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The Clayton Michael Knode Scholarship Fund Established

Posted on:Thursday, September 8th, 2022 @ 2:08 pm

The family of Clayton Knode has established the Clayton Michael Knode Scholarship Fund. Intended to be a continued celebration of Clayton’s life, this fund will award scholarships to graduating Washington County students. The fund consists of the many generous donations from the Clear Spring Blazer community and beyond, and also serves as a way for …

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Charlotte Hawbaker Fund for Adult Day Services and Adult Respite Care Accepting Applications

Posted on:Monday, August 29th, 2022 @ 6:15 pm

Applications are being accepted for the 2022 Charlotte Hawbaker Fund for Adult Day Services & Adult Respite Care!   This fund is intended for the sole support of organizations that offer Adult Day Services and or Adult Respite Care in Washington County, MD. Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in and serving Washington County, …

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Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for its Annual People’s Choice Awards

Posted on:Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 @ 12:34 pm

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. is seeking nominations for its 23rd annual People’s Choice Awards. This award honors individuals from the community who give generously of their time and talents to make Washington County a better place to live. The Community Foundation will recognize three winners. In addition, they will establish a …

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The Steven L. Bittner Memorial Preservation Fund Created to Benefit Environmental Initiatives & More!

Posted on:Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 @ 3:23 pm

A brand new fund here at the Community Foundation of Washington County that supports environmental initiatives, natural resources, sustainability, and parks and recreation, has been created by family of the late Steven Bittner. The Steven L. Bittner Memorial Preservation Fund honors his love for the great outdoors. “I know Steve would be pleased that this …

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FOP Lodge #88 Criminal Justice Scholarship Created

Posted on:Friday, July 29th, 2022 @ 1:37 pm

FOP Lodge 88 has created a new scholarship fund with us, titled the FOP Lodge #88 Criminal Justice Scholarship! This fund will provide scholarships to deserving students pursuing an education in criminal justice. The Thomas Pangborn Lodge 88 of the Fraternal Order of Police was formed in 1936 by members of the Hagerstown Police Department. Lodge …

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

Posted on:Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 @ 10:15 am

The Adam R. Barnhart Inclusive Athlete Fund is accepting applications for its very first 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 …

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George R. Moore Fund for Wildlife Preservation Seeks Applicants

Posted on:Friday, July 15th, 2022 @ 12:18 pm

Applications are being accepted for the 2022 George R. Moore Fund for Wildlife Preservation! This grant will award $1,300 to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Washington County, Maryland, involved in wildlife preservation. This fund honors the memory of George Moore, a farmer and educator who passed away in 2013. DEADLINE: September 1, 11:59pm TO APPLY, …

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Elizabeth Niemyer Cat Fund Seeks Applicants

Posted on:Friday, July 15th, 2022 @ 12:11 pm

Applications are now being accepted for the Elizabeth Niemyer Cat Fund. This fund supports 501(c)(3) organizations that spay and neuter the feral cat population of Washington County. Created in 2010, this fund honors the late Niemyer, affectionately know as “Liz” who, in addition to living an accomplished life, had great fondness for the feral cat …

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fund Accepting Applications

Posted on:Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 @ 3:48 pm

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 1st 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 …

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The Future is Yours West Virginia Child Scholarship Awards Recipient

Posted on:Friday, June 17th, 2022 @ 11:23 am

The Future is Yours West Virginia Child Scholarship, one of our 400+ funds, created by Kati Hatfield, 17, of Hedgesville, WV, recently announce 2022’s scholarship recipients, who each received a $1,000 scholarship. Recipients are Olivia Clarke, of Riverside High School in Kanawha County, and Marcus Rucker, of Lincoln High School in Harrison County. The scholarship, …

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