News & Announcements

rss

News & Events

News & Event


Lena Laug
Lena Laug
Lena Laug's Article
Memorial Day: Local Families Honor Fallen Heroes Through Giving

Memorial Day: Local Families Honor Fallen Heroes Through Giving

One week from today is Memorial Day, a national holiday to honor those who have died while serving in the U.S. military. Sadly, Frederick County has felt the loss of too many service members who did not return from the front lines. Some of those families have turned to the Community Foundation to help them honor their fallen family member.
In Honor of our Mothers

In Honor of our Mothers

The Community Foundation has been helping people honor mothers for decades. We work with donors who want to honor and remember their loved one in a way that positively impacts the broader community.
How Local Donors Invest in our Planet

How Local Donors Invest in our Planet

While April 22 is recognized as Earth Day, we all know that to make a difference, we have to make every day Earth Day. The Community Foundation is proud to partner with generous donors who are committed to supporting environmental and conservation efforts locally and throughout the region.
Volunteers Vital to Success of Local Nonprofits

Volunteers Vital to Success of Local Nonprofits

April is National Volunteer Month and Frederick County is fortunate that thousands of people volunteer their time, talent, expertise and energy to improve the lives of others in our community.
A Vision Realized: Pass Through Funds Give Life to Local Projects

A Vision Realized: Pass Through Funds Give Life to Local Projects

To say Claire McCardell was a trailblazer would be an understatement. When many women stayed home, McCardell worked a job; when most looked to Paris for fashion trends, she created her own; when a clothing brand wanted to use her style, she insisted the label include her name.
Scholarship Funds Support Student Successes

Scholarship Funds Support Student Successes

While March brings spring showers and flowers, it also means it’s scholarship time at the Community Foundation. Each year, thousands of students across Frederick County complete the online scholarship application with hopes of getting financial support for their education.
Funds Support FFA, Agriculture Education

Funds Support FFA, Agriculture Education

Frederick County is home to more than 1,300 farms and 181,500 acres of farmland. Agriculture is one of the oldest and largest industries in the county, generating an economic impact of nearly $1.5 billion annually. Agriculture is vital to Frederick County and educating and inspiring future farmers has been top of mind for several Community Foundation donors.
How Love Becomes a Legacy

How Love Becomes a Legacy

The Community Foundation of Frederick County has been doing important work in the community for more than three decades - building partnerships, funding grants to nonprofits, awarding scholarships. But if you peel back the layers, what is really at the heart of the work done in a community foundation, is love.
New Fund Supports African American History, Culture Initiatives

New Fund Supports African American History, Culture Initiatives

In 1976 President Gerald Ford designated February as Black History Month, calling upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”
Scholarship Fund Highlights the Important Work of Saint Peter Claver

Scholarship Fund Highlights the Important Work of Saint Peter Claver

Part of the Community Foundation’s mission is to “connect people who care with causes that matter.” In 2013, two anonymous donors created The Saint Peter Claver Scholarship Fund to honor this saint while awarding scholarships to students who fit the essence of his life work. These donors, through the fund, are also caring for people as Saint Peter Claver did centuries ago.

Share this page