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Reiter Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Reiter Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – January 15, 2020: To support animal rescue, veganism, and wildlife conservation, The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County, becoming one of more than its 720 component funds.

Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Through Muse Fund

FREDERICK, MD – January 9, 2020: From January 15, 2020 through February 29, 2020, students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend spring and summer 2020 athletic and sports activities or athletic camps.
Partnering for a Better Quality of Life

Partnering for a Better Quality of Life

After Charles Worthington “Chipper” Hoff IV became president of Farmers and Mechanics Bank in 1977, he quickly became involved in some of the community’s largest and most active organizations. Owing in part to his enthusiasm for and involvement in his adopted hometown of Frederick, Chipper was also one of the first people to whom Don Linton and the late Charlie Main reached out to in 1986 when they decided to try to form a community foundation here in Frederick County.

Community Foundation Presents FY2020 Strategic Grants to Area Nonprofits

FREDERICK, MD –December 17, 2019: During its recent FY2020 strategic grantmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $423,335.30 to 29 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County.

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.
The Jessica Murphy Fund – 20 Years of Impact

The Jessica Murphy Fund – 20 Years of Impact

In 1999, Jessica Murphy, the 14-year old daughter of Don and Sue Murphy, died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jessica was days away from starting her sophomore year at Governor Thomas Johnson High School, where she was an involved student who worked hard academically and excelled at volleyball, basketball, and softball. She also tutored students at Spring Ridge Elementary School and worked part-time. Don, Sue, and their son Brad wanted to honor Jessica’s life and preserve her legacy, and so they created The Jessica Lee Murphy Memorial Fund with the Community Foundation. Now, in December 2019, the fund is in its 20th year and has disbursed more than $64,000 in scholarships and grants within Frederick County.
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.

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