Awards

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore awards three awards annually.

In 1989, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore established the Richard A. Henson Award for Nonprofit Excellence in recognition of Richard’s deep involvement with, and commitment to, community needs, and his contributions to our community.

In 1992, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore established the Frank H. Morris Humanitarian Award to recognize Frank Morris’ lifelong dedication to humanitarian ideals and to perpetuate the high ethical, moral, and professional standards and devotion to human values which epitomized his life.

In 2011, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore established the Mary Gladys Jones Volunteer of the Year Award to recognize an individual who has made outstanding, sustained and unselfish contributions to community service, and whose vital ideas and personal sacrifices exemplify the ideal of service to our community.