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

Community Foundation of Howard County announces two award recipients

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, presented its 2015 Casey and Pebble Willis Making a Difference Award to A-OK Mentoring and Tutoring and its 2015 Leadership Council Award to Steve Poynot with the Howard County Arts Council. A-OK Mentoring and Tutoring, which helps… Continue Reading

New Fundholders’ Welcome Kit

Everyone at the Community Foundation of Howard County (“CFHoCo”) is delighted that you have established a charitable fund with us. You have joined a community of diverse individuals,families, organizations and businesses who are committed to improving the lives of people here in Howard County, across our country, and around the world—now and in the future.… Continue Reading