The GLF also maintains a number of "pass-through funds" to help new non-profit causes get started and to serve as a cost-effective fiscal agent for other smaller, local charities. Current pass-through funds include:
Canalfront Park Operational Maintenance Fund
Fort Miles Historical Assn. Fund
Friends of the Canalfront Park Fund
Gallo Gives Foundation
Irish Eyes Foundation
Key Foundation
Lewes Bocce Court Fund
Lewes Book Festival Fund
Lewes Education Coalition
Lewes in Bloom
• Art in Bloom
Lewes Post Office Fund
Lewes Preservation Fund
Lewes Wooden Boat Fund
Miller Foundation Fund
Mispillion Children's Chorus Fund
Rehoboth Foodie-Touch of Italy Foundation

Jason Anderson Foundation for Youth Sports Established

The Jason Anderson Foundation for Youth Sports has established a memorial fund with the GLF to help manage its donations to Delaware youth organizations.

An international dinner, supported by regional restaurants, was recently hosted by the Lewes-Rehoboth Rotary Club to support educational opportunities for students from India.

The Lewes Historical Society recently teamed up with Summercollab to […]

August 31st, 2017|

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

The Cape Community Fund has been created to enable support for local people facing emergency situations, while allowing a full tax deduction for donors. Read more.

October 24th, 2016|

Morgan Hurlock wins Jim Cresson Memorial Scholarship Award

Morgan Hurlock, a recent graduate of Cape Henlopen High School, is the 2016 recipient of the Jim Cresson Scholarship, named for the late Cape Gazette reporter.

Morgan has been a member of the National Honor Society and Leo Club.  As a student in the Academic Challenge Program, she was enrolled in college-level math and English classes.  […]

June 15th, 2016|

Local McDonald’s® owner/operator donates $50,000 to Lewes Library

The Meoli Family McDonald’s® Restaurants and local Owner/Operator Mike Meoli is supporting the new Lewes Public Library – set to open soon – with a corporate donation of $50,000.

“Mike Meoli has been a generous supporter of regional causes for many years. His endorsement and financial support for our project is quite significant for the library […]

June 15th, 2016|

GLF selects DeVries monument as 15th anniversary project

The De Vries Monument, which marks a site in Lewes known as the “cradle of Delaware,” is one of our state’s most significant but often overlooked landmarks.

It was here, in 1631, that a fort was built under Captain David De Vries to establish the southern-most Dutch colony and one of the earliest in America.  The […]

December 12th, 2014|

Lewes Canalfront Park

The GLF has raised nearly $400,000 in gifts and pledges to add to the endowment for the Lewes Canalfront Park, helping to ensure the Park’s long-term maintenance and repair.

June 29th, 2012|