Community Glade Valley 

Ausherman Family Trusts Support Forever Frederick County Campaign with $250K Gift

Ausherman Family Trust has shown its support for The Community Foundation of Frederick County’s Forever Frederick County Campaign with a $250,000 gift. The Forever Frederick County Campaign was announced in June 2019 as a major fundraising effort by the Community Foundation. With a goal of $20 million, the endowed funds created will provide grants that will support the greatest needs in Frederick County, now and in the future. Ausherman Family Trust is well known within Frederick County for its support of programs and projects that enhance and help build a…

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Community Education Glade Valley 

Lucey Fund Presents First Scholarship

The first scholarship from The Barry and Kathleen Lucey Fund has been presented to Ashley Abuelhawa. The fund is one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County and was founded by Mr. Lucey for students studying agriculture. Ms. Abuelhawa is a graduate of Linganore High School and will be attending University of Maryland College Park. For the 2019-20 academic year, the Community Foundation has provided more than $1 million for post-secondary and vocational training. To learn more about how the Community Foundation impacts Frederick…

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Community Education Glade Valley 

St. Nicholas Fund Established at Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces The St. Nicholas Children’s Scholarship Fund. The fund becomes one of more than 700 funds under management. Established by Dr. John George, the fund will provide post-secondary scholarships for graduates of Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS), with preference to minority students and secondary preference to students with financial need. Dr. George, a career educator, was a teacher, administrator, and curriculum specialist with FCPS from 1968 to 2002. He was also an adjunct professor at Hood College for 17 years, and then full-time professor,…

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Community Glade Valley 

Women’s Giving Circle Provides $210,000 in Grants

The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County announces that 39 grants totaling $210,000 have been presented to 24 area nonprofits serving women and children. The grants were presented during the 13th annual event held in June. The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County Fund is one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The FY2019 grants bring the Women’s Giving Circle grant total to $1,656,500 since the first grants were provided in 2006 in support of its mission to provide programs and services promoting…

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Community 

Claire McCardell Fund Established at Community Foundation

The Frederick Art Club has established The Claire McCardell Project Fund with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. It becomes one of more than 700 funds under management. This project honors Frederick, Maryland native and internationally acclaimed fashion designer Claire McCardell (1905-1958) with the creation of a larger-than-life-size bronze statue that will be installed along the Carroll Creek Linear Park in downtown Frederick. The club has commissioned award-winning Frederick-based sculptor Sarah Hempel Irani to portray the designer at work. Through this project, the Frederick Art Club joins a national trend…

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