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Nearly $1.1 million in grants distributed to those affected by Ellicott City flood

Posted at 5:00 PM, Nov 05, 2018

More than $1.1 million in grants has been distributed to victims of the Ellicott City flood, the Community Foundation of Howard County and the Ellicott City Partnership said.

Eligible requests for individuals, heads of household, employees, business owners and residential property owners have been fully funded by donations, the two foundations said. 

The Howard County Community Relief Fund will continue to accept donations through Nov. 30 to bridge the $278,750 gap in funding the commercial property category of requests. Any donations made after Nov. 30 will go towards future relief funding. More information can be found at the Community Foundation of Howard County's website, or call 410-730-7840.

The organization was founded in 1969 and has award more than $17 million in grants to county nonprofits that promote arts and culture, educational and civic programs, and human services. Their endowment is supported by more than 300 Howard County businesses, families and individuals.