ARPA Round Two Applications Due October 3, 2022

Grant Recipients for Fiscal Year 2022

Awarded by the Board of Directors of the Charles County Charitable Trust
Total Funds Awarded: $809,300

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

Alice Ferguson Foundation
Grant Award:  $5,000
Purpose:  Engage youth and adults on a continuum of environmental education and stewardship in Charles County.
Bay Community Support Services
Grant Award:  $16,000
Purpose:  Implementation of ”YOUniversity”, a technology-driven training program that includes clinical certifications, and innovative techniques in patient care and professional development courses.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington – Angel’s Watch Shelter
Grant Award:  $50,000
Purpose:  Provide safe emergency shelter and wraparound supportive services for homeless, single women and families.
Charles County Arts Alliance
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Provision of supplies and funds for arts programs for students in kindergarten through high school, as well as the enhancement of arts programs for senior citizens and non-profit organizations.
Charles County Children’s Aid Society
Grant Award:  $30,800
Purpose:  Support for families facing financial hardship by offering them school supplies and holiday gifts for their children.
Charles County HARC
Grant Award:  $15,000
Purpose:  Provide persons with disabilities with services, specialized equipment, medical supplies and tuition for summer camps.
Charles County Literacy Council
Grant Award:  $12,000
Purpose:  Help sustain the adult tutoring program by working with partner churches, agencies and businesses to promote CCLC’s free services and recruiting volunteer tutors.
Charles County Meals on Wheels
Grant Award:  $30,000
Purpose:  Assure continuity of meals and telephone reassurance service to home-bound senior citizens.
Charles Regional Medical Health Center
Grant Award:  $15,000
Purpose:  Provide mothers and newborn babies in need with essential supplies and education.
Christmas in April dba Rebuilding Together Charles County
Grant Award:  $30,000
Purpose:  Provide much needed repairs to homes of our neighbors who cannot afford them.
Community Crisis & Referral Center dba Center for Abused Persons
Grant Award:  $35,000   
Purpose:  Management of the 24-Hour crisis hotline operations and related services.
Conservancy for Charles County
Grant Award:  $4,000
Purpose:  Support for continuance of land protection and preservation services.
Friends of Old Waldorf School Foundation
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  Provide a central location to educate and showcase the history of Waldorf School and its importance to the success of Charles County.
Generations
Grant Award: $2,000
Purpose:  Support “Art·is·T, a visual arts collaborative and online business incubator program for teens.
Health Partners
Grant Award: $60,000
Purpose:  Access to dental care for underserved individuals by increasing dentist hours, hosting “in-clinic” outreach events and providing financial assistance for those unable to afford treatment.
Hospice of Charles County
Grant Award:  $40,000
Purpose:  Expansion of hospice care, support services, and the introduction of palliative care for our community.
Humane Society of Charles County
Grant Award:  $12,000
Purpose:  Reinitiate humane education programs for PK-12 students and improve community awareness and understanding.
KidsSTREAM
Grant Award$15,000
Purpose:  Tutoring for K-8 youth during the summer and school year (STEAM) and parent workshops.  
LifeStyles of Maryland  
Grant Award:  $60,000
Purpose:  Provide shelter services for homeless households via “Safe Nights” program, street outreach and day program services.
Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  Provide legal representation and advocacy for victims of crimes in Charles County.
Melwood Horticultural Training Center
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  Provide recreation programs to enrich the lives of children and youth that promote inclusion for individuals with disabilities.
New Horizons Supported Services
Grant Award:  $25,000
Purpose:  Programming that promotes community inclusion for those with intellectual disabilities, including workforce development.
Our Place Waldorf
Grant Award:  $15,000
Purpose:  Provide nutritious meals to residents in need.
Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Provide disabled residents with assistance for equipment, devices or modifications, allowing them to be safe and independent.
Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee
Grand Award:  $32,500
Purpose:  Support homeless prevention and affordable housing activities, and transportation employment training.
Spring Dell Center
Grant Award:  $50,000
Purpose:  Provide modifications and adaptive equipment for more accessible restrooms for persons with significant disabilities.
Stella’s Girls
Grant Award:  $10,000
Purpose:  Engage at-risk youth ages 12-21 by matching them with volunteer mentors, providing them with tutoring and leadership development, as well as referrals to other programs and services.
The Arc of Southern Maryland
Grant Award:  $45,000
Purpose:  Complete necessary repairs to residential homes due to the aging and general wear and tear, and to comply with ADA federal regulations.
The Catherine Foundation of Maryland
Grant Award:  $20,000
Purpose:  Increase the number and types of childbirth education classes for marginalized women who cannot afford supportive childbirth classes and services.
The Jude House
Grant Award:  $55,000
Purpose:  Provide additional experiential and physical opportunities for uninsured and underinsured men and women with life-threatening substance abuse disorder by partnering with Outward Bound school.
The Promise Resource Center 
Grant Award:  $30,000
Purpose:  Provide intensive in-home parenting support for at-risk families in order to facilitate family reunification and prevent foster care placement for children living in the home.

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