’s mission to life.

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Our latest collaborations in the Nantucket community and beyond

Learn about Remain’s projects, partnerships and initiatives that spark opportunities and engagement across the island and region.

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