2022-2023 Community Foundation of Carroll County Funds

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 Fund Name Summary Type of Fund
Waste Not Carroll

The purpose of this Fund shall be to educate the citizens of Carroll County, Maryland about local efforts to reduce waste, save precious resources and ease the burden on our landfills. By working with businesses, citizens and government leaders, we hope to build on the county’s early efforts to develop sensible and sustainable alternatives to managing its solid waste. WASTE NOT! CARROLL will encourage public/private partnerships to realize effective resource recovery within Zero Waste concepts and practices, emphasizing reduction, reuse, recycling and composting.

Community Facilities/Parks
Weber Sober Homes

Weber Sober Homes primary purpose is to provide Sober Living Homes provides supportive, safe, substance-free recovery residences for all guests living in our homes. We offer a structured safe home-like place, full of support for men and for women learning to live life without the use of alcohol or other drugs.

Addiction Recovery
Westminster Community of Shalom

The Westminster Community of Shalom, Inc. is the local response to a national movement whose mission is to develop dynamic partnerships among churches, schools, colleges, community organizations, government, business, and citizens to transform systems and conditions that affect people’s lives.

Nonprofit Partner Fund
Westminster Elementary School PTO

The purpose of this Fund shall be to support Westminster Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization to promote the partnership & involvement between parents, teachers and the school community at large. We envision a healthy, caring and encouraging educational and community environment for all students of Westminster Elementary. This fund shall provide the funding to meet these needs as agreed upon by the WES PTO executive board and its members.

Westminster Elks Charities

The purpose of the Westminster Elks Charities Fund shall be to support the efforts of the Donor to establish a fund that helps build a stronger community in Carroll County, Maryland. We will fulfill this pledge by working with and assisting our youth to develop lifelong skills, with college scholarships, drug awareness and supporting programs within the Boy and Girl Scouts. We will help to improve the quality of life within our community by funding and assisting organizations that work with families in need and support. Charity is the greatest virtue. By sharing and giving we have the power to replace sorrow and despair with home and confidence.

Community Services
Westminster Fireworks Fund

The purpose of this Fund shall be to establish, maintain and support a professional fireworks display in the City of Westminster, Maryland on or about the forth of July each year as part of an all day event at the Carroll County Farm Museum, benefitting all of Carroll County and celebrating the Declaration of our Independence as a Nation.

Community Events & Activities
Westminster High School Class of 1980

In 2010, a group of friends from the WHS Class of 1980 got together to raise funds and awareness to benefit local charities. Over the years, we have donated to several great charities and causes. And since 2017, we have hosted the WHS Class of 1980 Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Our tournament not only helps us in raising these funds, but provides a chance for our friends and families to have fun and together, make a difference.

Community Services
Westminster Lions Foundation

The purpose of this Fund shall be to support the efforts of the Donor to establish a fund that will further the Westminster Lions Club’s commitment to support the activities of the charitable organizations of its community as well as services to the visually impaired including eyeglasses. The fund may also continue the Club’s tradition of providing scholarships to qualified graduating seniors of Westminster High School, Winters Mill High School and the Carroll County Career and Technology Center as funds are available.

Community Services
Westminster Paide Partner City Fund

The purpose of this Fund shall be to support efforts to carry out the provisions of the Declaration of Understanding dated September 23, 2002, between Westminster, Maryland and Paide, Estonia which include cultural exchanges, economic development experiences, educational exchanges/scholarships, government employee exchanges and mutual philanthropy.

Community Services
Westminster Pride Festival Fund

The purpose of the Westminster Pride Festival Fund exists to assure the success of a yearly festival that includes information, support, music, art, food and overall acceptance and solidarity within the LGBTQ+ community, their allies and the Carroll County community. The Westminster Pride Festival will create a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community to express themselves, increase visibility and foster respect for those who want to express their own sexual and gender identity. We endeavor to make this a yearly event that will ultimately lead to scholarships for the education of LGBQT+ students.

Community Events & Activiies
Westminster Track and Field Club

Cultivate a love of fitness, teamwork and camaraderie while building skills in running and field events in the youth of Carroll County. Based out of Westminster High School through the Westminster Area Rec Council, the Westminster Track and Field Club accepts all kids ages 6-18 (though high schoolers often choose to participate in their High School Track and Cross Country programs).

Youth, Recreation, Sports
Westminster Youth Project

Westminster Youth Project is a youth-driven effort to determine the needs of the youth in Westminster, gather information about resources, and create an alliance to address the issues our youth are facing. The ultimate goal is to provide a space for youth who may be having a difficult time navigating the journey from adolescence to adulthood. A WYP Committee will be established, made up of youth leaders involved in the program. The committee will hold monthly meetings to discuss the current needs of underserved Carroll County youth and to vote on the best use of the funds raised.

Whispering Woods Animal Safe Haven

At Whispering Woods Animal Safe Haven we are committed to providing a relentless voice and loving comfort for ALL animals in need. We believe every animal, large or small, is worthy of life, love, and compassion.

Winters Mill Choral Boosters

The purpose of this fund shall be to support student financial needs as related to the WMHS Choral and Instrumental music program needs and community performance trips and to provide a more rounded music and high school experience.

Performing Arts
Winters Mill High School Community Partnership

The Winters Mill High School Community Partnership is a school-wide organization that serves the students, staff, parents, alumni and the surrounding community. Our goals include promoting communication, supporting the learning environment and providing an opportunity for all to participate in the WMHS community with passion purpose and pride.

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