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CFHoCo Announces 2022 Community Grant Awards
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CFHoCo Announces 2022 Community Grant Awards

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced its 2022 community grant awards supporting nonprofits throughout Howard County, Maryland. A total of $200,000 will be distributed across 45 nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of residents across the community. “The Community Foundation of Howard County is pleased to work with so many amazing nonprofits…

CFHoCo Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 1
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CFHoCo Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 1

The Community Foundation of Howard County’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy presented by The Howard Hughes Corporation will take place on Thursday, December 1 at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville, Maryland. For the first time in years, we will gather in person for a joyous evening of food, fellowship and philanthropy. The evening…

Community Foundation of Howard County announces partnership with The Howard Hughes Corporation for December 1st Annual Dinner
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Community Foundation of Howard County announces partnership with The Howard Hughes Corporation for December 1st Annual Dinner

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced that The Howard Hughes Corporation will serve as the presenting sponsor of its Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy this year. The event will be held at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville, Maryland, on Thursday, December 1. The annual event, which highlights the outstanding…

Ponce Bequest Ignites Candlelight Concert Society Endowment
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Ponce Bequest Ignites Candlelight Concert Society Endowment

Elsa Ponce had a passion for the performing arts, including classical music and ballet. A longtime supporter of Candlelight Concerts, Elsa also loved reading, art museums, and animals. Originally from Ohio, she resided in Columbia, Maryland, and spent her career at the Social Security Administration at Woodlawn in the office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics.…

New Cultural Center Information Session
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New Cultural Center Information Session

On November 3 the collaborative team working to bring a fabulous new cultural center and housing complex to downtown Columbia hosted a public information session. Hosted by the Community Foundation of Howard County, the session allows you to hear from project stakeholders, see a virtual tour with the architects and learn more about this innovative…

Community Foundation of Howard County names board president
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Community Foundation of Howard County names board president

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support nonprofit organizations in Howard County, named Steven D. Sass chair of the board of trustees. Sass works as a bankruptcy attorney and trustee in commercial bankruptcy cases, having previously spent more than 20 years at Dun & Bradstreet subsidiaries and successor…

Community Foundation of Howard County Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients
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Community Foundation of Howard County Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

The Community Foundation of Howard County has awarded 35 scholarships to 32 Howard County students with an approximate value of $78,500. The awards come after a thorough review process of applications and scholarship committee recommendations. “These scholarships are another example of the many donors in our caring community and the value they place on education,”…

Foundation Board Reunion
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Foundation Board Reunion

The foundation welcomed back former volunteers from the Board of Trustees and working committees for a virtual Board Reunion. It was a good opportunity to reconnect and give a status report on the current state of the foundation. Attendees heard from Board Chair, Steven Sass, and were shown a presentation from the foundation staff led…

Remembering Troy Walter
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Remembering Troy Walter

Troy David Walter of Sykesville Maryland, precious son of Joan & Brian Walter, passed away on September 17, 2022. Our sincere condolences go out to the Walter Family. Brian is a past member of the Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Born in Annapolis, Maryland in 1996, Troy moved to western Howard County Maryland in 1999…

Reservoir and Wilde Lake Graduates Named Recipients of Inaugural Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship
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Reservoir and Wilde Lake Graduates Named Recipients of Inaugural Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship

The Community Foundation of Howard County has announced Dylan Bradford and Mia Swaby-Rowe as the inaugural winners of the Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship Award program. Established by The Howard Hughes Corporation® in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the “1619 Project” for The New York Times Magazine, the scholarship promotes the values of…