Community Foundation of Howard County accepting community grant applications

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, is accepting applications from nonprofits for community grants up to $15,000. Applications are available at www.cfhoco.org and due by Oct. 21.

Community grants support nonprofit organizational costs and fund special projects for organizations that deliver services to Howard County residents in the areas of human service, arts and culture, education, health, environment and community affairs.

For more information, please visit www.cfhoco.org, email grants@cfhoco.org or call 410-730-7840.

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