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The Greater Lewes Foundation promotes philanthropy and develops charitable leadership.

Consider us dream catchers. We’re here to assist generous individual and group donors achieve their vision for charitable giving. Their dreams becoming guiding lights not only for themselves but for others in our community.  

3Besides managing charitable funds, board members of the GLF are actively involved in our community, exploring ways for the Foundation to help with important longer-term issues and projects.

Please be part of our cause in any way you see fit. Give to support a cause or help a charitable organization, start a foundation, take part in important community initiatives and never stop believing in the power of community.

Recent Updates

Old-fashioned carnival Sept. 13 to celebrate communal support for new Lewes library

gfYou are cordially invited to the Howard Schroeder art exhibit and sale to benefit the new Lewes Public Library. Read more.

Delaware Sen. Chris Coons applauded the Greater Lewes Foundation for creating a sense of community and inspiring active involvement during his keynote speech at the GLF annual meeting on April 12. Read more.

More than 130 people attended the April 11 kickoff for the new Lewes public library campaign, one of largest fundraising efforts ever undertaken by the city. The reception at the Inn at Canal Square, hosted by the Greater Lewes Foundation, attracted major donor prospects from across coastal Delaware to hear details of the project. Read more.

The GLF has successfully concluded a three-year effort to assist the City of Lewes with the purchase of a 5.5 acre parcel of land known as the “Gateway Project.”

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