Loudoun County has allocated nearly $2.5 million to 36 area nonprofits and faith-based organizations working to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The allocation are funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, from which the county government has received $40.2 million in the first of two payments from the federal government.
The Board of Supervisors authorized the nonprofit grant program in May for organizations providing services in one of four categories: emergency food assistance, COVID-19 service expansion, service interruption and nonprofit service continuity.
The grants were awarded to:
Adult Education: Loudoun Literacy Council, $49,931.
Childcare/Early Education: All Ages Read Together: $53,358; Equus CAN Educate, $6,469
Day Programs: Community Residences $75,000; ECHO, $100,000; The Arc of Loudoun, $55,382.
Direct Assistance: Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, $16,319; Humane Society of Loudoun County: $2,520; Women Giving Back, $4,950.25.
Domestic Violence: Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice (LAWS), $120,147.
Domestic Violence/Child Abuse: SCAN of Northern Virginia, $41,953.
Employment Assistance: Legacy Farms Virginia, $13,081; Northern Virginia Family Service: $303,435.
Food Assistance: Bdesh Foundation, $150,000; Hearts of Empowerment, $5,000; Loudoun Education Foundation, $7,500; Loudoun Hunger Relief, $150,000; Mobile Hope $271,665; Riverside Presbyterian Church, $4,679; Seven Loaves Services, $25,000; Sterling United Methodist Church, $6,553.75.
Health/Public Health: Bringing Resources to Aid Women’s Shelters (BRAWS), $22,500; Loudoun Free Clinic: $103,129.
Legal Services: Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center, $6,250.
Mental Health/Behavioral Health: A Place To Be, $39,375; INMED Partnerships for Children, $263,652; Pathway Homes, $17,500; Youth For Tomorrow, $60,000.
Rental Assistance/Housing: Friends of Loudoun Mental Health, $10,584; St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, $121,160; The Salvation Army of Loudoun, $172,260; Tree of Life Ministries, $128,250.
Transportation: Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers, $10,500.
Utility Assistance: Help for Others, $3,583.
Utility Assistance/Rental Assistance/Housing: Leonard W. Kidd Memorial Post 2001 Charitable Foundation, $3,150; Loudoun Cares, $73,156.