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Community Foundation Names New President

By unanimous vote of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, Erica Joseph has been named President of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES). Joseph replaces Doug Wilson, who retired from the position effective December 31 to spend more time … Continue reading


Endow Maryland


A new Maryland state tax credit, Endow Maryland, will reward donors who help build permanent charitable funds for local communities across the state—and right here on the Lower Eastern Shore.

Starting January 2015, Endow Maryland offers a tax credit for gifts to qualified endowment funds at Maryland community foundations.  You can be part of that positive community impact by making a gift of $500 – $2000 to an existing Community Needs Endowment Fund or by establishing a new endowed Community Needs Fund with a $10,000 gift.  Your investment in our community will make a difference now, and for generations to come, to address our region’s most pressing needs.       Continue Reading →

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Community Needs Grant Deadline
02/01/2015 at All Day