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.’       NewsLearn 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. Grant Details NewsLearn More →
  • Sisters at Heart - Sisters at Heart Breast Cancer Support Group of SOMD is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Our mission is to promote breast cancer awareness in the tri-county communities. Established with sisterly love in November 2007, the group supports each other as well as those women and men diagnosed with breast cancer. It is our hope that together we can make a difference in the lives of thoseLearn 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 NewsLearn 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. NewsLearn 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. NewsLearn 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. Grant Details NewsLearn 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, MD NewsLearn More →
  • Cody Micheal Lacey Scholarship Fund - A non-endowed fund that offers scholarships to students who are pursuing an alternative high school diploma or enrolled in a vocational and trade school in Southern Maryland. “Life is simple, it’s just not easy.“ “So tonight I’ve done a lot of thinking and figured out that all the good things in life are things you have to work the hardest for. Life can be hard but we got one chance to live it so letsLearn 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 →
  • Charles County Public Library Capital Campaign Fund - Organization (non-endowed) Fund to support capital improvement projects of the Charles County Public Library NewsLearn 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 →