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Community Trust Foundation (CTF) Grant

Grants to Maryland and West Virginia Nonprofits and Agencies
in Eligible Areas for Arts, Environment, Health, and Quality of Life

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Trust Foundation (CTF)

Deadline Date:

02/28/19 Postmark or Receipt


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Grants to Maryland and West Virginia nonprofit organizations and government agencies to meet identified needs in eligible communities. Priority areas include education and youth leadership, health and wellness, arts and historical preservation, and quality of life and environment. Activities must benefit the communities of Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland; and Mineral County, West Virginia.

CTF is committed to identifying high priority needs and opportunities to make a significant positive impact on the community. CTF grants are typically used to provide start-up or short-term funding to innovative projects designed to meet emerging needs or with creative solutions to longer term issues.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177667

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations must be:
-501(c)(3) organizations and agencies,
-Located in and/or primarily serve residents of Allegany and Garrett Counties in Maryland and in Mineral County West Virginia,
-Non-discriminatory in the hiring of staff or in providing services on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disability.

Grants are not made to individuals.

CTF’s General Grant applications should not be used to request funds for:
-Programs that proselytize for specific political actions or religious beliefs, or
-Programs involving fundraising, or
-Reimbursement of past expenses.

Pre-Application Information:

CTF’s grant cycle concludes on February 28th each year. Applications must be received by that date in order to be considered for that fiscal year. Packages post-marked after the final date of each cycle will be considered in the following cycle. Application packages may also be submitted electronically.

Contact Information:

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

Application packages can be emailed to Leah Shaffer at

Mail your application to:

Community Trust Foundation, Inc.
112 Baltimore Street, Suite 202
Cumberland, Maryland 21502
phone: 301-876-9172

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland: Allegany and Garrett Counties;   West Virginia: Mineral County