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Trauma Responsive Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

Trauma Responsive Frederick Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – October 27, 2021: The Trauma Responsive Frederick Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 750 component funds.

Community Foundation Announces FY22 Impact Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – August 5, 2021: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2022 dates for the Impact Grant application period. Applications for Impact Grants will be accepted August 15, 2021 through September 15, 2021. Nonprofits providing programs that impact health and human services, historic preservation, the arts, agriculture, civic causes, animal welfare, education, youth programs, and more should apply.

Silbernagel Endowment Funds Established at the Community Foundation

Silbernagel Endowment Funds Established at the Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 23, 2021: The Larry and Shirley Silbernagel Endowment Fund and The F. Lawrence Silbernagel, Jr., Trustee’s Administrative Endowment Fund have been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and become two of its more than 740 component funds.

Hallein Advisory Fund Established at Community Foundation

Hallein Advisory Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 16, 2021: The Hallein Advisory Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds. Founded by Katrina Suzanne Hallein, the donor-advised fund’s purpose is to provide grants in support of the Community Foundation’s mission.

Emmons Family Charitable Fund Created at Community Foundation

Emmons Family Charitable Fund Created at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 15, 2021: The Emmons Family Charitable Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

Community Foundation Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Beginning July 15

FREDERICK, MD – July 13, 2021: From July 15, 2021 through August 15, 2021, students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend fall 2021 athletic and sports activities or athletic camps. The scholarships are funded by The Dustin and Courtney Muse Memorial Fund, one of more than 740 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Community Foundation Announces FY2022 Strategic Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – July 9, 2021: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2022 dates for strategic grant applications and information sessions. Funding for these strategic grants is made possible through generous donors who are FY22 Strategic Funding Partners and donors who have contributed to the Forever Frederick County campaign. This campaign began in 2019 following an updated Human Needs Assessment study done to capture Frederick County’s greatest needs. This study created the new strategic areas of focus of supporting families with children, preparing for an aging population, and responding to substance use disorder.

Sgt. David J. Smith Veterans Relief Fund Grant Application Opens July 12

FREDERICK, MD – July 8, 2021: The Community Foundation of Frederick County will begin accepting applications for grants from The Sgt. David J. Smith Veterans Relief Fund, one of more than 740 component funds held at the Community Foundation.

A. Bryant Converse Charitable Fund Created at Community Foundation

A. Bryant Converse Charitable Fund Created at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – June 17, 2021: To support animal well-being, The A. Bryant Converse Charitable Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

FCARe Fund Established at Community Foundation

FCARe Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – June 15, 2021: The FCARe Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds. Founded by the Frederick County Association of Realtors (FCAR), the donor-advised fund’s purpose is to further carry out the Community Foundation’s mission by providing grants to local nonprofit organizations. Preference will be given but not limited to providing grants to nonprofits serving Frederick County.

Drs. Mary P. Howell and Steven J. Klein Family Fund Announced at Community Foundation

Drs. Mary P. Howell and Steven J. Klein Family Fund Announced at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – June 14, 2021: To provide support to students pursuing graduate and doctoral programs of study, The Drs. Mary P. Howell and Steven J. Klein Family Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

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