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Applications Open for The Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for the Arts, Mathematics, and Technology

Posted on:Friday, October 15th, 2021 @ 1:12 pm

  Applications are being accepted now through December 1st, 2021 at 11:59pm. The Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for the Arts, Mathematics, and Technology makes an annual grant in memory of Andrew, who was known for his love of both the arts and sciences, particularly mathematics, at which he excelled. Grants will be made to help students …

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Responsive Grants Applications Now Being Accepted

Posted on:Monday, September 20th, 2021 @ 4:10 pm

Applications are now being accepted for the Community Foundation of Washington County’s Responsive Grants. These will focus on the development of a stronger community through high-impact programs and initiatives within the following areas: Family stability, including all stages of life Financial literacy Employment Mental health Safety & security Basic needs Youth development, with a focus …

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Applications Being Accepted for the Legacy Award for Black Excellence

Posted on:Thursday, September 16th, 2021 @ 3:48 pm

Applications are being accepted for the very first granting cycle for the Legacy Award for Black Excellence. This award, created in 2020, is intended to support educational costs and programming for African-American Washington County residents who demonstrate leadership qualities. Applicants for this fund must have graduated high school and be currently enrolled in a college …

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Bill Dorsey Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Posted on:Thursday, September 16th, 2021 @ 3:37 pm

Applications are currently being accepted for the Bill Dorsey Scholarship! Students who live in Washington County, Maryland and are enrolled in the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts as a sophomore, junior, or senior are able to apply for this funding which offsets the cost of materials, supplies and other elements directly related to their …

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Awards $1,800 to Two Non-profit Organizations

Posted on:Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 @ 12:36 pm

  (Photo: L to R    Mercede Robinson, LCSW-C Treatment Foster Care Director for San Mar Family and Community Services, Inc., Fund Founder Carrol Lourie, E.J. Fuller, Development Director for Boys & Girls Club of Washington County, Kathleen Prest, MSW Licensing and Recruitment Coordinator) The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund, a component fund of the Community …

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Hagerstown State Farm Agents Join Forces to Donate Over $6,000 to Adam R. Barnhart Inclusive Athlete Fund

Posted on:Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 @ 1:24 pm

Hagerstown, MD State Farm Insurance agents have collectively donated $3,050 to the Adam R. Barnhart Inclusive Athlete Fund, one of the newest funds created with the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. In the coming months, State Farm’s corporate office will match this contribution, bringing the total to $6,100. This collaborative giving was spearheaded …

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Washington County Government Launches Capital Campaign for Public Safety Training Center

Posted on:Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 @ 11:08 am

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 10, 2021) – Washington County Government, Washington County Division of Emergency Services, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and the Washington County Fire and Rescue Association announced the launch of a capital campaign at a press conference. Representatives from each agency spoke regarding the positive impact the new Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) will …

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George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Grant Available

Posted on:Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD has applications open for the George R. Moore Wildlife Preservation Fund. This grant will award $1,300 to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Washington County, Maryland, involved in wildlife preservation. Past recipients include the Washington County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Potomac Valley Audubon Society. George …

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The McClellan Boonsboro High School Scholar Athlete Award

Posted on:Monday, July 19th, 2021 @ 3:40 pm

The McClellan Boonsboro High School Scholar Athlete Award fund was created this month by Robert & Christina McClellan to provide scholarships to deserving students from Boonsboro High School who excel in academics and athletics. Scholarships shall be awarded to students according to guidelines and procedures set forth by the founders donors.

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Terry and Peggy Carroll Endowed Scholarship Created

Posted on:Monday, July 19th, 2021 @ 3:35 pm

A new scholarship fund was created this month by Terry and Peggy Carroll – an endowed scholarship fund that seeks to provide scholarships to students pursuing training as teachers using criteria from the Washington County Retired Educational Personnel Association (WCREPA). Scholarships shall be awarded to students according to guidelines and procedures set forth by the …

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