Fiscal Year 2025 Grants will be due April 11, 2024

American Rescue Plan Act (Behavioral Health) Award List

Awarded by the Board of Directors of the Charles County Charitable Trust in partnership with the Charles County Department of Health
Total Funds Awarded: $500,000

Accessibility Bridge Corporation
Grant Award:  $16,900
Purpose:  To provide increased mental health services to Charles County citizens via therapist run support groups.

Beyond the Classroom Inc.
Grant Award:  $16,425
Purpose:  To resume mentoring programs for elementary students addressing issues including social anxiety, mental stress and tobacco/vaping, and other out-of-school programs that promote tutoring/literacy and parent involvement with PTO’s.

Center for Children, Inc
Grant Award:  $50,000
Purpose:  To continue access to a vital telehealth platform, cover copays for client sessions, provide materials for adolescent substance abuse services, and to provide interpreters and supplies.

Charles County Children’s Aid Society, Inc.
Grant Award:  $29,033
Purpose:  To purchase diapers, wipes, personal hygiene products and other supplies to those in need.

Christmas in April DBA Rebuilding Together Charles County
Grant Award:  $23,000
Purpose:  To hire a case manager to visit clients for in-depth evaluation and connection to community services, including mental health services.

Greater Baden Medical Services, Inc.
Grant Award:  $50,000
Purpose:  To hire a part-time mental health professional to provide therapy and outreach coordination at two Charles County locations.

Health Partners Inc
Grant Award:  $20,082
Purpose:  To send four professional staff to the RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health where they will learn new screening methods to improve mental health equity of care in Chales County.

Hospice of the Chesapeake Foundation
Grant Award:  $30,000
Purpose:  To provide increased support for community members experiencing compound grief as a result of the pandemic through additional staff training, volunteer recruitment, and outreach.

Lifestyles of Maryland Foundation
Grant Award:  $50,000
Purpose:  To expand street outreach services on evenings and weekends via staffing and supplies, as well as to provide PPE and food assistance to their congregate shelter.

Lighthouse Baptist Church of White Plains
Grant Award:  $15,000
Purpose:  Salary for counselor/therapist to provide mental health services including psychotherapy and crisis support services.

Our Place Waldorf, Inc.
Grant Award:  $29,033
Purpose:  To cover food and supplies for 7,750 meals and 7,750 to-bags for those facing food insecurity.

Poiema Movement, Inc
Grant Award:  $30,000
Purpose:  To fund two residence slots in the transitional living program, as well as supplies for staff, volunteer training, and resident outing expenses.

Pure Play Every Day, Inc.
Grant Award:  $25,000   
Purpose:  To provide Shelter in Play program for homeless children at Angel’s Watch Shelter to help mitigate the mental health effects of trauma on children.

Spring Dell Center, Inc.
Grant Award:  $32,750
Purpose:  Staff training to improve Trauma Informed Care outcomes and increase socialization for people with disabilities through yoga, cooking class, and mental health peer groups.  

The Arc Southern Maryland, Inc.
Grant Award:  $12,777
Purpose: To provide PPE and to fund a bi-monthly training workshop series to address access to care, burnout, and quality mental health care for staff and caregivers.

The Catherine Foundation of MD, Inc.
Grant Award:  $20,000
Purpose: To stock an emergency food pantry, including baby food and formula for clients to benefit from when they come in for services.

The Jude House, Inc.
Grant Award:  $50,000
Purpose:  To fund the salary for a new Director of Outreach Programs in order to expand access to care for residents seeking Behavioral Health Care.

Note: Even if regional in scope, nonprofit organizations use grant funds solely for the benefit of Charles County residents.