Community Glade Valley 

Frederick County Agri-Business Association Supports Maryland Master Farmers Fund

The Frederick County Agri-Business Association (FCAB), in a final act before its official closing, contributed $5,000 to The Maryland Master Farmers Scholarship Fund, one of more than 720 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County. FCAB, established in 1993, was a Frederick-based group of businesses that supported scholarships for local students furthering their education in agriculture-related fields which provided more than $145,000 in scholarships to 150 students. In deciding to disband, FCAB looked for an appropriate source to move their remaining scholarship money so their mission of agriculture…

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Community Education 

John C. Summers Establishes Legacy Through New Funds

With foresight and vision, John C. Summers’ planned gift has created two funds that will help many people in the years to come. The John C. Summers Fund and The Myersville Lions Club Scholarship Fund become two of more than 720 component funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The John C. Summers Fund will assist people residing in Myersville, Maryland who have financial need regarding their utility bills or property taxes. Grants will be provided to nonprofits with programs for screening and qualifying applicants. The Myersville Lions…

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Community 

Cornish Memorial Fund Established to Support Gardening and Local Produce

The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces The Mary Gregg Cornish Memorial Fund. Established by husband Dr. Edwin R. Cornish, Jr., it becomes one of more than 700 funds under management. With the fund, Dr. Cornish is honoring his wife’s love of gardening. Grants from the fund will support community gardens, including educational activities that promote gardening and the nutritional value of using local produce. Grants will also help expand library collections related to gardening, assist in beautifying public spaces with plants and flowers, and encourage youth to become involved…

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Community 

Hogan Memorial Fund Established

To honor lives well-lived, The Robert J. and George J. Hogan, Jr. Memorial Fund has been established at The Community Foundation of Frederick County and becomes one of more than 720 funds under management. The fund was established with a bequest from Irene Hogan’s estate in memory of her husband George and son Robert. Scholarships and grants from the fund will assist students studying and pursuing careers in the construction trades at Frederick Community College. George Hogan began working as a brick mason in Frederick County, and then worked for…

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Community 

Youth Mentoring Fund Established

To support youth mentoring programs in Frederick County, The Robert L. De Lauter Youth Mentoring Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of Frederick County. The fund becomes one of more than 720 funds under management. The fund was created by Robert L. De Lauter to help youth who need guidance, direction, and adults to assist them making good life choices. Grants may support, but are not limited to, youth mentoring programs such as Law Enforcement Explorer Post 1218, which allows local youth to learn about careers in law…

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