Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore Celebrates 100 million dollars donated since inception

SALISBURY, Md- The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore celebrated $100 million in grant-making since its inception at its Annual Meeting Friday in Salisbury.

In the fiscal year 2022, the foundation granted a total of $7.1 million in grants made to the local community, which included more than $439,000 for over 400 scholarships to area students.

They say it’s a tradition of generosity and this year they hit a milestone of total funds given since they started.

“This year we are celebrating the granting of over a hundred million dollars since 1984 for the lower shore community,” said Marketing Officer Victoria Kent adding “This gives us a great opportunity to recognize their work and honor them a bit.”

One of the biggest awards of the night, the Frank H. Morris Humanitarian Award went to Mitzi Perdue, for “a life of service for the betterment of people everywhere.”

 

 

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