Community Foundation of Southern Maryland has opened its mini-grant application for addiction services organizations serving Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary’s County residents in Maryland. Applications to support enhanced service delivery through licensed professionals are encouraged. Through this grant program, the Foundation identifies high priority needs and seeks opportunities where a relatively modest amount of grant money can make a significant difference in our community. Grants will be awarded to organizations meeting eligibility criteria found withinLearn More →

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 →

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 Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland has appointed Sharon Southerland-Smith to the position of Executive Director. Southerland-Smith succeeds Gretchen Heinze-Hardman who served as the Foundation’s Executive Director since 2006. Southerland-Smith is a seasoned non-profit executive with more than 20 years of experience in the field of accounting, finance and operations. She possesses expertise in leading highly impactful nonprofits in advancing their mission and exceeding their goals. Southerland-Smith has been consistentlyLearn More →