Fiscal Year Grant Applications will be announced in February 2023

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.