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News Release, Charles County Public Information Office

The Board of County Commissioners has provided the Charles County Charitable Trust with relief funds of $100,000 to assist non-profits that support Charles County’s individuals and families most impacted by the pandemic crisis.

Submission Deadline:  Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Grant Period: Funds must be spent by Aug. 31, 2020

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have IRS recognition as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and operate in Charles County.
  • Proposed program activities benefit Charles County residents.

Review Process:

  • Each application is reviewed for completeness and then forwarded to the Charitable Board of Directors. Key factors include: 
    • Evidence of need or problem existing in the community.
    • Specific information on how the organization plans to address that need or problem, including expected outcomes.
    • Based on organizational history and current resources.
    • A presentation of charity’s fiscal situation and its proposed budget for the planned services .

Notification of Awards: Thursday, May 7, 2020

To Apply: Visit www.charlesnonprofits.org/covid-19

This grant is not a part of the Fiscal 2021 Charitable Trust’s Nonprofit Grant Awards Program, which will begin on July 1. 

For additional information or assistance, email Susan Petroff at SPetroff@CharlesNonprofits.org. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.


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