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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 and historic preservation.


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.


The Community Foundation has more than 80 scholarships for public, private, homeschool and nontraditional students in Washington County, MD,
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  • Capital Campaign Launched for Establishing Clara Barton Memorial Park


    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.

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  • Scholarships Available: Apply Now!

    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.

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