American Rescue Plan Act Grant – Round One

Awarded by the Board of Directors of the Charles County Charitable Trust

Total Funds Awarded: $527,000 – March 2022

Accessibility Bridge Corporation
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for staff and clients/persons with disabilities.
Bay Community Support Services
Grant Award:  $20,000
Purpose:  PPE and mold mitigation at two residential homes for persons with disabilities.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington – Angel’s Watch Shelter
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  Food assistance for clients temporarily housed at Angel’s Watch Shelter.
Center for Children
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  PPE for mental health direct clinic services and telehealth software for home visits.
Charles County Arts Alliance
Grant Award:  $4,000
Purpose:  Electronic device for virtual programs and in-school education programs for Charles County Public School students.
Charles County Children’s Aid Society
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  Support for families facing financial hardship by providing food, clothing and supplies.
Charles County Family Daycare Association
Grant Award:  $2,000
Purpose:  Virtual training for daycare providers.
Charles County HARC
Grant Award:  $6,000
Purpose:  PPE for clients and staff supporting people with disabilities.
Charles County Literacy Council Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Outreach events to rebuild literacy program devastated by the pandemic by recruiting adult students and tutors.
Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation
Grant Award:  $9,000
Purpose:  COVID home recovery kits.
Chesapeake Choral Arts Society
Grant Award:  $2,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss and PPE for musicians.
Christmas in April dba Rebuilding Together Charles County
Grant Award:  $15,000
Purpose:  Contractors and supplies to repair homes for seniors, disabled and veterans.
Community Crisis & Referral Center dba Center for Abused Persons
Grant Award:  $2,000
Purpose:  PPE for staff and clients.
Community Support Systems
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Food and supplies for distribution by Baden Food Pantry.
Court St. Peters 1618 Catholic Daughters
Grant Award:  $2,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss
Dream Queen Foundation
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Gals Lead Teen Mentorship & Leadership program in public schools.
Elite Registry of Working Dogs
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Training and supplies for specialized emotional support dogs.
Faith Temple Baptist Church
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Food pantry supplies and food for distribution.
Friends of Old Waldorf School Foundation
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss
Good Shepherd Education Center
Grant Award:  $6,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss, classroom closure expenses and PPE.
Health Partners
Grant Award:  $40,000
Purpose:  Premium pay for frontline workers.
Hospice of Charles County
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  Premium staff for frontline workers and COVID mitigation and prevention.
Housing Options & Planning Enterprises
Grant Award:  $12,000
Purpose:  Weatherization of houses for low income and disabled individuals, particularly in Nanjemoy.
Ivy & Pearls of SOMD Charities
Grant Award:  $3,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss and scholarships for students from low-income families.
Leadership Southern Maryland
Grant Award:  $9,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss.
Lifepoint Wesleyan DBA Poiema
Grant Award:  $20,000
Purpose:  Capital expenditures to double safe housing for vulnerable women transitioning to independent living.
LifeStyles of Maryland
Grant Award:  $45,000
Purpose:  Provide shelter services in motels/hotels for homeless households via “Safe Nights” program due to cutbacks in Church-based temporary housing because of COVID.
Macedonia Baptist Church
Grant Award:  $4,000
Purpose:  Equipment for food pantry and PPE.
Maryland Diaper Bank
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Diapers for Distribution Hubs.
Maryland Veterans Memorial Museum
Grant Award:  $2,000
Purpose:  Revenue Loss.
Mattawoman Creek Arts Center
Grant Award:  $4,000
Purpose:  Technology upgrades for virtual education classes and services.
New Horizons
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss, PPE and COVID testing kits for staff and persons with disabilities.
Our Place Waldorf
Grant Award:  $18,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss and soup kitchen supplies addressing food insecurity.
Sagepoint Senior Living Services
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  COVID testing kits.
Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living
Grant Award:  $15,000
Purpose:  Provide tablets to seniors and persons with disabilities to access services virtually.
Southern Maryland Community Network
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss
Spring Dell Center
Grant Award:  $50,000
Purpose:  Contracted skilled care providers for people with disabilities.
Stella’s Girls
Grant Award:  $3,000
Purpose:  Restorative Justice training for staff, mentors and community partners working with youth.
The Arc of Southern Maryland
Grant Award:  $15,000 Purpose:  Premium staff for frontline workers and PPE.
The Catherine Foundation of Maryland
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Premium pay for frontline workers.
Toiletry & Company
Grant Award:  $1,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss
United Way of Southern Maryland
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Revenue loss and county health and education programs.
Upward Thrive Academy
Grant Award:  $3,000
Purpose:  Youth theater program.
VIP Mentors Matter
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Youth mentorship grants.

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