Falmouth Road Race Philanthropy



Falmouth Road Race, Inc. proudly supports programs throughout our community that promote health and wellness with a specific emphasis on youth programs. Each year the Falmouth Road Race will commit to a large project, which could be a multi-year commitment, for the betterment of the overall community’s health and wellness. In addition to the annual sponsorship of the VIPS Elementary Track Meet, FRR, Inc. has been an event sponsor of the Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod, the Lawrence/Falmouth High Athletic Hall of Fame, the Cape & Islands Grace Veteran Program and have made race entry donations to local organizations for fundraising purposes.


FRR, Inc. Mission Statement:

Falmouth Road Race, Inc. is committed to positively impacting individuals and businesses in Falmouth through consistent involvement with the community and annual philanthropic giving.  The organization promotes health and fitness through community programs and its annual internationally recognized road race that has provided an iconic course, enjoyed by elite and recreational runners since 1973.



Donations to local groups for race-related volunteerism:


We have nearly 40 local groups that volunteer during race week and to show our appreciation, these groups are given a donation. Without them, this event could not be successful. They are instrumental in every area of the race including runner gift bag construction, t-shirt folding, water stops, set-up/break-down and clean-up of all events from the Health & Fitness Expo and Number Pick-up, the SBLI Kids Fun Run, the Falmouth Mile and of course the New Balance Falmouth Road Race itself.

Groups that participated in the 42nd running include:

Boy Scout Troops 36, 40 & 42, Cape Cod Cycle Team, Cape Cod Rugby, Coalition for Children, East Falmouth PTO, Falmouth Baseball Boosters, Falmouth Figure Skating, FHS Band Parents, FHS Athletic Boosters, FHS Boys Soccer, FHS Choral Boosters, FHS Class of 2015, FHS Cross Country, FHS Football Team, FHS Girls Field Hockey, FHS Girls Hockey Team, FHS Girls Soccer, FHS Softball, FHS Boys and Girls Track & Field, Lawrence Academy Girls Hockey, Mashpee Boosters, Mashpee Youth Baseball, Mashpee Touchdown Club, Mashpee High School Trip, Mass Maritime, Rotary Club of Falmouth, Upper Cape Spartans, Waquoit Nursery School, What's Falmouth Reading, Woods Hole Transportation.



Grant Program:


The Falmouth Road Race organization will also review grant requests twice a year. These requests will come from organizations that fit within our philanthropic goals listed above. They must also do the following:

  • Request funding within the deadlines listed below. FRR, Inc. will not review requests at other times of the year.
  • List organization name, contact name, email address, mailing address and phone number.
  • Request a specific amount. 
    • The request must include:
      • The requestor’s timeline
      • Specifics on what the donation is to be used for and how it will better your organization or the community
      • Type of recognition or benefit to Falmouth Road Race, Inc.


Grants will be reviewed twice per year. To be considered for a grant, please submit your grant proposal and any supporting paperwork by December 1st of 2015.


*Grants outside the scope of our mission will not be considered*


Requests and attachments should be emailed to: Philanthropy@falmouthroadrace.com or can be mailed to:

Falmouth Road Race, Inc.

P.O. Box 732

Falmouth, MA 02541




Falmouth Road Race, Inc. has established a Scholarship Program for graduating high school students who reside in Falmouth. Graduating seniors who will be attending college are eligible for one of at least ten scholarships, totaling a minimum of $25,000. Read more


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