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Gene and Carolyn King Funds Established at Community Foundation

Gene and Carolyn King Funds Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – January 6, 2021: To support emergency medical services and historic preservation, The Gene and Carolyn King Fund for Mount Airy Emergency Medical Services and The Gene and Carolyn King Pine Grove Chapel Endowment Fund have been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. These funds become two of the more than 740 component funds of the Community Foundation.

Frederick Mutual Insurance Grant Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 23, 2020: In partnership with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, Frederick Mutual Insurance Company is making grants available to local nonprofits that provide direct benefits to Frederick County. The grants are distributed from The Frederick Mutual Insurance Company Donor-Advised Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation.
Francis Scott Key Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Francis Scott Key Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2020: The Francis Scott Key Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Scholarship Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 16, 2020: Employees of all Maryland Public School Systems are eligible to apply for one of three $2,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. The scholarships are from The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Community Foundation Releases 34th Annual Report to the Community

Community Foundation Releases 34th Annual Report to the Community

FREDERICK, MD – November 23, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County presents its 34th Annual Report to the Community via video. The video, titled #NothingStopsPhilanthropy, highlights the Community Foundation’s fiscal year 2020 accomplishments and honors some of the community’s outstanding volunteers.

Community Foundation Announces more than $374,000 in Impact Grants

FREDERICK, MD – November 11, 2020: During its recent FY2021 impact grantmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $374,192.10 to 40 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County. This grant cycle is part of a larger grantmaking effort by the Community Foundation which distributes more than $5 million into the community annually.

Community Foundation Presents more than $460,000 in Strategic Grants

FREDERICK, MD – October 8, 2020: During its recent FY2021 strategic grantmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided more than $460,000 to 26 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County. These grants focus on the Community Foundation’s strategic grant areas of supporting families with children, preparing for a growing aging population, and responding to substance use disorder. The FY2021 strategic grant cycle is the first year that the Community Foundation is providing grants exclusively in support of these initiatives, which were determined based on the 2018 Human Needs Assessment.
Dwight and Serene Q. Collmus Family Fund Created

Dwight and Serene Q. Collmus Family Fund Created

FREDERICK, MD – October 6, 2020: The Dwight and Serene Q. Collmus Family Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.
Melvin E. and Esther E. Filler Fund Established at Community Foundation

Melvin E. and Esther E. Filler Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – October 1, 2020: The Melvin E. and Esther E. Filler Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.
Wanda L. Baldwin Fund Announced at Community Foundation

Wanda L. Baldwin Fund Announced at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 26, 2020: The Wanda L. Baldwin Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, becoming one of its more than 740 component funds.

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