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Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 20, 2020: To support the greatest needs of veterans, The Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.
Donald P. Dougherty, Jr. Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Donald P. Dougherty, Jr. Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 15, 2020: To support descendants of Thurmont High School alumni pursuing their postsecondary educational goals, The Donald P. Dougherty, Jr. Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.
Women’s Giving Circle Provides $220,000 in Grants

Women’s Giving Circle Provides $220,000 in Grants

FREDERICK, MD – July 13, 2020: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County announces that 33 grants totaling $220,000 have been presented to 22 area nonprofits serving women and children. The grants are provided from The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County Fund, one of more than 720 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Rice Tire Employee Hardship Fund Established at Community Foundation

Rice Tire Employee Hardship Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 8, 2020: To support employees experiencing financial difficulty during the coronavirus pandemic, The Rice Tire Employee Hardship Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

Community Foundation Announces FY2021 Strategic Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – July 6, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2021 dates for strategic grant applications. Applications for strategic grants will be accepted July 15, 2020 through August 15, 2020. This grant cycle will allow organizations to apply for program grants to support services related to the Community Foundation’s 2019 Strategic Initiatives.

Community Foundation Announces Grants for Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living

FREDERICK, MD – May 14, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces nearly $60,000 in grants to support programs and facility upgrades at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living. The grants are distributed through three component funds of the Community Foundation.

Community Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Relief Support Totals More Than $330,000

To support nonprofits that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its fourth round of COVID-19 emergency relief grants totaling $50,600, bringing its combined total of emergency grantmaking to $336,100.

The Community Foundation Music Instruction Scholarship Application Opens May 1

FREDERICK, MD – April 30, 2020: From May 1 through May 31, 2020, 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 web address. No paper applications are accepted.
Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards

FREDERICK, MD – April 22, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County will be accepting nominations for the 2020 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards from May 1 through May 31, 2020.

Community Foundation Announces Third Round of COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants Totaling $160,500

FREDERICK, MD – April 15, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its third round of COVID-19 emergency relief grants totaling $160,500 to local nonprofits, bringing its combined total of emergency grantmaking to $285,500. These new grants were made possible through Our Heavenly Cause Foundation, Truist Foundation, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Levine.

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