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Foundation Awards Over $90,000 for Community Needs

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has awarded a number of Community Needs grants totaling $90,046 which were distributed recently to twenty three nonprofit organizations on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. The grants will benefit, either directly or … Continue reading


Celebrating 30 Years of Philanthropy

The Community Foundation has begun its 30th year of charitable leadership and philanthropy on the Eastern Shore. The CommunityFoundationOfES_30thAnniversaryLogo-JPGFoundation has significantly increased local charitable funds and empowered donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in our region.

Since 1984, the Foundation has been an effective steward of the community’s charitable resources and has been a leader in grant making for the benefit of charities and nonprofit organizations in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties.

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Upcoming events & deadlines

Grant Seeking Basics
12/04/2014 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Needs Grant Deadline
02/01/2015 at All Day
Community Needs Grant Deadline
08/01/2015 at All Day