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Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations
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Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations

Important information for accepting and valuing cryptocurrency donations for community foundation donors In response to the steady, albeit bumpy, rise in cryptocurrency valuations, community foundations are increasingly seeking solutions for prospective donations of cryptocurrency assets (“crypto”) and asking questions about accounting implications. This article outlines important considerations for accepting and valuing donations of crypto and…

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…

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…

Brown  Advisory Briefs CFHoCo Donors
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Brown Advisory Briefs CFHoCo Donors

Our investment partners from Brown Advisory co-hosted a donor briefing to provide an update on the CFHoCo portfolio and its sustainable investment strategy via zoom webinar. Joining Beverly White-Seals and Dan Flynn from the foundation were Brown Advisory’s Amy Seto, Endowments & Foundations Senior Advisor; Matt Gray, Portfolio Manager; and Elizabeth Hiss, Investment Analyst, Sustainable…

Donor Briefing with Brown Advisory
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Donor Briefing with Brown Advisory

Please join us for a lunchtime donor briefing on Thursday, July 29 as the team at Brown Advisory provides an update on the CFHoCo portfolio and its sustainable investment strategy. The zoom webinar will be held from 12-1 p.m. and allow time for a Q&A.Click to RSVP. The event is free to attend, but you must register in advance. Brown…

Community Foundation of Howard County awards 2021 annual scholarships
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Community Foundation of Howard County awards 2021 annual scholarships

COLUMBIA, Md.—The Community Foundation of Howard County has awarded 87 scholarships to 78 Howard County students with an approximate value of $79,500. The awards come after a thorough review process of applications and scholarship committee recommendations. Jillian Lewis (pictured above), a 2021 graduate of Howard High School, headlines the group. Lewis earned four scholarship awards.…

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…

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…