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CFHC Funds

The Community Foundation of Harford County (CFHC) was incorporated in November 2006 and received its Internal Revenue Service determination in December 2007. Gifts to CFHC are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. To learn more about the types of funds available through CFHC, click here. We welcome you to join the list of donors below by establishing your own named fund or contributing to an existing fund.


CFHC Endowment for the Future
An administrative endowment for the ongoing work of the Community Foundation of Harford County 

Michael and Deborah Leaf Fund
Helen Anderson Memorial Fund

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds.


Unrestricted Funds

Harford Community Fund to support local needs in Harford County

Donations of any size are being accepted for this fund. 


Agency Funds

Bow Tie Bill White Building Fund - for capital needs of Harford Family House

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Endowment Fund

Gerald Carpenter Legacy Fund - supporting Homecoming Project, Inc.

Albert P. Close Foundation Fund

The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation Endowment Fund

Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway Endowment Fund

Walter & Betty Ward Family Center Y Endowment Fund

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds.


Field of Interest Funds

BESide You Fund - to support children and senior adults with needs in Harford County

Sandra and John Ferriter Fund - to support organizations in Harford County working to provide hunger relief and end hunger in Harford County

Anne and John Gessner Fund - to support organizations in Harford County serving people who are homeless

Sadie's Fund - to benefit animal shelters caring for domestic and feral cats in Harford County, MD, promoting and extending the lives of cats cared for by the shelters

Shaffer-Lienhard Caregivers Support Fund - to pay for respite care and other support for those who are providing hands-on in-home care to a family member

Louis and Marion Storm Fund - to support the facilities of The Humane Society of Harford County and to enrich the lives of disadvantaged children though education, sports, recreation, wellness, fitness, and health activities

Women's Giving Circle of Harford County Fund - to support women, children, and family needs in Harford County. To join the Women's Giving Circle, click here.

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds. 


Donor Advised Funds

Ben Boniface Deer Creek Valley Fund - to support recreational and educational opportunities that foster the preservation of Deer Creek and its natural resources

Edgewood Lions Club Endowed Fund - to support the Edgewood, Maryland community

Edgewood Lions Club Non-endowed Fund - to support the Edgewood, Maryland community

James and Patricia Fielder Fund

Ann K. Gaumond Fund - to support the physical, social, and educational welfare of the children of Harford County

Andrew and Jayne Klein Family Fund - to support general charitable purposes

Ed Lally Foundation Fund - to support the education, treatment, and research of depression

Kenneth and Patricia Perluke Fund - to support charitable and educational activities in Harford County

Zimmerman Family Foundation Fund - to support general charitable purposes

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds.


Scholarship Funds

Dr. and Mrs. Richard O. Cook Scholarship Fund - for Harford Technical High School students pursuing higher education in agri-business and/or veterinary science

Robert W. Ellenby Travel & Tourism Scholarship Fund - for Harford County residents pursing a degree in travel and tourism.  Learn more

Charles John Eshinsky Memorial Scholarship Fund - for graduates from Harford County high schools or their equivalent pursuing a post-secondary degree in science, technology, engineering, and/or math (STEM).  Learn more

Edward V. Goetz Environmental Science Scholarship Fund - for graduates from Harford County high schools or their equivalent pursuing an environmental career that requires higher education or advanced training. Learn more

Colin J. Haller Memorial Fund - to honor the life of Colin J. Haller by supporting Harford County students. Read more about Colin Haller.

William A. Humbert Memorial Scholarship Fund - for advanced instrumental music students who graduated from Harford County high schools or their equivalent.  Learn more

Maria Ortiz Scholarship Fund - for undergraduate students who are residents of Harford County and are pursuing a degree in nursing. The scholarship is awarded through Harford Community College.

Donations have been given from donors throughout the United States in memory of Captain Maria Ines Ortiz, an Army nurse who volunteered to care for wounded soldiers and Iraq children, and from the local chapter of Women In Defense. She was the first Army nurse killed in combat since the Vietnam War.

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds.


Project Funds

Ed Lally Foundation Fund - for support of organizations dedicated to the education, treatment, and prevention of depression

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds.


Accumulator Funds

To learn more about accumulator funds, click here

Educational Travel Abroad Fund - to support educational travel abroad for students ages 18-21

Bob Gibson Memorial Fund - to support the advancement of racquet sports in Harford County

Harford Family House Fund - to support the mission and programs of Harford Family House

Help Your Neighbor Fund

JV Connecting Souls Fund - to build projects in Harford County to bring the community together

Lee and Dorothy Little Fund - to support organizations located in and providing services to residents of Harford County

We Cancerve Fund - to support the We Cancerve Movement

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds.



Administrative Funds
to support the ongoing work of the Community Foundation of Harford County

CFHC Endowment for the Future
Michael and Deborah Leaf Fund

Donations of any size are being accepted for these funds.



Unrestricted Funds

Accumulator Funds

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