Delaplaine Foundation
Delaplaine Foundation

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. (A Private Foundation)

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.— Making quality contributions to communities and families within Maryland, nearby states, and the District of Columbia and beyond by supporting programs to strengthen the arts and sciences, historical preservation, educational advancement, spiritual enlightenment, community enrichment and physical well being. *PLEASE NOTE: Because of the deep roots in the Frederick County community, annually the Foundation strives to award 70% - 75% of its grant funding distribution to qualified non-profit organizations within Frederick County whose missions are closely aligned with the Foundation's.

Since its inception in 2001, Delaplaine Foundation has provided grant assistance to the following:

Arts and Sciences:
  • American Visionary Art Museum
  • Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance
  • Barbara Ingram School for the Arts
  • Center Stage Assoc., Inc.
  • CinemArts, Inc.
  • ClancyWorks Dance Co.
  • Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts, Inc.
  • Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
  • Earth & Space Science Lab of Frederick County
  • Frederick Arts Council
  • Frederick Children's Chorus
  • Frederick Chorale
  • Magical Experiences Arts Co.
  • Maryland Ensemble Theatre
  • Maryland Institute College of Arts
  • Maryland Theatre Association
  • Olney Theatre Center
  • Quest Visual Theatre
  • Shared Vision
  • Shining Star School of Performing Arts
  • Walters Art Museum
  • Washington Co. Museum of Fine Arts
Historical Preservation:
  • Apples United Church of Christ Cemetery
  • Babe Ruth Museum
  • Baltimore Museum of Industry
  • Big Blue Foundation
  • Bishop Claggett Center Gravesite Taskforce
  • Brunswick Heritage Museum
  • Carroll County Farm Museum
  • Civil War Trust
  • Clustered Spires Perpetual Care Fund
  • C&O Canal Trust
  • Commemorative Air Force
  • Forest Glen Commonwealth - Veteran Oral History Partnership
  • Frederick County Fire & Museum Preservation
  • Gettysburg Lincoln Train Station
  • Hagerstown Aviation Museum
  • Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area
  • Historic Ships in Baltimore
  • Historical Society of Frederick County, MD
  • Jewish Museum of MD
  • John Hanson Memorial Association, Inc.
  • Living Classrooms Foundation
  • Lucy fund for Children,Inc. (Helen Smith Project)
  • Maryland Historical Society
  • Maryland School for the Deaf - Bjorlee Museum
  • Maryland Women's Heritage Center
  • McDonogh School
  • MPT Foundation
  • National Anthem Celebration Foundation, Inc.
  • National Capitol Squadron/Commemorative AF
  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine
  • Peale Center for Baltimore History &Architecture
  • Saint Mary's Catholic Church
  • Scottish Rite Masonic Center
  • Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
  • Washington Co. Free Library - Newspaper Preservation Project
  • Western Maryland Interpretive Association
  • Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
  • Zion Church Preservation
Educational Advancement:
  • Association of Small Foundations
  • Banner School
  • Bridges, Inc.
  • Children's Village
  • Frederick Community College Foundation
  • Frederick County Public Schools Academy of Finance
  • Friends Meeting School
  • Hood College
  • Independent College Fund of MD
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Junior Achievement of Central Maryland
  • Living Classrooms Foundation
  • Literacy Council of Frederick Co.
  • Maryland Council on Economic Education
  • Maryland Poison Center – University of MD Medical System
  • Maryland School for the Blind
  • Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
  • Maryvale Preparatory School
  • Monocacy Montessori Communities, Inc.
  • Mother Seton School
  • Mount St. Mary’s University
  • National Aquarium
  • New Life Christian School
  • Notre Dame University
  • Quality Language Foundation
  • St. John’ at Prospect Hall
  • St. John’s Regional Catholic School
  • St. Thomas More Academy
  • The Jefferson School
  • The Visitation Academy
  • Trinity School
  • University of Maryland Baltimore
  • University of Maryland University College
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Wayman AME-Frederick, Inc. Reading Initiative
  • West Virginia University Equine Ctr

Spiritual Enlightenment:

