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Community Foundation of Howard County Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients
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Community Foundation of Howard County Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

The Community Foundation of Howard County has awarded 35 scholarships to 32 Howard County students with an approximate value of $78,500. The awards come after a thorough review process of applications and scholarship committee recommendations. “These scholarships are another example of the many donors in our caring community and the value they place on education,”…

Reservoir and Wilde Lake Graduates Named Recipients of Inaugural Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship
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Reservoir and Wilde Lake Graduates Named Recipients of Inaugural Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship

The Community Foundation of Howard County has announced Dylan Bradford and Mia Swaby-Rowe as the inaugural winners of the Nikole Hannah-Jones Scholarship Award program. Established by The Howard Hughes Corporation® in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the “1619 Project” for The New York Times Magazine, the scholarship promotes the values of…

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…

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…

The Next 50 Campaign
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The Next 50 Campaign

Established in celebration of CFHoCo’s 50th Anniversary in 2019, The Next 50 Fund seeks to endow lasting support for the primary mission of the foundation as it moves into its second half-century. With a target of $1 million, The Next 50 campaign will help to significantly expand our capacity and set the foundation up to…

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…

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…