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Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: 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 510 foster families with toys, gift cards, holiday items and other necessities for children and youth in foster care, seniors, and vulnerable adults.

Community Foundation Presents FY2019 Strategic Grants to Area Nonprofits

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: During its recent FY2019 strategic grantsmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $302,558.92 to 13 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County.

Community Foundation Provides Impact Grants Totaling More Than $402,000

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: During its recent FY2019 impact grantsmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $402,717.19 to 43 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County.
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Inc. Presents $10K Check to Fund

Korean War Veterans Memorial, Inc. Presents $10K Check to Fund

FREDERICK, MD – December 12, 2018: Representatives from the Korean War Veterans Memorial, Inc. presented a $10,000 gift to The Col. William E. Weber Chapter 142 Korean War Veterans Association of Frederick County, Maryland, Fund, one of more than 700 funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Grove Fund Will Support Operation Second Chance

Grove Fund Will Support Operation Second Chance

FREDERICK, MD – November 6, 2018: The Deborah and Larry Grove Charitable Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Community Foundation Welcomes Five New Trustees

Community Foundation Welcomes Five New Trustees

FREDERICK, MD – November 6, 2018: The Community Foundation of Frederick County welcomes five new members to its board of trustees: Gordon M. Cooley, Market Manager, First United Bank & Trust; Jean M. Joyce, CFP, Vice President, Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley; R. Sean McAdam, Director of IT Operations, Tessco; Darryn Naylin, Pharm D., Hillcrest Compounding Pharmacy; and Richard A. Pearrell, Vice President, Woodsboro Bank.
Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship

Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship

FREDERICK, MD – October 30, 2018: A grant from The Frederick County Business Roundtable for Education Fund, one of more than 700 funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County, is providing partial funding to the Youth Apprenticeship Maryland program in Frederick County. The grant was supported with a $15,000 gift to the fund from FirstEnergy Foundation.

FAFSA Finish Events Announced

FREDERICK, MD – October 3, 2018: To lower barriers to post-secondary education, a coalition of local organizations known as the Frederick County FAFSA Coalition announces seven workshops to assist in completing the FAFSA form.

Scholarship Fund Established Through Willard Estate

FREDERICK, MD – September 26, 2018: Described as “always prepared wherever she went,” Mary C. Willard is helping prepare students for careers and life success through The M. Kate, Robert Lee and Robert Leroy Scholarship Fund.
Easels in Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

Easels in Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – September 14, 2018: The arts are alive and well in Frederick County, and a new fund to ensure that art programs remain vibrant has been established by retiring board of directors members affiliated with Easels in Frederick.

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