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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

The Howard Schroeder art exhibit was a great success with $31,200 raised. Thank you to all of the Schroeder family members who donated the artwork. Read more.
Local causes supported by 10 recent grants from the Greater Lewes Foundation endowment.Seventeen proposals were received this fall for grants to "maintain and improve the quality of life in the Greater Lewes region." Read more.

Delaware Sen. Chris Coons applauded the Greater Lewes Foundation. Read more.

More than 130 people attended the April 11 kickoff for the new Lewes public library campaign. 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.” Please follow this link for a conceptual overview.


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