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Dan Flynn Joins CFHoCo Staff
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Dan Flynn Joins CFHoCo Staff

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, named Dan Flynn director of development, marketing and communications. Flynn brings more than 25 years of experience in business development, fundraising, marketing and communications. Prior to joining the Community Foundation of Howard County, Flynn was director of business…

Community Foundation of Howard County Receives National Recognition
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Community Foundation of Howard County Receives National Recognition

The Community Foundation of Howard County recently received accreditation renewal with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “This was an important exercise for our foundation to undertake,” stated Beverly White-Seals, CEO and President of CFHoCo. “The application process demanded…

Community Foundation of Howard County requests student applications for Youth in Philanthropy
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Community Foundation of Howard County requests student applications for Youth in Philanthropy

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, requested applications from Howard County high school sophomores and juniors to participate in the foundation’s new Youth in Philanthropy program. Youth in Philanthropy will empower students to solicit and evaluate grant applications and award funds based on need…

Community Foundation of Howard County accepting community grant applications
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Community Foundation of Howard County accepting community grant applications

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, is accepting applications from nonprofits for community grants up to $15,000. Applications are available at www.cfhoco.org and due by Oct. 21. Community grants support nonprofit organizational costs and fund special projects for organizations that deliver services to Howard…

Community Foundation of Howard County’s Beverly White-Seals honored
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Community Foundation of Howard County’s Beverly White-Seals honored

Beverly White-Seals, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Howard County, will be recognized as a “Bridge of Hope” at JustLiving Advocacy’s Bridges of Hope Community Leadership Luncheon for her work connecting donors with local nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of Howard County residents. JustLiving Advocacy, which supports single-parent families through childcare and…

Community Foundation of Howard County names Jim Sanders to board
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Community Foundation of Howard County names Jim Sanders to board

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, named Jim Sanders to the foundation’s board of trustees. Sanders is an independent consultant, community advocate and adjunct professor at The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “The Community Foundation is an important contributor to…

Students learn philanthropy through new fund at the Community Foundation of Howard County
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Students learn philanthropy through new fund at the Community Foundation of Howard County

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, has established the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) grant program. The program will empower high school students to solicit and evaluate grant applications and award funds to nonprofit organizations in Howard County. Through their experience in the Youth in…

Community Foundation of Howard County names Peter Panepento board chair
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Community Foundation of Howard County names Peter Panepento board chair

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, named Peter Panepento chair of the board of trustees. Panepento is co-founder of Turn Two Communications, a Columbia-based public relations and communications firm that specializes in working with community foundations, nonprofits and socially minded companies. Panepento leads the…

Community Foundation of Howard County names Dee Athey director of grants and community engagement
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Community Foundation of Howard County names Dee Athey director of grants and community engagement

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, named Dee Athey as director of grants and community engagement. In her position, Athey will facilitate and administer the foundation’s donor-recommended and discretionary grants. Athey brings more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit work and program development,…