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Save the Dates for CFHoCo 2022 Events
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Save the Dates for CFHoCo 2022 Events

We sure hope to see more of you in 2022. Please reserve these dates for important foundation events. Thursday, May 26 – 2022 Spring Party Join us on the grounds of our new home at the Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor for the premier networking event of the season – the annual Community Foundation of Howard County…

Jain Matching Fund to Support Frontline Staff at HCGH
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Jain Matching Fund to Support Frontline Staff at HCGH

The current situation at Howard County General Hospital is exponentially worse than at any earlier point in the pandemic, with more COVID patients, staff vacancies and more staff members who have to call out every day due to being sick with or exposed to COVID. To help the staff that is stretched extremely thin, we are…

CFHoCo “Did You Know” Podcast with Harkins Builders’ Erik Dahlen
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CFHoCo “Did You Know” Podcast with Harkins Builders’ Erik Dahlen

Welcome to “CFHoCo Did You Know,” a podcast that shines a light on significant issues in our community and seeks to connect people, places and organizations to worthy causes across Howard County, Maryland, and beyond. On today’s episode, the Community Foundation’s director of development, marketing and communications, Dan Flynn, sits down with Erik Dahlen, a…

OhanaHC, Matthew Plantz Awarded Annual CFHoCo Philanthropy Honors
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OhanaHC, Matthew Plantz Awarded Annual CFHoCo Philanthropy Honors

The Community Foundation of Howard County awarded its top philanthropy honors to OhanaHC and Matthew Plantz at its Annual Dinner and Celebration of Philanthropy. The event, held virtually, recapped one of the most pivotal years in the foundation’s history and provided an opportunity to highlight the tremendous work being done by nonprofits in Howard County.…

Congratulations 2021 Changemaker Challenge Winners!
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Congratulations 2021 Changemaker Challenge Winners!

Total of $60,000 awarded to big ideas for social change during social impact competition (Columbia, Md.) – The Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland, the Community Foundation of Howard County and the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County awarded a total of $60,000 at the 2021 Changemaker Challenge, an event focused on sparking innovation…

CFHoCo Annual Dinner Set for Thursday, Dec. 2
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CFHoCo Annual Dinner Set for Thursday, Dec. 2

It’s Showtime! Join us on December 2 at 6 p.m. as we host our virtual Broadway-themed Annual Dinner and Celebration of Philanthropy. Tickets are on sale for $50, and your purchases are fully tax-deductible donations to the community foundation. Your critical support helps us continue our mission to connect people, places and organizations to worthy…

Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor Ribbon Cutting
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Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor Ribbon Cutting

The Community Foundation of Howard County celebrated and showcased its spectacular new home – the Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor – with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 4, 2021. Highlights from the sunny and warm October afternoon included a proclamation from Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, guided tours of the renovated and restored…

Prescott Named Chair of CFHoCo Board of Trustees
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Prescott Named Chair of CFHoCo Board of Trustees

Four new members added to board as Prescott replaces outgoing chair, Peter Panepento The Community Foundation of Howard County named Kimberly Prescott chair of the board of trustees. Prescott is the founder and president of Prescott HR, a full-service human resources firm in Columbia that helps organizations hire and manage employees. “As the foundation enters…

WE’VE MOVED!
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WE’VE MOVED!

The next chapter of our story begins at the beautifully renovated and restored Athol Manor. As of August 30, 2021, the Apple Ford Center at Athol Manor is officially the home of the Community Foundation of Howard County. One of the oldest residential properties in Howard County, Athol Manor was built from 1732 to 1740…

Annie T. Randall Memorial Fund
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Annie T. Randall Memorial Fund

The Annie T. Randall Memorial Fund is named after a pathbreaking and amazingly gracious woman.  Annie Mae Turner Randall entered this world on January 22, 1925, in Greenwood, South Carolina, and transitioned on August 16, 2021. Her life was committed to creating opportunities for others. She always had a smile, word of encouragement and a…