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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…

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…

Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations
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Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations

Important information for accepting and valuing cryptocurrency donations for community foundation donors In response to the steady, albeit bumpy, rise in cryptocurrency valuations, community foundations are increasingly seeking solutions for prospective donations of cryptocurrency assets (“crypto”) and asking questions about accounting implications. This article outlines important considerations for accepting and valuing donations of crypto and…

The Howard Hughes Corporation Announces Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship
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The Howard Hughes Corporation Announces Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship

The Howard Hughes Corporation, the community developer for Downtown Columbia, has established a scholarship in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the “1619 Project” for The New York Times Magazine. The $10,000 Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship will be presented to two Black or African American seniors attending Howard County public high schools who…

Save the Dates for CFHoCo 2022 Events
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Save the Dates for CFHoCo 2022 Events

We sure hope to see more of you in 2022. Please reserve these dates for important foundation events. Thursday, May 26 – 2022 Spring Party Join us on the grounds of our new home at the Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor for the premier networking event of the season – the annual Community Foundation of Howard County…

Jain Matching Fund to Support Frontline Staff at HCGH
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Jain Matching Fund to Support Frontline Staff at HCGH

The current situation at Howard County General Hospital is exponentially worse than at any earlier point in the pandemic, with more COVID patients, staff vacancies and more staff members who have to call out every day due to being sick with or exposed to COVID. To help the staff that is stretched extremely thin, we are…