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Wanda L. Baldwin Fund Announced at Community Foundation

Wanda L. Baldwin Fund Announced at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 26, 2020: The Wanda L. Baldwin Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, becoming one of its more than 740 component funds.

Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund Created

Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund Created

To support civic education for Frederick County Public Schools students, The Dottye Handley Ewing Civic Education in Middle Schools Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 740 component funds.

Robert and Carol Sharpe Fund Established at Community Foundation

Robert and Carol Sharpe Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 14, 2020: The Robert and Carol Sharpe Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

Community Foundation Announces FY21 Impact Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – August 6, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2021 dates for the Impact Grant application period.

Gordon and Teresa Cooley Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

Gordon and Teresa Cooley Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 5, 2020: To support the community’s greatest needs, The Gordon and Teresa Cooley Unrestricted Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

Robert G. Hooper Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

Robert G. Hooper Unrestricted Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – August 3, 2020: To support Frederick County’s greatest needs, The Robert G. Hooper Unrestricted Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, becoming one of its more than 720 component funds.

Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 20, 2020: To support the greatest needs of veterans, The Alvin F. Tesmer and John J. Hayes Veterans Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

Donald P. Dougherty, Jr. Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

Donald P. Dougherty, Jr. Memorial Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 15, 2020: To support descendants of Thurmont High School alumni pursuing their postsecondary educational goals, The Donald P. Dougherty, Jr. Memorial Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

Women’s Giving Circle Provides $220,000 in Grants

Women’s Giving Circle Provides $220,000 in Grants

FREDERICK, MD – July 13, 2020: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County announces that 33 grants totaling $220,000 have been presented to 22 area nonprofits serving women and children. The grants are provided from The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County Fund, one of more than 720 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Rice Tire Employee Hardship Fund Established at Community Foundation

Rice Tire Employee Hardship Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 8, 2020: To support employees experiencing financial difficulty during the coronavirus pandemic, The Rice Tire Employee Hardship Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 720 component funds.

Community Foundation Announces FY2021 Strategic Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – July 6, 2020: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2021 dates for strategic grant applications. Applications for strategic grants will be accepted July 15, 2020 through August 15, 2020. This grant cycle will allow organizations to apply for program grants to support services related to the Community Foundation’s 2019 Strategic Initiatives.

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