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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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Elizabeth Niemyer Cat Fund Accepting Grant Applications

Posted on:Monday, July 13th, 2020 @ 12:05 pm

Grant applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Elizabeth Niemyer Cat Fund, with a deadline of Saturday, August 1st, at midnight. Applications can be filed online: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/66992-Community-Foundation-Of-Washington-County-Md-Inc This fund is intended for the sole support of organizations that spay and neuter the feral cat population of Washington County, MD.  

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Accepting Grant Applications

Posted on:Monday, July 6th, 2020 @ 2:52 pm

Grant applications are now being accepted for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund, with a deadline of Monday, August 10th, at midnight. Applications can be filed online: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/66909-Community-Foundation-Of-Washington-County-Md-Inc Grants will be directed to programs specifically targeting a decrease in teen pregnancy and unsafe sexual practices in teens. Preference may be given to organizations or programs that offer …

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Applications Are Open For The Kevin Bardoll Livestock Memorial Fund

Posted on:Friday, June 5th, 2020 @ 11:15 am

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Applications are now open for the first grant from the Kevin Barkdoll Livestock Memorial Fund. This award, created in memory of Kevin Barkdoll, will provide an annual grant through a qualifying organization to support a member of FFA and/or 4-H from Washington County, Maryland or the surrounding area, who is pursuing an agricultural endeavor. Please …

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Gene Wiles Memorial Award Applications Now Open

Posted on:Thursday, June 4th, 2020 @ 12:17 pm

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Applications are now available for the Gene Wiles Memorial Award, which provides an annual grant through a qualifying organization to support a young adult between the ages of 16-21 from Washington County, MD or the surrounding area, pursuing an agricultural endeavor. Apply by midnight Tuesday, September 1st. https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/66579-Community-Foundation-Of-Washington-County-Md-Inc

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Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts Grants More than $65,000 to Local Nonprofits

Posted on:Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 @ 12:57 pm

The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts recently awarded its 2020 grants. The Mary K. Bowman Fund 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 …

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Women’s Giving Circle Announces Grant Recipients for 2020

Posted on:Friday, May 22nd, 2020 @ 1:34 pm

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The Community Foundation of Washington County MD announces the recipients of grant applications for its Women’s Giving Circle Fund. The Women’s Giving Circle encourages women to become more involved philanthropically in Washington County and makes grants to organizations working to improve the lives of women and their families in the local community. The Women’s Giving …

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Nonprofit COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Grant

Posted on:Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 @ 12:05 pm

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The COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund collaborative funders are administering funding through a common grant application to support local, eligible organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund collaborative funders include the Community Foundation of Washington County, MD, United Way of Washington County, MD, Pauline K. Anderson Foundation and the Alice Virginia and David …

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COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund

Posted on:Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 @ 2:06 pm

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During these unprecedented times, the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has dramatically changed our way of life. The Community Foundation of Washington County will continue serving our donors, grantees, volunteers and community members during these challenging times. As you know, the economic fallout from COVID-19 is causing significant hardship for many Washington County individuals, …

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Jack Roberts Memorial Funds Created at Community Foundation

Posted on:Monday, March 30th, 2020 @ 10:05 am

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Jack Roberts’ family created a scholarship and field of interest fund in his memory at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD. Jack passed away in December 2019. He graduated from Smithsburg High School where he ran cross country, indoor and outdoor track and was a member of the National Honor Society. Jack served in …

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