Community Needs Grant Program

Grants to Lower Eastern Shore, Maryland Nonprofits and
Agencies for Human Services, Arts, and Preservation

GrantWatch ID#: 176693
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

02/01/17 4:00 PM

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Grants ranging between $500 and $5,000 to Lower Eastern Shore, Maryland nonprofits, government agencies, or faith-based organizations for charitable programs that will benefit local communities. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of health, human services, arts and culture, community affairs, environmental conservation, and historic preservation.Programs must benefit residents of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, specifically in the counties of Somerset, Wicomico, and/or Worcester.

$500 - $5,000

Applicants must be 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations providing non-sectarian programs, or eligible programs within government agencies serving citizens on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Not Funded:

- Endowment Funds
- Ongoing/Operating Expenses
- Fundraising Campaigns
- Sectarian Religious Programs
- Playground Equipment
- Building Campaigns
- Operational Deficits
- Debt Retirement
- Capital Requests
- Political/Lobbying Programs
- Office Equipment/Staff Training
- School-based Programs

Organizations may submit one application per grant cycle and the Foundation will only consider one application for a given program/project in a 12 month period. If a request is denied, the organization may submit an application in the next cycle, but it cannot be for the same program.

Grants will be distributed in April.

Programs/projects which have received previous funding will only be considered following consultation with CFES Program Staff – you must contact CFES prior to submission if your project/program has received previous Community Needs Grants.

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

Mail or Hand Deliver Completed Proposals to:

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc.
1324 Belmont Avenue, Suite 401
Salisbury, Maryland 21804

Phone: (410) 742-9911

Heather Mahler, Program Director

Somerset, Wicomico, and/or Worcester County

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