Non-Endowed Funds

A non-endowed fund is one in which grants are given throughout the year. Click on the name of a non-endowed fund to learn more about how its programs serve the residents of Southern Maryland.

  • 2nd District Kids and Community Fund - A donor advised fund established to give back to our local community through retaining corporate sponsorships and conducting fundraising events to benefit children and families with needs. NewsLearn More →
  • Capacity Building Fund - 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 →
  • Chaney Team Legacy Fund - The Chaney Team Legacy Fund is an unrestricted endowed fund created to support the ever-changing and emerging needs of Southern Maryland. NewsLearn More →
  • Charles County Public Library Capital Campaign Fund - Organization (non-endowed) Fund to support capital improvement projects of the Charles County Public Library NewsLearn More →
  • Cody Micheal Lacey Scholarship Fund - 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 →
  • Community Grant Fund - 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 →
  • Deb Sheftz Memorial Scholarship Fund - 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. Scholarship Details NewsLearn More →
  • Elaine’s Gift Fund - Elaine's Gift is a Scholarship Fund (non-endowed) to support scholarships for the children of single mothers and single mothers.Learn More →
  • F. George Heinze III Family Fund - The F. George Heinze III Family Fund is a Designated Fund to support St. Mary’s School, Bryantown, MD NewsLearn More →
  • George Martin Connelly, Jr. Financial and Social Equality Fund - Donor Advised Fund to end partner/domestic violence, create financial literacy programs and outreach, support the LGBTQ population affected by homelessness and support donors interests. NewsLearn More →
  • Green Apple Grant Fund - Green Apple Grant Fund was created in 2014 to support first through eighth grade classroom teachers in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties who spend their own money on supplies for their classrooms. Established with donations from the Community Grant Fund, an anonymous retired teacher, the Kimble family and the Chaney Team Fund. Grant Details NewsLearn More →
  • John Timothy and Faith Modic Family Fund - Donor Advised Fund to support the Greenwell Foundation in whatever capacity they need and to support donor’s interests. NewsLearn More →
  • Kaufmann-Noonan Family Fund - Donor Advised, Expendable Fund created to support the donor’s interests such as social welfare, public information organizations and the environment NewsLearn More →
  • Phil and Mary Woodruff Charitable Fund - NewsLearn More →
  • Sisters at Heart - 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 Opportunity Fund - Donor Advised Fund to provide opportunities for and to address the pressing needs in Charles County. Established by anonymous donor. Grant Details NewsLearn More →
  • The Saint Nicholas Scholarship Fund - 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 SaMercy Fund - 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 Zonta Fund - The Zonta Fund was created in September of 2008 ‘to advance and improve the status of women and children.’ A Field of Interest non-endowed fund to support women and children in Charles County sponsored by the Zonta Club of Charles County Maryland. Proceeds from the RAVE Walk contributed to the Zonta Fund are used to support agencies in Charles County who work to prevent violence against women or who provide practical, emotional, or psychological supportLearn More →