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Apply for a Grant

Download the following documents for more information:

Grant Application Process: Submit a Grant Request Form and supporting documentation to Executive Director, SACC Foundation, PO Box 1, Salisbury, MD 21803 or email to [email protected]

  • Copy of non-profit tax exempt status
  • Project or event budget
  • Other sources of income if appropriate
  • Ability to sustain event or project if is not a onetime event 

The SACCF Grants Committee meets prior to scheduled Foundation Board meetings to review grant requests and provide recommendations to the Foundation Board.: 

Refer to the calendar:

  • December Meeting – Not later than November 26th
  • February Meeting – Not later than January 28th
  • April Meeting – Not later than March 25th
  • June Meeting – Not later than May 27th
  • August Meeting – Not later than July 29th
  • October Meeting – Not later than September 30th 

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for consideration for a grant from the SACCF an organization must meet one of the following criteria: 

  • A Governmental Unit
  • A religious organization engaged in a non-sectarian activity
  • A non-profit, tax exempt organization as defined in Section 501c3 of the IRS Code (Copy of IRS letter confirming status provided as part of request)
  • Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Committees acting within the Foundation’s stated goals. 

Primary Considerations: When evaluating grant requests careful consideration is given by the Foundation to the following factors: 

  • Must fall within the area of workforce development or quality of life issues
  • The organization’s fiscal responsibility
  • The ability of the organization to obtain additional funding to implement the project
  • Organization’s past grant history with the foundation
  • Organization’s ability to sustain events after initial grant consideration 

The following categories are not authorized to receive grant funds from the SACCF: 

  • Endowment Funds
  • General Operating Support
  • Fundraising Campaigns
  • Sectarian Religious Programs
  • Building Campaigns
  • Operational Deficits
  • Debt Retirement
  • Lobbying Programs
  • Office Equipment
  • Building Maintenance and Repairs


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