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Community Foundation of Howard County requests student applications for Youth in Philanthropy
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Community Foundation of Howard County requests student applications for Youth in Philanthropy

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, requested applications from Howard County high school sophomores and juniors to participate in the foundation’s new Youth in Philanthropy program. Youth in Philanthropy will empower students to solicit and evaluate grant applications and award funds based on need…

Community Foundation of Howard County accepting community grant applications
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Community Foundation of Howard County accepting community grant applications

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, is accepting applications from nonprofits for community grants up to $15,000. Applications are available at www.cfhoco.org and due by Oct. 21. Community grants support nonprofit organizational costs and fund special projects for organizations that deliver services to Howard…

Our Furloughed Neighbors, Part II
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Our Furloughed Neighbors, Part II

I first want to thank all of you who responded to the Community Foundation’s first communication on Monday about our furloughed neighbors. Many of you sent monetary donations or made a donation of goods. According to Bita Dayhoff, President of the Community Action Council (CAC) which runs the Howard County Food Bank, the number of…

Our Furloughed Neighbors
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Our Furloughed Neighbors

According to County Executive Calvin Ball, in Howard County, approximately one in every ten members of the workforce is impacted by the federal government shutdown. In additional to the furloughed government employees, Howard County is replete with federal contractors who are not expected to receive “back pay” for the days the federal government is closed.…