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Howard County Funders Announce $205,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants
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Howard County Funders Announce $205,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants

HoCoRespond Launches Second Fundraising Challenge Goal of $200,000; Nonprofits Can Now Apply for Second Round of Funding The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County  have announced $205,000 in grants to 13 Howard County nonprofits addressing COVID-19 needs. The collaborative effort, called HoCoRespond,…

CFHoCo Announces 2020 Community Grant Awards
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CFHoCo Announces 2020 Community Grant Awards

Please note that these are annual community grants and should not be confused with COVID-19 emergency relief funds. Howard County nonprofits seeking rapid relief funds should submit a new grant application via HoCoRespond.org by midnight on Friday, April 10. The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced its 2020 annual community grant awards supporting…

HoCoRespond COVID-19 Emergency Funds Available to Howard County Nonprofits
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HoCoRespond COVID-19 Emergency Funds Available to Howard County Nonprofits

Application Process Opens April 6, 2020 The Community Foundation of Howard County is one of four local founding philanthropies of HoCoRespond.com who set a goal of raising $100,000 in 10 days to support Howard County nonprofits with emergency funds in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The goal has been exceeded and $100,000 in emergency funds…

Howard County Funders Aim to Raise $100,000 in 10 Days to Address Coronavirus
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Howard County Funders Aim to Raise $100,000 in 10 Days to Address Coronavirus

HoCoRepond.com Raising Money and Giving Grants to Nonprofits in Howard County Howard County funders are coordinating to rapidly raise funds and deploy critical resources to nonprofits in Howard County through HoCoRespond.com, with the goal of raising $100,000 in the next 10 days. “We’re facing an unparalleled challenge, and it will require collective action and support…

Howard County Philanthropies Coordinate Coronavirus Response
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Howard County Philanthropies Coordinate Coronavirus Response

Local funders announce new emergency funds and actions to support the community Columbia, Md. – Four local philanthropies have announced new emergency funds and actions to support community members affected by COVID-19. The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County are working together…

Howard County Community Relief Fund
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Howard County Community Relief Fund

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are soliciting donations for the Howard County Community Relief fund. Many offices, like ours, are implementing telecommuting and other social distancing protocols. Other businesses such as restaurants and entertainment venues have now been ordered to close. What happens to the small independent contractors, cleaning crews, prep cooks,…

Health Department Recommendations to Avoid and Fight COVID-19
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Health Department Recommendations to Avoid and Fight COVID-19

As news continues to emerge of more cases of coronavirus throughout the United States and here in Maryland, the Community Foundation of Howard County wants to ensure that all residents are taking proper precautions and heeding the advice of trusted medical experts. The Howard County Health Department is a great resource for our community. The…

Applications for Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship Due March 11
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Applications for Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship Due March 11

The deadline for middle school students to apply for a Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship for camp attendance is Wednesday, March 11. In its fifth year, the scholarships have provided financial resources to send more than 95 young men to qualified programs. For more information, review the guidelines and application. An updated qualified programs list can…