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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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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Accepting 2021 Grant Applications

Posted on:Wednesday, July 7th, 2021 @ 9:24 am

Grant applications are now being accepted for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund, with a deadline of Sunday, August 8th at 11:59pm. Applications can be filed online by clicking HERE. 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 …

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Adam R. Barnhart Inclusive Athlete Fund Created

Posted on:Thursday, June 17th, 2021 @ 9:17 am

This month, the Adam R. Barnhart Inclusive Athlete Fund was created by family members here at the Community Foundation. Its mission is to provide support and opportunities to individuals with intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) who live in Washington County, Maryland and who seek to participate in inclusive, competitive athletics. There’s a strong movement whereby …

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Applications Being Accepted for Kevin Barkdoll Livestock Memorial Fund

Posted on:Thursday, June 10th, 2021 @ 7:36 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 not intended to …

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Applications Being accepted for the Gene Wiles Memorial Fund.

Posted on:Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 @ 5:18 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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Scholarships Presented at Smithsburg High School

Posted on:Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 @ 5:16 pm

Here at the Foundation, we’re in the midst of what’s still an atypical graduation season for Washington County High School seniors! Sarah Burge, Director of Grants and Donor Relations attended Smithsburg High School’s scholarships & honors ceremony and awarded the following. Alongside her, to present a scholarship honoring her late daughter Charas, was Simone Heurich. …

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Local Businesses and Nonprofits Partner on Major Technology Upgrades for Boys & Girls Club of Washington County

Posted on:Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 @ 10:17 am

Three local businesses and two nonprofits are partnering on a $122,355 technology overhaul project for the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County’s four locations scheduled to begin in late May. Spearheaded by the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County and Hagerstown-based managed service provider, Innovative Incorporated, the project will: give the organization the …

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Washington County Gives 2021 Brings $567,661 to Community Nonprofits, a Combined $1.1 Million Within Foundation’s Fiscal Year

Posted on:Thursday, May 13th, 2021 @ 4:03 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announced that Washington County Gives, the 24-hour online giving day, raised $567,661 in donations, matching funds and prizes. The event saw 2,093 unique donors giving to one or more of the 87 participating nonprofit organizations. Cedar Ridge Children’s Home & School, Inc raised the most dollars and …

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