Grant Program

Grant Program

At the SECU MD Foundation, supporting our communities is at the core of our mission. Our grant program gives us the opportunity to recognize and honor organizations across Maryland that devote their time to helping others.
To support the vital work being done in our communities, we are proud to announce that we will be awarding $70,000 in grants to local Maryland non-profits.

Receiving a SECU MD Foundation Grant

Grant funding requests will be accepted from June 7 – July 16, 2021 through the online application platform linked below. To be eligible, organizations must be a registered 501(c)(3) in the state of Maryland and serve at least one or more counties in the state. Their mission should align with at least one of the SECU MD Foundation pillars of education, health, or community development. Other exclusions apply.* Grant Seekers will be asked to share the following information: Organization Mission & Purpose Statement of Need Program Description Program Costs Measures of Outcomes Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on July 16, 2021.


This year, up to $10,000 per grant will be awarded to selected organizations.
Please send an email to the SECU MD Foundation regarding all Grant Program inquiries.
All applicants will be notified of the status of their grant application by mid-August 2021.
“Because of caring partners like the SECU MD Foundation, Harford County Education Foundation was able to provide kids critical tools to learn while at home. Thank you for helping our children to learn, grow, and thrive.”
Harford County Education Foundation, COVID-19 Non-Profit Support Grant Recipient

How You Can Help

The SECU MD Foundation’s Grant Program is supported by our employees, members, and people throughout our communities who want to help our neighbors. Donations go a long way to help our nonprofit partners continue their work. Please consider helping us support these organizations by making a tax-deductible donation to the SECU MD Foundation today. Together we can make a difference. Know about a great local nonprofit helping our communities? Spread the message that the SECU MD Foundation is accepting grant funding requests from June 7 – July 16, 2021. Send them a note to check it out!

*The SECU MD Foundation’s Grant Program is for registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations operating in the state of Maryland. Exclusions include: individuals seeking funds for personal endeavors; organizations that lack the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status; organizations that discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, age, ancestry, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status; religious or sectarian organizations; political organizations, partisan endorsements, advocacy groups, candidates or lobbying efforts; fraternities, sororities and social recreation organizations; national or international organizations, unless their programs have significant local impact; school sports teams and other school sponsored clubs; capital campaigns or endowment funds.