COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants

The Charles County Charitable Trust has been given the responsibility for distributing emergency relief funds to nonprofit organizations experiencing unexpected financial demands due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Trust reviews the applications submitted by nonprofit organizations that serve the residents of the county and the Board of Directors determines the awards.


Grant Recipients – Round 1

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

Bay Community Support Services, Inc.
Grant Award: $9,400
Purpose: Increased staffing in Charles County residential homes due to closure of all day activities centers.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Inc.
Grant Award: $10,000
Purpose: Distribution of food by SOMD Food bank to meet the increased number of children, families and seniors experiencing hunger.

Center for Children, Inc.
Grant Award: $2,000
Purpose: Provision of behavior health services by telehealth and Personal Protective Equipment for front-line workers.

Charles County Children's Aid Society, Inc.
Grant Award: $5,000
Purpose: Provide essential items to increased number of families in need of food, personal hygiene and baby items.

Charles County HARC, Inc.
Grant Award: $4,000
Purpose: Provide meaningful activities in 12 group homes serving 39 individuals with disabilities due to closure of day activities centers.

Charles County Literacy Council, Inc.
Grant Award: $1,000
Purpose: Zoom subscription for virtual tutoring and reading instructional books and other supplies for adult learners.

Charles County Meals on Wheels, Inc.
Grant Award: $2,500
Purpose: Mandated Personal Protective Equipment for volunteers who deliver food to home-bounds seniors.

Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
Grant Award: $2,200
Purpose: Distribution of 7,000 free weekend meal packages to vulnerable families experiencing hunger and food insecurity.

Community Crisis & Referral Center, Inc. dba Center for Abused Persons
Grant Award: $4,100
Purpose: Provision of computers, supplies and related equipment to enable staff to provide tele-therapy services from their homes.

End Hunger in Charles County
Grant Award: $5,000
Purpose: Food cabanas in 10 county locations for access to food for those in need and home delivery for homebound families and individuals.

Families in Recovery, Inc.
Grant Award: $1,500
Purpose: Provide three laptops for Family Recovery Court treatment and support for parents with substance abuse problems.

LifeStyles of Maryland Foundation, Inc.
Grant Award: $10,000
Purpose: Provide 75 unsheltered persons portable showers, laundry service, toiletries, blankets and other essential needs for 16 weeks.

Maryland Diaper Bank
Grant Award: $4,500
Purpose: Creation of two baby diaper hubs for families in need.

New Horizons Supported Services, Inc.
Grant Award: $3,800
Purpose: Provide laptops, hotspots and teleconferencing services to enable direct support professionals to work remotely.

Our Place Waldorf, Inc.
Grant Award: $5,000
Purpose: Support emergency program providing take-home dinners and take-away bags for residents experiencing food insecurities.

Sagepoint Senior Services Foundation, Inc.
Grant Award: $5,000
Purpose: Provide Personal Protective equipment for frontline caregivers.

Salvation Army a Georgia Corporation
Grant Award: $10,000
Purpose: To meet the unprecedented need by for food, medications and other essential items, as well as assistance with rent/mortgage and utilities.

Southern Maryland Community Network, Inc.
Grant Award: $5,000
Purpose: Provide telehealth equipment, food, medical copays and transportation for access to food and health services.

Spring Dell Center, Inc.
Grant Award: $5,000
Purpose: Purchase of Personal Protective Equipment for staff and Charles County citizens working with disabled individuals with no family to care for them.

The Catherine Foundation of Maryland, Inc.
Grant Award: $2,500
Purpose: Provide baby to families in need.

The Promise Resource Center, Inc.
Grant Award: $2,500
Technology equipment to enable staff to offer virtual services and support for childcare workers and parents.