Civil War Heritage Area adds Westminster’s Ellsworth Cemetery to its boundaries

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Sherry Greenfield January 30, 2024 at 4:03 p.m. Ellsworth Cemetery is a Civil War-era burial site, founded by Black soldiers in Westminster. The historic Ellsworth Cemetery in Westminster is now part of the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, recognizing the cemetery’s December 1876 founding by six Black Civil War veterans. On Jan. 11, […]

We Grow Together!

How do we quantify the impact of the Community Foundation of Carroll County on the community? By highlighting the amazing work and impact of the nonprofits we serve. The Community Foundation of Carroll County is a public foundation dedicated to strengthening the community by meeting the needs of donors and nonprofits alike. Through the foundation’s […]

Community Foundation of Carroll County Announces 2023 Philanthropists of the Year Honorees

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Awards presentation is September 27 at Carroll Arts Center, Westminster, 5 PM The Community Foundation of Carroll County is excited to announce the Class of 2023 Philanthropists of the Year: What Keeps You Growing award honorees. CFCC recognizes achievements in four categories: Living Legacy; Rooted in the Community; Rising Star; and our Fund-nominated BFF. There […]

5 Local Resources for Stronger Nonprofits

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There are many resources available to you through the Community Foundation of Carroll County and with other organizations. The trick is finding out what’s available and how to access them. Here are five local resources for building stronger nonprofits. Use these resources to access grants, learn operational best practices, market your nonprofit, and increase your […]

GLBAL media Creates New CFCC Website

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The hard work has paid off. Our new Community Foundation of Carroll County website WeAreCarroll.org has launched! Our new and improved website tells the story of the CFCC and how our work has a positive impact on the community. The accounting, bookkeeping, and other services we provide all support your work in the community. We […]

City Annexation Requested for Historic African American Cemetery

Ellsworth Cemetery

The Community Foundation of Carroll County has petitioned the City of Westminster for annexation of Ellsworth Cemetery, bringing this historic Carroll County Black cemetery within the city limits. The petition was filed on Thursday, March 23, 2023. A successful annexation will require the introduction and review, as well as a public hearing, with a majority vote before the Mayor and Common Council for the City of Westminster.

2022-2023 Scholarship season open

Community Foundation of Carroll County (CFCC) today opened the 2022-2023 scholarship season with the launch of its two online common applications. One is for academic, sports and students with special circumstances, and the other is for 4-H and FFA participants.