Welcome

Welcome

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.
Funds

Funds

The Community Foundation manages 350 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 individuals from the community who have given generously of their time and talents.
Grants

Grants

We offer the following granting programs: Responsive Grants, the Mary K. Bowman Fine Arts Fund, the Forward Funding Challenge, the Women's Giving Circle Fund and FANS Fund.
Scholarships

Scholarships

The Community Foundation has more than 80 scholarships for public, private, homeschool and nontraditional students in Washington County, MD,
  • News

    Read More RSS
  • COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund

    Print

    The Community Foundation, in partnership with United Way of Washington County, created the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund to help Washington County nonprofits and individuals impacted by coronavirus. Collaborative partners in the philanthropic funding community include the Pauline K. Anderson Foundation, Alice Virginia and David W. Fletcher Foundation, Community Foundation of Washington County, MD, God’s Grace Fund, The John R. Hershey Jr. and Anna L. Hershey Family Foundation, Ed and Betsy Beachley, Dr. and Mrs. Mitesh and Erin Kothari, Kevin and Stacey Crawford, Todd and Sue Baer, the Adna Fulton Family Fund and the Dutton Family Fund.

    This fund, currently, is closed and committee members are working on disbursements to local recipients.

    Read More
  • A Special “Thank You!” From Some 2020 Scholarship Recipients

    Take a glimpse at just some of our many 2020 scholarship recipients! These high school graduates took a few moments to record video messages thanking us here at the Community Foundation as well as thanking the donors they’ve received critical funds from! This ensures a great start to their college years.

    Learn More
  • Corporate Sponsors

    CorpSponsorsForWeb