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Simpson Family Fund Created to Support Local Nonprofits

Simpson Family Fund Created to Support Local Nonprofits

FREDERICK, MD – Sept. 6, 2022: The Simpson Family Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 770 component charitable funds.

Community Foundation Career Education Scholarships Available

FREDERICK, MD – Sept. 6, 2022: Frederick County residents studying to enter trade and technical fields may apply to receive scholarships that help pay for training at an accredited trade or technical school, certification exams, tools, and other necessary supplies for study and work in the trades. Students may apply at any time through May 1, 2023.

Platoon 22 Charitable Fund Established at Community Foundation

Platoon 22 Charitable Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – Aug. 25, 2022: The Platoon 22 Charitable Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 770 component charitable funds.

Stephen LeRoux Endowment Fund Established at Community Foundation

Stephen LeRoux Endowment Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – Aug. 24, 2022: The Stephen LeRoux Endowment Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of its more than 770 component charitable funds.

Sgt. David J. Smith Veterans Relief Fund Grant Application Open Now

FREDERICK, MD – Aug. 16, 2022: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is accepting applications for grants from The Sgt. David J. Smith Veterans Relief Fund, one of more than 770 component funds held at the Community Foundation.

Community Foundation Announces FY23 Impact Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – August 8, 2022: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY23 dates for the Impact Grant application period.

Community Foundation Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Beginning July 15

FREDERICK, MD – July 29, 2022: From July 15, 2022 through Aug.15, 2022, students in grades six through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend fall 2022 athletic and sports activities or athletic camps.

Community Foundation Announces FY2023 Strategic Grant Application

FREDERICK, MD – July 26, 2022: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces its FY2023 dates for strategic grant applications.

Community Foundation Presents Results of 2022 Updated Frederick County Human Needs Assessment

FREDERICK, MD – July 25, 2022: This year, the Community Foundation of Frederick County updated its 2018 human needs assessment to account for shifts in needs and resources that resulted from the pandemic.

Collmus Family Fund Presents First Grants

Collmus Family Fund Presents First Grants

FREDERICK, MD – July 22, 2022: The Dwight and Serene Q. Collmus Family Fund awarded its first grants, totaling $42,639.22, to three local organizations - Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, and The Covenant School.

Fund Awards 47 Scholarships to Brunswick High School Graduates

Fund Awards 47 Scholarships to Brunswick High School Graduates

FREDERICK, MD – July 1, 2022: For the past 20 years, Daniel Lajewski has often attended the Brunswick High School senior awards ceremony to announce several scholarships in his late wife’s honor.

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