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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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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 Barkdoll 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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