Youth InitiativesFunds that support environmental initiatives in Southern Maryland through:

  • More Youth Activities, Programs
  • Increase Programs and Service for Parents
  • Establish Additional Youth Centers
  • Increase Childcare Availability
  • Address Risk Factors

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

  • 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 →
  • Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy, Agency Endowment Fund - As Maryland’s premier Leadership Academy, we develop confidence and Leadership skills in a co-ed, structured, professional military environment. Our endowment fund supports scholarships for under-served youth in the Tri-County area, operating expenses, and mission-oriented programs. The focused attention from our staff, small class sizes, and less chaotic environment has proven successful for students struggling in traditional, large student body schools.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 →