Dear CFSOMD Supporters, In order to achieve our vision of making Southern Maryland the best place to live and give, the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Southern Marylandhas entered into an affiliation agreement with Chesapeake Charities, a community foundation that currently supports grant making in the Eastern Shore and parts of Southern Maryland.   By combining forces, we will double our assets and bring additional staff and resources to the community to betterLearn More →

The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland (CFSOMD) is proud to announce the 2018 Philanthropy Day Hall of Fame inductees.  Established in 2008, the Philanthropy Hall of Fame commemorates individuals and groups who have given selflessly of their time, energies, and funds to improve the well-being of their communities. This year’s Philanthropy Day Luncheon will be held Friday, November 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601.Learn More →

The SFX-Newtowne Endowment Fund has been established in conjunction with the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland to help ensure the preservation and vitality of historic St. Francis Xavier Church on Newtowne Neck in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The parish was founded in the early 17th century; the current church has been in continuous use and has been part of the fabric of the community since 1731. The church is on the List of Historic PlacesLearn More →

Community Foundation of Southern Maryland Recognizes Southern Maryland Philanthropists for a Lifetime of Giving to Their Communities Residents of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties are invited to recognize individuals, families, and businesses that have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways by nominating them for induction into the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland’s Philanthropy Hall of Fame. Until October 1st, Residents will have the opportunity to acknowledge and honor those whom they believe deserve to beLearn More →

The Saint Nicholas Scholarship Fund is a non-endowed fund that offers scholarships to support students identified by the Donor with financial support to attend a college, university, technical or vocational school. The funds will be distributed annually or semi-annually, or as required and provided directly to the education institution Background: The Scholarship is created to assist high school graduating students to continue their education, or training. Purpose: To provide financial support to current high schoolLearn More →

The St. Johns School (of Hollywood, MD) Endowment Fund is a designated endowed fund, designated to provide support to St. Johns School to further its educational mission. The St. Johns School can utilize the funds at their discretion. St. John’s School (SJS) in Hollywood, Maryland have been providing an excellent Catholic education for almost 90 years. SJS is located in the Southern Maryland Technology Corridor, their curriculum focuses on STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion Engineering, Arts,Learn More →