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Donald Lewis's Legacy

Donald Lewis's Legacy

Donald Lewis was a well-known Frederick County citizen from Thurmont who made a lasting impact on his community. He was an Army veteran, businessman, politician, and community philanthropist who left a permanent legacy by creating funds with The Community Foundation of Frederick County to benefit local nonprofits and provide educational opportunities.

Community Foundation Announces Grants for Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living

FREDERICK, MD – May 14, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces nearly $60,000 in grants to support programs and facility upgrades at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living. The grants are distributed through three component funds of the Community Foundation.
Community Foundation Seeks 2020 Wertheimer Award Nominations

Community Foundation Seeks 2020 Wertheimer Award Nominations

Each year, The Community Foundation of Frederick County recognizes people who are dedicated to their community and are selfless in their contributions of time, energy, and talents. They are Frederick County residents who want to make a difference in the lives of others. Do you know someone who fits this description? We are pleased to announce that the Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards through May 31, 2020.

Community Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Relief Support Totals More Than $330,000

To support nonprofits that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its fourth round of COVID-19 emergency relief grants totaling $50,600, bringing its combined total of emergency grantmaking to $336,100.

COVID-19 - How Can You Help?

There are several ways to give and support emergency funding for COVID-19.

The Community Foundation Music Instruction Scholarship Application Opens May 1

FREDERICK, MD – April 30, 2020: From May 1 through May 31, 2020, 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.
Mark and Susan Butt’s Saturday Mornings Fund

Mark and Susan Butt’s Saturday Mornings Fund

In the midst of an unprecedented public health crisis, Mark and Susan Butt have come forward in a big way to provide funding to help The Community Foundation of Frederick County respond to emergency needs related to COVID-19.
Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards

FREDERICK, MD – April 22, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County will be accepting nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards from May 1 through May 31, 2020.

Community Foundation Announces Third Round of COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants Totaling $160,500

FREDERICK, MD – April 15, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its third round of COVID-19 emergency relief grants totaling $160,500 to local nonprofits, bringing its combined total of emergency grantmaking to $285,500. These new grants were made possible through Our Heavenly Cause Foundation, Truist Foundation, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Levine.
Frederick County, We are Here for You

Frederick County, We are Here for You

During this unprecedented time of critical need, The Community Foundation of Frederick County is taking action to support local nonprofits that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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