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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  • Grants


    The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts provides financial support for current charitable and educational initiatives that preserve and maintain historical and cultural properties in Washington County. It also promotes the fine arts, history and historic preservation while encouraging the interest in and study of such matters. The 2016 granting cycle is now open.

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  • Scholarships

    2015 winner Joshual Geblein  with Ed Dorsey and Rob Hovermale

    The Community Foundation of Washington County MD has more than 50 scholarships available to local students preparing for a post-secondary education. Applicants can apply for more than one, but should note that each scholarship has different eligibility criteria, and he/she must meet all stated criteria to be considered.

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