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Easels in Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

Easels in Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – September 14, 2018: The arts are alive and well in Frederick County, and a new fund to ensure that art programs remain vibrant has been established by retiring board of directors members affiliated with Easels in Frederick.

James Green Fund Supports Arts Studies

James Green Fund Supports Arts Studies

FREDERICK, MD – September 7, 2018: Those studying music and performing arts have a new opportunity to receive scholarship and grant support. The James M. Green Fund, founded through Mr. Green’s estate, has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Nikirk Scholarship Fund Established at Community Foundation

Nikirk Scholarship Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – September 4, 2018: The E. Ruth Nikirk Scholarship Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of more than 700 funds under management.

H&F Railway Fund Created

H&F Railway Fund Created

FREDERICK, MD – August 30, 2018: Preserving the past is as important as planning the future, and the electric railway system known as the Hagerstown and Frederick Railway was vital in the development of these communities.

Public Invited to Comment on Community Foundation's 2018 Frederick County Human Needs Assessment

FREDERICK, MD – August 21, 2018: The Community Foundation of Frederick County, in conjunction with Ausherman Family Foundation, Delaplaine Foundation, Frederick County Government, The Robert C. and Jane E. Ladner Charitable Fund, Helen J. Serini Foundation, and United Way of Frederick County, is spearheading a new Frederick County human needs assessment.

Holiday Lights Fund Will Enhance Downtown Frederick

Holiday Lights Fund Will Enhance Downtown Frederick

FREDERICK, MD – August 7, 2018: Outdoor lighting has long been a way to celebrate the holiday season, and lighting of the trees that line Market and Patrick Streets in Downtown Frederick are no exception.

Scholarship Fund Honoring Colton Clingerman Established at Community Foundation

Scholarship Fund Honoring Colton Clingerman Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 6, 2018: Colton Clingerman, a young man who always had a hug and smile for everyone he met, is being honored and remembered by family and friends though The Colton Clingerman Memorial Scholarship Fund established by his mother, Jennifer Clingerman, and his grandparents, Bertram and Virginia Edmonston.

Ford Fund Presents First Scholarships

Ford Fund Presents First Scholarships

FREDERICK, MD – July 27, 2018: The first scholarships from The George D. Ford, Jr. and Barbara S. Ford Scholarship Fund have been presented to nine students.

Gilbert Fund Presents First Scholarships

Gilbert Fund Presents First Scholarships

FREDERICK, MD – July 27, 2018: The first scholarships from The Loretta C. Gilbert Scholarship Fund have been presented to four students.

Koontz Fund Presents First Scholarship

Koontz Fund Presents First Scholarship

FREDERICK, MD – July 27, 2018: The first scholarship from The Becky Koontz Memorial Scholarship Fund has been presented to Jennifer Dinterman.

Null Health Care Fund Established at Community Foundation

Null Health Care Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 6, 2018: The Addie B. Null Health Care Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of more than 690 funds under management.

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