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The Community Foundation of Howard County Announces Oakland Mills United as a Community Grant Recipient

Funding will allow for impactful program development & delivery to support K-12 students 

Columbia, MD - The Community Foundation of Howard County announced that Oakland Mills United is a recipient of its 2023 community grant awards. Oakland Mills United is proud to be one of 49 nonprofit organizations serving the Howard County community to be awarded this grant. 

“It is so exciting to see the growth of Oakland Mills United and the financial support we are receiving from our community,” said Samuel Hahn, Executive Director & CEO of Oakland Mills United. “We have seen the impact our leadership, student enrichment, and college preparation programs have on students in Howard County. We are thankful for the funding provided by the Community Foundation of Howard County to invest in these programs to better serve students across the county”. 

Oakland Mills United is proud to offer free programming for all students in Howard County. This funding will directly impact the students utilizing these programs by investing in quality curriculum design, instructors, and program materials.   

Learn more about the Community Foundation of Howard County and the recipients of its 2023 Community Grants here

About the Community Foundation of Howard County

For more than 50 years, the Community Foundation of Howard County has served as a knowledgeable, trusted partner that forges connections between donors and nonprofit organizations to provide impactful investments in Howard County. Since 2020 the foundation has awarded more than $6.5 million through more than 1,000 grants to organizations delivering human service, arts and cultural, educational and civic programs. Funds to support grant programs comes primarily from income generated by the foundation’s endowment supported by more than 365 funds established by Howard County businesses, families and individuals. For more information, visit or call 410-730-7840.


Founded in 2020, Oakland Mills United (OMU) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization on a mission to support and empower students, schools, and communities through education, enrichment, and student well-being. The living legacy of the Oakland Mills High School Class of 2020, we strive to create a more equitable community for all. Our initiatives of student leadership, student enrichment, college preparation, and community advocacy create opportunities and learning potential for all students in Oakland Mills and Howard County. To learn more about OMU, visit our website at


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