Keeping music and the arts thriving
Addressing the pressing social service needs of our communities
Supporting our multicultural community
Offering hope in the aftermath of a disaster

The Community Foundation of Howard County works to improve the quality of life in Howard County by connecting donors to the critical needs in our community.

DONORS

Give to the causes and charities that
matter most to you.

NONPROFITS

Apply for a grant and learn how we work with Howard County nonprofits.

ADVISORS

Help your clients create a lasting legacy through a scholarship fund.

What's New

Youth in Philanthropy Program Announces COVID-19 Grant Awards

Youth in Philanthropy Program Announces COVID-19 Grant Awards

Student-led group to award four Howard County nonprofits with $10,000 to combat COVID-19 and start fundraising campaign for second round…

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KLNB Stepping Up to Help Neighbors in Need

KLNB Stepping Up to Help Neighbors in Need

DONATE NOW In a time when many businesses are cutting back and digging in, KLNB has stepped up in a…

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Howard County Funders Announce $202,500 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants on #GivingTuesdayNow

Howard County Funders Announce $202,500 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants on #GivingTuesdayNow

HoCoRespond awards over $400,000 the last two weeks to Howard County nonprofits The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation,…

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IMPACT

“The foundation staff provided a broad range of funding opportunities to support nonprofits. We were thrilled that our gift had such an immediate impact and potentially long-term influence for young women."

– Bob and Bach Jeffrey

IMPROVING LIVES IN HOWARD COUNTY

For 50 years, the Community Foundation of Howard County has partnered with our donors to improve lives throughout our community.

We connect donors to the critical needs In Howard County and help them to make a difference. A closer look at 2018 shows our impact.

247

Organizations Funded

$1 million +

Grants to 2018 Flood Victims

$30 million

Assets Under Management

IMPACT

“It’s the mandate of the Community Foundation of Howard County to reach every demographic in the county to provide services and support for all our residents.”

–  Jeffrey Boutwell, Youth in Philanthropy Program funder

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