Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES)
08/24/18 11:59 PM EST
Grants of up to $5,000 to Maryland public and private PreK-12 schools for educational programming in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. Funding is intended for a wide range of teacher-led classroom activities, as well as administration-led school-wide projects.
Please note that non-public schools must be certified by the Maryland State Department of Education.
GrantWatch ID#: 171623
Application maximum: $5,000.
Grants are intended for the 2018-2019 school year.
Applicants must be public or MSDE certified nonpublic schools serving pre-k through 12th grade students on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland (specifically Somerset, Wicomico, and/or Worcester County).
Nonpublic Schools Approved By The Maryland State Board Of Education:
In general, the grant program does not fund:
- Athletic Facility Infrastructure
- Athletic Field Maintenance
- Building Campaigns
- Capital Requests
- Debt Retirement
- Endowment Funds
- Fundraising Campaigns
- Nonprofit Start Up Fees (e.g. 501c3 Articles of Incorporation or Form 1023 Filing Fees)
- Ongoing/Operating Expenses
- Operational Deficits
- Partisan Political Activities
- Playground Equipment
- Political Lobbying Activities
- Sectarian Religious Programs
Education Grant applications are due August 24, 2018 by 11:59 PM EST.
Please note: All first-time applicants to the Community Foundation are required to establish a grantee relationship by making their initial application to the Community Needs grant program, which is offered twice a year.
Education grants are reviewed/approved annually in October.
A special education reception for awardees takes place in November.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply for the Education Grant online:
For questions and more information, contact:
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
1324 Belmont Avenue, Suite 401
Salisbury, Maryland 21804
USA: Maryland: Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties