Charles County, Maryland

Mattawoman Creek, Photo by Kathryn Newman
Mattawoman Creek, Photo by Kathryn Newman

Click on the name of a fund to learn more about how its programs serve the residents of Charles County.

  • United Way of Charles County Fund - A permanent endowed fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, “to continue and further the work of United Way of Charles County by providing a Fund which will increase in value and provide funds for future use by the organization”. With a match from the Chaney Foundation, the United Way of Charles County established a $10,000 endowment fund. This is one way the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland (CFCC) facilitates giving by providing theLearn More →
  • The Zonta Legacy Endowment Fund - The Zonta Legacy Endowment Fund was established in April 2010 ‘to support projects that benefit the legal, political, economic, educational and professional status of women and children around the world.’Learn More →
  • The Zonta Fund - The Zonta Fund was created in September of 2008 ‘to advance and improve the status of women and children.’ A Field of Interest non-endowed fund to support women and children in Charles County sponsored by the Zonta Club of Charles County Maryland. Proceeds from the RAVE Walk contributed to the Zonta Fund are used to support agencies in Charles County who work to prevent violence against women or who provide practical, emotional, or psychological supportLearn More →
  • The Opportunity Fund - Donor Advised Fund to provide opportunities for and to address the pressing needs in Charles County. Established by anonymous donor.Learn 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 →
  • Preserving Southern Maryland Heritage Legacy Fund - Preserving Southern Maryland Heritage Legacy Fund is an endowment set up to support and preserve historical sites in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties. Preserve Historic Charles County Preserve Historic St. Mary’s County Preserve Historic Calvert County Fund page accordionLearn More →
  • Newcomb-Hart Library Foundation Fund - Newcomb-Hart Library Foundation Fund is an organization endowment originally created by Kitty Newcomb Hart to support the Charles County Library’s technology projects, purchase materials, furnishings or equipment for capital building projects.Learn 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 →
  • Green Apple Grant Fund - Green Apple Grant Fund was created in 2014 to support first through eighth grade classroom teachers in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties who spend their own money on supplies for their classrooms. Established with donations from the Community Grant Fund, an anonymous retired teacher, the Kimble family and the Chaney Team Fund.Learn More →
  • F. George Heinze III Family Fund - The F. George Heinze III Family Fund is a Designated Fund to support St. Mary’s School, Bryantown, MDLearn More →