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Giving Back Through Forever Frederick County

Giving Back Through Forever Frederick County

Among the people qualified to speak to the difference The Community Foundation of Frederick County has made to this community are James and Tamara Shoemaker, of Frederick.
2020 Edenton Calendar of Stars Available!

2020 Edenton Calendar of Stars Available!

Edenton Calendar for sale
The Challenging, Rewarding World of Grantmaking

The Challenging, Rewarding World of Grantmaking

Grantmaking is a large part of the Community Foundation’s role. In FY2019 (July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019), $5 million was invested into our community through grants to local nonprofits, and other organizations such as civic and faith-based groups.
2019 Wertheimer Honoress

2019 Wertheimer Honoress

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism who will be honored on November 21, 2019, at our 33rd Annual Report to the Community.
Lewis and Catherine Clark Memorial Fund Established

Lewis and Catherine Clark Memorial Fund Established

FREDERICK, MD – October 9, 2019: Caring about the health and well-being of Frederick County residents now and in the future is the result of Catherine Clark’s planned gift to The Community Foundation of Frederick County. Through her estate, The Lewis I. and Catherine L. Clark Memorial Fund has been established, becoming one of more than 720 funds under management. The fund will provide grants in support of programs that help individuals with cardiac, cancer, and diabetes health issues in Frederick County.
John C. Summers Establishes Legacy Through New Funds

John C. Summers Establishes Legacy Through New Funds

FREDERICK, MD – October 9, 2019: With foresight and vision, John C. Summers’ planned gift has created two funds that will help many people in the years to come. The John C. Summers Fund and The Myersville Lions Club Scholarship Fund become two of more than 720 component funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Frederick County Agri-Business Association Supports Maryland Master Farmers Fund

Frederick County Agri-Business Association Supports Maryland Master Farmers Fund

FREDERICK, MD – October 8, 2019: The Frederick County Agri-Business Association (FCAB), in a final act before its official closing, contributed $5,000 to The Maryland Master Farmers Scholarship Fund, one of more than 720 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Community Foundation Recognizes FY2020 Strategic Funding Partners

Community Foundation Recognizes FY2020 Strategic Funding Partners

FREDERICK, MD – October 1, 2019: The Community Foundation recently recognized its FY2020 Strategic Funding Partners. These donors financially support the Community Foundation’s strategic grantmaking areas of supporting families with children, responding to substance use disorder, preparing for an aging population, access to health care, services for the homeless and precariously housed, and school-readiness for children.
Youth Mentoring Fund Established at Community Foundation

Youth Mentoring Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – September 30, 2019: To support youth mentoring programs in Frederick County, The Robert L. De Lauter Youth Mentoring Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The fund becomes one of more than 720 funds under management.
Hogan Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Hogan Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – September 30, 2019: To honor lives well-lived, The Robert J. and George J. Hogan, Jr. Memorial Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of more than 720 funds under management.

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