Date: June 7, 2006

Chaney Foundation Award Non Profit Organizations for the 2006 2nd Quarter

How do local non profit organizations continue supporting their cause to help make a difference in our communities? By receiving a grant from the Chaney Foundation!

The Chaney Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Chaney Enterprises, awarded grant monies to various non profit organizations in an effort to stand true to their motto "Neighbors Serving Neighbors."

Organizations that received grants included the American Red Cross-Southern Maryland Chapter, Happy Helpers for the Homeless-Annapolis Chapter, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Chillum Youth Project, Community Support Systems, End Time Harvest Ministries, Rob's Barbershop Foundation, St. Mary's Nursing Center, Community Foundation of the Chesapeake, Charles County Children's Aid Society, Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland and Women's Club of St. Mary's County.

Every quarter the Chaney Foundation Board members award local non profit organizations grant money whom focus their efforts in the following areas: Children and Youth; Arts, Culture and History; Education; Environment; Health Care and Health Education; and Community Outreach.

Organizations that are interested in applying for possible funding from the Chaney Foundation are encouraged to apply online at www.fsrequests.com/chaneyfoundation and complete the easy step-by-step application.

In addition to quarterly nonprofit community donations, the Chaney Foundation offers an annual college scholarship for Southern Maryland high school seniors, and a very successful Beautification Grant program in Charles County.

For more information regarding possible funding from the Chaney Foundation, contact Jessica Pinkey, Community Relations Associate, at 301-932-5665 or email jpinkey@chaney-ent.com.