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Joyce Summers
Joyce Summers
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What I Want For Christmas

What I Want For Christmas

From your telescope at the North Pole, I am sure that you can see the many good things happening in Frederick County. I know that you and your elves have been scrutinizing your lists, checking them twice, and figuring out who has been naughty and nice. Yes, we anxiously await your annual trip to Frederick County!
Creating History by Looking Ahead

Creating History by Looking Ahead

Fifteen years past his death, Jacob E. Engelbrecht is still very much alive in Frederick County.
Giving Back Through Forever Frederick County

Giving Back Through Forever Frederick County

Among the people qualified to speak to the difference The Community Foundation of Frederick County has made to this community are James and Tamara Shoemaker, of Frederick.
2020 Edenton Calendar of Stars Available!

2020 Edenton Calendar of Stars Available!

Edenton Calendar for sale
The Challenging, Rewarding World of Grantmaking

The Challenging, Rewarding World of Grantmaking

Grantmaking is a large part of the Community Foundation’s role. In FY2019 (July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019), $5 million was invested into our community through grants to local nonprofits, and other organizations such as civic and faith-based groups.
2019 Wertheimer Honoress

2019 Wertheimer Honoress

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism who will be honored on November 21, 2019, at our 33rd Annual Report to the Community.
A Gift That Keeps on Giving

A Gift That Keeps on Giving

John and Carol Ford are pleased to have left behind something that will benefit the community where they spent half their lives: an endowment fund that bears their name at The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Charles and Mary Ellen Main's Legacy

Charles and Mary Ellen Main's Legacy

In 1998, the Community Foundation announced the creation of The Charles Thomas and Mary Ellen Main Scholarship Fund. The fund was made possible through bequests from Mr. and Mrs. Main; their wills instructed us to provide financial assistance for educational purposes to deserving children and young adults with financial need.
De Willard: Forward Thinking and Innovative

De Willard: Forward Thinking and Innovative

If ever there was a testimony to the benefits of hard work, it’s local businessman and Community Foundation of Frederick County supporter De Willard. Fit and energetic at 87, De admits to working long hours for most of his life, a habit that has obviously agreed with him.
Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month was created in August 2011 by Dr. Jackie Bouvier-Copeland and the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy Network. It is a global celebration of African-descent giving and is recognized by the United Nations as part of its Declaration of 2011 as the International Year for People of African descent. Its goal is universal: to promote the power of giving to transform lives.

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