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Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunities

FREDERICK, MD – January 3, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces grant opportunities from three funds. These grants are available until the funds are expended, or until the closing application date of May 1, 2019. The minimum grant is $500.00, and funds must be used by June 1, 2019.
Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

FREDERICK, MD – December 21, 2018: A grant from The Frederick County Business Roundtable for Education Fund, one of more than 700 funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County, is providing partial funding to the Youth Apprenticeship Maryland program in Frederick County.
A Lifetime and Legacy of Quietly Helping

A Lifetime and Legacy of Quietly Helping

How often do you meet people now who are born, raised, and live their entire lives in the same place? Frederick County is a place where this phenomenon is not uncommon, but increasingly unlikely as the years pass.
Secret Santa Fund Gives All Year

Secret Santa Fund Gives All Year

In this holiday season, some families, friends, and co-workers have “Secret Santa” exchanges where holiday gifts are given anonymously.
Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: A $10,000 grant from The Mark and Susan Butt Saturday Mornings Fund helped Frederick County Department of Social Services (DSS) Foster Care and Adoption Unit provide more than 510 foster families with toys, gift cards, holiday items and other necessities for children and youth in foster care, seniors, and vulnerable adults.

Community Foundation Presents FY2019 Strategic Grants to Area Nonprofits

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: During its recent FY2019 strategic grantsmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $302,558.92 to 13 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County.

Community Foundation Provides Impact Grants Totaling More Than $402,000

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: During its recent FY2019 impact grantsmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $402,717.19 to 43 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County.
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Inc. Presents $10K Check to Fund

Korean War Veterans Memorial, Inc. Presents $10K Check to Fund

FREDERICK, MD – December 12, 2018: Representatives from the Korean War Veterans Memorial, Inc. presented a $10,000 gift to The Col. William E. Weber Chapter 142 Korean War Veterans Association of Frederick County, Maryland, Fund, one of more than 700 funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

As a community, we continue to hear about accidents and deaths related to drunk driving. It is especially sobering when you know people who have lost family or friends this way.
The Surprise Legacy of One, Impacting Countless Others

The Surprise Legacy of One, Impacting Countless Others

Sometimes legacies are a surprise. The notice from The Office of the Register of Wills stating that the Community Foundation was named as an interested party in the estate of Calvin Murray was routine.

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