Community Foundation of Howard County requests Philanthropist of the Year nominations

The Community Foundation of Howard County requests nominations for its fifth annual Howard County Philanthropist of the Year awards. Nomination forms are available at www.cfhoco.org and due Aug. 15. Philanthropist of the Year awards recognize an individual or family and a business or organization in Howard County each year that have shown leadership in philanthropy… Continue Reading

Community Foundation of Howard County names new board members, officers

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which partners with donors to reach their philanthropic goals and raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, named new members and officers of the foundation’s board of trustees. The foundation’s new board members include: Daniel Medinger is owner and president of Advertising Media Plus, a full-service… Continue Reading

New scholarship established with Community Foundation of Howard County

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, introduced the Carlessia Hussein Scholarship to support African-American and Latino middle school boys in Howard County participating in community programs. “It is important for males in this age group to build life skills and establish an identity,… Continue Reading

Millie Bailey Fund established with Community Foundation of Howard County

COLUMBIA, Md.—Mary and Earl Armiger established a designated permanent fund at the Community Foundation of Howard County called the Millie Bailey Fund. Designated permanent funds benefit one or more predetermined organizations every year into the future. The Armigers established the fund in November in honor of local Howard County philanthropist Vivian “Millie” Bailey as part… Continue Reading

Community Foundation of Howard County holds 34th annual Spring Party

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, will hold its 34th annual Spring Party on Wednesday, May 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation’s programs… Continue Reading

Community Foundation of Howard County grants $245,300 to nonprofits

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support nonprofit organizations, gave $245,300 in grants to 36 nonprofits in Howard County. Grants come from the foundation’s community grants program, which combines operational and project requests into one funding cycle. “This year’s grantees serve a wide range of Howard County… Continue Reading