- Salisbury University Scholarships & Grants: A portion of proceeds over and above Century ride expenses go toward scholarships & grants at SU. Annually, Sea Gull Century Awards 12 scholarships and 15 faculty grants. See your registration form to make a donation.
- In Honor of Rob Schultheis: The 2016 Century honors the late Robert Schultheis, a 2000 SU graduate, past rider and two-term president of the SU Alumni Association Board of Directors, who, in 2013, was recognized with its Alumni Leadership Award for his volunteerism. Many cyclists will be riding to help fund the Robert T. Schultheis Scholarship, established by the Alumni Association in his memory.
- Local Non-Profits: Each year, Sea Gull Century proceeds benefit dozens of non-profit organizations, such as Read Green Program, Wicomico Health Department, Ocean City Lioness Club, Powellville Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary, Helping Hands of Beaver Dam, local elementary schools, Salisbury Zoo, American Red Cross, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Relay for Life and and the League of American Bicyclists.