Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Through Muse Fund
FREDERICK, MD –May 8, 2013: Through June 15, 2013, students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend fall 2013 athletic and sports activities or camps. The scholarships are funded by The Dustin and Courtney Muse Memorial Fund, one of more than 630 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Robert E. Kallstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund Announced
FREDERICK, MD – May 2, 2013: Robert “Bob” E. Kallstrom's legacy of improving the lives of others in Frederick County will carry on through The Robert E. Kallstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund. Founded by his wife, Maureen Kallstrom, the fund is one of more than 630 component funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
New RISE Fund to Help Develop Job Skills, Matching Grant Opportunity for Donors
FREDERICK, MD – May 1, 2013: A new fund designed to help eliminate barriers of employment for residents of public housing has been established. The RISE Fund becomes one of more than 630 funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Cathie Duncan Speech-Language Scholarship Fund Established
FREDERICK, MD – April 26, 2013: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces a new scholarship fund honoring the retirement of a long-time Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) employee. The Cathie Duncan Speech-Language Scholarship Fund becomes one of more than 630 component funds managed by the Community Foundation
Ronald Aucutt, Esq. Will Present “A New Day for Estate Planning” to Frederick County Professional Advisor
FREDERICK, MD – April 17, 2013: Ronald Aucutt, Esq., Partner, and leader of McGuireWoods LLP private wealth services group, will present “A New Day for Estate Planning” to Frederick County professional advisors on Tuesday morning, May 7, 2013, at Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant. This seminar is sponsored by The Community Foundation of Frederick County’s Professional Advisor Council and the Western Maryland Society of Financial Services Professionals.
SSgt. Michael McCauley Foundation Fund Announced
FREDERICK, MD – April 12, 2013: SSgt. Michael McCauley lost his life because of war, but not in combat. Honorably discharged from the United States Air Force (USAF) in early 2008, he took his own life a few months later, due to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a way to honor him and his six years of military service, SSgt. McCauley’s parents, Debbie and J. Scott McCauley, have established The SSgt. Michael McCauley Foundation Fund, to provide grants to nonprofits and scholarships to students. The fund becomes one of more than 630 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Community Foundation Launches FrederickCountyGives.org
FREDERICK, MD – April 18, 2013:The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces a new and improved website address: www.FrederickCountyGives.org. This address is operational for all web-accessible devices, including desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones.
Urban Gardens Grant Application Extended to May 15, 2013
FREDERICK, MD – April 15, 2013: The Urban Gardens 2013 grant application deadline for the creation or restoration of urban gardens has been extended to May 15, 2013. Click here at access the application.
Kiwanis Club of Suburban Frederick Presents Grant to Maternal Child Health Program
Frederick, MD – March 15, 2013: Frederick County Health Department’s Maternal Child Health Program (MCH) recently received a $1,000 grant from The Kiwanis Club of Suburban Frederick Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The Maternal Child Health Program serves to provide information and education to pregnant women and families about health and safety issues in order to reduce fetal and infant illness and mortality.For more information about MCH visit www.frederickcountymd.gov/MCH. To learn more about how the Community Foundation impacts Frederick County, visit www.cffredco.org or call 301.695.7660.Pictured:Ted Luck, Community Foundation Trustee (far right) congratulates Miriam Dobson, Maternal Child Health Supervisor (center) with Ed Crawford, Suburban Kiwanis Young Children Priority One Committee Chairman (far left).
Nicholas Leakins Scholarship Fund Established at Community Foundation
FREDERICK, MD – March 18, 2013: The Community Foundation announces a new scholarship fund that will continue the legacy of former South Frederick Elementary Principal Nicholas Leakins. The Nicholas E. Leakins Scholarship Fund becomes one of more than 630 component funds managed by the Community Foundation.
SAIC-Frederick Contributes $7,500 to Shearer Fund
FREDERICK, MD – March 13, 2013: Continuing its deep commitment to the community and tradition of providing educational support for STEM students, SAIC-Frederick, Inc. has made a $7,500 contribution to The Michelle Shearer STEM Fund. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Alliance to MedChi Medical Scholarship Fund Announced
FREDERICK, MD – March 1, 2013: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces a new scholarship fund that will support Maryland residents enrolled in an approved State of Maryland medical college. The Alliance to MedChi Medical Scholarship Fund becomes one of more than 630 component funds managed by the Community Foundation.
2013 Nonprofit Summit Registrants Qualify for $1,000 Grant
FREDERICK, MD – February 28, 2013: One lucky nonprofit organization attending the 2013 Nonprofit Summit on March 19 will earn a bonus for attending: a $1,000 unrestricted grant, generously provided by PNC. The nonprofit representative must be present at the time of the drawing.
Second Chances Garage Receives Grant for Automotive Lift
FREDERICK, MD – February 11, 2013: Second Chances Garage, a nonprofit with a passion for cars and a mission to help individuals and families become independent by providing safe and reliable transportation, received a grant from The Community Foundation of Frederick County to purchase a service bay automotive lift for their facility. The lift holds up to 10,000 pounds, allowing Second Chances to work on larger and heavier vehicles. Advance Auto Parts assisted Second Chances in acquiring the lift. Attending the ribbon cutting for the lift are, front row, left to right: Joshua Roush, Advance Auto Parts General Manager; Shirley Shores and Meta Nash, Community Foundation Trustees; Rick Trawick, Second Chances Garage Executive Director, and Richard Harriday, Second Chances Garage mechanic. In the back row, left to right, are: Matthew Baroody, Advance Auto Parts Commercial Account Manager, and Carl Reggid, Second Chances Garage Mechanic. For more information about Second Chances Garage visit www.secondchancesgarage.com.
Urban Gardens Grant Application Open Through March 15, 2013
FREDERICK, MD – February 7, 2013: Many people find time spent in a lovely garden setting to be relaxing and rejuvenating, and finding these spots in urban settings can be challenging. The Urban Gardens 2013 grant for the creation or restoration of urban gardens is now available through The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Community Foundation’s Frederick Mutual Insurance Fund Presents $7,700 in Grants to 16 Nonprofit Organizations
Frederick, MD – February 1, 2013: Sixteen nonprofit organizations recently received grants totaling $7,700 from The Frederick Mutual Insurance Company Donor-Advised Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
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