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 →

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 →

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 →

Sisters at Heart Breast Cancer Support Group of SOMD is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Our mission is to promote breast cancer awareness in the tri-county communities. Established with sisterly love in November 2007, the group supports each other as well as those women and men diagnosed with breast cancer. It is our hope that together we can make a difference in the lives of thoseLearn More →

The SaMercy Fund, a donor advised component fund, was established by Samantha Warden and Denise Bayer in memory of Sam and Mercy McCawley, who were tragically killed in a UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) accident while visiting relatives in Texas. The family and friends who have pooled their resources to put this Fund together strongly believe “no other family should have to suffer the loss of a loved one because they were not aware of theLearn More →

The Deb Sheftz Memorial Scholarship Fund – to provide a one-year, non-recurring scholarship up to $2500/per student annually to assist the student in attending college for his/her first year. Attention will be focused on a commitment to social justice with a commitment to assisting those individuals who are disadvantaged, protecting those who are marginalized, and speaking for those without a voice. Download Donation Form Scholarship Details NewsLearn More →