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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…

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…

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,”…

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…

Regina Clay, Carlos Rodriguez Added to CFHoCo Board of Trustees
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Regina Clay, Carlos Rodriguez Added to CFHoCo Board of Trustees

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, named Regina M. Clay and Carlos U. Rodriguez to the foundation’s board of trustees. Clay and Rodriquez join 18 other local community volunteers on the foundation board. Regina M. Clay manages external affairs for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, where…

We Stand in Solidarity
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We Stand in Solidarity

The Community Foundation of Howard County, the Horizon Foundation, and the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County stand in solidarity with women across our community who are shocked and saddened by today’s Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This decision denies women the right to make health care decisions about their…

Endow Maryland Tax Credit Program Open for 2022
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Endow Maryland Tax Credit Program Open for 2022

Want to be rewarded for helping to build permanent charitable funds that benefit Howard County such as our Next 50 Campaign? Participate in Endow Maryland, and give back to your community in a meaningful and lasting way. How It Works Endow Maryland is a state tax credit that rewards donors who help build permanent, endowed…