News

Hamilton Family Foundation Sponsors First-Time Washington County Gives Participants

Posted on:Thursday, January 13th, 2022 @ 10:18 am

Have you thought about participating in Washington County Gives, but weren’t quite sure if it was worth the commitment? Now’s your chance to give it a risk-free try, thanks to the Hamilton Family Foundation! PLEASE NOTE: This contest is for first-time Washington County Gives participants only. Standard registration begins January 24th! Enter by January 23rd, …

» Read more

Community Foundation Announces Available Scholarships

Posted on:Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 @ 10:21 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD has over 50 scholarships available for local students preparing for a post-secondary education. The Foundation encourages all public, private, homeschool and nontraditional students who live in Washington County, Maryland, to apply for these scholarships. Applicants can apply for more than one scholarship, but should note that each has …

» Read more

Grant Applications Available for Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts

Posted on:Monday, January 3rd, 2022 @ 9:26 pm

The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc., has grant applications available. 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 …

» Read more

Colia Fletcher Receives Award from the Bill Dorsey Scholarship Fund for the Barbara Ingram School

Posted on:Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 @ 4:56 pm

Barbara Ingram School for the Arts senior Colia Fletcher has been selected as the recipient of a scholarship from the 2021 Bill Dorsey Scholarship Fund for the Barbara Ingram School. Colia describes her passion for dance as coming from the heart, making her “feel alive in so many ways.” She plans to apply these funds …

» Read more

Carol Brashears Honored with People’s Choice Award and $5,000 Endowment

Posted on:Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 @ 3:16 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Carol Brashears, as a part of the 22nd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with the Volunteer Award. This prestigious 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 …

» Read more

Zane Schreiber Honored with People’s Choice Rising Star Award

Posted on:Friday, November 19th, 2021 @ 4:52 pm

  The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Zane Schreiber, as a part of the 22nd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with a Rising Star Award. This award honors an individual from the community who demonstrates a commitment to volunteer service. In their honor, a $1,000 contribution from the Community Foundation is made …

» Read more

Paulie Ward Honored with People’s Choice Award and $5,000 Endowment

Posted on:Friday, November 19th, 2021 @ 3:41 pm

  The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Paulie Ward, as a part of the 22nd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with a Volunteer Award. This prestigious 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 …

» Read more

Veteran Dave Dorsey and Wife Sue Honored by Community Foundation and Create $5,000 Endowment Fund

Posted on:Friday, November 12th, 2021 @ 8:46 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has awarded Dave and Sue Dorsey as a part of the 22nd Annual People’s Choice Awards, with a small reception on Veteran’s Day, November 11th, 2021. The prestigious Volunteer Award honors individuals from the community who give generously of their time and talents to make Washington County …

» Read more

Community Foundation Plans to Honor Four People’s Choice Awards Recipients with Individual Receptions

Posted on:Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 @ 4:23 pm

Annually, the Community Foundation holds the People’s Choice Awards to recognize and celebrate individuals in the community who have made a difference in Washington County by giving generously of their time and talents. Three People’s Choice Volunteer Award winners and one Rising Star Award winner have been chosen and instead of one in-person awards ceremony …

» Read more

Capital Campaign Launched for Establishing Clara Barton Memorial Park

Posted on:Thursday, October 21st, 2021 @ 4:41 pm

A plan to honor Clara Barton, who broke an important barrier at the Battle of Antietam to become the first Civil War nurse to be allowed on a battlefield during the battle, and founder and president of the American Red Cross, is moving along by way of The Clara Barton Memorial Committee. In preparation for …

» Read more