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Feeding Frederick’s Frontline Fund Established at Community Foundation

Feeding Frederick’s Frontline Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – March 1, 2021: To support Frederick’s frontline workers and downtown restaurants during the pandemic, The Feeding Frederick’s Frontline Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

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

FREDERICK, MD – February 24, 2021: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is pleased to announce its scholarship application is available for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. For the sixth consecutive year, over $1 million is available to students pursuing post-secondary education or vocational training. By completing one general application, students may qualify for more than 250 scholarships. The completed application with required attachments must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Online Application for Trumpower Foundation Scholarship Opens March 1

FREDERICK, MD – February 24, 2021: Carroll County residents pursuing post-secondary education will be able to apply for The Harold Glen and Audrey G. Benson Trumpower Foundation Scholarship beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. The completed application with required attachments must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. The scholarship is for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Simon Turner Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Simon Turner Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – February 9, 2021: The Simon Turner Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

Women’s Giving Circle Grant Application Period Opens February 15

Women’s Giving Circle Grant Application Period Opens February 15

FREDERICK, MD – February 5, 2021: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County will begin accepting grant applications for its 2021 grant cycle beginning February 15, 2021 through March 15, 2021, and up to $250,000 will be provided from The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County Fund. The fund is one of more than 740 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Jeanie Keller Reeder Endowment Fund Established at Community Foundation

Jeanie Keller Reeder Endowment Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – February 5, 2021: The Jeanie Keller Reeder Endowment Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

Gene and Carolyn King Funds Established at Community Foundation

Gene and Carolyn King Funds Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – January 6, 2021: To support emergency medical services and historic preservation, The Gene and Carolyn King Fund for Mount Airy Emergency Medical Services and The Gene and Carolyn King Pine Grove Chapel Endowment Fund have been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. These funds become two of the more than 740 component funds of the Community Foundation.

Frederick Mutual Insurance Grant Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 23, 2020: 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.

Francis Scott Key Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Francis Scott Key Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – December 18, 2020: The Francis Scott Key Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Scholarship Application Opens January 1

FREDERICK, MD – December 16, 2020: Employees of all Maryland Public School Systems are eligible to apply for one of three $2,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. The scholarships are from The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Community Foundation Releases 34th Annual Report to the Community

Community Foundation Releases 34th Annual Report to the Community

FREDERICK, MD – November 23, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County presents its 34th Annual Report to the Community via video. The video, titled #NothingStopsPhilanthropy, highlights the Community Foundation’s fiscal year 2020 accomplishments and honors some of the community’s outstanding volunteers.

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