FREDERICK, MD – Nov. 15, 2023: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is excited to announce that it awarded $353,479.95 to 48 area nonprofits in support of projects and initiatives that improve and enhance life in Frederick County.
The Community Foundation’s impact grants provide financial support to local nonprofits for projects that have meaningful and direct impact on the residents of Frederick County. As a leading source of grant funding in Frederick County, the Community Foundation supports the arts, historic preservation, agriculture, health and human services, education, cultural understanding, animal well-being, scholarships, elder care, youth programs, civic causes, and more.
Impact grant funding was provided from the following funds:
$1,660.58 to University of Maryland for AgOlympics 2024.
$1,363.93 to Animal Welfare League of Frederick County for the Friends Helping Felines foster support program.
$3,046.18 to Animal Welfare League of Frederick County for the senior dog foster and adoption program.
$22,646.36 to Asian American Center of Frederick for The William E. Barnhart Memorial Fund cancer assistance project.
$11,460.00 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church for medical care for two individuals in need.
$2,585.92 to SHIP of Frederick County to support Brunswick youth enrolled in the New Horizons program.
$760.57 to Mission of Mercy, Inc. for medical and dental care for veterans in Maryland.
$5,000.00 to Mission of Mercy, Inc. for medical and dental care for patients with diabetes and/or heart disease.
$1,569.27 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church for medical care for an individual in need.
$7,007.80 to FCPS Career and Technology Center for the construction trades students support fund.
$3,121.05 to Frederick Health for the Community Resource Garden at Frederick Village.
$1,500.00 to Frederick County Public Schools for a new cello for the Gov. Thomas Johnson High School orchestra.
$1,010.00 to Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra for music for Symphonia and Philharmonic.
$2,240.00 to The Phoenix Foundation of Maryland for music enrichment for students in recovery.
$1,000.00 to I Believe in Me, Inc. to support the at-risk youth mentoring program.
$1,603.05 to SHIP of Frederick County for the Thrive Housing Network.
$1,500.00 to Stella’s Girls, Inc. for the ArtScape youth art program.
$3,036.67 to Story Tapestries, Inc. for the Write Your Story youth art program.
$883.80 to Stella’s Girls, Inc. for the Empowering Youth mentoring program.
$729.48 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church for the Food4Kids program.
$715.17 to February Star Sanctuary to support the Kids’ Horse & Farm Camp.
$742.25 to Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiasts to support the Frederick Watershed trails annual clean-up project.
$1,107.26 to YMCA of Frederick County to support the Fit and Fun program for persons with intellectual disabilities.
$1,798.76 to February Star Sanctuary for the Trap-Neuter-Return/Re-home Program.
$6,551.58 to American Red Cross for disaster relief services to Frederick County residents, families and children.
$1,467.41 to Global Necessity Corporation for accounting and client management software.
$6,573.08 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church for dental surgery and other support for an individual in need.
$2,500.00 to City of Frederick, Dept. of Housing and Human Services for behavioral health services for Maryland’s military veterans.
$30,000.00 to Asian American Center of Frederick to support children with catastrophic medical needs.
$2,941.50 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church to purchase a Hi-Lo activity chair for an individual in need.
$5,875.93 to Eliana’s Light for an adaptive vehicle to transport a child.
$500.00 to Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program for rental assistance for client and $2,115.13 to purchase a pod chair for a child.
$23,920.00 to Frederick County Public Schools to support applied behavior analysis therapy for nonverbal severely autistic child.
$655.53 to Carroll Manor Fire Company for grange repairs.
$810.00 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church to purchase a guided hands mobile arm for an individual in need.
$2,952.58 to Care Net Pregnancy Center of Frederick for essential support for the children’s program.
$5,201.74 to Each 1 Teach 1, Inc. to support the yoga-based social emotional learning program.
$2,952.58 to The Delaplaine Arts Center for the purchase of art kits.
