Welcome to the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. We are one of more than 750 similar tax-exempt public charities throughout the United States that work to make their communities better places to live.


The Community Foundation manages more than 250 funds and endowments, including: Agency, Community, Designated, Donor-Advised, Field of Interest, Founder’s Endowments, Legacy & Scholarships.
In the Community

In the Community

The People's Choice Awards recognizes three individuals from the community who have given generously of their time and talents to make our community a better place to live.
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    16th Annual People’s Choice Awards

    Posted on November 6, 2015

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  • People’s Choice Awards

    Ernest Truax Blanton Croft Gary Weaver

    The Community Foundation held its 16th annual People’s Choice Awards on November 5 at the Kerfoot Refectory at Saint James School. This yearly event honors individuals from the community who exemplify the term “unsung hero,” people who give generously of their time and talents to make Washington County a better place to live. Congratulations to this year’s winners: Blanton Croft, Ernest Truax and Gary Weaver.

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  • Endow Maryland


    An incentive to give back to the local community, this Maryland state tax credit rewards donors who create or add to an existing, unrestricted endowment fund through the Community Foundation.

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