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Dates Set for 2023 CFHoCo Spring Party, Annual Dinner
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Dates Set for 2023 CFHoCo Spring Party, Annual Dinner

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced the 2023 dates for its two signature fundraising events. The events help raise critical operating funds for the foundation’s mission to connect people, places and organizations to worthy causes across Howard County and beyond. The Spring Party will be held on the evening of Wednesday, May…

2022 Individual Philanthropist of the Year:  Dr. Lillian Bauder forges lifelong path toward social justice and equity
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2022 Individual Philanthropist of the Year: Dr. Lillian Bauder forges lifelong path toward social justice and equity

Dr. Lillian Bauder’s philanthropic life is emblematic of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s reflection, “The moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”From a very young age, Dr. Bauder has been bending the moral arc in her personal life, her professional endeavors, and perhaps most of all through her justice-focused philanthropy.…

2022 Corporate Philanthropist of the Year: M&T Bank boosts daily lives for thousands of people
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2022 Corporate Philanthropist of the Year: M&T Bank boosts daily lives for thousands of people

M&T Bank is a corporate powerhouse of giving, not only locally, but across the nation. In 2021, M&T Bank contributed over $33.9 million to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations across eight states and the District of Columbia. The bank has donated more than $279.4 million to nonprofits over the past decade, and more than $437.5…

Bridges to Housing Stability Wins 2022 Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award
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Bridges to Housing Stability Wins 2022 Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award

Jennifer Broderick, Executive Director of Bridges to Housing Stability, accepts the 2022 Casey & Pebble Willis “Making a Difference” Award. (l to r) Beverly White-Seals, Bob Willis, Dave Willis, Jen Broderick

Jessica Zuniga Earns 2022 Leadership Council Award
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Jessica Zuniga Earns 2022 Leadership Council Award

Jessica Zuniga, the board chair of Bridges to Housing Stability, has been named the winner of the 2022 Community Foundation of Howard County Leadership Council Award. Zuniga received the award and a $1,000 grant in her name at the foundation’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy on December 1. This $1,000 unrestricted award recognizes a…

CFHoCo Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 1
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CFHoCo Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy Set for December 1

The Community Foundation of Howard County’s Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy presented by The Howard Hughes Corporation will take place on Thursday, December 1 at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville, Maryland. For the first time in years, we will gather in person for a joyous evening of food, fellowship and philanthropy. The evening…

Community Foundation of Howard County announces partnership with The Howard Hughes Corporation for December 1st Annual Dinner
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Community Foundation of Howard County announces partnership with The Howard Hughes Corporation for December 1st Annual Dinner

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced that The Howard Hughes Corporation will serve as the presenting sponsor of its Annual Dinner & Celebration of Philanthropy this year. The event will be held at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville, Maryland, on Thursday, December 1. The annual event, which highlights the outstanding…

New Cultural Center Information Session
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New Cultural Center Information Session

On November 3 the collaborative team working to bring a fabulous new cultural center and housing complex to downtown Columbia hosted a public information session. Hosted by the Community Foundation of Howard County, the session allows you to hear from project stakeholders, see a virtual tour with the architects and learn more about this innovative…

Community Foundation of Howard County names board president
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Community Foundation of Howard County names board president

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support nonprofit organizations in Howard County, named Steven D. Sass chair of the board of trustees. Sass works as a bankruptcy attorney and trustee in commercial bankruptcy cases, having previously spent more than 20 years at Dun & Bradstreet subsidiaries and successor…