Nonprofit Support Center

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The Eastern Shore Nonprofit Support Center is designed to serve local nonprofit organizations with access to training and professional development, networking and capacity-building resources.  CFES is committed to supporting local nonprofit organizations through funding opportunities as well as through the programs and services outlined below.

 

Foundation Directory Online

Our location also offers free access to Foundation Directory Online, the Foundation Center’s database which allows you to perform online searches on more than 140,000 grant makers.

The Foundation Directory Online is located in the Nonprofit Resource Center of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Staff members are available to assist users with the database during the Foundation’s regular hours. No appointment is necessary.

The nonprofit resource center is open during our regular business hours.  It is located just inside of our front door and the use of it is first come first served.  We offer a work table, computer to access the Foundation Directory online, and printer/copier for your use.

Events & Training

To register for any of the Community Foundation’s Programs please use the appropriate link below.
» Online Event Calendar – Registration details are on each event page. For questions please contact Heather Mahler.

Sign Language Interpreter Request

We are committed to making our service and facilities accessible to all of our patrons. We will provide sign language interpreter services by written request only. Please submit all requests for interpreting services five full working days (or more) in advance of the training that you will attend.

» Interpreter Request Form

Meeting & Conference Room Use

The Nonprofit Support Center provides community meeting space for nonprofit organizations, free of charge, as a way to contribute to our joint efforts to build stronger communities. We encourage organizations to make use of our professional facilities to host meetings, seminars, or small conferences.

Organizations that have not previously used a CFES meeting room are required first to submit a Use of Community Foundation Facilities Application Form.

Organizations that have used our facility in the past, or new approved organizations, may download and fill out the Reservation Request for use of CFES Facilities Form.

Nonprofit Library

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is a partner of the Foundation Center, a leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide.

As such, we maintain a non-circulating selection of books, reference books, newspapers, and periodicals relating to philanthropy and charitable work.  Our library catalog lists many of these print resources. To view available titles click here.

Our library contains over 250 books covering topics such as: board management, finance, fundraising, grant writing, grant making, leadership, marketing, legal, technology, strategic planning, and writing.

The print publications are available for use in our location free of charge.

Nonprofit Scholarship Program

The Nonprofit Scholarship Program is offered in partnership with the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department at Wor-Wic Community College.  Scholarships, covering tuition and fees, are available for select courses each semester to staff and volunteers of local nonprofit 501c3 organizations.  Textbooks are the responsibility of the participant or organization.

Nonprofit Job Listings

If you would like your nonprofit’s job openings listed, please submit a job posting here.

  • Moveable Feast, Baltimore, MD – Executive Director
    • Moveable Feast, located in Baltimore, is the only provider of free meals that are medically tailored for people with serious illnesses in over half the counties in Maryland.
    • The Executive Director serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the organization and is responsible for assuring the delivery of high quality services through outcomes-based programming within a strategic and financial framework established by the Board of Directors.
    • Moveable Feast seeks a leader who is nimble, adaptable, and compassionate, and who inspires others to contribute to the Mission of the organization. The next Executive Director will embrace the opportunity to manage Moveable Feast’s evolution and further increase its impact. Strong management skills, innovation, and energy are required.
    • Complete description, expectations, and application process available here: Nonprofit Talent
  • Telamon Corporation –  Workforce Development Specialist I: 
    • Telamon Corporation in MD/DE is searching for a Workforce Development Specialist I to enroll and provides services to eligible customers, facilitate development of customer’s employability, coordinate utilization of local resources to include supervision of program staff as assigned, and maintain appropriate records and provide reports as required.
    • Must fluently speak, read and write Spanish and English.
    • For more information please visit careers.telamon.org and click on Maryland.
    • EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability”
    • Contact:  Jerrona Truitt Smith,  jtruittsmith@telamon.org  (443) 397-9253