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Festival of Cheer, Inc.

Building Tradition. Creating Brighter Futures. 

 Have questions? Contact Peter Briccotto at (302) 528 3486 or e-mail! 


Our nonprofit organizations was formed by community leaders with the mission to enrich lives by creating cultural events and health related activities throughout the Cape region and to increase philanthropic support of organizations supporting those residing in and visiting Sussex County, Delaware. 
​ Whether you volunteer at events like Winter WonderFEST, wish to donate to our Festival of Cheer Fund, or sponsor one of our exciting events, we appreciate you joining our team to create a brighter future for Sussex County for many generations to come.
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Grant Fund 

We're focused on creating a brighter future for Sussex County by providing critically needed capital grants to nonprofit organizations serving those living and residing in Sussex County. 

Festival of Cheer is grateful to every patron, donor, and sponsor who hand in our effort to raise nearly $150,000 during Winter WonderFEST 2016. One of the ways the proceeds from Winter WonderFEST will enrich the lives of those living and residing in Sussex County, Delaware is through our community grant program! 

We are excited to announce the 2016 recipients of the Festival of Cheer Community Grant Program! Each of these organizations serve Sussex County with tremendous pride, and are cornerstones in keeping our community vibrant. 

Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park - $28,000

Various Park Improvements 

Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation - $15,000

Supporting Technology in the Classroom

Beebe Medical Foundation - $5,000

Expansion of Cardiac Lab Equipment

Boys & Girls Club of Rehoboth - $5,000

Providing 10 new HP Tablets 

CAMP Rehoboth - $5,000

Renovation of Community Space

Cancer Support Community - $4,000

Replacement of Air Conditioning 

Children's Beach House - $2,500

Conversion of Storage Space in an Office Space

Clear Space Productions - $2,500

Purchase of a New Sound Board

Friends of Trap Pond - $5,000

Installation of New Playground Equipment

Harry K Foundation - $3,000

Providing New Computer to Support Expanded Services

Joshua M. Freeman Foundation - $2,000

Purchase of a Portable Audio System

La Red Health Center - $5,000

Purchase of New Medical Examination Tables

Lewes Parks Commission - $1,000

Support the Installation of a New Playground

Lewes Public Library - $3,000

Purchase Reading Area Furniture

Meals on Wheels of Rehoboth-Lewes - $5,000

Purchase a New Storage Shed 

Milton Little League - $2,000

Support the Purchase of New Field Lighting 

Rehoboth Art League - $2,500

Support the Preservation of the Paynter Studio

Giving Tree Program - $4,800

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