The Monocacy Foundation was founded in 1995 to help provide opportunities for people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community. Our 2021 grant cycle is currently open! Click on “Apply for Funding” below and begin your application process. Grant cycle closes on October 4. Award notifications: November 15-19.

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Your gifts help The Monocacy Foundation continue to “fulfill needs and grant wishes” in Frederick County.
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Grants are given to meet medical, educational, and recreational needs or wishes not covered by other funding.


The mission of The Monocacy Foundation is to provide Frederick County citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities the means to enrich their lives and to reach optimum capabilities.

Assistant Development Director, Marybeth Leonard
has been a volunteer with TMF for several years, and came on staff officially in January 2019. Marybeth was born and raised near State College, PA and has worked in nonprofit administration for more than 30 years. After living and working in the Harrisburg, PA area, she moved to Frederick in 1994. She worked for The Arc of Frederick County for 16 years before joining the team at Community Living, Inc. in 2014, where she currently serves as Employee Relations Manager.