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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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  • 2023 People’s Choice Awards- Nominations Open- Due September 30,2023 at 11:59pm

    PCAWinnersCollageEach year, the Community Foundation holds the People’s Choice Awards to recognize and celebrate individuals in the community who give generously of their time and talents to make Washington County a better place to live.

    Nominations for the 2023 Volunteer Award can be found here: PCA Volunteer Award

    Nominations for the 2023 Rising Star Award can be found here:  PCA Rising Star Award

    The prestigious Volunteer Award honors individuals from the community who give generously of their time and talents to make Washington County a better place to live. In addition, the Community Foundation will establish $5,000 endowment funds in each winner’s name for the local nonprofit of their choice.

    The Rising Star award honors an individual from the community who demonstrates a commitment to volunteer service. In their honor, a $1,000 contribution is made to the charity (or charities) of their choosing.

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  • 2024 Responsive Grants Applications Open



    Recognizing that children are our future, The Community Foundation’s 2024 Responsive Grants will focus 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.

    Applications are due November 15, 2023 at 11:59PM and can be found here:  Apply Here

    Applicant organizations must be based in and primarily serving Washington County, Maryland, and have a current 501(c) (3) determination from the IRS. Organizations may apply for funding for more than one program; however, each program requires a separate grant application. The Community Foundation of Washington County MD does not fund endowment growth or capital campaigns. Grant requests for operating funds may be considered on a case by case basis provided the applicant organization makes a compelling case for such funding.

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