The Will Group Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – February 3, 2016: A new fund that will empower individuals and organizations in the Frederick County community has been WillGroupFund.resizedestablished. The Will Group Fund becomes one of more than 675 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

The fund was established by the board of directors of The Will Group Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Frederick, Maryland with a focus on supporting those in need. This support includes providing assistance with food, shelter, clothing, medicine, education, and job training in order to create new opportunities and encourage self-sufficiency to individuals in the community. The fund will provide grants to nonprofits that accommodate these services in the Frederick County area.

“The Will Group has been providing grants in support of community causes,” said Mark Mayer, Chairman of The Will Group Foundation. “By working with the Community Foundation, we will be able to increase our efficiency by focusing on grantsmaking while the Community Foundation manages the fund.”

Since 1986, generous citizens have turned to the credibility and expertise of the Community Foundation to establish funds that provide scholarships to students and grants to nonprofit organizations, contributing more than $42 million throughout Frederick County.

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