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Community Foundation Provides Impact Grants Totaling More Than $288,000

FREDERICK, MD – December 17, 2019: During its recent FY2020 impact grantmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $288,900.69 to 42 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County.
Eugene and Pauline Kefauver Family Fund Established

Eugene and Pauline Kefauver Family Fund Established

FREDERICK, MD – December 16, 2019: Former Frederick County residents Eugene and Pauline Kefauver have, through a bequest, established The Eugene A. and Pauline B. Kefauver Family Fund. It becomes one of more than 720 funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

FREDERICK, MD – December 13, 2019: A $10,000 grant from The Mark and Susan Butt Saturday Mornings Fund helped Frederick County Department of Social Services (DSS) Foster Care and Adoption Unit provide more than 450 foster families with toys, gift cards, holiday items and other necessities for children and youth in foster care, seniors, and vulnerable adults.
The Community Foundation Accepting Dance Instruction Scholarship Applications through January 15, 2020

The Community Foundation Accepting Dance Instruction Scholarship Applications through January 15, 2020

FREDERICK, MD – December 12, 2019: Beginning December 15, 2019 through January 15, 2020, The Community Foundation of Frederick County is accepting online applications for dance instruction scholarships from The Thomas F. Waters Memorial Fund at www.ScholarshipsFrederickCounty.com.
Holter Scholarship Fund Established at Community Foundation

Holter Scholarship Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – November 26, 2019: Family was one of the most important things in life to Cecil and Charlotte Holter and to honor their lives, The Cecil K. Holter, Jr. and Charlotte S. Holter Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Claire McCardell Statue Project Receives Grant

Claire McCardell Statue Project Receives Grant

FREDERICK, MD – November 26, 2019: The first grant from The Claire McCardell Project Fund, one of more than 720 funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County, will support the creation of a statue honoring the iconic fashion designer, Claire McCardell.
Lewis and Catherine Clark Memorial Fund Established

Lewis and Catherine Clark Memorial Fund Established

FREDERICK, MD – October 9, 2019: Caring about the health and well-being of Frederick County residents now and in the future is the result of Catherine Clark’s planned gift to The Community Foundation of Frederick County. Through her estate, The Lewis I. and Catherine L. Clark Memorial Fund has been established, becoming one of more than 720 funds under management. The fund will provide grants in support of programs that help individuals with cardiac, cancer, and diabetes health issues in Frederick County.
John C. Summers Establishes Legacy Through New Funds

John C. Summers Establishes Legacy Through New Funds

FREDERICK, MD – October 9, 2019: With foresight and vision, John C. Summers’ planned gift has created two funds that will help many people in the years to come. The John C. Summers Fund and The Myersville Lions Club Scholarship Fund become two of more than 720 component funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Frederick County Agri-Business Association Supports Maryland Master Farmers Fund

Frederick County Agri-Business Association Supports Maryland Master Farmers Fund

FREDERICK, MD – October 8, 2019: The Frederick County Agri-Business Association (FCAB), in a final act before its official closing, contributed $5,000 to The Maryland Master Farmers Scholarship Fund, one of more than 720 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Community Foundation Recognizes FY2020 Strategic Funding Partners

Community Foundation Recognizes FY2020 Strategic Funding Partners

FREDERICK, MD – October 1, 2019: The Community Foundation recently recognized its FY2020 Strategic Funding Partners. These donors financially support the Community Foundation’s strategic grantmaking areas of supporting families with children, responding to substance use disorder, preparing for an aging population, access to health care, services for the homeless and precariously housed, and school-readiness for children.

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