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Community Foundation of Harford County Inc

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation is committed to promoting and increasing philanthropy by building and managing permanent endowments and gifts to meet the present and emerging needs of Harford County and its nonprofit community.


Established in 2007 in MD - Founding Committee: Michael Allen, Scott Elliott, Paul Balsamo, Marlene Lieb, Lucy Light Slaich, Greg Szoka, Benny Walker Staff: With the support of Harford County Department of Community Services, Linda Koser served in the capacity of Director through the formative stages of CFHC. The first Executive Director, Tamara W. Zavislan, was hired in November 2009. Needs Assessment: Spring 2006 - to determine need and support for a community foundation in Harford County. Areas explored included current and projected county wealth, current charitable giving, perception of the nonprofit community, relationships with area nonprofit organizations, and community need. Formation: Based on the needs assessment findings, the founding committee agreed to move forward. The core committee advised and led the effort through the stage of incorporation. Five of the original core members formed the first board of directors and guided the organization through the next phase, recognition of nonprofit status, policy development, beginning public education, and acceptance of the first funds. Grants: The first community grants were made in 2009.


Community Foundation of Harford County Inc

Community foundation




202 South Main Street Bel Air, MD United States 21014

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