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Roger and Golda Delauter Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Roger and Golda Delauter Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 22, 2021: Founded by Timothy and Patricia O’Toole, The Roger and Golda Delauter Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component charitable funds.

Strategic Grantmaking, Part 2: Supporting Families with Children

Strategic Grantmaking, Part 2: Supporting Families with Children

The second installment in our conversation about the Community Foundation’s current strategic grantmaking focuses on supporting families with children. The key findings from the 2018 Needs Assessment included that families with children need improved access to quality childcare and out-of-school activities and supervision.

Johnson STEM Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 15, 2021: The Johnson STEM Education Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component charitable funds.

Schroyer Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 15, 2021: The J. Howard, Mary R., and Leah C. Schroyer Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.

FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund Established at Community Foundation

FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 9, 2021: Frederick Friends of Our County Animal Shelter, Inc. (FFOCAS) established The FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The Community Foundation manages more than 750 component charitable funds.

Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Scholarship Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 8, 2021: Employees of all Maryland Public School Systems are eligible to apply for one of four $2,000 scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The scholarships are from The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Erin Christine Moberly Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Erin Christine Moberly Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 8, 2021: The Erin Christine Moberly Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.

Frederick Mutual Grant Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 8, 2021: 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.

Rippeon Fund Established at Community Foundation

Rippeon Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 3, 2021: The Shirley Barnes Rippeon and Vernon Robert Rippeon Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.

Community Foundation Strategic Grantees Announced

FREDERICK, MD – November 30, 2021: During its recent FY2022 strategic grantmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided more than $751,000 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 FY2022 strategic grant cycle is the first time that The Forever Frederick County Fund, an unrestricted endowment fund, has distributed grant monies in support of these initiatives.

What Would Stew Dew Fund Established at Community Foundation

What Would Stew Dew Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – November 8, 2021: The What Would Stew Dew Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.

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