About the Foundation Today
The Kent Narrows Development Foundation, Inc. facilitates the revitalization of the Kent Narrows, a 995-acre waterfront area which is a strategically important asset to Queen Anne’s County.
The Foundation is a 501-(c)( 3) organization led by a board of directors who work in cooperation with the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners and other governing bodies to establish objectives and guidelines for development and redevelopment of the Kent Narrows, addressing any other issues that may be deemed critical to the area. The Foundation works to focus local public and private leadership efforts in coordinating an economic development program. It also assists in securing the maximum utilization of funding available from county, state, federal and other sources.
An Executive Director coordinates the activities of the Foundation and oversees day-to-day operations.
Contact: Georgeanna Windley at the Foundation for more information at
The Kent Narrows Development Foundation generally meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center in Chester. Meetings in November and December are generally held on the 3rd Tuesday of those months. Meetings may be postponed or canceled at times due to weather emergencies or other unforeseen circumstances. When county office are officially closed, meetings are automatically canceled.
For specific times and locations, check the Kent Narrows Development Foundation website Kentnarrowsmd.com or call the Kent Narrows Development Foundation Office at 410-609-2491.
The Foundation provides guidance and oversight for the formulation of strategies that balance new economic growth, community redevelopment, support for the County’s fishing and seafood industries, and public access to waterfront activities and amenities. The Foundation is also concerned that environmentally sensitive areas within the Kent Narrows be preserved and contributes to the character of this unique Eastern Shore Community.
Today the Foundation, is active in reviewing development projects to ensure they are in concert with the Kent Narrows Community Plan that was adopted in 2006 and 2010 by the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners. The Foundation will also be active this year in working with the County in updating the Kent Narrows Community Plan which is part of the Queen Anne’s County Comprehensive Plan. It will continue to promote the area and coordinate at variety of projects the serve to improve the region for property owners, businesses, residents and visitors.
The October Board Meeting is scheduled for
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Upcoming Civic Events:
Friday, November 1, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Cross County Connector Trail Dedication
Adjacent to 1020 Kent Narrows Road
Happening this month in Kent Narrows