Provincetown Community Compact


A grass-roots non-profit organization that fosters the well being of Provincetown and the Lower Cape, integrating the arts, economy and the environment; sponsors the Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla, Sept 6, 2008; dune shack residencies; fiscal sponsorships.

Recent News

Swim for Life - Safety First

The 31st Swim is this Saturday and we are ready! Will you be joining us?With heightened concern about seals and sharks, please check out our annual Safety Plan (Incident Action Plan) developed with the US Coast Guard and the Provincetown Harbormaster…

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Provincetown Community Compact: What's the Tide at the Swim?

Greetings Swimmers, Kayakers, Boaters and Volunteers, It's high season in Provincetown and the harbor has warmed up nicely. We are looking forward to your presence at the 31st Provincetown Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla on September 8, benefit…

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The City of Orlando Invites the Provincetown Community Compact to the Commemoration of the Pulse Nightclub Massacre on June 12, 2018

The City of Orlando invites the Provincetown Community Compact to the commemoration of the Pulse nightclub massacre on June 12; a special strand of Prayer Ribbons will be installed at Orlando City HallThe City of Orlando has invited the Provincetown …

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The Compact 25th and Swim for Life Update - April 11, 2018

We are riding the wave of predictably unpredictable weather! After all, it's New England! We hope you are all cozy and safe wherever you may be. The tranquility of Provincetown this winter, however, was shattered by the damaging floods in town and at…

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Provincetown Community Compact's 2018 Dune Shack Application

The Provincetown Community Compact celebrates its 25th Anniversary and continues to offer stays in the historic dune shacksThe new year is right around the corner and the Provincetown Community Compact is preparing to celebrate our 25th anniversary! …

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Provincetown Community Compact : How Many Weeks To The Swim For Life?

This is a very special year for this Provincetown tradition - three decades of celebrating and supporting this spiral spit of sand we call home. Your generosity builds community and provides year round funding and support for social services, youth a…

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Thirty Years. Thirty Swims. Provincetown Swim for Life Hits 30!

Since 1988 Provincetown Harbor has been activated by hundreds of swimmers, kayakers and safety boaters at the annual Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla, raising over $4M. Thirty years later the event continues the mission of the Provincetown Commun…

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Provincetown Community Compact News - September 19, 2016

Thanks for a spectacular day!Greetings swimmers, kayakers, boaters, volunteers and friends,It was thrilling! It was warm! It was cleansing! It was the 29th Swim! Our gratitude is sky high!The Provincetown community is still in celebration mode after …

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The Compact's Dune Shack Application Now Online Due Jan 15, 2016

Summer got booted out quickly and we're anticipating a pleasant winter! Right? And it's time to think about next year's stays in the magnifacent dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown.This year we are pleased to announce that you may…

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Sunny Skies Greet 28th Provincetown Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla; Raises an Estimated $200,000

PROVINCETOWN, MA. - After two days of torrential rain and wind, the Provincetown annual Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla emerged on Saturday to clear blue skies, bright sunshine and warm and friendly water. In its 28th year, this traditional, pos…

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Provincetown Community Compact Dune Shack Applications 2014

We are pleased to announce that applications for residencies at the Fowler and C-Scape Dune Shacks in the Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown are now available at www.thecompact.orgThe deadline is January 15, 2014.Please note that we have a ne…

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