Community Foundation of Howard County awards 61 annual scholarships
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Community Foundation of Howard County awards 61 annual scholarships

(pictured above) Kiana Macharia addresses the Class of 2020 during the Oakland Mills High School virtual Commencement in June. Macharia earned one of the four Tropf Family Scholarships from the Community Foundation of Howard County. The Community Foundation of Howard County has awarded 61 scholarships to 56 Howard County students with an approximate value of…

Youth in Philanthropy program announces $20,000 second round of COVID-19 relief grants
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Youth in Philanthropy program announces $20,000 second round of COVID-19 relief grants

Student group awards six Howard County nonprofits after self-initiated fundraising campaign and three corporate matches A 15-member student panel from the Community Foundation of Howard County’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program has selected six nonprofits for its second round of COVID-19 relief grant awards. The grants total $20,000 and will be awarded to the Equity4HC…

2020 Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship Winners Announced
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2020 Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship Winners Announced

During a ceremonial zoom call with more than 50 participants, Carlessia Hussein and the Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) announced the 41 recipients of the 2020 Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarships. The ceremony featured inspirational words from several local leaders, including Howard County Executive, Calvin Ball, scholarship founder and namesake, Carlessia Hussein, HCPSS Executive Director…

State Senator Katie Fry Hester Announces the Grow It Forward Fund
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State Senator Katie Fry Hester Announces the Grow It Forward Fund

A new collaborative partnership to help area farmers and food banks with a goal to raise $100,000 by August 1, 2020. The Grow It Forward campaign aims to help meet the needs of food-insecure communities in the fall/winter months of 2020-2021 while simultaneously supporting the economic recovery of small, local farmers. Our goal is to…

Dee Athey Discusses HoCoRespond Initiatives and Grants
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Dee Athey Discusses HoCoRespond Initiatives and Grants

In a presentation to Leadership Howard County’s “Hot Lunch,-Hot Topics” series, CFHoCo’s Dee Athey and the United Way of Central Maryland’s Kari Staddon talk about how the HoCoRespond collaborative effort is helping provide COVID-19 relief throughout Howard County. Dee Athey, director of grants and community engagement at the Community Foundation of Howard County, and Kari…

Howard County Funders Announce $202,500 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants on #GivingTuesdayNow
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Howard County Funders Announce $202,500 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants on #GivingTuesdayNow

HoCoRespond awards over $400,000 the last two weeks to Howard County nonprofits The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County today announced $202,500 in emergency grants to 20 Howard County nonprofits addressing COVID-19 needs. The collaborative effort that began in March, called HoCoRespond,…

Community Foundation of Howard County Pledges Additional $100,000 to COVID-19 Relief Effort
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Community Foundation of Howard County Pledges Additional $100,000 to COVID-19 Relief Effort

CFHoCo Board of Trustees Approves Emergency Funds for HoCoRespond Second Fundraising Challenge Goal of $200,000 The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced it will contribute an additional $100,000 of rapid relief funds in a second wave of funding to help mitigate the damage of COVID-19 across Howard County. The CFHoCo board of trustees…

CFHoCo Announces 2021 Community Grant Awards
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CFHoCo Announces 2021 Community Grant Awards

The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced its 2021 community grant awards supporting nonprofits throughout Howard County, Maryland. A total of $201,000 will be distributed across 36 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…

Howard County Funders Announce $205,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants
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Howard County Funders Announce $205,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants

HoCoRespond Launches Second Fundraising Challenge Goal of $200,000; Nonprofits Can Now Apply for Second Round of Funding The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County  have announced $205,000 in grants to 13 Howard County nonprofits addressing COVID-19 needs. The collaborative effort, called HoCoRespond,…