In 2007, GCF provided start-up funding to help launch a farmers market at Roosevelt Center. An addition grant was made the following year to assist with marketing and education programs on nutrition.Located in Greenbelt, Maryland, the Greenbelt Farmers Market, Inc. (GFM)...Read More
In 2010, Chesapeake Education, Arts and Research Society (CHEARS) received a grant to create a “Three Sisters” demonstration garden in each of the three sections of Greenbelt. The goal of the project was to illustrate a sustainable food-growing system in which...Read More
Greenbelt Community Foundation
Formed in 2006, GCF makes grant awards twice a year for projects in the arts, education, environment, and community enhancement which “builds upon the ideals of collaboration, cooperation, and engagement through the generous participation of individuals and organizations” (from the GCF mission statement). For grant application information and other resources, please click here.
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The Greenbelt Community Foundation (GCF) is under the umbrella of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (CFNCR).
Along with more than 500 other donor advised funds, GCF resources are thoughtfully managed by CFNCR staff and investment professionals.
The Foundation serves as a bridge between donors, caring citizens, and the good works of community organizations.
A donation to GCF is an investment in Greenbelt. The Foundation supports projects that strengthen the unique qualities of our city now and for future generations.
GCF is currently accepting grant applications for the Summer 2015 funding cycle, on April 15.
Non-profit corporations and not-for-profit cooperative organizations are encouraged to apply. Other groups that are pursuing projects consistent with the mission of the Foundation may still apply by partnering with an eligible non-profit.
Complete application must mailed to the Greenbelt Community Foundation – P.O. Box 234, Greenbelt, MD 20768, postmarked no later than April 15, 2015.
For application information, please click here.
Three Sisters: Gardens for All Seasons: Chesapeake Education, Arts and Research Society (CHEARS) in partnership with Alight Dance Theater will guide audiences through an active exploration of the Three Sisters Demonstration Gardens.
The girls in Troop 4816 worked on four Greenbelt watershed restoration projects as part of their silver and silver trefoil awards
An after-school program for 3rd through 5th grade Springhill Lake Elementary students who exceed proficiency in reading that will integrate the visual arts into existing curriculum.
Taproots began as an experimental program at Greenbelt Middle School (GMS) in January 2011 with the purpose of investigating the benefits of a specialized curriculum that focuses on critical thinking, hands-on interactivity and scientific inquiry.
In observation Greenbelt’s 75th anniversary, the alight dance theater created a site-specific dance/movement installation at the Greenbelt Museum with support from GCF.