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Grants Supporting Agriculture Education and Activities Available

FREDERICK, MD – June 17, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is accepting applications for funding from its Friends of the Great Frederick Fair Fund. This fund supports organizations providing agriculture education, renovating, constructing and maintaining buildings used to promote agricultural activities by nonprofit organizations, and promoting agriculture as an industry and as a way of life in Frederick County, Maryland.
Scholarship Impact, Big Results

Scholarship Impact, Big Results

Each year, the Community Foundation presents hundreds of post-secondary scholarships to deserving students who are working towards degrees or certifications and training that will provide the skills necessary to be productive, successful adults.
Local Students Receive Music Scholarships

Local Students Receive Music Scholarships

FREDERICK, MD – June 10, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County recently presented ten music scholarships totaling $4,950.00 from two funds to talented young musicians, in support of vocal or instrumental music instruction and training.
Athletic Scholarships Presented from Community Foundation Dustin and Courtney Muse Fund

Athletic Scholarships Presented from Community Foundation Dustin and Courtney Muse Fund

FREDERICK, MD – May 17, 2019: Nine youth received athletic scholarships for spring sports totaling $3,300 from The Dustin and Courtney Muse Memorial Fund, one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Honoring Those Who Served

Honoring Those Who Served

Frederick County is rich in history, from the Revolutionary War forward. Originally, Memorial Day honored those who lost their lives fighting in the Civil War. As world wars and other conflicts evolved, the holiday became a way to honor all who have died serving their country.
Remembering Mom Forever

Remembering Mom Forever

We celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday, May 12. Millions of people bought cards, flowers, candy and other symbols of love to show their appreciation for their mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, godmother, and anyone who has filled the role of “mom” at various times.

Elizabeth Derr Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – May 10, 2019: With the future well-being of Frederick County in mind, Elizabeth Derr, through her estate, created The Elizabeth Derr Unrestricted Fund.
New Funds Benefiting Community Organizations Established at  Community Foundation

New Funds Benefiting Community Organizations Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – May 1, 2019: A well-known businessman, politician, and community philanthropist who passed away at age 99 in early 2019 has left a permanent legacy in the form of new funds with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. With his vision for the future, Donald L. Lewis of Thurmont made provisions in his estate to create these funds benefiting local nonprofits: The Donald Lewis Community Impact Fund for The Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs, Meals on Wheels, The Community Foundation of Frederick County, Frederick Rescue Mission, Advocates for the Aging, and Mission of Mercy.

The Community Foundation Music Instruction Scholarship Application Opens May 1

FREDERICK, MD – April 30, 2019: From May 1 through May 31, 2019, 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 address. No paper applications are accepted.
Agriculture Education Benefits Frederick County Youth

Agriculture Education Benefits Frederick County Youth

Spring is here, and no one knows that better than Frederick County farmers. There’s much to do to prepare for crop planting, orchard pruning, spring births of animals, equipment repairs, and much more.

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