Delaplaine Foundation

What is Delaplaine Foundation Grants?

The history of the Delaplaine Family is strongly bound into the foundation of Frederick, Maryland. Their generosity has spanned several generations and today it is perpetuated as a dedicated private family foundation that enriches lives through its community endeavors. Every year the foundation awards grants supporting various programs for worthy nonprofit groups which help fulfill the foundation’s mission of preservation, education and enlightenment.

Who are eligible for Delaplaine Foundation Grants?

Grants are only awarded to groups that are tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and whose primary beneficiaries are regional residents defined in their mission statement-Maryland, its nearby states and District of Columbia.

Programs that are able to show community support and will most likely attract financial support coming from other sources will receive the highest priority in consideration. Likewise, programs that demonstrate the ability to provide long-term benefits and measurable results will be given top priority.

How to apply for Delaplaine Foundation Grants?

Applicants must meet all the eligibility requirements and must submit the following:

  • The completed application form
  • A copy of the letter indicating IRS determining the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • A letter with a short description of the organization and its ongoing activities
  • A statement of program’s need and objectives in seeking funding
  • The total amount of money and budget being requested along with details of its intended use

Applicants will be sent a written notification of the outcome of their request. Applicants may be interviewed or contacted for additional information.

Where to send applications for Delaplaine Foundation Grants?

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.,
c/o Great Southern Enterprises, Inc.
244 West Patrick St.
P.O. Box 3829
Frederick, MD 21705

For more information on Delaplaine Foundation, contact:

Phone: 301.662.2753
Fax: 301.620.1689

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