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Claire McCardell Fund Established at Community Foundation

Claire McCardell Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 18, 2019: The Frederick Art Club has established The Claire McCardell Project Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. It becomes one of more than 700 funds under management.

Women’s Giving Circle Provides $210,000 in Grants

Women’s Giving Circle Provides $210,000 in Grants

FREDERICK, MD – July 18, 2019: The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County announces that 39 grants totaling $210,000 have been presented to 24 area nonprofits serving women and children.

Lucey Fund Presents First Scholarship

Lucey Fund Presents First Scholarship

FREDERICK, MD – July 17, 2019: The first scholarship from The Barry and Kathleen Lucey Fund has been presented to Ashley Abuelhawa.

Malamet Family Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – July 17, 2019: With substance use disorder a very prominent part of everyday news, Raymond and Susan Malamet have taken action by creating The Malamet Family Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

McGolerick Fund Presents First Scholarship

McGolerick Fund Presents First Scholarship

FREDERICK, MD – July 15, 2019: The first scholarship from The Carolyn D. McGolerick Scholarship Fund has been presented to Jennifer McCoy.

Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Through Muse Fund

FREDERICK, MD – July 12, 2019: From July 15, 2019 through August 15, 2019, students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend fall and winter 2019 athletic and sports activities or athletic camps.

Ausherman Family Trusts Support Forever Frederick County Campaign  with $250K Gift

Ausherman Family Trusts Support Forever Frederick County Campaign with $250K Gift

FREDERICK, MD – July 11, 2019: Ausherman Family Trust has shown its support for The Community Foundation of Frederick County’s Forever Frederick County Campaign with a $250,000 gift.

Focusing on

Focusing on "Forever"

FREDERICK, MD - June 24, 2019: The Community Foundation has long been a conduit for hope and change within Frederick County. Since 1986 – when the bold idea of creating a local community foundation was implemented – we have focused on turning good intentions into powerful acts of philanthropy.

Community Foundation Announces FY2020 Strategic Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – June 25, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2020 dates for strategic grant applications and information sessions. Applications for strategic grants will be accepted July 15, 2019 through August 15, 2019. This grant cycle will allow organizations to apply for program grants to support services related to the Community Foundation’s 2011 Strategic Initiatives and/or to apply for planning grants to support capacity building related to the Community Foundation’s 2019 Strategic Initiatives.

Grants Supporting Agriculture Education and Activities Available

FREDERICK, MD – June 17, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is accepting applications for funding from its Friends of the Great Frederick Fair Fund. This fund supports organizations providing agriculture education, renovating, constructing and maintaining buildings used to promote agricultural activities by nonprofit organizations, and promoting agriculture as an industry and as a way of life in Frederick County, Maryland.

Local Students Receive Music Scholarships

Local Students Receive Music Scholarships

FREDERICK, MD – June 10, 2019: The Community Foundation of Frederick County recently presented ten music scholarships totaling $4,950.00 from two funds to talented young musicians, in support of vocal or instrumental music instruction and training.

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