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Feeding Frederick’s Frontline Fund Established at Community Foundation

Feeding Frederick’s Frontline Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – March 1, 2021: To support Frederick’s frontline workers and downtown restaurants during the pandemic, The Feeding Frederick’s Frontline Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.
Lisa Lajewski’s Legacy Honored with Scholarship Fund in Her Name

Lisa Lajewski’s Legacy Honored with Scholarship Fund in Her Name

Lisa A. Orndorff Lajewski was a lifelong Frederick County resident and was born and raised in Brunswick. Through the scholarship fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County that bears her name, she continues to positively impact the lives of others.

Community Foundation Announces More Than $1 Million Available in Scholarships; Online Application Opens March 1.

FREDERICK, MD – February 24, 2021: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is pleased to announce its scholarship application is available for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. For the sixth consecutive year, over $1 million is available to students pursuing post-secondary education or vocational training. By completing one general application, students may qualify for more than 250 scholarships. The completed application with required attachments must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Online Application for Trumpower Foundation Scholarship Opens March 1

FREDERICK, MD – February 24, 2021: Carroll County residents pursuing post-secondary education will be able to apply for The Harold Glen and Audrey G. Benson Trumpower Foundation Scholarship beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. The completed application with required attachments must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. The scholarship is for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Betty Seligmann’s Legacy Helps Promote Literacy in Frederick County

Betty Seligmann’s Legacy Helps Promote Literacy in Frederick County

Betty Seligmann was dedicated to community service, including countless volunteer hours served with the Literacy Council of Frederick County. Through her many years with the Literacy Council and a number of other organizations, she positively influenced many people in the community. Her legacy lives permanently with a fund in her name at The Community Foundation of Frederick County that honors her commitment to helping others through access to literacy resources.
Simon Turner Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Simon Turner Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – February 9, 2021: The Simon Turner Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.
Women’s Giving Circle Grant Application Period Opens February 15

Women’s Giving Circle Grant Application Period Opens February 15

FREDERICK, MD – February 5, 2021: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County will begin accepting grant applications for its 2021 grant cycle beginning February 15, 2021 through March 15, 2021, and up to $250,000 will be provided from The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County Fund. The fund is one of more than 740 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Jeanie Keller Reeder Endowment Fund Established at Community Foundation

Jeanie Keller Reeder Endowment Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – February 5, 2021: The Jeanie Keller Reeder Endowment Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.
Nicholas Paskowsky’s Legacy Helps Students Study Abroad

Nicholas Paskowsky’s Legacy Helps Students Study Abroad

Nicholas Paskowsky was an honors student, a standout football and track and field athlete, and had a deep appreciation for international travel and studying abroad to further his education. These interests are reflected in a fund in his memory with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. His legacy will help countless students enhance their education through study abroad programs.
Supporting Urban Gardening Throughout Frederick County

Supporting Urban Gardening Throughout Frederick County

Linda Moran and her husband Don Doughty shared an interest in gardening and the importance of public green space. Their shared interest is honored with a fund in Mr. Doughty’s memory at The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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