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Make a difference in Harford County by supporting Community Foundation of Harford County!

Cash and Cash Equivalents

Please make checks or money orders payable to:

Community Foundation of Harford County
P. O. Box 612
Bel Air, MD 21014

We welcome your gift to support the ongoing operations of the Community Foundation. Gifts given for operations today help sustain CFHC, giving us all the power to make a difference tomorrow, and beyond. Learn more.

You may also make a gift to any of the current funds. Click here for a full list of the funds. Simply write the name of your fund of choice in the memo line of your check.

You can also donate online for general operations or to a current fund. 

Monthly giving or individual contributions can be made through  CFHC has partnered with Network for Good to securely process your online credit card donation via the Network for Good Donor Advised Fund.  Transactions will appear on your credit card statement as "Network for Good." 

For more information, visit  


Sample Broker Letter Sample Broker Letter (74 KB)

When the Community Foundation of Harford County (CFHC) receives stock gifts, the shares must first be transferred into CFHC's brokerage account. CFHC then liquidates the shares as soon as allowable and the proceeds are invested according to our investment policy. Your financial institution will not transfer stock without your written authorization. CFHC has a brokerage account at Wells Fargo Advisors.

Please notify your broker and CFHC that you would like to gift X amount of shares of XYZ Company stock to the Community Foundation of Harford County. Use the sample letter to do this. Please send a copy of the letter to CFHC at the same time you send the letter to your broker.

Wells Fargo Advisors
DTC 0141
A/C Community Foundation of Harford County
A/C #3894-0553 Attn:  Marge Nagel 410-638-9333 or 800-688-9334


Bequests are a wonderful way to benefit Harford County and to create a personal legacy for you and your family. Estate gifts and bequests are investments in the future, helping to continue your legacy today and for generations to come.  Like any other investment, your bequest should bring you the greatest personal satisfaction. We would be happy to work with you to develop a gift opportunity that best serves your interests. Sample bequest language is available, and we are happy to talk with you and your professional advisor as part of the planning process.

Life Insurance

The Community Foundation accepts gifts of life insurance in accordance with our gift acceptance policy. CFHC must be named as both beneficiary and irrevocable owner of an insurance policy before it can be recorded as a completed gift.

Real Estate

The Community Foundation accepts gifts of real estate that include developed property, undeveloped property, or gifts subject to a prior life interest in accordance with our gift acceptance policy.

Tangible Personal Property

Tangible gifts, whether art, jewelry, or other personal property, will be considered in light of CFHC guidelines. Although CFHC values all prospective gifts, there may be circumstances under which we are unable to accept a gift. The final decision is made by our Board of Directors.

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