2019 Fundraising and Sustainability Scholarship Recipients

Sixteen Charles County Nonprofit organizations won scholarships to participate in the Fundraising & Sustainability Project. The goal of the Project is to assist nonprofits in the development of individualized annual fundraising plans that integrate fundraising, marketing, and communications to increase overall financial support and assure sustainability. In partnership with Charles County Public Library and Maryland […]

Charitable Trust Fiscal Year 2020 Grant Cycle

Dear Colleagues, The Charles County Charitable Trust is pleased to announce the Fiscal Year 2020 grant cycle. Grants are available to eligible nonprofit organizations that serve the residents of Charles County.  We have streamlined the application process by creating an online submission platform on our website. You may access the application at www.charlesnonprofits.org/grants/welcome. Please be […]

Charles County Affordable Housing Forum

Finding an affordable place to live is a problem in many places throughout the United States—including right here in Charles County. According to the American Planning Association, “Many households in Charles County are struggling with housing costs.” In a report published in May this year, the organization went on to say that forty-seven percent of […]

Annual Report 2018

The Charles County Charitable Trust is pleased to present this annual report. The year covered runs from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018. The Board of Directors and staff members wish to express appreciation for the County’s ongoing support for the Trust’s work. Such support makes it possible to promote and maintain programs that […]

Fiscal Year 2019 Grant Recipients News Release

The Charles County Charitable Trust has announced grant awards to 26 nonprofit organizations for the Fiscal Year starting July 1. The grants will be used to provide services to county residents across a wide range of needs, including health care, shelter, education, and employment. A modest amount of funding will go toward charitable work in […]


The Nonprofit Presidents’ Council met on February 15, 2018, to discuss the role of boards in fund development. Wendy Wolff, Director of the Maryland Nonprofits Consulting Group was the featured presenter. Download the Powerpoint Presentation: The Role of the Board in Fundraising

NOW AVAILABLE – Nonprofit Economic & Social Impact Study

The Charles County Nonprofit Economic & Social Impact Study was convened in 2017 by the Charles County Charitable Trust (the Trust) in partnership with Maryland Nonprofits. The purpose was to gain a contemporaneous picture of the county’s nonprofit sector by exploring the economic and social impact made by nonprofit organizations in the county. The study […]

Annual Report March 2016 through June 2017

ANNUAL REPORT FOUNDING PERIOD March 2016 through June 2017 OUR FOUNDING STORY In June 2017, the Charles County Charitable Trust celebrated its first anniversary. To mark the event, we held a big Open House including a ribbon-cutting ceremony with congratulatory presentations by local and state elected officials. Our founding year—2016—tells a story of aspiration, planning, […]

Charles County Charitable Trust Elects New Board Members

We are pleased to announce the election of two new Board members. Both bring to this important leadership assignment a deep commitment to public service and a rich background in community service. Steven L. Davis is the founding pastor of The Worship Center in Bryans Road. His career embraces extensive work locally and nationally in […]

Charles County Nonprofit Grant Award Program: Grant Recipients for Fiscal Year 2018

Awarded by the Charles County Charitable Trust Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Inc. Center for Abused Person Center for Children Charles County Children’s Aid Society Charles County Freedom Landing, Inc. Charles County HARC, Inc. Charles County Literacy Council, Inc. Charles County Meals on Wheels Christmas in April Charles County Farming4Hunger Health Partners, Inc. […]