In 2015, the Foundation awarded seven grants from its unrestricted endowment to nonprofits on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
$38,634 - for the rehabilitation of four stained glass windows in the historic facility. mktstreetumc.org
The Cape Charles Historical Society
$11,625 - for the purchase of two (2) Trane XR Heat Pumps for the museum. smallmuseum.org/capechas.html
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. chincoteaguemuseum.com
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. shorespca.com
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. ymcachesapeake.org/chincoteague
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. esaaa-caa.org