Over 30 Scholarships Available to High School Seniors
The Community Foundation has more than 30 scholarships available to Washington County graduating seniors. Each scholarship has different eligibility criteria such as graduating from a certain high school in Washington County, planning to major in a specific course of study, attending a particular college or university or participating in a designated extracurricular activity. Students can apply for more than one scholarship, but must meet all stated criteria. There is no charge to apply for a scholarship listed on this Web site. All scholarship applications are due by April 1.
Click on the Scholarship tab above or follow this link http://www.cfwcmd.org/receiving/scholarships/a-z for specific scholarships as well as application information.
Grant Applications Available for Mary K. Bowman Fund
The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, has grant applications available for the 2015 granting cycle. The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts provides financial support for current charitable and educational initiatives that preserve and maintain historical and cultural properties in Washington County. It also promotes the fine arts, history and historic preservation while encouraging the interest in and study of such matters.
The Community Foundation encourages nonprofit agencies with programming related to historic preservation and education or the fine arts to submit a grant application. Online applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on April 1, 2015. The Foundation will distribute grants in May of this year.
Free Wills & Estate Planning Seminar: April 14March 24, 2015
The Community Foundation of Washington County MD will hold a free wills and estate planning seminar at its office on Tuesday, April 14 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Attorney Chester H. Hobbs, IV of Bodie, Dolina, Hobbs, Friddell & Grenzer, P.C. will discuss the basic components of a will and what it means to have a living trust.
For more information on this seminar or to make a reservation to attend, please call the Foundation at 301-745-5210.
Save the date for Washington County Gives 2015!February 28, 2015
Washington County Gives 2015 will take place Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 12 a.m. to 12 midnight. This 24-hour web-based giving promotion helps registered nonprofit organizations in Washington County raise operating dollars for their organization. This year we have 68 nonprofts participating and $75,000 in matching funds and prizes.