The Easton Village Charitable Fund/Mid-Shore Community Foundation
The Easton Village Charitable Fund is an endowed fund managed by the Mid-Shore Community Foundation. A small percentage of price at the first-time sale of a lot or house funds the endowment, which currently exceeds $100,000.00. The fund also receives direct donations from individual Easton Village and Talbot County residents. The Mid-Shore Community Foundation is one of the largest grant makers in the region and through its many funds, the Foundation is able to support a variety of programs. Grants are awarded through an open application process, and through donor advised funds – funds established for specific philanthropic purposes, that do not accept requests.
Regions: The Mid-Shore Community Foundation supports organizations in the mid-shore region of Maryland including Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot Counties. Talbot, Dorchester, Caroline, and Kent counties are classified as rural by HRSA.
Issues Supported: The foundation supports a wide array of topics, with a particular focus on children and economically disadvantaged populations.
Grant Process and Application: There is one grant cycle per year and the deadline for submission is October 1st.
Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: The Gratitude House in Easton Maryland provides safe, affordable and supportive housing for all people recovering from a substance abuse disorder. The houses are for men recovery for men recovering from substance abuse disorders, but offer a family centered structure that allows and encourages a setting where residents can continue to build relationships with their families and even have children stay overnight.
Maryland Opioid Settlement Funds
Total Settlement Funds in Maryland
- $395 million
- 15% to the State through Opioid Restitution Fund
- 60% to the Abatement Accounts Fund
- 25% to local governments
- Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
- Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid over 9 years
- Payments were expected to begin in April 2022
- State and local governments were expected to begin receiving funds in the second quarter of 2022
- Not established
Spending So Far
- Office of the Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, 410-576-6300
How About Your County?
To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.
This web page is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $13.7 million with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.