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CFHoCo Announces Youth in Philanthropy Community Grant Awards of $25,000
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CFHoCo Announces Youth in Philanthropy Community Grant Awards of $25,000

A student panel from the Community Foundation of Howard County’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program has selected nine nonprofits for its community grant awards. The grants total $25,000, with funding coming from the Youth in Philanthropy fund and the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County, two field of interest funds under the Community Foundation of…

Donor Briefing with Brown Advisory
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Donor Briefing with Brown Advisory

Please join us for a lunchtime donor briefing on Thursday, July 29 as the team at Brown Advisory provides an update on the CFHoCo portfolio and its sustainable investment strategy. The zoom webinar will be held from 12-1 p.m. and allow time for a Q&A.Click to RSVP. The event is free to attend, but you must register in advance. Brown…

Community Foundation of Howard County awards 2021 annual scholarships
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Community Foundation of Howard County awards 2021 annual scholarships

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County has awarded 87 scholarships to 78 Howard County students with an approximate value of $79,500. The awards come after a thorough review process of applications and scholarship committee recommendations. Jillian Lewis (pictured above), a 2021 graduate of Howard High School, headlines the group. Lewis earned four scholarship awards.…

Foundation announces 56 winners of Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarships
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Foundation announces 56 winners of Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarships

Carlessia Hussein and the Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) announce the 56 recipients of the 2021 Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarships. A total of $14,000 will be distributed on behalf of the selected recipients. Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarships are dedicated for African American, Latino or Native American males who are enrolled in a Howard County…

CFHoCo Announces 2021 Community Grant Awards
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CFHoCo Announces 2021 Community Grant Awards

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced its 2021 community grant awards supporting nonprofits throughout Howard County, Maryland. A total of $201,000 will be distributed across 36 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…

Apple Ford Donates $400,000 to Community Foundation of Howard County
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Apple Ford Donates $400,000 to Community Foundation of Howard County

Community Foundation to move to The Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor this fall The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, received $400,000 from Apple Ford, a car dealership in Columbia, for the foundation’s endowed fund supporting the mission and operating costs of the foundation…

Thank You to Our Spring Party Sponsors
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Thank You to Our Spring Party Sponsors

The Community Foundation of Howard County would like to recognize and thank our tremendous sponsors who helped make our 2021 virtual Spring Party a big success: Our Presenting Sponsor: Apple Ford. Apple Ford and the Doetsch Family went above and beyond with their support to ensure this evening is a success for the foundation. Our…

Lance Christopher Mercy Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Established at CFHoCo
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Lance Christopher Mercy Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Established at CFHoCo

The endowed scholarship will be awarded in perpetuity to a River Hill HS student The family of Lance Mercy has established a new endowed scholarship at the Community Foundation of Howard County. The Lance Christopher Mercy Scholar-Athlete Scholarship will award a minimum of $1,000 each year to a graduating senior at River Hill High School.…

2021 Spring Party!
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2021 Spring Party!

Join us for the premier networking event of the season – the annual Community Foundation of Howard County Spring Party! The business and nonprofit communities will gather – virtually – for this always-fun evening of networking and socializing with CFHoCo’s incredible donors, friends and community leaders. THE EVENING WILL FEATURE: We’ll be announcing the foundation’s…