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2018 Frederick County Human Needs Assessment Data Release on April 3, 2019, Public Invited

FREDERICK, MD – March 14, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County will release the findings of its 2018 Frederick County Human Needs Assessment on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 9:00 a.m. at The Delaplaine Arts Center. The public is invited to attend. Registration is requested at www.FrederickCountyGives.org/HNA.

Rosebud Frederick Senior Support Fund Established

Rosebud Frederick Senior Support Fund Established

FREDERICK, MD – February 26, 2019: Frederick County’s senior population is rapidly growing, and resources supporting their needs is becoming increasingly important. To that end, The Rosebud Frederick Senior Support Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of more than 700 funds under management.

Community Foundation Announces $1 Million Available in Scholarships;  Online Application Opens March 1

Community Foundation Announces $1 Million Available in Scholarships; Online Application Opens March 1

Frederick, MD – February 13, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is pleased to announce its scholarship application is available for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning Friday, March 1, 2019.

Women’s Giving Circle Grant Application Period Opens February 11

Women’s Giving Circle Grant Application Period Opens February 11

FREDERICK, MD – February 6, 2019: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County will begin accepting grant applications for its 2019 grant cycle beginning February 11, 2019 through March 10, 2019, and up to $210,000 will be provided from The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County Fund.

Blessings in a Backpack Frederick Fund Announced

Blessings in a Backpack Frederick Fund Announced

FREDERICK, MD – February 4, 2019: Three women dedicated to helping children who do not have enough to eat have established a new fund to support the Frederick Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack (BIAB).

Worman's Mill Garden Club Supports Maryland Master Farmers Fund

Worman's Mill Garden Club Supports Maryland Master Farmers Fund

FREDERICK, MD – February 4, 2019: The Worman’s Mill Garden Club (WMGC) made a $5,000 contribution to The Maryland Master Farmers Scholarship Fund, one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Growing Archery Program at Windsor Knolls Middle School Receives Grant Support

Growing Archery Program at Windsor Knolls Middle School Receives Grant Support

FREDERICK, MD – January 16, 2019: Two years ago, Windsor Knolls Middle School started its National Archery in the Schools (NASP) program with 14 students, thanks to grants from The Community Foundation of Frederick County’s Davey Long and Mike Compton Memorial Fund and a matching grant from the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), Monocacy Valley Chapter.

Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunities

FREDERICK, MD – January 3, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces grant opportunities from three funds. These grants are available until the funds are expended, or until the closing application date of May 1, 2019. The minimum grant is $500.00, and funds must be used by June 1, 2019.

Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

FREDERICK, MD – December 21, 2018: A grant from The Frederick County Business Roundtable for Education Fund, one of more than 700 funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County, is providing partial funding to the Youth Apprenticeship Maryland program in Frederick County.

Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

Saturday Mornings Fund Provides Holiday Gift Grant for Foster Families

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: A $10,000 grant from The Mark and Susan Butt Saturday Mornings Fund helped Frederick County Department of Social Services (DSS) Foster Care and Adoption Unit provide more than 510 foster families with toys, gift cards, holiday items and other necessities for children and youth in foster care, seniors, and vulnerable adults.

Community Foundation Presents FY2019 Strategic Grants to Area Nonprofits

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2018: During its recent FY2019 strategic grantsmaking cycle, The Community Foundation of Frederick County provided $302,558.92 to 13 area nonprofits dedicated to improving lives and enhancing Frederick County.

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