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Joyce Summers
Joyce Summers
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Losing Yourself in the Cause

Losing Yourself in the Cause

There’s a story behind every fund created at the Community Foundation. Let’s start with one of the very first: the Smith Sisters, who created The Mary E. M. and Ruth E. Smith Scholarship Fund.
Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

Are you familiar with The Community Foundation of Frederick County? It was established in 1986 by community advocates who wanted to create a place where people could put their charitable dollars to work in ways that were meaningful to them.
Seeing Things Differently - Winter 2018 Newsletter

Seeing Things Differently - Winter 2018 Newsletter

The winter 2018 newsletter has just been released and features a variety of news and information about the Community Foundation.
Community Foundation and Frederick County Government Announce Grants to Citizens and Montevue Facilities

Community Foundation and Frederick County Government Announce Grants to Citizens and Montevue Facilities

Grants totaling more than $65,000 have been provided from five funds that were created specifically to benefit Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living.
2017 Wertheimer Volunteerism and Youth in Action Honorees Announced

2017 Wertheimer Volunteerism and Youth in Action Honorees Announced

September 27, 2017: RaeAnn Butler, Daniel Campbell, and Vanessa Fox will be honored in November as 2017 Wertheimer Fellows.
Linwood Offutt, Jr. Fund Established

Linwood Offutt, Jr. Fund Established

September 14, 2017: The Linwood T. Offutt, Jr. Fund for the Frederick County 4-H Camp Center has been established.
Julie Ann Robertson Cashour Memorial Fund Presents Grants

Julie Ann Robertson Cashour Memorial Fund Presents Grants

September 12, 2017: Three nonprofits were the recipients of grants totaling $16,700 from The Julie Ann Robertson Cashour Memorial Fund.
Lucey Fund Established

Lucey Fund Established

August 9, 2017: Agriculture runs deep in the Lucey family, thus, Barry Lucey’s desire to honor his late wife Kathleen and create a scholarship fund supporting post-secondary agricultural studies has been brought to fruition with The Barry and Kathleen Lucey Fund.
Reinders Fund Established

Reinders Fund Established

August 7, 2017: The Richard and Betsy Reinders Fund has been established.
Strategic Grant Partners Impact Health Care, School-Readiness and Housing

Strategic Grant Partners Impact Health Care, School-Readiness and Housing

July 28, 2017: The Community Foundation of Frederick County recognized its FY2017 Strategic Funding Partners who supported its strategic grantsmaking through donor-advised funds and direct contributions in the areas of health care, services to the homeless and precariously housed, and school-readiness for children.

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