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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.
Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund Created

Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund Created

To support civic education for Frederick County Public Schools students, The Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.
Robert and Carol Sharpe Fund Established at Community Foundation

Robert and Carol Sharpe Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 14, 2020: The Robert and Carol Sharpe Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

Community Foundation Announces FY21 Impact Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – August 6, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2021 dates for the Impact Grant application period.
Gordon and Teresa Cooley Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

Gordon and Teresa Cooley Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 5, 2020: To support the community’s greatest needs, The Gordon and Teresa Cooley Unrestricted Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.
Robert G. Hooper Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

Robert G. Hooper Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 3, 2020: To support Frederick County’s greatest needs, The Robert G. Hooper Unrestricted Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, becoming one of its more than 720 component funds.
Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 20, 2020: To support the greatest needs of veterans, The Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

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