Annual Grant Awards

Since 2014, Impact1890 has worked with 70 non-profit organizations throughout Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington D.C., awarding 133 grants totaling more than $1,250,000. 

Click on the each drop-down to view a list of the annual awards made to community partners.

2014 Grant Awards

In 2014, $35,000 was awarded to two organizations:

  Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood in Hagerstown, Md., $15,000

  Lutheran Social Services in Washington, D.C., $20,000

2015 Grant Awards

In 2015, $203,567 was awarded to 16 organizations:

  Colonial Heritage Community Foundation in Williamsburg, Va., $20,000

  Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood in Hagerstown, Md., $16,650

  Grace Network in Martinsville, Va., $5,000

  Jewish Council for the Aging in Rockville, Md., $15,000

  Little Falls Village in Bethesda, Md., $5,000

  Lutheran Community Services in Wilmington, De., $10,000

  Lutheran Social Services in Washington, D.C., $10,000

  Mental Health Association of Montgomery County in Rockville, Md., $10,349

  Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Warrenton, Va., $14,550

  Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging in Front Royal, Va., $11,720

  Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries in Tom’s Brook, Va., $22,000

  St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Washington, D.C., $15,000

  St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Norfolk, Va., $14,520

  Upper Montgomery Assistance Network in Gaithersburg, Md., $20,000

  Valley Program for Aging Services, Inc. in Buena Vista, Va., $8,778

Local grants*

  Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging in Front Royal, Va., $1,000

  Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Va., $4,000

*In 2015, National Lutheran piloted a local grant program – Senior Leadership from each National Lutheran Community could nominate an organization to receive a small sized grant as a part of the Community Impact Grant Program. This local grants program has since been discontinued.

2016 Grant Awards

In 2016, $221,250 was awarded to 21 organizations.

Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. $15,000

Colonial Heritage Community Foundation in Williamsburg, Va., $17,500

Community Ministries of Rockville in Rockville, Md., $10,000

Crossroads Community Food Network in Takoma Park, Md., $7,000

Diakon Adult Day Services in Hagerstown, Md., $10,000

Family Services Inc., in Gaithersburg, Md., $15,000

Gaithersburg HELP, Inc., in Gaithersburg, Md., $5,000

Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation in Baltimore, Md., $5,000

Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County, Va., $5,000

GraceInside in Richmond, Va., $15,000

Hospice Caring, Inc., in Gaithersburg, Md., $3,750

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington in Rockville, Md., $15,000

Lutheran Community Services in Wilmington, Del., $15,000

Mental Health America of Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg, Va., $10,000

Mental Health Association of Montgomery County in Rockville, Md., $7,500

Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Warrenton, Va., $10,000

Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging in Winchester, Va., $8,000

Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries in Tom’s Brook, Va., $20,000

Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax­Burke in Fairfax, Va., $10,000

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Washington, D.C., $10,000

Upper Montgomery Assistance Network in Gaithersburg, Md., $7,500

2017 Grant Awards

In 2017, $238,500 was awarded to 29 organizations*:

Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Va., $15,000

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Inc. in Washington, D.C. and southern Md., $13,000

Colonial Heritage Community Foundation, Inc. in Williamsburg, Va., $15,000

Community Ministries of Rockville’s Elderly Ministries Program in Rockville, Md., $10,000

Crossroads Community Food Network in Tacoma Park, Md., $7,500

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood in Hagerstown, Md. $7,000

EveryMind in Rockville, Md., $5,000

Gaithersburg HELP, Inc. in Gaithersburg, Md., $4,000

Grace Network in Martinsville, Va., $5,000

GraceInside in Richmond, Va., $15,000.00

H.E.L.P. – Health Equipment Loan Program in Churchville, Va., $2,000

Highland Food Pantry, Inc. in Winchester Va., $4,000

Hospice Caring, Inc. in Gaithersburg, Md., $5,000

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington, Inc. in Rockville, Md., $10,000

Jewish Social Service Agency in Rockville, Md., $7,500

Low Vision Center in Bethesda, Md., $2,000

Lutheran Church of the Abiding Presence in Burke, Va., $2,000

Lutheran Community Services, Inc. in Wilmington, De., $15,000

Manna Food Center in Rockville, Md., $1,000

Mental Health America of Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg, Va., $10,000

Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc. in Newport News, Va., $10,000

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services in Culpepper, Va., $7,500

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia in Norfolk, Va., $12,500

Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging in Front Royal, Va., $5,000

Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries in Toms Brook, Va., $20,000

Silver Spring Village, Inc. in Silver Spring, Md., $7,500

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Washington, D.C., $5,000

Valley Program for Aging Services in Waynesboro, Va., $11,000

We Are Family Senior Outreach Network in Washington, D.C., $5,000

*A $15,000 grant award was made to an organization that was unable to expend the money in 2017. The amount was returned to Impact1890 and will be allocated in another year.

