Southern Maryland Gives is an initiative of The Nonprofit Institute at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM). The Institute was launched in 2012, with special funding by the Charles and St. Mary’s County governments, for the sole purpose of helping area nonprofit organizations become stronger by providing training, networking opportunities, and special programs. We firmly believe strong nonprofits equal strong communities. Donating online via Southern Maryland Gives helps organizations focus on providing services and meeting critical needs in our area. Thank you for giving generously and giving local!
Learn about the nonprofits serving our area, make a donation to support their overall mission or to fund a specific Fundraising Project, and watch your generosity change lives.
All donations on southernmarylandgives.org are made to the Razoo Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization which permits donors to advise a regranting of their donations to qualified charitable organizations. 100% of your online charitable gift is receipted as a charitable contribution to Razoo Foundation, advised for regrant to your chosen charity. It is the Razoo Foundation's normal practice to regrant 93.1% less $0.30 of each contribution to the qualifying organization as advised by the donor. It’s safe, secure, and easy. You can even cover the administrative fees by choosing to make a “Donation Booster”. Donations can be accepted by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and PayPal. For your convenience and records, a receipt will be automatically emailed to you immediately after you submit your donation.