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The Next 50 Campaign
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The Next 50 Campaign

Established in celebration of CFHoCo’s 50th Anniversary in 2019, The Next 50 Fund seeks to endow lasting support for the primary mission of the foundation as it moves into its second half-century. With a target of $1 million, The Next 50 campaign will help to significantly expand our capacity and set the foundation up to…

CFHoCo Announces 2021 Community Grant Awards
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CFHoCo Announces 2021 Community Grant Awards

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced its 2021 community grant awards supporting nonprofits throughout Howard County, Maryland. A total of $201,000 will be distributed across 36 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…

Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor Ribbon Cutting
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Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor Ribbon Cutting

The Community Foundation of Howard County celebrated and showcased its spectacular new home with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 4, 2021. Highlights from the sunny and warm October afternoon included a proclamation from Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, guided tours of the renovated and restored property and a champagne toast to the many people…

Prescott Named Chair of CFHoCo Board of Trustees
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Prescott Named Chair of CFHoCo Board of Trustees

Four new members added to board as Prescott replaces outgoing chair, Peter Panepento The Community Foundation of Howard County named Kimberly Prescott chair of the board of trustees. Prescott is the founder and president of Prescott HR, a full-service human resources firm in Columbia that helps organizations hire and manage employees. “As the foundation enters…

WE’VE MOVED!
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WE’VE MOVED!

The next chapter of our story begins at the beautifully renovated and restored Athol Manor. As of August 30, 2021, the Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor is officially the home of the Community Foundation of Howard County. One of the oldest residential properties in Howard County, Athol Manor was built from 1732 to 1740…

Brown  Advisory Briefs CFHoCo Donors
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Brown Advisory Briefs CFHoCo Donors

Our investment partners from Brown Advisory co-hosted a donor briefing to provide an update on the CFHoCo portfolio and its sustainable investment strategy via zoom webinar. Joining Beverly White-Seals and Dan Flynn from the foundation were Brown Advisory’s Amy Seto, Endowments & Foundations Senior Advisor; Matt Gray, Portfolio Manager; and Elizabeth Hiss, Investment Analyst, Sustainable…

Apple Ford Donates $400,000 to Community Foundation of Howard County
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Apple Ford Donates $400,000 to Community Foundation of Howard County

Community Foundation to move to The Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor this fall The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, received $400,000 from Apple Ford, a car dealership in Columbia, for the foundation’s endowed fund supporting the mission and operating costs of the foundation…

CFHoCo Announces Youth in Philanthropy Community Grant Awards of $25,000
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CFHoCo Announces Youth in Philanthropy Community Grant Awards of $25,000

A student panel from the Community Foundation of Howard County’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program has selected nine nonprofits for its community grant awards. The grants total $25,000, with funding coming from the Youth in Philanthropy fund and the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County, two field of interest funds under the Community Foundation of…

Donor Briefing with Brown Advisory
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Donor Briefing with Brown Advisory

Please join us for a lunchtime donor briefing on Thursday, July 29 as the team at Brown Advisory provides an update on the CFHoCo portfolio and its sustainable investment strategy. The zoom webinar will be held from 12-1 p.m. and allow time for a Q&A.Click to RSVP. The event is free to attend, but you must register in advance. Brown…

Annie T. Randall Memorial Fund
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Annie T. Randall Memorial Fund

The Annie T. Randall Memorial Fund is named after a pathbreaking and amazingly gracious woman.  Annie Mae Turner Randall entered this world on January 22, 1925, in Greenwood, South Carolina, and transitioned on August 16, 2021. Her life was committed to creating opportunities for others. She always had a smile, word of encouragement and a…

Community Foundation of Howard County awards 2021 annual scholarships
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Community Foundation of Howard County awards 2021 annual scholarships

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County has awarded 87 scholarships to 78 Howard County students with an approximate value of $79,500. The awards come after a thorough review process of applications and scholarship committee recommendations. Jillian Lewis (pictured above), a 2021 graduate of Howard High School, headlines the group. Lewis earned four scholarship awards.…