Press Release Archive
Community Foundation Presents First Thornton Scholarship
FREDERICK, MD – July 31, 2013:The first scholarships from The Earlene H. and Henry J. Sr. Thornton Fund for Educational Professionals have been presented to Cindy Newmeyer and Sean Gruber. The fund is one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Community Foundation Presents First Scholarship from Jeanne L. Kemp Fund
FREDERICK, MD – July 31, 2013: The first scholarship from The Jeanne L. Kemp Fund for Students with Dyslexia has been presented to Hunter Hayn. The fund is one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
“Giving Back” is Theme of New Community Foundation Fund
FREDERICK, MD – July 31, 2013:Tuvy Guss and Tracey Ellis-Guss are honoring their mothers who believed in giving back to the community and who instilled the importance of philanthropy in their children.
Community Foundation Accepting Dance Scholarship Applications Through August 30
FREDERICK, MD – July 30, 2013:The legacy of Tom Waters lives on in the first dance scholarships offered through The Thomas F. Waters Memorial Fund.
Retired Frederick County Public Schools Music Teacher Supports Join the Band Fund
Frederick, MD - July 29, 2013: Gifts from Mrs. Marj Bernstein's retirement celebration totaling $1,200 were recently contributed to The Frederick County Public Schools Current Initiatives/Join the Band Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.
Thurmont High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund Established With Community Foundation
FREDERICK, MD – July 22, 2013: The Thurmont High School Alumni Association has established The Thurmont High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund to provide assistance with post-secondary and vocational training at any accredited two or four-year college, university, or trade/technical school. The fund becomes one of more than 640 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The fund is also created in honor of Mr. Donald Lewis, a lifelong resident of Thurmont, Thurmont High School graduate, owner of Lewis’s Confectionary, and Mayor of Thurmont from 1964 to 1970.
Calvary United Methodist Church Receives Grant for Bus; Donates Former Bus to Community Living
FREDERICK, MD – June 21, 2013: Calvary United Methodist Church (CUMC), located at 131 West Second Street, received a Community Foundation grant from The Charles V. and Louise Main Endowment Fund as partial funding towards a church bus with a wheelchair lift.
Agriculture Education Grant Available Through July 31
Frederick, MD: June 19, 2013: Now through July 31, 2013, nonprofit organizations that promote agriculture and agricultural learning opportunities may apply for a grant from The AG-C.I.T.E. Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County. AG-C.I.T.E. stands for Agriculture Community Interactive Teaching Experience.
Fundraiser Proceeds Support The Bar Association of Frederick County Justice for All Fund
The Community Foundation of Frederick County Earns Rankings in Two “Top 100” Lists
Frederick, MD – May 31, 2013: The Community Foundation of Frederick County has ranked within the top 100 community foundations nationwide for fiscal year 2012 in a recent report published by Community Foundation Insights, a division of FSG Social Advisors.
Todd J. Stush Memorial Scholarship Fund Established at Community Foundation
FREDERICK, MD – May 30, 2013: The Community of Frederick County announces a new fund that will provide scholarships for Frederick County graduating seniors. The Todd J. Stush Memorial Scholarship Fund becomes one of more than 630 component funds managed by the Community Foundation.
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