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2020-2021 LeVan Healthcare Career Scholarship Awarded to Morgan Dyer

Posted on:Friday, October 30th, 2020 @ 2:50 pm

Congratulations to Morgan Dyer! She’s the recipient of the 2020-2021 LeVan Healthcare Career Scholarship, a scholarship created here at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD for graduates of Boonsboro High School who planned to obtain a degree in a health-related field. Morgan is majoring in Radiography and is a 2019 graduate of Boonsboro High …

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2021 Responsive Grants Accepting Applications Through November 15th

Posted on:Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 @ 3:21 pm

The 2021 Responsive Grants Application is now open and accepting applications through Sunday, November 15th at midnight. Below you will find the direct link to the application! https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/68710-Community-Foundation-Of-Washington-County-Md-Inc The Community Foundation’s Responsive Grants will focus on the development of a stronger community through high impact programs and initiatives within the following areas: Family Stability, including …

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Applications Open for The Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for the Arts, Mathematics, and Technology

Posted on:Friday, October 16th, 2020 @ 3:27 pm

Applications are being accepted now through December 1st, 2020 at 11:59pm. The Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for the Arts, Mathematics, and Technology makes an annual grant in memory of Andrew, who was known for his love of both the arts and sciences, particularly mathematics, at which he excelled. Grants will be made to help students explore …

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Applications Being Accepted for 2020 Charlotte Hawbaker Fund for Adult Day Services & Adult Respite Care

Posted on:Monday, October 12th, 2020 @ 2:02 pm

501 (c)(3) organizations that provide adult day services and/or adult respite care can receive critical funding by applying for the 2020 Charlotte Hawbaker Fund for Adult Day Services & Adult Respite Care, simply by completing an application HERE. Deadline to apply by, is October 31st at midnight.

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Final Wave of COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund Open for Applications

Posted on:Monday, October 5th, 2020 @ 5:07 pm

Applications are being accepted now through Sunday, October 18th at midnight for the final round of funding from the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. To apply, applications must visit https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/68778-Community-Foundation-Of-Washington-County-Md-Inc If you applied for COVID funding previously, you will have to apply again through this link, completing a new application. Editing of previously-filed applications will not …

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Awards $1,775 to Three Non-profit Organizations

Posted on:Thursday, October 1st, 2020 @ 4:49 pm

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, presented its fifth annual grant to three local nonprofit organizations alongside fund founder Carrol Lourie. Each grant will support educational programming that addresses teen pregnancy and unsafe sex practices amongst teens. The nonprofit recipients included Boys and Girls Club …

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Applications Open For The 2020 Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School

Posted on:Monday, September 28th, 2020 @ 3:16 pm

2020 Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Bill Dorsey Scholarship for the Barbara Ingram School. One chosen recipient shall receive $500. This fund was established in 2008 by Reverend Janice Dorsey when she was named a People’s Choice Award winner. Reverend Dorsey chose to name …

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Washington County Gives Brings $555,958 to Community Nonprofits

Posted on:Monday, September 28th, 2020 @ 2:27 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announced that Washington County Gives, the 24-hour online giving day, raised $555,958 in donations, matching funds and prizes. The event saw 2,021 unique donors giving to one or more of the 85 participating nonprofit organizations. Cedar Ridge Children’s Home & School, Inc raised the most dollars and …

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Community Gears Up for Washington County Gives

Posted on:Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 @ 4:03 pm

We’re gearing up for our 8th annual Washington County Gives, a 24-hour online giving campaign with 85 nonprofits participating! Originally scheduled for May, this event was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For information and to browse participating nonprofits, please visit www.washingtoncountygives.org! NEW THIS YEAR: First ever Virtual Kick-Off Event –  The same concept goes …

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George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Fund Accepting Applications

Posted on:Monday, July 27th, 2020 @ 1:54 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD has applications open for the George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Fund. This grant will award $1,300 to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Washington County, Maryland, involved in wildlife preservation. Past recipients include last year’s recipient Beaver Creek Watershed Association, along with the Washington County Chapter of the National Wild …

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