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Trauma Responsive Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

Trauma Responsive Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – October 27, 2021: The Trauma Responsive Frederick Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.
#WeAreResilient – Ending Domestic Violence

#WeAreResilient – Ending Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and today’s column highlights funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County that provide grant support to Heartly House, a well-known Frederick County nonprofit whose mission is to end all forms of domestic violence.
The 2021 Wertheimer Honorees

The 2021 Wertheimer Honorees

Each year, the Community Foundation recognizes several people from Frederick County who are selfless in their contributions of time, energy, and talents because they want to make a difference in the lives of others. We are pleased to announce the 2021 Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism who will be honored on November 18, 2021, at our 35th Annual Report to the Community. The public may join in honoring these volunteers through the livestreamed event on November 18 at 7:15 p.m., by visiting www.FrederickCountyGives.org/NothingTopsPhilanthropy and clicking on the video box.
Responding to Change in the Community

Responding to Change in the Community

It’s fair to say that James D. “Jim” Summers is a “numbers guy.” As such, he has a unique understanding of the role The Community Foundation of Frederick County plays in preserving the area’s quality of life—today, tomorrow, and in perpetuity.
Endowing Our Community’s Future

Endowing Our Community’s Future

When Gordon Cooley and Teresa Warfield were growing up in Hyattstown and Damascus, Maryland, respectively, helping friends and neighbors in need was “just something the community did. There was very little fanfare,” said Mr. Cooley. “Either through the church or some other way, those who were in a position to help just did so—we took care of each other.”
Helping to Build a Fund for the Future

Helping to Build a Fund for the Future

For more than three decades, The Community Foundation of Frederick County has worked with donors to translate their charitable intentions into powerful acts of philanthropy. By connecting people who care with causes that matter, the Community Foundation has found a way to build community and enrich the quality of life in Frederick County—now and for generations to come. Jack Leishear is one of the people who has reached out to the Community Foundation to help him leverage his resources to set in motion real and lasting change in Frederick County.

Community Foundation Announces FY22 Impact Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – August 5, 2021: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2022 dates for the Impact Grant application period. Applications for Impact Grants will be accepted August 15, 2021 through September 15, 2021. Nonprofits providing programs that impact health and human services, historic preservation, the arts, agriculture, civic causes, animal welfare, education, youth programs, and more should apply.
Silbernagel Endowment Funds Established at the Community Foundation

Silbernagel Endowment Funds Established at the Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 23, 2021: The Larry and Shirley Silbernagel Endowment Fund and The F. Lawrence Silbernagel, Jr., Trustee’s Administrative Endowment Fund have been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and become two of its more than 740 component funds.
Emmons Family Charitable Fund Created at Community Foundation

Emmons Family Charitable Fund Created at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 15, 2021: The Emmons Family Charitable Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

Community Foundation Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Beginning July 15

FREDERICK, MD – July 13, 2021: From July 15, 2021 through August 15, 2021, students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend fall 2021 athletic and sports activities or athletic camps. The scholarships are funded by The Dustin and Courtney Muse Memorial Fund, one of more than 740 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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