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 →

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 →

Annette was a 1984 graduate of Leonardtown High School and went on to earn her teaching degree and then a Master’s degree. She spent her career as a dedicated teacher, holding many positions throughout the state of Maryland. Her greatest love was for her family and children. She loved all children: her own, her nieces and nephews and the many students she taught over the years. The Leonardtown High School Class of 1984 has establishedLearn More →

A non-endowed fund that offers scholarships to students who are pursuing an alternative high school diploma or enrolled in a vocational and trade school in Southern Maryland. “Life is simple, it’s just not easy.“ “So tonight I’ve done a lot of thinking and figured out that all the good things in life are things you have to work the hardest for. Life can be hard but we got one chance to live it so letsLearn More →

The Community Endowment Fund is a discretionary grant fund for the Foundation’s competitive grant program. These dollars allow us to invest in organizations who are making our community stronger every day. Download Donation FormLearn More →

Funding for this Fund is vital to our growth. Funding for our operating is what all our other funds and programs rely on. It is the engine that makes the Foundation run, the driving force behind all our efforts. Operating gifts support our infrastructure, secure our future, and make new programs possible. Gifts given for operations today help sustain the Community Foundation, giving us the power to make a difference tomorrow, and beyond. It allows us to serve more donors,Learn More →

Meeting everchanging community needs The Community Grant Fund was established in March 2008 to support the residents of Southern Maryland. CFSOMD’s unrestricted fund is sustained by broad-based public donations for use in meeting the changing and emerging needs of Southern Maryland. These dollars allow us to invest in organizations who are making our community stronger every day. Community Foundation of Southern Maryland evaluates all aspects of community well-being —arts and culture, education and scholarships, environment, general communityLearn More →