Applicant organizations must be based in and primarily serving Washington County, Maryland, and have a current 501(c) (3) determination from the IRS.



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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  • 10th Annual Washington County Gives

    WCG2022_SeeWhoWonFrom our team here at the Community Foundation of Washington County, we want to extend a warm THANK YOU to everyone who not only donated, but also supported a participating organization through a social media share, or a “like”, and encouraged them all the way through to the finish line! Because of YOU, a collective $590,569 is going right back into our community via the 91 nonprofits that participated in the 10th Annual Washington County Gives! 2,147 of you individually donated!

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  • $75,240 in Mary K. Bowman Grants Awarded

    The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded a total of $75,240, in varying amounts, to applicants of the Mary K. Bowman Fine Arts Fund. 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 while encouraging the interest in and study of such matters.

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