Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation Establishes Nonprofit Partner Fund

Left to Right – Emily Nock, Dana Williams, Lesley Staffeldt,  Stephanie Willey, Brad Gillis, Erica Joseph, Wes Cox, Kim Gillis, Ernie Colburn

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation (SACCF) recently established a Nonprofit Partner Fund with the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. The $80,000 investment will create an endowment to provide for future civic endeavors, as well as provide an immediate source of support for the SACCF.

“By establishing a fund with The Community Foundation, SACCF will be able to focus on fulfilling our mission of supporting the Chamber of Commerce and its undertakings,” says Brad Gillis, president of SACCF. “We are confident in The Community Foundation’s long-standing history of investment stewardship as we take this next step in our partnership.”

SACCF joins more than 80 other local nonprofit organizations that have established funds at CFES. As long-time philanthropic partners, the two organizations will continue working together to strengthen the communities they serve. Annually, Nonprofit Partner Funds at The Community Foundation distribute over $600,000 to assist with pressing community needs.

About the Community Foundation: As leaders, grant makers, and stewards of philanthropy, The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore serves the common good of the Lower Eastern Shore. We are a 501c3 nonprofit with an inspiring history of fostering charitable endeavors, and have provided more than $60 million in grants and scholarships to the local community since 1984. We collaborate with individuals, families, and businesses to match their charitable interests with community needs and strengthen local nonprofits through grants and resources. We are devoted to improving our regional community and believe in people helping one another to provide positive impact. Visit or call 410-742-9911.

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