2018 Grant Awards

In 2018, $258,000 was awarded to 32 organizations:

AHC Greater Baltimore in Baltimore, Md., $5,000

Arts for the Aging, Inc., in Rockville, Md., $5,000

Bay Aging in Urbanna, Va., $6,000

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in Verona, Va., $10,000

Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Va., $10,000

Community Ministries of Rockville’s Elderly Ministries Program in Rockville, Md., $10,000

Crossroads Community Food Network in Takoma Park, Md., $10,000

Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children and Families in Wilmington, Del., $11,500

Faith in Action, Northern Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va., $3,500

Food & Friends in Washington, D.C., $12,500

Gaithersburg HELP, Inc. in Gaithersburg, Md., $3,000

GraceInside in Richmond, Va., $12,000

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) in Churchville, Va., $2,000

Highland Food Pantry in Winchester, Va., $5,000

Hospice Caring in Gaithersburg, Md., $3,500

Jefferson Area Board for Aging in Charlottesville, Va., $10,000

Jewish Social Services Agency in Rockville, Md., $5,000

Local Office on Aging in Roanoke, Va., $7,000

Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition in Baltimore, Md., $10,000

Mental Health America of Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg, Va., $7,500

Newark Senior Center in Newark, Del., $3,500

Rappahanock Rapidan Community Services in Culpeper, Va., $7,000

Rebuilding Together DC Alexandria in Alexandria, Va., $8,500

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia in Norfolk, Va., $12,500

Shenandoah Dental Clinic in Woodstock, Va., $10,000

Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries in Toms Brook, Va., $20,000

Silver Spring Village in Silver Spring, Md., $7,500

Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee in Hughesville, Md., $10,000

Valley Program for Aging Services in Waynesboro, Va., $2,500

Virginia Peninsula Foodbank in Hampton, Va., $10,000

Virginia Tech Adult Day Services in Blacksburg, Va., $8,000

We Are Family Senior Outreach in Washington, D.C., $10,000

2019 Grant Awards

In 2019, $268,334 was awarded to twenty-nine organizations

AHC Greater Baltimore in Baltimore, Md., $7,500

Arts for the Aging-Maryland, Incin Rockville, Md., $7,500 

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in Verona, Va., $10,000

Capitol Hill Village in Washington, D.C., $7,500

Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C., $10,000

Food & Friends in Washington, D.C., $15,000

GraceInside in Richmond, Va., $15,000

Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County MD in Frederick, Md., $8,500 

Heart of Virginia Free Clinic in Farmville, Va., $6,950

Highland Food Pantry in Winchester, Va., $7,500

Insight Memory Care Center in Fairfax, Va., $7,500

Jefferson Area Board for Aging in Charlottesville, Va., $10,000

Jewish Social Service Agency in Rockville, Md., $7,500 

Laurel Public Library in Laurel, Del., $4,850 

Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition in Baltimore, Md., $10,000

Mechanicsville Churches Emergency Functions in Mechanicsville, Va., $7,500 

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless in Rockville, Md., $10,000

Newark Senior Center in Newark, Del., $10,000

Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc. in Newport News, Va., $10,000

Piedmont Senior Resources in Farmville, Va., $15,000

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services in Culpeper, Va., $5,000

Rebuilding Together DC Alexandria in Alexandria, Va., $10,000

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County in Gaithersburg, Md., $10,000

Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church in Fairfax, Va., $10,000

Senior Services of Alexandria in Alexandria, Va., $7,500 

Valley Program for Aging Services in Waynesboro, Va., $5,000

Virginia Peninsula Foodbank in Hampton, Va., $10,000

Virginia Tech Adult Day Services in Blacksburg, Va., $13,034

We Are Family Senior Outreach Network, Inc.in Washington, D.C., $10,000

2020 Grant Awards

In 2020, $310,497 was awarded to twenty organizations

ACH Greater Baltimore in Baltimore, Md., $10,000

Art on Wheels in Richmond, Va., $5,000 

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in Verona, Va., $20,000 over two years

Capitol Hill Village in Washington, D.C., $5,000

Crossroads Community Food Network in Takoma Park, Md., $25,000 over three years

Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C., $12,000

GraceInside in Richmond, Va., $45,000 over three years

Jewish Family Services of Delaware, Inc. in Wilmington, Del., $7,500 

Mid-County Senior Center in Wilmington, Del., $3,000 

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless in Rockville, Md., $7,500

Neighbor Ride, Inc. in Columbia, Md., $10,000

New River Valley Senior Services in Pulaski, Va., $10,000

Newark Senior Center in Newark, Del., $30,000 over three years

Piedmont Senior Resources in Farmville, Va., $10,000

Rebuilding Together DC Alexandria in Alexandria, Va., $30,000 over three years

Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church in Fairfax, Va., $12,000

Senior Services of Alexandria in Alexandria, Va., $7,500 

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia in Norfolk, Va., $15,158 

Virginia Tech Adult Day Services in Blacksburg, Va., $30,839 over two years

Woodley House, Inc., in Washington, D.C., $15,000

 

Learn more about the history of the grant program through the annual Community Impact Reports, posted on the National Lutheran Communities & Services website.