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 […]
Westminster will annex 146-year-old Ellsworth Cemetery, where many Black Carroll residents are buried
By Sherry GreenfieldCarroll County Times; June 14, 2023 After nearly 147 years, the historic Ellsworth Cemetery will soon be located within the city limits of Westminster. The Westminster Common Council unanimously approved annexation of Ellsworth Cemetery, located on Leidy Road, Monday night. The council’s decision comes after months of discussion and review by city and […]
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 […]
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.