OUR NONPROFITS

2022-2023 Community Foundation of Carroll County Funds

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 Fund Name Summary Type of Fund
City of Taneytown Main Street Fund

The purpose of this Fund is to provide funding for the programs, of the Taneytown Community Center in Taneytown, Maryland.

Main Street Maryland
Friends of the Flamingosaurus

MISSION STATEMENT:
The Friends of the Flamingosaurus seeks to unite the community of Hampden and its visitors in the spirit of fun, quirkiness and reinvention through the creation and maintenance of a public art sculpture, the Flamingosaurus, in Roosevelt Park.

OUR GOALS:
The Friends of the Flamingosaurus will facilitate the creation of a new, improved, 3-D, illuminated, 42′ tall version of Baltimore’s iconic Flamingosaurus. Whereas the original adorned the facade of the Cafe Hon at the corner of West 36th Street and Roland Avenue for two decades, the new “phoenix” Flamingosaurus will rise above the trees a mere two blocks away in Roosevelt Park, on the corner of West 36th Street and Falls Road. After installation of the new sculpture, the continued mission of the Friends of the Flamingosaurus will be to maintain the piece by keeping it illuminated at night, making sure it is clean and free of graffiti, seeing to regular upkeep and repair, and performing the administrative tasks necessary to ensure a healthy lifespan for the sculpture.

Art, Community
RDK Memorial Golf Fund

The Robert D Memorial Golf Fund aims to generate funds through its yearly golf tournament, benefiting three crucial nonprofits dedicated to assisting individuals in Carroll County grappling with substance use disorders. These nonprofits include the Carroll County Drug Treatment Court, Weber Sober Albums, and Rising Above Addiction. Additionally, each tournament allocates funds for the Robert D. Memorial Scholarship Fund, which supports individuals in accessing treatment and addresses various needs related to substance use and treatment.

Golf, Addiction
The Flowering Tree Center

The purpose of The Flowering Tree Center Fund is to work to fulfill Black Elk’s vision to mend the Cangleska Wakan, the Sacred Hoop. The Cangleska Wakan, Sacred Hoop, is based on the Native American Lakota Sioux concept of Mitakuye Oyasin, which means that everything in the universe is related. Mitakuye Oyasin is a connection to all organic life forms (plants, animals, insects) as well as inorganic (rocks, mountains, rivers and oceans). The elders in our spiritual community are prepared to teach all that we have been given in a spirit of humility. We embrace and celebrate all races, religions, cultures and who you love. We intend to work collaboratively with other spiritual groups and/or non-profits who share a common vision. Humanities survival depends on our willingness to work together for the benefit of All My Relations. In this spirit, our community will offer online and in-person educational opportunities in the form of classes and workshops to the public. Members of our community have 30+ years training and experience in their respective disciplines. Teachings will be related to responsible stewardship toward the natural environment, and spiritual teachings related to both Native American healing traditions and Eastern yogic traditions for holistic health and wellness. -organic gardening, beekeeping, medicinal plants, Yoga and meditation, acupuncture and Native American healing practices and traditions.

Community Events & Activities
Tree of Friends Foundation

The purpose of this Fund is to address humanitarian needs which are not currently being met or are underserved in Carroll County, Maryland. By utilizing an established donor base and growing the network, The Tree of Friends will operate as an educational liaison to bring awareness to current community needs (established yearly or in response to a local tragedy) through various activities, including, but not limited to, hosting events, providing services, offering goods, and recruiting members in a fun and active environment. The proceeds of these activities will aid in the financial relief of the current need.

Grant Making
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