Cape Cod Fishermen’s Group Marks 25 Years


The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance, a nonprofit organization based in Chatham, Massachusetts, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, according to an article on

From an all-volunteer, unpaid organization of a dozen fishermen, it’s grown to an operation that took in around $2.3 million in grants, donations and dues last year, spent $1.7 million on programs and other expenses, and has 12 paid staff members.

The alliance represents 95 Cape fishermen, including 60 who are full-time, active fishermen. It has grown into one of the most influential grass roots fishing organizations in the region and the country.

Read about the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance celebrating 25 years.