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Women and Girls Fund of the Mid-Shore Grant

Grants to Mid-Shore Maryland Nonprofits to
Address the Needs of Women and Girls

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Women and Girls Fund of the Mid-Shore

Deadline Date:

11/01/17 4:00 PM Receipt


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Grants to Mid-Shore Area, Maryland nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on addressing the needs of women and girls. For the purposes of these grants, the Mid-Shore areas includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot Counties.

Emphasis is given to organizations and programs that:

- Provide opportunities to develop personal self-esteem and self-sufficiency;
- Enhance parenting skills to help build stronger families;
- Develop life skills through education;
- Provide role-model and mentoring support;
- Work with other organizations to avoid duplication of services;
- Have effective means of evaluating the success of a program; and
- Have a sound organizational sustainability plan.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163141

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Your organization is eligible if it targets and supports significant needs of women and girls on the Mid-Shore and is a:

- Nonprofit 501(c)3 organization;
- Group or organization that intends to submit an application through a fiscal sponsor, i.e. a tax-exempt organization under the I.R.S. code 501(c)3 that agrees to accept funds on their behalf.

Grants will not be provided for:

- Endowment, annual funds, or fundraising events;
- Non-project specific advertising, publishing, or promotional material;
- Organizations that do not directly or indirectly benefit women and/or girls in the Mid-Shore area;
- Political campaigns or lobbying organizations;
- Religious organizations, except as they provide services for nonsectarian purposes;
- The benefit of an individual, such as for a scholarship, emergency hardship, or disaster relief.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the next year must be submitted on or before November 1. (In years where the 1st falls on a Saturday or Sunday, grants must be received the next Monday no later than 4:00 PM.)

Grants will be awarded in the spring of the year. Exceptions in the timing may be made on an emergency-need basis at the discretion of the Board.

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To receive an application form by mail, call the office at 410-770-8347.

Women and Girls Fund of the Mid-Shore
Attention: Grants Committee
102 East Dover Street, 2nd floor Easton, Maryland 21601

Tel: 410-770- 8347
Fax: 410-770- 8348

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland: Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot Counties