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FAFSA Finish Events Announced

FREDERICK, MD – September 12, 2019: To lower barriers to post-secondary education, a coalition of local organizations known as the Frederick County FAFSA Coalition announces eight workshops to assist students in completing the FAFSA form.

Net Zero Nation Fund Announced at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – September 9, 2019: Concerned about environmental issues, carbon footprints, and public education on the issues, Isaac Shapiro has founded The Net Zero Nation Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Don’t Just Stand There Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – September 9, 2019: Concerned about children and youth who are homeless and its negative impact on their lives, Gwen Romack and Evan Somerstein have established The Don’t Just Stand There, DO SOMETHING Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
De Willard: Forward Thinking and Innovative

De Willard: Forward Thinking and Innovative

If ever there was a testimony to the benefits of hard work, it’s local businessman and Community Foundation of Frederick County supporter De Willard. Fit and energetic at 87, De admits to working long hours for most of his life, a habit that has obviously agreed with him.
Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month was created in August 2011 by Dr. Jackie Bouvier-Copeland and the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy Network. It is a global celebration of African-descent giving and is recognized by the United Nations as part of its Declaration of 2011 as the International Year for People of African descent. Its goal is universal: to promote the power of giving to transform lives.

Community Foundation Announces FY20 Impact Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – July 30, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2020 dates for the impact grant application periods.
Cornish Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Cornish Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 12, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces The Mary Gregg Cornish Memorial Fund. Established by husband Dr. Edwin R. Cornish, Jr., it becomes one of more than 700 funds under management.
Women Empowering Women

Women Empowering Women

Community spirit abounds in Frederick County. This is a place where volunteerism and generosity are front and center, and our community benefits greatly from these gifts. The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County has all these components plus one more: a passion for improving self-sufficiency for women and those who depend on them.
St. Nicholas Fund Established at Community Foundation

St. Nicholas Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 30, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces The St. Nicholas Children’s Scholarship Fund. The fund becomes one of more than 700 funds under management.
Snyder Fund Presents First Scholarship

Snyder Fund Presents First Scholarship

FREDERICK, MD – July 29, 2019: The first scholarship from The Beatrice R. Snyder Scholarship Fund has been presented to Marykate Geppert.

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