  • African International Mission Services
  • Bread of Life Apostolic Faith Housing
  • Catholic Charities
  • Companions of St. Anthony/Order of Friars
  • Episcopal Carmel of MD, Inc.
  • Faithpoint
  • Frederick School of Religion
  • Grace Episcopal Church
  • Lutheran Mission Society of MD
  • Military Ministry
  • Saint Katharine Drexell Church
  • Saint Mary's Catholic Church
  • Young Life of Frederick County
Health/Physical Well Being:
  • A Message of Hope Cancer Fund
  • Advocates for Survivors of Torture & Trauma
  • American Pain Foundation/MD Pain Initiative, Inc.
  • American Red Cross
  • Abilities Network, Inc.
  • Baltimore Child Abuse Center
  • Bethany Christian Services
  • Breast Cancer Research Foundation
  • Brook Lane Health Services
  • CareNet Pregnancy Center of Frederick
  • Cedar Ridge Ministries - Children's Home 
  • Community Free Clinic
  • Community Services for the Deaf
  • Covenant Farms
  • Dalit Solidarity, Inc.
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Food and Friends
  • Food for the Poor
  • Frederick Memorial Hospital
  • Fulton County Medical Center
  • Gale Recovery, Inc.
  • Hearing and Speech Agency
  • Hospice of Frederick County 
  • Life Horse, Inc.
  • Madison House Autism Foundation
  • Maryland eCare, LLC
  • Maryland Food Bank
  • Maryland Safety Center
  • Mental Health Association of Frederick County
  • Mission of Mercy
  • Mission Ryan
  • National Alliance on Mental Health
  • National Center for Children
  • Olney Help, Inc.
  • Operation Smile
  • OxFam Americas/International
  • San Mar Children's Home
  • Shock Trauma Center/ University of MD Medical System
  • Special Olympics MD
  • Star Community, Inc.
  • The Red Devils
  • The Smile Train
  • St. Joseph’s Medical Center Foundation
  • Torture Abolition & Survivors Coalition Intrnl.
  • Wells House dba Gale Recovery
Human Services/Community Enrichment:
  • Advocates for Homeless Families
  • American Red Cross - WM Region
  • American Youth Soccer League – Region 168
  • Baltimore Office of Promotion and Arts
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • Brice Ridgely Memorial Fund
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Frederick County
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County
  • Blessings in a Backpack
  • Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle
  • Buddy Project
  • C. Burr Artz Library
  • Cakes for Cause
  • Carroll Co. Agriculture Center
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
  • Chords of Courage
  • Clustered Spires Perpetual Fund
  • Community Foundation of Frederick County – Hooper Memorial Fund
  • Community Foundation of Frederick County – David Marshall Fund
  • Community Foundation of Frederick County - Frederick Reads
  • Community Foundation of Frederick County -  Rotary Club of Carroll Crk. Baker Park Pavilion
  • Community Living
  • Cultural Academy for Excellence
  • Downtown Frederick Partnership
  • Dove Center for Domestic Violence
  • East Frederick Rising
  • Equinox Dance Company
  • Enoch Pratt Free Library
  • Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute
  • Exponent Philanthropy
  • Families Plus!
  • Family Law Community Organization
  • Fitness Foundation
  • Food & Friends
  • Friends of Baker Park
  • Friends of Frederick County
  • Friends of Frederick County Libraries
  • Frederick Alliance for Youth
  • Frederick Community Action Agency 
  • Frederick County Humane Society
  • Frederick Police Activity League, Inc.
  • Frederick Rescue Mission
  • Frederick Symphony Orchestra
  • Gale Recovery, Inc.
  • Girls on the Run of Frederick County
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County
  • Hands On Frederick County 
  • Heartly House
  • Heritage Tourism Alliance
  • Hope Alive, Inc.
  • Housing Authority of Frederick County
  • Incentive Mentoring Program
  • Independent Hose Company
  • Interfaith Housing
  • John Main Center for Meditation
  • Junior Achievement of Central MD
  • Ladew Topiary Gardens 
  • Libertytown Volunteer Fire Co.
  • Literacy Council of Frederick Co.
  • Lolly's Locks
  • Main Street Housing
  • Make-A-Wish-Foundation – Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Marriage Resource Center of Frederick Co.
  • Maryland Fire Rescue Services Memorial Foundation
  • Maryland Ravens
  • Maryland Symphony Orchestra 
  • Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
  • Mentoring to Manhood
  • Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy
  • Montevue Home & Citizens Care & Rehab Ctr.
  • Mothers Against Drunk Drivers
  • New Market Volunteer Fire Co.
  • New Windsor Fire & Hose Co. #1
  • Other Voices
  • Partners in Care
  • Paul's Place
  • REACH of Washington Co.
  • Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Need
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities 
  • Salvation Army
  • San Mar Children's Home
  • SCAAP (South Central Action)
  • Second Chances Garage, Inc.
  • Service Coordination, Inc.
  • Smithsburg Town Library
  • Sharpsburg Vol. Fire Co.
  • Special Olympics MD
  • Spires Brass Band
  • The Arc
  • The Maryland Zoo
  • The Neediest Kids/National Center for Children
  • The Samaritan Women
  • Thorpewood
  • Thurmont First, Inc.
  • Thurmont Lion's Club Foundation, Inc.
  • Thurmont Senior Center, Inc. 
  • Treeland Foundation
  • Tuesday's Children
  • United Way of Frederick County
  • VFW - John R. Webb Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Volunteer Frederick
  • Walkersville Volunteer Fire Co.
  • Weinberg Center for the Arts - Frederick Speakers Series
  • Weinberg Center for the Arts - Veterans Program
  • WYPR – Your Public Radio
  • YMCA of Frederick County