Health & Wellness

Health & WellnessFunds that support environmental initiatives in Southern Maryland through:

  • Provide Services to Uninsured and Underinsured
  • Expand Availability of Mental Health Services
  • Expand Availability of Dental Care
  • Recruit and Retain Healthcare Workforce
  • Address Rising Prevalence of Child Health Concerns

Click on the name of a fund to learn more about how its health and wellness programs serve the residents of Southern Maryland.

  • Alice Bowen Memorial Scholarship Fund - A non-endowed fund that offers scholarships to students graduating from the Academy of Health Professions at the Calvert County Career and Technology Academy and who are planning to continue their course of study in a Health related field.Learn More →
  • Babe and Dick Chaney Memorial Fund - The Babe and Dick Chaney Memorial Fund is a restricted endowment to benefit the American Cancer Society in Charles County.Learn More →
  • Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation Legacy Fund - Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation Legacy Fund purpose is to raise unrestricted contributions to the Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation for use by UM Charles Regional Medical Center.Learn More →
  • Community Grant Fund - Meeting everchanging community needs The Community Grant Fund was established in March 2008 to support the residents of Southern Maryland. CFSOMD’s unrestricted fund is sustained by broad-based public donations for use in meeting the changing and emerging needs of Southern Maryland. These dollars allow us to invest in organizations who are making our community stronger every day. Community Foundation of Southern Maryland evaluates all aspects of community well-being —arts and culture, education and scholarships, environment, general communityLearn More →
  • DC Area Outback Steakhouse Charity Fund - A restricted non-endowed fund established by Cornell Barnett, the Joint Venture Partner of 13 Outback Steakhouse restaurants in Maryland and Virginia. The DC Regional Outback Steakhouse Charity Fund was created in March 2008 ‘to support Children’s National Medical Center and the Children’s Bloodmobile.’ In April 2010, the DC Regional Outback Steakhouse Charity Fund added an additional nonprofit to support and it is The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA).Learn More →
  • Foundation 4 Heroes Receives 2nd District Kids and Community Fund Grant - The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland congratulates Foundation 4 Heroes on receiving a $500 grant from the 2nd District Kids & Community Fund to provide coloring books and superhero capes and masks for hospitalized children as part of the Children’s Hospital Association’s upcoming Advocacy for Care Day. The mission of Foundation 4 Heroes is to promote “the superhero inside every child,” recognizing and embracing the responsibility of adults to serve as role models who inspireLearn More →
  • George Martin Connelly, Jr. Financial and Social Equality Fund - Donor Advised Fund to end partner/domestic violence, create financial literacy programs and outreach, support the LGBTQ population affected by homelessness and support donors interests.Learn More →
  • Opportunity Fund Grants Awarded to Four Charles County Nonprofits - Congratulations to the four Charles County nonprofits that recently received Opportunity Fund Grants to strengthen their programs to improve the quality of life for county residents. The awardees are: The Charles County Children’s Aid Society, which received $5,000 to support their 2017 School Supplies Project. This will ensure that children going to Charles County Public Schools have the tools to start off their school year right. The Center for Abused Persons, which received $3,722 whichLearn More →
  • Sisters at Heart - Sisters At Heart, a donor advised fund, established in May 2010 with CFCC, created to promote breast cancer awareness. The group formed in November 2007 with the hope to make a difference in the lives of women diagnosed with breast cancer. “Each of us has faced the reality of our diagnosis and its impact on our lives. We share our hopes, our fears, and our tears. We are here today to draw strength and comfortLearn More →
  • Southern Maryland Women’s League Fund - The Southern Maryland Women’s League Fund was created in November 2008 to “promote, strengthen and support women and issues in the areas of health, education, economics, and other related issues, as they arise, and where a need is demonstrated.’ A donor-advised endowment fund established through a collaboration between Southern Maryland Women’s League and the Chaney Foundation.   Learn More →