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Grant Applications Available for Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts

Posted on:Thursday, January 14th, 2021 @ 10:34 am

The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc., has grant applications available. This 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 …

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“Tootie’s Token” Memorial Fund Created for Ty’kerria Dawson

Posted on:Friday, December 4th, 2020 @ 9:18 am

Family and friends of the late Ty’kerria Dawson recently established the “Tootie’s Token” Memorial Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. to memorialize her, following the tragedy that claimed her life in June 2020. Fondly bearing a childhood nickname, “Tootie’s Token” will support the educational, physical and emotional needs of students of …

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People’s Choice Award Recipient Jamie Blackwood Creates Dakota Durning-Blackwood Fund

Posted on:Monday, November 30th, 2020 @ 2:04 pm

This fund was created by Jamie Blackwood, 2020 People’s Choice Award winner, in memory of his late son Dakota Durning-Blackwood, and will benefit the Long Meadow Volunteer Fire Company. To make a donation to this fund, simply click “DONATE NOW” on the top of our homepage.

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People’s Choice Award Recipient Carrol Lourie Creates Together With Families Fund

Posted on:Monday, November 30th, 2020 @ 1:59 pm

2020 People’s Choice awardee Carrol Lourie has created a fund that benefits Together With Families to provide financial support to further the missions of the Washington County Family Center and the Sunshine Center Visitation Programs. To learn more about Together With Families, click here. To make a donation to this fund, please click on “DONATE …

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People’s Choice Award Recipient Brent Feight Creates BFM Architects Hospice of Washington County Benevolence Fund

Posted on:Monday, November 30th, 2020 @ 1:56 pm

People’s Choice awardee Brent Feight has created a Fund to benefit the Benevolence Fund at Hospice which works to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their families facing a life-limiting illness even in ways that are outside the scope of the traditional hospice benefit. Often Hospice of Washington County’s nurses, nursing assistants, chaplains, …

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Four Individuals Honored During 21st Annual People’s Choice Awards

Posted on:Thursday, November 12th, 2020 @ 9:47 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded four individuals during their 21st Annual People’s Choice Awards, held virtually on Zoom the evening of Thursday, November 12th. Three individuals were honored from a safe distance with Volunteer Awards and another was awarded the Rising Star Award as local celebrity Ryan Smetzer served as …

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Washington County COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund Disbursements Final Wave

Posted on:Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 @ 9:59 am

The Washington County COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, a campaign organized by the Community Foundation and United Way of Washington County, Maryland, announces eight new disbursements in the total amount of $86,061.23, which included a generous donation from the Fulton Forward Foundation. The donation in the amount of $75,000 served as a commitment to nonprofit & …

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Join Us November 12th for our Virtual People’s Choice Awards

Posted on:Monday, November 2nd, 2020 @ 4:10 pm

For the first time in its history, our annual People’s Choice Awards is going virtual. Because of the easy accessibility, we’re also extending the invitation to the general public! We’ll be celebrating four new recipients this year by recognizing them and debuting some top-notch videos that showcase why they’re so valuable to the community! Join …

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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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