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For Good. Forever. For Frederick County.
Mar. 13, 2017 It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Betsy.Day.2014.smallMost of you have heard the popular holiday song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” It was written in 1963 by Edward Pola and George Wyle, and recorded and released by Andy Williams. It’s still played every year, and hasn’t lost any sparkle during its 54 year run. In fact, it’s considered one of the music industry’s holiday standards for the season. READ MORE

Welcome to The Community Foundation of Frederick County

Welcome to The Community Foundation of Frederick County. We are an organization that works with those who live in Frederick County. We act on behalf of those citizens who love this amazing area, and along side those who want to ensure we leave a legacy of continued prosperity for generations to come. And this all starts by joining together to develop solutions, build hope, and create meaningful, lasting change.

Our mission is simple. The Community Foundation is dedicated to connecting people who care with causes that matter to enrich the quality of life in Frederick County now and for future generations.


  • Memorial contributions for Leona Sauser - click HERE
  • Memorial contributions for Suzanne Fox - click HERE
  • Memorial contributions for Gina Cumberland - click HERE
  • Memorial contributions for John "Jack" Griffin - click HERE
  • NEW! 30th Annual Report to the Community - click HERE
  • Nominations for Wertheimer Excellence in Volunteerism and Wertheimer Youth in Action honorees is open June 1 through June 30. Click HERE for details. 
  • A Maryland state tax program in 2017, Endow Maryland, will reward donors who help build permanent charitable funds with a 25 percent state tax credit. Gifts must be received by December 31, 2017. Click here for more information.Endow Maryland-Frederick Co.xs

30th Annual Report to the Community Sponsors/Partners in Philanthropy

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Confirmed in Compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations

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The Community Foundation is a member of Maryland Community Foundations

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Proud Member of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce