Press Release Archive

First Grant from Jean Ellis and Florence Guss Memorial Fund Presented to BEACON

Ellis-GussFREDERICK, MD – January 22, 2014:The first grant from The Jean Ellis and Florence Guss Memorial Fund in the amount of $2,500 was presented to Brunswick Ecumenical Assistance Committee on Needs (BEACON). The fund is one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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Strategic Grant Partners Impact Health Care, School-Readiness, and Housing

Strat Grant PartnersFREDERICK, MD – January 16, 2014: Driven by a desire to make a difference in the lives of Frederick County residents who need access to health care, those newly homeless or precariously housed, and school-readiness for children, two organizations and representatives from five donor-advised funds recently partnered with The Community Foundation of Frederick County to impact its FY2014 strategic grantsmaking in these areas.

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Grants Available Through Community Foundation for Health and Hardship Needs

FREDERICK, MD – December 31, 2013: The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces three grant applications available on January 1, 2014for health needs and hardship situations.

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Frederick Giving Project Fund Provides $10K Grant to Second Chances Garage

Frederick Giving Project Second Chances Garage grant Dec. 20133FREDERICK, MD - December 27, 2013: The fourth grant from The Frederick Giving Project Fund was recently presented to Second Chances Garage. The fund is one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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Great Frederick Fair Receives Grant for Agri-Theatre

Sukup agri-TheatreFREDERICK, MD – December 26, 2013:The Great Frederick Fair recently received a $650 grant from The AG-C.I.T.E. Fund, one of more than 640 components funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County. AG-C.I.T.E. stands for “Agricultural Community Interactive Teaching Experience.”

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New Scholarship Fund Honors Saint Peter Claver

St Peter ClaverFREDERICK, MD – December 10, 2013: Inspired by a man who dedicated himself to ministering to Negro slaves in the early 1600s, anonymous donors have established The Saint Peter Claver Scholarship Fund. The fund becomes one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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Community Foundation General Scholarship Application Available January 15; Application Training Sessions Will Be Held

2013 Scholarship receptionFrederick, MD –December 18, 2013: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is pleased to announce that its scholarship application is available for the 2014-2015 academic year beginning Wednesday, January 15, 2014. By completing one general application, students will be considered for more than 200 available scholarships.

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Athletic/Sports Camp Scholarships Available Through Muse Fund

Muse Athletic Scholars 4FREDERICK, MD – December 19, 2013: From January 1, 2014 through February 15, 2014, students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend spring or summer 2014 athletic and sports activities or camps. The scholarships are funded by The Dustin and Courtney Muse Memorial Fund, one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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First Dance Scholarship Presented from Thomas F. Waters Memorial Fund

Thomas Water first scholarship 12.6.13 23FREDERICK, MD –December 18, 2013: The first scholarship from The Thomas F. Waters Memorial Fund has been presented to Victoria Stanley. The fund is one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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Children Receive iPads for Christmas from Community Foundation Grant

Hammet Hough Jennifer Long Laura Joiner and Harry George for Libby grant 1 12.12.13 FREDERICK, MD –December 18, 2013: Christmas day will be extra special for two foster children when they open their iPads. The gift was made possible through a grant from The Libby Hough Van Winkle Foster Children’s Fund. The fund is one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

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Community Foundation Mourns Loss of Trustee John R. Ratnavale

ratnavale-trusteeFREDERICK, MD –September 3, 2013: The Community Foundation Board of Trustees and staff mourn the loss of Trustee John R. Ratnavale, CFA on August 23, 2013.

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