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Read the Spring 2022 Pillar Newsletter HERE.
$84,827 granted to 19 Lower Shore nonprofits
A total of $84,827 has been granted by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to 19 local nonprofits. The CFES Community Needs...
Half million to benefit foster care children
More than half a million dollars will benefit the needs of foster children and children in crisis situations in the Lower Shore...
$600,000+ in scholarships available to local students
More than $600,000 in scholarships are available for area students through the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. The Foundation,...
BJ Summers: When a career becomes a legacy
When Elizabeth “BJ” Summers began her career with the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) in 1997, she could not have...
Grant funding available for women & girl focused programs
Grant funding is available to aid nonprofit programs designated for Lower Shore women and girls. The funding is made possible by the...
Dec 29, 2021
Evans, Mills, Nelson, and Whited join Community Foundation Board of Directors
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced that Robin Evans, Tyrone Mills, Melody Nelson and Sonya Whited have...
Dec 20, 2021
Cathy Diekmann joins Community Foundation
Cathy Diekmann has joined the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore as Program Officer where she will lead the administrative aspects...
Dec 1, 2021
Giving Tuesday raises record breaking $300,249 in 24-hour event
121 Lower Shore nonprofits participated in Shore Gives More Campaign A day celebrating philanthropy for Lower Shore nonprofits culminated...
Nov 18, 2021
Online giving event will support 121 Lower Shore nonprofits; Giving Tuesday 2021 is November 30th
The Lower Shore’s Giving Tuesday event will feature a record breaking 121 nonprofits during the 24-hour online giving event. Held each...
Nov 12, 2021
Lower Shore schools receive $90,024 in education grants
Schools in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties received $90,024 in grant funding through the Community Foundation of the Eastern...
Nov 5, 2021
Award recipients and annual grant making celebrated at Community Foundation’s Annual Meeting
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore honored four award recipients and celebrated annual grant-making efforts at its Annual...
Oct 27, 2021
Community Foundation announces $5.1 million in grant making
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has announced a total of $5.1 million in charitable grants for the 2021 fiscal year. These...
Oct 19, 2021
Market Street & Love, Tito’s rally behind respite programs
International liquor company Tito’s Handmade Vodka/ Love, Tito’s and Market Street Inn recently teamed up to give back to Lower Shore...
Aug 6, 2021
New hire and promotions at the Community Foundation
Katerra Marshall has joined the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore as Office Coordinator. Katerra will lead the Foundation’s...
Jun 17, 2021
Shelbie Thompson joins the Community Foundation
Shelbie Thompson has joined the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore as Development and Donor Relations Officer. Shelbie will be...
May 20, 2021
$75,000 granted to 20 Lower Shore nonprofits
A total of $75,000 has been granted by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to 20 local nonprofits. Twice a year, nonprofits...
May 5, 2021
Corporal Keith Heacook Memorial Scholarship established
The Corporal Keith Heacook Memorial Scholarship has been established at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. This fund honors...
Apr 23, 2021
Lower Shore schools receive $20,016 in education grants
Schools in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties received $20,016 in grant funding through the Community Foundation of the Eastern...
Apr 16, 2021
The Needs Assessment Survey
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, together with the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, and The Keith Campbell Foundation...