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Washington County Gives Registration Starts January 27

Posted on:Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 @ 10:43 am

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Registration for Washington County Gives 2020 starts January 27 for any nonprofit organization (other than a church, mosque, temple or private foundation) in Washington County, MD, with a 501(c)(3) IRS determination letter. The Community Foundation of Washington County MD will host the eighth annual Washington County Gives on May 5, 2020 from midnight to midnight. …

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Community Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

Posted on:Monday, January 13th, 2020 @ 10:05 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD recently elected Mitesh Kothari, M.D. and Michael Zampelli as its two newest board of trustee members. Mitesh Kothari, M.D., has worked as a physician in obstetrics and gynecology at Capital Women’s Care in Hagerstown since 1999, currently serving as a managing member. He received a Bachelor of Science …

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Over $90,000 Available in Scholarships

Posted on:Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 @ 9:27 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD has 90 scholarships available totaling more than $90,000 for local students preparing for a post-secondary education. The Foundation encourages all public, private, homeschool and nontraditional students who live in Washington County, Maryland, to apply for these scholarships. Applicants can apply for more than one, but should note that …

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Scholarship Created to Help Women Further their Education

Posted on:Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 @ 9:47 am

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Sue Graff recently created the Patterson Graff Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to support female traditional or nontraditional students in furthering their education to reach their goals. Sue is a nurse at Brook Lane in charge of staff development and has taught at several local nursing programs. She has served …

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Aaliyah Russ Receives Bill Dorsey Scholarship

Posted on:Thursday, December 5th, 2019 @ 10:28 am

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Barbara Ingram School for the Arts High School senior Aaliyah Russ received this year’s Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School (BISFA), a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD. After winning a People’s Choice Award in 2008, Reverend Janice Dorsey named the endowment established in her honor after her husband, …

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Save Historic Antietam Foundation Creates Agency Fund

Posted on:Friday, November 22nd, 2019 @ 11:59 am

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Save Historic Antietam Foundation (SHAF) recently created an agency fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to provide unrestricted financial support for current initiatives of SHAF to preserve the environs in and around Antietam Battlefield and other sites of the Maryland Campaign. Established in 1986, Save Historic Antietam Foundation is a nonprofit organization …

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Applications Available for Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for Gifted and Talented Youth

Posted on:Friday, November 1st, 2019 @ 1:25 pm

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The Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for Gifted and Talented Youth, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, announces the availability of applications for its annual grant to a high school or college student with a strong desire to learn and create through the visual arts, musical performance, mathematics or computer science/technology. …

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Applications Available for Bill Dorsey Scholarship for Barbara Ingram School for the Arts

Posted on:Friday, October 11th, 2019 @ 10:40 am

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The Bill Dorsey Scholarship, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, announces the availability of applications for Washington County students enrolled at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts (BISFA) as a sophomore, junior or senior. Preference is given to students with a concentration in dance or vocal performance. This scholarship of …

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Awards $1,800 to Three Nonprofit Organizations

Posted on:Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 @ 1:42 pm

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The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, presented its fourth annual grant to three local nonprofit organizations. Each grant will support programs and education addressing teen pregnancy and unsafe sexual practices in teens. The nonprofit recipients included Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, Community Free …

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George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Grant Awarded

Posted on:Thursday, September 26th, 2019 @ 11:12 am

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD awarded the third annual grant from the George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Fund to both the Beaver Creek Watershed Association, Inc. and Washington County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF). George Moore was a farmer and educator who passed away in 2013. His estate created the …

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