The Carl M. Freeman Foundation announced grant awards for 15 Sussex County nonprofit organizations and schools through the Freeman Foundation Assists Communities with Extra Support grant program.
The 15 nonprofits receiving a grants are Art Works for All, Cancer Support Community Delaware, Clothing Our Kids, Engineer Early Association, ESL program at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Family Promise of Southern Delaware, Historic Lewes Farmers Market, New Hope Recreation & Development Center, North Georgetown Elementary School, Phillip C. Showell Elementary School, St. Vincent de Paul Society, SNAC Gardens Foundation, Rosa Health Center, West Side New Beginnings, and Zoe Ministries.
The Freeman Foundation Assists Communities with Extra Support program supports small organizations that provide grassroots services to the community.
The FACES program utilizes an advisory board composed entirely of citizens who live or work in Sussex County. Advisory board members include community leaders, business professionals, students, and nonprofit ambassadors.
Advisory board members evaluate the applications and recommend where funding should be awarded based on the needs and priorities of the community.
FACES Sussex provides a total award fund of $100,000, which allows grantees to receive $10,000, $5,000, or $2,500 grants.
The projects these grants will fund serve a wide array of needs in Sussex County including support to those with food insecurity, at-risk children, literacy and education, and much more.
For more information, visit carlmfreemanfoundation.org.