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Community Foundation Celebrates FY22 Successes, Wertheimer Nominees

Community Foundation Celebrates FY22 Successes, Wertheimer Nominees

FREDERICK, MD, Nov. 28, 2022 -- More than 220 people gathered to celebrate the community’s commitment to creating positive and lasting impact in Frederick County at the Community Foundation’s 36th Annual Report to the Community on November 17.
Memorial Funds: A Legacy of Giving, A Legacy of Love

Memorial Funds: A Legacy of Giving, A Legacy of Love

Published in the Frederick News Post on Nov. 21, 2022: The Community Foundation is honored to partner with families who have created a memorial fund in honor of a loved one. They are building a legacy of giving in the name of the person they lost.

Community Foundation Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Beginning Nov. 15

FREDERICK, MD – Nov. 8, 2022: From Nov. 15, 2022 through Dec.15, 2022, students in grades kindergarten through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend winter 2022 athletic and sports activities or athletic camps.
A Legacy of Giving in New Market, Linganore

A Legacy of Giving in New Market, Linganore

Published in The Frederick News-Post on Nov. 7, 2022: There are countless ways to make an impact on the community – volunteer time, donate money and goods, mentor others, join a service organization. The Community Foundation of Frederick County partners with individuals, families and organizations who want to build a legacy around their giving and impact. Several funds are creating a legacy around giving in the Linganore and New Market area.
The 2022 Wertheimer Honorees

The 2022 Wertheimer Honorees

Since 2002, the Community Foundation of Frederick County has been recognizing people who are selfless in their contributions of time, energy, and talents because they want to make a difference in the lives of others. The 2022 Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism will be honored on November 17 at our 36th Annual Report to the Community.
Refugee Support Fund Created at Community Foundation

Refugee Support Fund Created at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – Sept. 29, 2022: The Refugee Support Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 770 component charitable funds.
Backup Plans Important in Building a Legacy

Backup Plans Important in Building a Legacy

Published in The Frederick News Post on Sept. 26, 2022: We have backup plans for everything – we buy insurance when we book a vacation just in case weather makes travel impossible, we use Waze to help us navigate so we have a backup route if there is an accident, and we apply to several colleges so if the first choice doesn’t work out, we have other options. Having a backup plan is an important part of being prepared for all the hurdles life throws at us.
Thurmont Reaps Benefits of Generous Donors

Thurmont Reaps Benefits of Generous Donors

Published in The Frederick News-Post on Oct. 10, 2022: Known as the “gateway to the mountains,” the town of Thurmont is alive with activity. A small town with a big heart, residents can be found cheering on the Catoctin Cougars at a Friday night football game, learning something new at the Thurmont Historical Society or celebrating fall at the annual Catoctin Colorfest. Many folks have lived in Thurmont their entire lives and some have turned their love for the town into a legacy of giving back to the community. The Community Foundation of Frederick County is proud to partner with donors who want to impact Thurmont for generations to come.

Emmitsburg: A Small Town With Mighty Donors

Published in The Frederick News-Post on Sept. 12, 2022: Taking up less than two square miles and with a population of just over 3,000 people, the historic town of Emmitsburg sits tucked into the mountains in northern Frederick County. While it’s generally not considered a bustling area, the town enjoys a strong sense of community. A commitment to the well-being of Emmitsburg and its residents can be seen in several funds created with The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Simpson Family Fund Created to Support Local Nonprofits

Simpson Family Fund Created to Support Local Nonprofits

FREDERICK, MD – Sept. 6, 2022: The Simpson Family Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 770 component charitable funds.

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