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Funding Opportunities Currently Accepting Applications

Posted on:Thursday, July 6th, 2023 @ 2:59 pm

Please see links below for grant opportunities currently accepting applications: 2024 Kevin Barkdoll Livestock Memorial Fund (Due June 24, 2024 at 11:59pm) This award, created in memory of Kevin Barkdoll, will provide an annual grant through a qualifying organization to support a member of FFA and/or 4-H from Washington County, Maryland or the surrounding area, …

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New Brand Launched!

Posted on:Wednesday, November 15th, 2023 @ 9:27 am

Washington County, November 15, 2023 – The Community Foundation of Washington County (CFWC) proudly announces the conclusion of its strategic design initiative and its launch of a reinvisioned brand identity.  Released on November 15th, 2023, the new logo upholds the mission and vision of the organization, while spearheading a new strategy to inspire philanthropy for …

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Applications Being Accepted for The Adam R. Barnhart Inclusive Athlete Fund

Posted on:Wednesday, July 19th, 2023 @ 8:49 am

The Adam R. Barnhart Inclusive Athlete Fund is accepting applications funding cycle now through August 31st at 11:59pm. Created by family, in memory of the late Adam Barnhart, the fund’s founders understands high costs of adaptive sports equipment and other expenses related to accessing and participating in sports-related programming. They believe that the lack of …

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Accepting Applications

Posted on:Thursday, June 29th, 2023 @ 9:30 am

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, is now accepting applications with a deadline of August 4th at 11:59pm. Grants will be directed to programs specifically targeting a decrease in teen pregnancy and unsafe sexual practices in teens. Preference may be given to organizations or programs that …

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We are hiring!

Posted on:Monday, June 12th, 2023 @ 9:42 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County, MD Inc. is currently hiring a Community Impact Manager and a Donor Engagement Manager to add to our growing organization. Community Impact Manager job description: Community Impact Manager Donor Engagement Manager job description: Donor Engagement Manager Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to cfwc@cfwcmd.org or by mail at …

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APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR GENE WILES MEMORIAL FUND

Posted on:Thursday, June 1st, 2023 @ 12:52 pm

Applications are now being accepted for the Gene Wiles Memorial Fund. This award, created in memory of Gene Wiles, will once again provide a grant through a qualifying organization to support a young adult (ages 16-21) from Washington County, Maryland or the surrounding area, who is pursuing an agricultural endeavor. This award is not intended …

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APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR KEVIN BARKDOLL LIVESTOCK MEMORIAL FUND

Posted on:Thursday, June 1st, 2023 @ 12:50 pm

      Applications are now being accepted for the Kevin Barkdoll Livestock Memorial Fund. This award, created in memory of Kevin, will provide an annual grant through a qualifying organization to support a member of FFA and/or 4-H from Washington County, Maryland or the surrounding area, who is pursuing an agricultural endeavor. This award is …

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Legacy Award for Black Excellence Presents Annual Scholarship

Posted on:Monday, April 24th, 2023 @ 6:58 pm

The Legacy Award for Black Excellence has made its annual award designed to support educational costs and programming. In particular, this award is designed to make a difference for an African American student (including non-traditional students) residing in Washington County demonstrating leadership qualities. Kamilah Scott attends Hagerstown Community College, pursuing undergraduate studies with plans to …

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Community Foundation Grants $129,901 to Local Nonprofits

Posted on:Thursday, March 16th, 2023 @ 6:23 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. awarded its 2023 responsive grants, totaling $129,901, to twenty one local non-profit organizations. A check presentation ceremony showcasing each organization was held Thursday, March 16th at the Washington County Free Library. The Community Foundation’s grants committee chose to fund Washington County nonprofits and programs focused on the …

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Women’s Giving Circle Accepting Grant Applications

Posted on:Wednesday, March 1st, 2023 @ 2:38 pm

The Women’s Giving Circle, a component of The Community Foundation of Washington County, is accepting applications for their annual granting cycle. Ideal 501(c)(3) nonprofit applicants should be seeking funding for programs, capital and operating expenses that increase life skills of women, encourage the healthy development and personal authority of young girls, improve the quality of …

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