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Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 5
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Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 5

The Community Foundation of Howard County’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy will take place on Tuesday, December 5* at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. Please join us as we gather for a joyous evening of food, fellowship and philanthropy! The evening starts with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by a seated dinner…

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

“What’s up with John and his hideous new mustache?” Like me, you may have found yourself asking why your neighbor or co-worker is suddenly growing a wild stache. November is not only known for Thanksgiving and the arrival of colder weather, but it is also Men’s Health Awareness Month. “No Shave November” aims to raise…

2024 Spring Party Information
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2024 Spring Party Information

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) will host its annual Spring Party on Thursday, May 16. The Spring Party will again be on the grounds of The Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor in Columbia from 5-8 p.m. With a tasty variety of food trucks, raw bar, wine, local beer and Sobar zero-alcohol offerings…

Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 10
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Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 10

The Community Foundation of Howard County’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy will take place on Tuesday, December 10 at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. Please join us as we gather for a joyous evening of food, fellowship and philanthropy! The evening starts with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by a seated dinner…

Board of Trustees Profile: Steve Singh
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Board of Trustees Profile: Steve Singh

Where did you grow up? Go to school? I grew up in the New Jersey suburbs outside of New York City in a town called Aberdeen Township. I went to Penn State for college, earning a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. After Penn State I went to business school and earned an M.B.A. degree from Villanova.…

Donor Story: Maximize Tax Savings and Benefit Your Favorite Causes with Your IRA Distribution
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Donor Story: Maximize Tax Savings and Benefit Your Favorite Causes with Your IRA Distribution

As the end of the year approaches, many individuals like Bobbie find themselves seeking ways to optimize their financial situation while also giving back to their communities. Bobbie has been a dedicated philanthropist, making annual contributions to among other non-profits, her church, a housing charity and a food pantry. However, this year, she discovered a…

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Launches New Fund at CFHoCo
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Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Launches New Fund at CFHoCo

The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center is the newest of many non-profit agency funds at the Community Foundation of Howard County. The newly created Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Legacy Fund is pooled and invested along with hundreds of other CFHoCo funds to provide a permanent, reliable source of income to support the long-term sustainability and ongoing…

Qualified Charitable Distribution from IRA: A Tax Strategy for Philanthropy
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Qualified Charitable Distribution from IRA: A Tax Strategy for Philanthropy

Are you looking for a tax-efficient way to make a difference in your community? If you have an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), you may want to consider a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD). This powerful tax strategy allows you to support causes close to your heart while reducing your taxable income. In this blog post, we…

Staff Profile: Dee Athey
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Staff Profile: Dee Athey

What do you do at the Community Foundation? I have the opportunity to do a variety of things at the foundation to support and facilitate philanthropy and investment in the common good. I like to think of myself as a connector. It gives me great satisfaction to help leverage synergy and effort by connecting people,…