CFHoCo Announces 2020 Community Grant Awards
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CFHoCo Announces 2020 Community Grant Awards

Please note that these are annual community grants and should not be confused with COVID-19 emergency relief funds. Howard County nonprofits seeking rapid relief funds should submit a new grant application via HoCoRespond.org by midnight on Friday, April 10. The Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) has announced its 2020 annual community grant awards supporting…

Operating with Intention
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Operating with Intention

As our local community joins the rest of the globe in navigating the coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to update our valued partners about actions that the Community Foundation of Howard County is taking to operate with intention. Our hearts, hands, and minds are engaged in safeguarding the wellbeing of our staff and helping our community…

Howard County Philanthropies Coordinate Coronavirus Response
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Howard County Philanthropies Coordinate Coronavirus Response

Local funders announce new emergency funds and actions to support the community Columbia, Md. – Four local philanthropies have announced new emergency funds and actions to support community members affected by COVID-19. The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County are working together…

Health Department Recommendations to Avoid and Fight COVID-19
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Health Department Recommendations to Avoid and Fight COVID-19

As news continues to emerge of more cases of coronavirus throughout the United States and here in Maryland, the Community Foundation of Howard County wants to ensure that all residents are taking proper precautions and heeding the advice of trusted medical experts. The Howard County Health Department is a great resource for our community. The…

Community Foundation of Howard County Receives National Recognition
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Community Foundation of Howard County Receives National Recognition

The Community Foundation of Howard County recently received accreditation renewal with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “This was an important exercise for our foundation to undertake,” stated Beverly White-Seals, CEO and President of CFHoCo. “The application process demanded…

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…