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The tangible impact of the Southern Delaware Wine, Food, & Music Festival is far-reaching. Not only, shining a spotlight on the culinary excellence, brilliant artisans, and passionate community of Delaware's beach coast - the festival continues to uphold a strong commitment to pay it forward through charitable contributions to local non-profit organizations. 

Chances are you, or someone you know, has benefited from one of these great organizations - and we encourage you to learn more about them to see how the Southern Delaware Wine, Food, & Music Festival is helping our community grow and thrive!

2024 Application Period Has Closed
2024 Beneficiary Application

If you are a non-profit organization making a positive impact in Southern Delaware, we invite you to apply! Not sure if you will be considered? Here's a few things to know about us that should help guide you.


We provide an exceptional experience for sponsors & guests, cultivating relationships amongst diverse groups, acting with integrity and generosity for future generations through celebrations that benefits local non-profits.


  • Improving quality of life in Southern Delaware today, tomorrow & for generations forward.

  • Assisting the socio-economically underserved to reach their full potential.

  • Organizations that provide health and human services.



  • Organizations are chosen based on how well their mission and work aligns with our values and priorities.

  • Organizations must have the staffing and capacity to be active partners in planning and hosting the event as defined.

  • Donations are limited to initiatives and projects that directly impact Southern Delaware.

  • All applicants must be 501(c)(3) charitable organizations and in good standing with the IRS. Applications must include a copy of your IRS determination letter.

  • Organizations can reapply each year for selection.


The following organizations are NOT eligible for support:

  • Religious or faith based organizations or programs.

  • Political organizations or programs.

  • Organizations that discriminate in any way.

  • Public or private schools.

Completed applications must be received via email or postmarked by February 28th, 2024.

Incomplete applications WILL NOT be reviewed.

Have a question?

Stacy LaMotta


Past Beneficiaries
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