Register Now for Washington County Gives 2015!
The Community Foundation of Washington County MD will host its third Washington County Gives on May 5, 2015. This 24-hour online, social-media fundraiser gives local nonprofits an opportunity to raise operating dollars for their organization. In addition to the online donations, participating nonprofits will have the opportunity to receive pro-rated matching dollars and prize money.
Registration for Washington County Gives starts December 15, 2014, and ends February 27, 2015. Any nonprofit organization (other than a church, mosque, temple or private foundation) in Washington County, MD, with a 501(c)(3) IRS determination letter can participate in this online event. To register, nonprofit organizations have to complete an online registration form at www.washingtoncountygives.org, a Memorandum of Understanding and return their registration fee by February 27. Nonprofit organizations with paid staff have a fee of $250 to participate in Washington County Gives, while organizations with volunteer staff pay $50. The Community Foundation will hold an Early Bird Registration to give two nonprofit organizations the chance to win back their registration fee if they sign-up by January 15.
Please call the Community Foundation at (301) 745-5210 for additional information.
Karen C. and A. Wells Ridenour Nursing Scholarship Fund
Wells and Karen Ridenour recently established the Karen C. and A. Wells Ridenour Nursing Scholarship Fund at The Community Foundation of Washington County MD. This scholarship will support the educational expenses of a qualified Washington County resident of any age, race or gender that’s accepted into an accredited four-year nursing program with the intention of completing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This fund will award its first recipient in the spring of 2016.
To create your own scholarship fund in memory of someone, to celebrate an alma mater or promote a specific career field, please call the Community Foundation of Washington County MD at (301) 745-5210.
Quinn Alec Hoover Legacy ScholarshipDecember 15, 2014
The family of Quinn Alec Hoover recently delivered a check for $8,000 to the Community Foundation of Washington County MD to support the Quinn Alec Hoover Legacy Scholarship Fund.
2014 People's Choice Award WinnersDecember 3, 2014
Congratulations to our three People's Choice Award Winners: Bette Nicholas, Barb Jacob and Susan Fiedler!