New Brand Launched

New Brand Launched

Introducing Our New Logo: A Symbol of Hope, Growth, and Community. We are thrilled to unveil our new logo that represents the essence of our mission: to inspire, grow and steward philanthropy for the benefit of Washington County. Evoking childlike nostalgia of blowing bristles in the breeze, our dandelion spreads hope and seeds for future growth. With the generosity of our fund donors and community partners, together we create legacies to benefit our community for generations to come.


Funding Available....see "NEWS" section for current opportunities.


Welcome to the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. We are one of more than 750 similar tax-exempt public charities throughout the United States that work to make their communities better places to live.
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  • 2024 Responsive Grants Awarded


    The Community Foundation presented its 2024 Responsive Grants to 27 local nonprofits, totaling $245,320. The grants committee selected Washington County nonprofits and programs focused on the development of a stronger community through high impact programs and initiatives that promote the health and well-being of the children in our community.

    Resources for the Responsive Grants come from the growth and earnings of established Community Funds at the Foundation as well as a partnership with the Pauline Anderson Foundation. The Community Foundation presented grants to the following programs:

    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County: $5,000 to support the Little Leadership Academy Group Mentoring Program
    • Boys & Girls Club of Washington County: $25,000 to support Academic Success and SEL (Social Emotional Learning)
    • CASA of Western Maryland: $3,800 to support the Career Readiness Fair
    • Children In Need, Inc.: $6,000 to support Client Monthly Visits and Extended Services Programs
    • Children’s Village of Washington County, Inc.: $4,500 to support the Kids Alive Open House
    • Civil Air Patrol Hagerstown Composite Squadron: $2,500 to support Physical Training and Development
    • Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc.: $2,400 to support Discover Coding
    • Federal Little League: $5,000 to support the Federal Little League Three Year Tee ball Program
    • Gatekeepers Corporation: $5,200 to support the Business of Living Positive Parenting Classes
    • Girls Inc. of Washington County: $10,000 to support Girls Inc. Tutoring
    • Girls on the Run of Mid & Western Maryland: $5,000 to support Girls on the Run
    • Horizon Goodwill Industries, Inc.: $25,000 to support the Young Adult Solution Center and Housing Program
    • Hospice of Washington County, Inc.: $3,000 to support DoveTales Grief Camp
    • Interfaith Service Coalition of Hancock, Maryland, Inc.: $5,000 to support Digitally Included Kids
    • It’s A Blessing to be A Blessing: $5,000 to support the It’s a Blessing After School Feeding Program
    • Conococheague Little League: $7,500 to support Player Equipment and necessary playing field improvements
    • Maryland Symphony Orchestra: $6,000 to support the Maryland Symphony Orchestra Side by Side Youth Concerts
    • Potomac Case Management Services, Inc. dba Potomac Community Services: $10,000 to support Mental Health Care Coordination for Children and Youth (MHCC)
    • Reach of Washington County: $10,000 to support Reach’s Client Assistance
    • Robert W. Johnson Community Center: $25,000 to support the Summer Youth Enrichment Program
    • Salvation Army Red Shield Club: $10,000 to support the Salvation Army Red Shield Club Summer Camp Program
    • San Mar Family & Community Services: $7,500 to support Removing Barriers to Mental Health Access
    • Shepherd’s Spring, Inc.: $10,000 to support Local to Global (L2G)
    • Sleep in Heavenly Peace: $7,130 to support Building a Better Future: Providing Beds to Kids in Need
    • The Arc of Washington County: $25,000 to support the Children’s Program Multisensory Room
    • The Hope Center at Hagerstown Rescue Mission: $4,790 to support Camp Wild
    • United Way of Washington County, MD, Inc.: $10,000 to support United Way Student Hygiene Pantries


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  • Corporate Sponsors

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