The Community Foundation awards grants each year that create positive and lasting impact throughout Frederick County. Grants are awarded from our strategic, restricted, unrestricted, donor-advised, fiscal agency, field of interest, and agency funds and support civic and cultural organizations, the arts, educational programs, environmental causes, elder care services, faith-based organizations, health and human service agencies, historic preservation initiatives, and youth programs and projects.
Rolling Grants - Available January 1, 2014
All applications must be submitted online (see link below each fund). No paper applications are accepted. Grants will be available until distributed in full, or through June 30, 2014.
The Health Fund for Frederick County Youth - Amount Available: $45, 597
Grants from this fund support nonprofits providing services to Frederick County youth under age 18 who have extraordinary and/or life-threatening medical needs. Grant requests may include, but are not limited to, medical procedures, special equipment needs, or medical expenses not reimbursed or covered through health insurance. A letter from the youth's current medical practitioner certifying that the medical need is indeed extraordinary and/or life threatening must be submitted, along with the current diagnosis, as part of the application. Grants will not be paid directly to families or individuals, but directly to vendors and/or medical providers.
Click HERE to apply.
The Holly Hale Palmer Memorial Fund - Amount Available: $21,000
Grants from this fund will support nonprofits that help individuals with seizure disorders or those diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Grants will not be paid directly to families or individuals, but directly to the 501(c)(3) applying organzation or approved medical providers.
Click HERE to apply.
All FY14 Grantees: Click HERE to access your online account and request reimbursement.
FY14 Payment Request Forms:
Women's Giving Circle 2014 Grant Application
Click HERE to access the Women's Giving Circle 2014 Grant Information.
Click HERE for the Women's Giving Circles Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Click HERE for the NEW Financial form.
Urban Gardens Grant Application
The Don Doughty and Linda Moran Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Frederick County is offering a grant to support the creation of or restoration of an existing garden. The garden must incorporate native, edible, and perennial plants for year-round enjoyment. An area of reflection and relaxation must be incorporated into the garden design. For more details and the application, click here.
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