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Message from Mary Spencer, President & CEO

Greetings from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County! I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the many donors, nonprofit professional colleagues, and nonprofit board members and volunteers for the warm welcome that you have extended to me as the new President and CEO. With eight weeks under my belt, I couldn't be more proud or more excited to have the honor of serving Anne Arundel County in this new role. I am happy to report that the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is on strong organizational and financial footing, thanks to the leadership of my predecessor Melissa Curtin, a staff team whose dedication is unparalleled in support of Anne Arundel County, and a Board who exemplifies fiscal responsibility, collaborative partnership, and careful stewardship of our Community Foundation.

In The Spotlight

Lee Marston’s father was a preacher who instilled in him the practice of tithing and giving back to the community where one lives, works and raises a family. Lee and his wife Sylvia have lived their entire lives following these giving principles. “It’s in everyone’s best interest to give. I truly believe that if every one of us gave back, even just a little, the world would be a better place. Starting right here in our own community,” says Lee.

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County Announces New President & CEO

Following an extensive search, the Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, Inc. (CFAAC) is pleased to announce that they have selected Mary White Spencer as its new President & CEO. Mary’s official start date is August 29, 2018.

Thank You for Your Support - Capital Gazette Tragedy

The overwhelming generosity resulting from the tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette office on Thursday, June 28 has been heartening. Thank you to everyone who has given to the funds established in honor of Gerald Fischman, Robert Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters at the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC). And thank you too to those who have provided comfort to the people affected in a variety of kind and thoughtful ways.