Crisfield Heritage Foundation Receives Community Foundation Grant

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $2,247.00 Community Needs Grant to the Crisfield Heritage Foundation to support a week long marine biology summer camp for 6-8th grade Somerset County youth.

Pictured from left to right are: Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation, and Jay Tawes, President, Crisfield Heritage Foundation.

The Crisfield Heritage Foundation is committed to preserve the heritage of Crisfield and its environment, to educate the public concerning this heritage, and to serve as the catalyst for tourism in the Crisfield Area. For more information about the Crisfield Heritage Foundation, please visit or call 410-968-2501.

About the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore: Celebrating over 30 years of philanthropy, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has been serving the needs of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties granting more than $50 million. Through the generosity and vision of our donors, CFES awarded grants totaling more than $4.8 million in fiscal year 2014. CFES brings together donors and builds on community assets through scholarships, grants, advocacy and leadership development. By focusing on people, organizations, neighborhoods and nonprofit capacity building, the Foundation addresses community needs in the areas of health, education, arts and culture, community development and the environment. For more information, please visit or call 410-742-9911.




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