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Board of Trustees Create Brad Sell Community Fund

Posted on:Monday, August 6th, 2018 @ 10:11 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD recently created the Brad Sell Community Fund in honor of the past president/CEO. Brad Sell retired from the Foundation in May after 16 years. When Sell began his career there, the organization had $5.7 million in assets, but has grown to $40 million today. The Foundation has distributed …

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Fund for Brooke’s House Created

Posted on:Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 @ 11:24 am

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Established with a gift from Middletown Valley Bank, the Fund for Brooke’s House was recently created at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD This fund will benefit the sober living home for adult women in the early stages of substance abuse recovery in Washington County. Kevin and Dana Simmers started Brooke’s House in memory …

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Gene Wiles Memorial Fund Awarded at Washington County Ag Expo

Posted on:Monday, July 23rd, 2018 @ 9:37 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD and the Wiles family presented the Gene Wiles Memorial Award of $1,000 to Magdalene Green during the Washington County Ag Expo & Fair’s 4H/FFA Market Sale. The Wiles’ family and local community created this fund to honor Gene and his love for agriculture. The award offers financial support …

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Adna B. Fulton Family Scholarship Awards Six Students with $750 Each

Posted on:Friday, July 20th, 2018 @ 1:15 pm

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The Adna B. Fulton Family Scholarship recently awarded six scholarships to Madison Breeden, Lawrence Davis III, Breanna Dawson, Dominique King, Kira Knotts and Brock Penn. Mr. Fulton established this scholarship at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to provide scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary education, with preference given to AC&T employees and their …

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Valentina Macarisin Memorial Scholarship Created at Community Foundation

Posted on:Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 9:07 am

Valentina Macarisin

The Miller and Macarisin families recently created the Valentina Macarisin Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation to memorialize Valentina who passed away in 2014 from leukemia. Valentina attended Smithsburg Middle School. Remembered for her artistic spirit, she had a passion for photography and singing and dreamed of attending Barbara Ingram School for the Arts. …

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Women’s Giving Circle Awards More Than $14,000 in Grants

Posted on:Monday, June 25th, 2018 @ 11:19 am

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The Women’s Giving Circle, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc., awarded nine grants to the following organizations in June: Beacon House; Boys & Girls Club of Washington County; Brooke’s House; CASA, Inc. – Citizens Assisting & Sheltering the Abused; Girls Inc. of Washington County; Lasting Change; Salvation Army; Valor …

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Applications Now Open for Gene Wiles Memorial Fund Grant

Posted on:Monday, June 4th, 2018 @ 10:04 am

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The Gene Wiles Memorial Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc., has applications available for its annual grant which provides financial support through a qualifying organization to a young adult from Washington County, Maryland, or the surrounding area, pursuing an agricultural endeavor. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 …

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Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts Grants More than $66,000 to Local Nonprofits

Posted on:Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 @ 9:03 am

The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts, a fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. presented its 2018 grants at the C&O Canal in Williamsport. The Mary K. Bowman Fund provides financial support for current charitable and educational initiatives that preserve and maintain historical and cultural properties in Washington …

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Stacey Crawford Becomes New President/CEO of Community Foundation

Posted on:Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 @ 12:59 pm

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announces Stacey Crawford as its new president/CEO. Stacey replaces Brad Sell, who retired from the Foundation after 16 years. Stacey has both a Bachelor and Master of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Towson University. She also has a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership with …

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Community Foundation Awards $126,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Posted on:Friday, March 16th, 2018 @ 9:25 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD presented its 2018 responsive grants to 21 local nonprofits at the Discovery Station on March 15. Total dollars for this year’s grants equaled $126,415. The Foundation has granted more than $1 million since this program’s inception 15 years ago. The grants committee awarded grants to Washington County nonprofits …

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