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A plan to honor Clara Barton, who broke an important barrier at the Battle of Antietam to become the first Civil War nurse to be allowed on a battlefield during the battle, and founder and president of the American Red Cross, is moving along by way of The Clara Barton Memorial Committee.
In preparation for fundraising, the Clara Barton Memorial Fund is now established with the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. This effort will facilitate donations, to help build a larger-than-life bronze sculpture of Barton caring for a fallen soldier.Read More
The Community Foundation of Washington County MD has just opened 55 scholarships, now accepting applications through various deadlins as early as March 2022. These are available for local students preparing for a post-secondary or continuing education.
For a full list of our scholarship funds, and to apply to those that are open, please click below.Learn More
The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. serves as a vehicle for philanthropy and a powerful force in improving the quality of life in Washington County. We work with individuals, families and businesses to create funds that help meet their charitable goals and give to the causes they care about the most. Established in 1997, the Foundation has grown from one fund worth $9,000 to more than 380 funds valued at over $55 million. We have distributed over $28 million in grants and scholarships since inception. By promoting philanthropy in every field of interest and capacity, we can manage special fundraising projects as well, such as endowment challenges, emergency relief campaigns and Washington County Gives. Additionally, the Community Foundation stays actively involved in the Washington County community through various programs and events.