What to Give

The Community Foundation of Frederick County provides you with a simple, powerful, highly personalized approach to giving. We offer a variety of giving tools to help you reach your charitable goals and accept cash, non-cash gifts and cryptocurrency. Most charitable gifts qualify for maximum advantage under federal law.

Cash Gifts

Donate online – use your credit card to donate directly to the Community Foundation of Frederick County or to support any of our more than 790 component funds.

Cash or check – the simplest way to make a big difference is to make a gift using a check made payable to the Community Foundation of Frederick County. Write the name of the fund you want to donate to in the memo line and mail your check to:

The Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, Maryland 21701

Cryptocurrency Gifts

We’re excited to announce that we accept digital currencies via The Giving Block. Before completing your cryptocurrency donation, please email Becki DeLauter, Philanthropic Services Manager, to ensure the gift processes efficiently.

Non-Cash Gifts

For options on how to give a non-cash gift please email Becki DeLauter,  Philanthropic Services Manager.

Donated non-cash gifts are accepted including appreciated stock, life insurance, and real estate.

Bequests and Planned Giving

Planned Giving helps you meet your personal, financial, and estate planning goals by making a lifetime or testamentary gift.