Nominations for 2018 Philanthropy Hall of Fame Now Open; Inductees to be Honored at 13th Annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon

Community Foundation of Southern Maryland Recognizes Southern Maryland Philanthropists
for a Lifetime of Giving to Their Communities

Residents of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties are invited to recognize individuals, families, and businesses that have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways by nominating them for induction into the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland’s Philanthropy Hall of Fame. Until October 1st, Residents will have the opportunity to acknowledge and honor those whom they believe deserve to be widely recognized for their commitment to making Southern Maryland the best place to live and give.
Established in 2008, the Philanthropy Hall of Fame commemorates individuals and groups who have given selflessly of their time, energies, and funds to improve the well-being of their communities. Hall of Fame inductees are honored at the foundation’s annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon, the foundation’s contribution to National Philanthropy Day® celebrations across the country.

This year’s Philanthropy Day Luncheon will be held Friday, November 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601. 

The theme of this year’s Philanthropy Day Luncheon is “Looking Forward, Giving Back.” The keynote speaker will be the Executive Director of the Rural Maryland Council, Charlotte Davis, who brings together citizens, community-based organizations, federal, state, county and municipal government officials as well as representatives of the for-profit and nonprofit sectors to collectively address the needs of Rural Maryland communities.

Nomination forms may be completed online or downloaded from the foundation’s website at www.cfsomd.org/philanthropy-day-luncheon/ or requested by calling (240) 670-GIVE (4483). Completed nominations must be returned to the foundation by Monday, October 1.

All nominees are based solely on nominations received. An awards selection committee with
representatives from Southern Maryland nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government
agencies will review each nomination. To submit a completed nomination form, please mail it
to:

Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, P.O. Box 716, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.

For more information about National Philanthropy Day®, visit www.npdlove.com. To learn
about previous Community Foundation of Southern Maryland Philanthropy Hall of Fame
inductees visit www.cfsomd.org/philanthropy-hall-of-fame/. For directions to the Greater
Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, visit www.waldorfjcs.com/directions.

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About the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland
The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland builds charitable funds that support
community needs and opportunities in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties. We offer
donors a wide range of endowed and non-endowed fund vehicles, and we work closely with
families, individuals, businesses, estate attorneys, and financial planners to design gift plans
that fit every economic situation. Our goals are to ensure that donors receive the most benefit
from their charitable contributions and that their philanthropic dollars are used to the fullest
potential. The vision of the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland is to make Southern
Maryland the best place to live and give.

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