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Parking for 2024 Spring Party
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Parking for 2024 Spring Party

We have arranged for guests to park for free nearby at Beth Shalom as the primary option. Please look for spots at Beth Shalom first. Beth Shalom is located at 8070 Harriet Tubman Lane in Columbia, Md. A shuttle bus, sponsored by our friends at Howard Hughes Holdings, Inc., will run continuously during the event…

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 Recap
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Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Recap

Last week the Community Foundation of Howard County hosted its Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy event at the beautiful Turf Valley Resort. The sold-out event aimed to honor and recognize the incredible work done by various individuals and organizations in Howard County. It was a night filled with heartfelt speeches, inspiring stories, and a…

Carlessia Hussein Named 2023 Philanthropist of the Year
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Carlessia Hussein Named 2023 Philanthropist of the Year

Dr. Carlessia Hussein believes, by virtue of circumstances beyond their control, that some children need additional help to reach their full potential. Thanks to her vision and philanthropic leadership, 307 Howard County boys have received an extra opportunity over the past eight years. For her key role in helping to make Howard County a better…

Howard Hughes Holdings Named as 2023 Philanthropist of the Year
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Howard Hughes Holdings Named as 2023 Philanthropist of the Year

The Community Foundation of Howard County presented the 2023 Philanthropist of the Year award to Howard Hughes Holdings, Inc. for the company’s longtime generosity and support of the community. Howard Hughes was recognized at the foundation’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy on December 5 at Turf Valley Resort. Howard Hughes Holdings, which owns, manages…

A Home of Our Own Howard, Inc. Earns Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award
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A Home of Our Own Howard, Inc. Earns Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award

The Community Foundation of Howard County has announced that A Home of Our Own Howard, Inc. is the recipient of the 2023 Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award. Betty Pearson, founder and board president of A Home of Our Own, was presented with the Willis Award at the community foundation’s Annual Dinner &…

Josephine Bangura Earns “Amanda & Jill Dean Direct Service Professional” Award
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Josephine Bangura Earns “Amanda & Jill Dean Direct Service Professional” Award

Josephine Bangura, a direct service professional at The Arc of Howard County, was presented with the Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Service Professional Award at the Community Foundation of Howard County’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy on December 5 at Turf Valley Resort. The Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Service Professional Award was established…

Rashel Taylor Named Recipient of Leadership Council Award
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Rashel Taylor Named Recipient of Leadership Council Award

The Community Foundation of Howard County has announced that Rashel Taylor is the recipient of the foundation’s 2023 Leadership Council Award. Taylor was presented with the Leadership Council Award at the foundation’s December 5 Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy. The annual Leadership Council Award recognizes a next generation person (25-45 year old) who serves…

Carlessia Hussein and Howard Hughes Holdings, Inc. Named Philanthropists of the Year by the Community Foundation of Howard County
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Carlessia Hussein and Howard Hughes Holdings, Inc. Named Philanthropists of the Year by the Community Foundation of Howard County

The Community Foundation of Howard County is proud to announce that Carlessia Hussein and Howard Hughes Holdings, Inc. have been named the Philanthropists of the Year for their outstanding commitment to making a positive impact in our community. This esteemed recognition is awarded annually to an individual and an organization that have demonstrated extraordinary dedication…

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…