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Athletic Scholarships Presented from Community Foundation Dustin and Courtney Muse Fund

Athletic Scholarships Presented from Community Foundation Dustin and Courtney Muse Fund

FREDERICK, MD – May 17, 2019: Nine youth received athletic scholarships for spring sports totaling $3,300 from The Dustin and Courtney Muse Memorial Fund, one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Elizabeth Derr Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – May 10, 2019: With the future well-being of Frederick County in mind, Elizabeth Derr, through her estate, created The Elizabeth Derr Unrestricted Fund.

New Funds Benefiting Community Organizations Established at  Community Foundation

New Funds Benefiting Community Organizations Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – May 1, 2019: A well-known businessman, politician, and community philanthropist who passed away at age 99 in early 2019 has left a permanent legacy in the form of new funds with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. With his vision for the future, Donald L. Lewis of Thurmont made provisions in his estate to create these funds benefiting local nonprofits: The Donald Lewis Community Impact Fund for The Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs, Meals on Wheels, The Community Foundation of Frederick County, Frederick Rescue Mission, Advocates for the Aging, and Mission of Mercy.

The Community Foundation Music Instruction Scholarship Application Opens May 1

FREDERICK, MD – April 30, 2019: From May 1 through May 31, 2019, The Community Foundation of Frederick County is accepting online applications for music instruction scholarships at www.ScholarshipsFrederickCounty.com. All application requirements and details can be found at this address. No paper applications are accepted.

Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

Business Roundtable Fund Supports Youth Apprenticeship Program

FREDERICK, MD – April 18, 2019: 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. The grant was supported with a $15,000 gift to the fund from FirstEnergy Foundation.

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the  2019 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and  Youth in Action Awards

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for the 2019 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards

FREDERICK, MD – April 16, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County will be accepting nominations for the 2019 Wertheimer Fellow for Excellence in Volunteerism and Youth in Action Awards from May 1 through May 31, 2019.

Beatrice Snyder Scholarship Fund Established

Beatrice Snyder Scholarship Fund Established

FREDERICK, MD – March 22, 2019: In honor and memory of her mother, Charlotte Hott has established The Beatrice R. Snyder Scholarship Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County, becoming one of more than 700 funds under management.

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.

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