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Coronavirus Doesn't Stop Philanthropy

Coronavirus doesn’t stop philanthropy. Hear from Betsy Day, president and CEO of The Community Foundation of Frederick County, as she checks in with the community about the work the Community Foundation has been doing during the pandemic to help nonprofits support the people they serve and award scholarships to deserving students for the upcoming academic year.
Coronavirus Doesn't Stop Philanthropy

Coronavirus Doesn't Stop Philanthropy

The Community Foundation of Frederick County has been working remotely for the past three months as our community is in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Our staff members have been working hard, because coronavirus doesn’t stop philanthropy, and we understand the importance of continuing to serve our community during this challenging time.
Donors Provide Broad Impact for Alzheimer’s Support

Donors Provide Broad Impact for Alzheimer’s Support

Five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias worldwide. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, by 2050, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is projected to rise to nearly 14 million. To raise awareness and support for the disease that has impacted millions of individuals and families, June has been named Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Helping our Community Heal

The Community Foundation of Frederick County is appalled and deeply concerned about what is taking place in our country. Recent events involving violence and threats against African American citizens have laid bare the racism, prejudice, and oppression that exist in our society.
Donald Lewis's Legacy

Donald Lewis's Legacy

Donald Lewis was a well-known Frederick County citizen from Thurmont who made a lasting impact on his community. He was an Army veteran, businessman, politician, and community philanthropist who left a permanent legacy by creating funds with The Community Foundation of Frederick County to benefit local nonprofits and provide educational opportunities.

Community Foundation Announces Grants for Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living

FREDERICK, MD – May 14, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces nearly $60,000 in grants to support programs and facility upgrades at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living. The grants are distributed through three component funds of the Community Foundation.
Community Foundation Seeks 2020 Wertheimer Award Nominations

Community Foundation Seeks 2020 Wertheimer Award Nominations

Each year, The Community Foundation of Frederick County recognizes people who are dedicated to their community and are selfless in their contributions of time, energy, and talents. They are Frederick County residents who want to make a difference in the lives of others. Do you know someone who fits this description? We are pleased to announce that the Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards through May 31, 2020.

Community Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Relief Support Totals More Than $330,000

To support nonprofits that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its fourth round of COVID-19 emergency relief grants totaling $50,600, bringing its combined total of emergency grantmaking to $336,100.

The Community Foundation Music Instruction Scholarship Application Opens May 1

FREDERICK, MD – April 30, 2020: From May 1 through May 31, 2020, The Community Foundation of Frederick County is accepting online applications for music instruction scholarships at www.ScholarshipsFrederickCounty.com. All application requirements and details can be found at this web address. No paper applications are accepted.
Mark and Susan Butt’s Saturday Mornings Fund

Mark and Susan Butt’s Saturday Mornings Fund

In the midst of an unprecedented public health crisis, Mark and Susan Butt have come forward in a big way to provide funding to help The Community Foundation of Frederick County respond to emergency needs related to COVID-19.

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