In 2015, the Foundation awarded seven grants from its unrestricted endowment to nonprofits on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.


Historic Cokesbury

Historic Cokesbury

$38,634 - for the rehabilitation of four stained glass windows in the historic facility.


The Cape Charles Historical Society

$11,625 - for the purchase of two (2) Trane XR Heat Pumps for the museum.



Museum of Chincoteague Island

$30,000 - to help with the move of Miles Hancock, noted Chincoteague decoy carver, carving shed to the museum grounds, attach shed to the museum building, provide security for the structure, and furnish exhibits to illustrate its significance.


SPCA Eastern Shore, Inc.

$24,652 - to help cover the cost of replacing and repairing metal doors and door frames at the facility in Onley, Virginia.


YMCA of the Chesapeake (Chincoteague facility)

$25,000 - for the capital campaign to help with interior renovations, outdoor amenities, exterior modifications, updating deficient HVAC and electrical systems and installing an emergency safety stairway for the 2nd floor of the facility.


Saxis Island Museum

$9,600 - for the installation of heating and air conditioning, specific museum lighting, historic stores fixtures and other individual items.


Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging/Community Action Agency (ESAAA/CAA)

$15,000 - to help with kitchen renovations at the ESAAA/CAA location near Exmore.