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CFHoCo Announces 2023 Community Grant Awards
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CFHoCo Announces 2023 Community Grant Awards

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced its 2023 community grant awards supporting nonprofits throughout Howard County, Maryland. A total of $200,000 will be distributed across 49 organizations to improve the lives of residents across the community. “The Community Foundation of Howard County is pleased to support so many outstanding nonprofits directly benefiting…

Impacting Youth through Thoughtful Philanthropy
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Impacting Youth through Thoughtful Philanthropy

Dr. Carlessia Hussein believes, by virtue of circumstances beyond their control, that some children need additional help to reach their full potential. This summer 74 Howard County boys will have an extra opportunity because of her vision and philanthropic leadership. The Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship fund was established at the Community Foundation of Howard County…

2022 CFHoCo Annual Report
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2022 CFHoCo Annual Report

This annual report features our vision for better living through local giving along with stories demonstrating how the Community Foundation, our donors, and partners have impacted our community during fiscal year 2022 and beyond. These stories highlight how your support and partnership help us be responsive to all kinds of needs, as we work to…

One Woman’s Perspective: Mental Health Month Matters Even More when It Hits Close to Home
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One Woman’s Perspective: Mental Health Month Matters Even More when It Hits Close to Home

In 1977 while working as a trial labor law attorney based in Atlanta, Georgia, I met a tall, handsome young doctor training in infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control. Jerry drove a cute little Alpha Romeo convertible, was incredibly smart and our core values were totally in sync. We married in 1980 and…

<strong>CHHI Breaks Ground on Roslyn Rise</strong>
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CHHI Breaks Ground on Roslyn Rise

Community Homes Housing, Inc. (CHHI) broke ground on its first project, Roslyn Rise, in the last quarter of 2022. A tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated for the purpose of operating and managing several low- income housing projects in Columbia, CHHI was founded in 2004 and is the first program of its kind in the nation.…

Endow Maryland Tax Credit Program
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Endow Maryland Tax Credit Program

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…

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,”…

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…

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…

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.…