Glade Valley Community Services, Inc. (GVCS) is a local non-profit providing services to residents of Walkersville / Woodsboro, and the surrounding Glade Valley area in Frederick County, Maryland.  GVCS was founded in 2004 and was granted 501(c)(3) tax exempt status in September 2005.

Our Mission

To meet the needs of families and individuals in the Walkersville, Woodsboro and surrounding Glade Valley area of Frederick County, MD. through the coordination of donations of time, talent, money and other resources.


CASS (Community Agency School Services)

Meet Our Board

Don Boos, President

Vicki Poole, Vice-President & Emergency Relief Fund

Susan Richter, Treasurer

Mitzi Smith, Secretary

Donna Swanson- Food Bank

Ann Wadding - Emergency Relief Fund

Kathy Fenimore


The Peg and Orley Bourland
Educational Assistance Fund For Glade Valley

The Peg and Orley Bourland Educational Assistance Fund provides financially need-based scholarships for post-secondary education in trade or technical fields and is awarded annually through the Community Foundation of Frederick County and Glade Valley Community Services. Applicant eligibility requirements are: residency in the Walkersville feeder school area, a description of financial need, career goals, and the specifics of how the funds will be used.  The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational program.  Preference is given to applicants who are pursuing the vocational, technical and skilled trade fields (not 4 year degrees).  Applications are due in the office of The Community Foundation of Frederick County by 4:00pm, Friday, March 30th.

Interested applicants can view and download the scholarship application by clicking on the link below.

Scholarship Application

Partner with Us

Our programs and services are made possible by the combined generosity and dedication of many local individuals, organization, and businesses.  Learn how you can make a difference in our community.