In 2010, the Foundation awarded eight grants from its unrestricted endowment to nonprofits on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.



Chincoteague Island Library

to complete renovation of the original 1887 portion of the building in Chincoteague Chincoteague Island Library


Accomack-Northampton Pregnancy Center

to implement a program to teach parenting to expectant mothers using a nationally acclaimed program “Earn While You Learn”


Sentara Health Foundation, Nightingale Campaign

to help fund the purchase of a new Nightingale Air Ambulance


Oyster Museum of Chincoteague Island

for a new roof, entrance way, and window replacement at the museum on Chincoteague


Eastern Shore Community College Foundation

to help with construction of a new access road from the college campus to the Accomack Industrial Park

Eastern Shore of Va Historical Society

for installation of a security and monitoring system, outdoor lighting to the grounds, and renovations and repairs to the building for Ker Place in Onancock


The Randy Custis Memorial Fund, Inc.

to help fund lighting for a ball field at the Randy Custis Memorial Park in Nassawadox


Arts Enter Cape Charles - Historic Palace Theatre

to help fund an upgrade to the sound system in the Historic Palace Theatre in conjunction with a $20,000 grant from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation to complete a $40,000 sound system upgrade