• 10/12/2016 48 views

    An Open Thank You Letter

    Dear Friends, This year, we are marking the 20th anniversary of The Community Foundation in Montgomery County by extending a special and heartfelt thanks to the generous people who make up our Community Foundation family. It is an honor to be a partner and facilitator with our many donors, helping them give to the causes they care about most deeply. Today, there are over 700 giving funds at The Community Foundation in the National Capital Region, 300 of which are under the care of the Montgomery County affiliate. Collectively, The Community Foundation’s ...

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  • 10/04/2016 26 views

    New Website, BackOnTrackDC, Empowers District Youth and Adults to Reconnect with Education

    (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In an effort to connect more District residents with educational options that lead to a secondary education credential and career pathway, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) has launched BackonTrackDC.org, a new website that directs users to a range of alternative and adult-serving education programs throughout the District. Developed by OSSE’s ReEngagement Center in partnership with Raise DC, Next Step Public Charter School and The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, BackOnTrackDC gives users the option to browse up-to-date and reliable information on more than 20 education programs ...

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  • 10/03/2016 21 views

    Montgomery’s Children’s Opportunity Fund initiated by Councilmember Navarro selects leadership team and creates new partnership

    New executive director, Community Foundation representatives and steering committee establish strategic framework to help children and families  ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29, 2016—Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro today applauded the progress made by community partners and public policy leaders to create the professional structure needed to fully implement the mission of the Children’s Opportunity Fund (COF) in the County. Mala B. Thakur began work as executive director on June 27; a key partnership has been established with the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region; and new members have been appointed to the ...

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