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Scholarship Fund Highlights the Important Work of Saint Peter Claver

Scholarship Fund Highlights the Important Work of Saint Peter Claver

Part of the Community Foundation’s mission is to “connect people who care with causes that matter.” In 2013, two anonymous donors created The Saint Peter Claver Scholarship Fund to honor this saint while awarding scholarships to students who fit the essence of his life work. These donors, through the fund, are also caring for people as Saint Peter Claver did centuries ago.
Strategic Grantmaking, Part 3: Responding to Substance Use Disorder

Strategic Grantmaking, Part 3: Responding to Substance Use Disorder

The third and final installment in our conversation about the Community Foundation’s current strategic grantmaking focuses on responding to substance use disorder (SUD). As noted in our last two columns, the 2018 Frederick County Human Needs Assessment provided the data needed for the Community Foundation to realign its grantmaking priorities to support Frederick County’s most urgent needs.
Roger and Golda Delauter Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Roger and Golda Delauter Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 22, 2021: Founded by Timothy and Patricia O’Toole, The Roger and Golda Delauter Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component charitable funds.
Strategic Grantmaking, Part 2: Supporting Families with Children

Strategic Grantmaking, Part 2: Supporting Families with Children

The second installment in our conversation about the Community Foundation’s current strategic grantmaking focuses on supporting families with children. The key findings from the 2018 Needs Assessment included that families with children need improved access to quality childcare and out-of-school activities and supervision.

Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Scholarship Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 8, 2021: Employees of all Maryland Public School Systems are eligible to apply for one of four $2,000 scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The scholarships are from The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Frederick Mutual Grant Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 8, 2021: In partnership with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, Frederick Mutual Insurance Company is making grants available to local nonprofits that provide direct benefits to Frederick County. The grants are distributed from The Frederick Mutual Insurance Company Donor-Advised Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation.
Erin Christine Moberly Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Erin Christine Moberly Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 8, 2021: The Erin Christine Moberly Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.
FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund Established at Community Foundation

FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 9, 2021: Frederick Friends of Our County Animal Shelter, Inc. (FFOCAS) established The FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The Community Foundation manages more than 750 component charitable funds.

Schroyer Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 15, 2021: The J. Howard, Mary R., and Leah C. Schroyer Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.

Johnson STEM Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 15, 2021: The Johnson STEM Education Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component charitable funds.

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