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! 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 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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