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Sgt. David J. Smith Veterans Relief Fund Established at Community Foundation

Sgt. David J. Smith Veterans Relief Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – May 13, 2021: To support temporary assistance for veterans, The Sgt. David J. Smith Veterans Relief Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.
Jeanie Cronin’s Inspiration to Give Back to Her Community

Jeanie Cronin’s Inspiration to Give Back to Her Community

Jeanie Cronin has been tireless with her efforts in advocating for and providing services to immigrant populations in Frederick. She received a 2010 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism Award from The Community Foundation of Frederick County. Our 2021 Wertheimer Fellow and Youth in Action Award nominations are open throughout the month of May, and I would like to take the time to share Ms. Cronin’s story with the hope that it will inspire our community to nominate similar volunteers this year.
McGowan-Davisson Fund Announced at Community Foundation

McGowan-Davisson Fund Announced at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – May 5, 2021: The McGowan-Davisson Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

The Community Foundation Music Instruction Scholarship Application Opens May 1

FREDERICK, MD – April 28, 2021: From May 1 through May 31, 2021, 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.
Business Roundtable Fund at Community Foundation Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

Business Roundtable Fund at Community Foundation Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

Business Roundtable Fund at Community Foundation Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program
Betty Markey Hooper’s Legacy Helps Walkersville Students Achieve their Educational Goals

Betty Markey Hooper’s Legacy Helps Walkersville Students Achieve their Educational Goals

Betty Markey Hooper was a lifelong Frederick County resident who cared deeply about education and her local community. Her legacy is reflected in a scholarship fund in her name at The Community Foundation of Frederick County that helps Walkersville students pursue their post-secondary educational goals.
Forever Frederick County: Planning for the Unplanned

Forever Frederick County: Planning for the Unplanned

Since 1986, thousands of donors have relied on the credibility and expertise of The Community Foundation of Frederick County to help them build community and realize their philanthropic goals.
Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the 2021 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the 2021 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards

FREDERICK, MD – April 22, 2021: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is accepting nominations for the 2021 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards from May 1 through May 31, 2021.
2021 Frederick Nonprofit Summit Goes Virtual April 8th

2021 Frederick Nonprofit Summit Goes Virtual April 8th

FREDERICK, MD – March 31, 2021: Following the cancellation of the 2020 Nonprofit Summit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Frederick Nonprofit Summit will be held virtually this year.
Scholarship Fund in Dawn Renee Smith’s Memory Helps Students Pursue Education in Marketing

Scholarship Fund in Dawn Renee Smith’s Memory Helps Students Pursue Education in Marketing

Dawn Renee Smith was a student who excelled at marketing. She was active in community service projects, and her kindness and goodwill toward others was experienced by everyone she met. A scholarship fund in her memory at The Community Foundation of Frederick County helps students who exhibit qualities and interests similar to hers pursue their post-secondary educational goals and career aspirations.

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