Our 2016 Community Grant and Mini-Grants program will provide local nonprofits with $305,000 in the areas of social services, the arts, education and the environment, to improve the lives of those who live or work in Howard County. Although these grants will make a tangible difference in our community, they represent partial funding of the general operating services or specific programs these grantees actually requested. Through this program you can Make a Difference in your community by making a personal grant to these nonprofits, Making Up the Difference between what was requested and what CFHoCo granted.
Our Local Nonprofits
Nonprofits eligible for the program have been vetted by the Foundation through our rigorous grant review and due diligence process to ensure compliance with IRS requirements for nonprofit status, community impact, financial controls and collaborations with other community organizations. Take a moment to learn about these organizations and the services they provide and join us in supporting organizations highlighted for their ability to carry us forward in building a healthy, vital community.
Make A Grant
You can make a difference by making a donation by clicking on a non-profit below. Those organizations with an asterisk have an agency endowment fund with the Foundation. If the organization does not have a fund with us, we will distribute the gift to the organization for a 3 percent processing fee.