$2,952.58 to Transformative Arts Project, Inc. for the Photovoice youth empowerment project.
$2,000.00 to Weinberg Center for the Arts for the Families Need Fun program.
$734.26 to Global Necessity Corporation for work attire to support reentry clients rejoining the workforce.
$1,518.05 to Literacy Council of Frederick County for supporting workplace literacy for hospitality workers.
$671.29 to AARCH for museum management software renewal.
$1,000.00 to Spanish Speaking Community of MD, Inc. for the Critical Legal Intervention program.
$9,857.40 to Calvary United Methodist Church for the Sleep in Heavenly Peace ministry.
$3,490.00 to City of Frederick, Dept. of Housing and Human Services for substance use disorder support services for Frederick residents.
$510.00 to The Phoenix Foundation of Maryland to purchase recovery books for Phoenix Academy adolescents.
$561.03 to Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County for transportation costs.
$2,570.17 to YMCA of Frederick County for the Rock Steady Boxing program for people with Parkinson’s disease.
$717.91 to YMCA of Frederick County for scholarships for the dance program.
$1,091.40 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church for an attendant driven wheelchair for an individual in need.
$50,000.00 to Frederick Health Hospice for Camp Jamie.
$7,500.00 to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic for local wish granting.
$1,000.00 to Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program, Inc. for program equipment in support of the programming for youth with disabilities.
$1,000.00 to February Star Sanctuary to provide therapeutic programming for youth with disabilities.
$624.44 to The Banner School for the purchase of a mud kitchen for preschool, kindergarten, and primary school students.
$750.00 to Trinity United Methodist Church for food and supplies for refugees.
$819.02 to Housing Authority of the City of Frederick to assist in removing language barriers to mental health support.
$2,500.00 to Mission of Mercy, Inc. to provide medications to uninsured and underinsured individuals.
$1,000.00 to Maryland Ensemble Theatre for MET Generations, an educational program in the performing arts for senior citizens.
$645.29 to Lions Club of Frederick for vision care assistance for senior citizens.
$1,470.09 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church to purchase support equipment for an individual in need.
$553.68 to Animal Welfare League of Frederick County for the feline foster program.
$570.85 to Maryland Ensemble Theatre for summer showtime.
$500.00 to Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program for utility support for client.
$2,760.00 to Heritage Frederick for brick wall restoration.
$4,040.51 to Carroll Manor Fire Company for bell tower maintenance.
$1.000.00 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church for youth group health and safety repair projects at homes of veterans.
$500.00 to Story Tapestries, Inc. for professional development workshops for early childhood educators at the YMCA in evidence-based arts-centered programming.
$1,061.68 to I Believe In Me, Inc. for transportation of youth participating in the mentoring program.
$1,012.38 to Maryland Symphony Orchestra for middle school students playing string instruments.
$1,792.62 to The Frederick Center in support of vulnerable LGBTQ+ youth.
$2,565.29 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church to purchase a power wheelchair and equipment for an individual in need.
.$600.00 to Maryland Deaf Community Center for a presentation on Alzheimer’s for the hearing-impaired community.
$3,711.72 to Thurmont Senior Center, Inc. for a handicap door entrance.
$760.38 to YMCA of Frederick County for gallery assistant internship program.
$10,000.00 to A Mother’s Rest Charitable Respite Foundation for the Terrace Guest House caregiver respite inn.
$12,050.37 to Brook Hill United Methodist Church for housing, transportation, equipment for two individuals in need.
$10,993.07 to Eliana’s Light for an adaptive vehicle to transport a child.
$9,979.54 to Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program for rental and housing assistance for clients.
$7,500.00 to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic for local wish granting.
$2,500.00 to Variety – the Children’s Charity of the National Capital Region for emergency grants for parents of children with mobility disabilities.
$1,000.00 to Literacy Council of Frederick County, Inc. to support programs for adult English language learners.
$9,939.77 to Frederick Health to utilize ProMotion fitness for ALICE cancer survivors.