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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Loudoun Allocates CARES Act Funding to Nonprofit and Faith-Based Groups

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Loudoun County has allocated $2.3 million to 53 local nonprofit and faith-based organizations that provide services to the community and have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The allocation is part of the federal funding made available to the county through the Commonwealth of Virginia from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 

Following approval of the funding program by the Board of Supervisors in May 2020, the county accepted requests in June from local organizations seeking funding for programs in one of four categories: emergency food assistance, expansion of services due to COVID-19, interruption of services due to the pandemic; and a combination of expanded services and emergency food assistance. 

The awards are as follows:

Food Assistance (Total: $166,650)

  • Backpack Buddies at Galilee Church: $4,250      
  • Capital Caring Health: $12,750        
  • Salvation Army - Loudoun Corp: $115,600      
  • St. Moses Coptic Church: $30,000
  • The Humane Society of Loudoun County: $4,050     

Food Assistance and Service Expansion (Total: $948,176) 

  • All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS): $37,500      
  • BDesh Foundation: $31,662.50        
  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington: $298,248     
  • HOPE International Learning Center Leesburg: $13,115      
  • Loudoun Hunger Relief: $340,000      
  • Mobile Hope: $135,000    
  • Seven Loaves Services, Inc.:$38,250      
  • St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church: $54,400

Service Expansion (Total: $845,737.16)

  • A Place To Be: $31,874.15        
  • BRAWS: $21,250     
  • Destiny Church Inc.: $42,500        
  • INMED Partnerships for Children: $195,942      
  • Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice Inc./LAWS: $244,712.23       
  • Loudoun Literacy Council: $13,820.32        
  • Loudoun Cares: $21,825     
  • Northern Virginia Family Service: $7,663.26       
  • SCAN of Northern VA: $90,210    
  • St Gabriel’s Episcopal Church: $73,055      
  • The Fenwick Foundation: $6,375   
  • The New Ag School: $1,456.40       
  • Tree of Life Ministries: $64,303        
  • Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area: $1,000
  • Women Giving Back: $29,750

Service Interruption (Total: $350,728.37)

  • All Ages Read Together: $39,164.41        
  • American Turkish Friendship Association: $18,067.50        
  • Artists in Middleburg: $12,000  
  • Crossroads Jobs: $1,395 
  • Embark Center for Self- Directed Education: $3,714.80       
  • Equus CAN Educate: $10,112       
  • Freedom Center: $14,000     
  • Legal Services of Northern Virginia: $25,000      
  • Loudoun Basketball Academy: $2,000 
  • Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum: $16,400
  • Loudoun Symphony Association, Inc.: $3,000       
  • Loudoun Therapeutic Riding: $8,811.10       
  • Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy: $2,962.40       
  • Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, Inc.: $15,300        
  • Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (OAR): $25,782.50        
  • Project Horse Empowerment Center: $33,711.85        
  • Ride-On Ranch Equine Assisted Therapies: $28,013.45        
  • Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center: $4,391.86       
  • The Arc of Loudoun: $37,232.20        
  • The Good Shepherd Alliance, Inc: $16,839.38        
  • The Ryan Bartel Foundation: $10,076.80        
  • Virginia Rides: $3,600       
  • Waterford Foundation: $5,153.12       
  • YMCA Loudoun County: $10,000   
  • Zakaria Islamic Academy (ZIA): $4,000

In addition to support for nonprofit and faith-based organizations, the county has allocated CARES Act funding to help support businesses and the incorporated towns to help offset expenses related to the coronavirus pandemic response and its economic impacts.

Loudoun County encourages residents to stay informed about COVID-19.

  • Visit loudoun.gov/coronavirus for more information about how to protect yourself and your family and to sign up for email and text updates on COVID-19.
  • Opt in to receive text messages:
    • English: Text LCCOVID19 to 888777
    • Spanish: Text LCCOVIDESP to 88877

Residents with questions about COVID-19 may call the Loudoun County Health Department’s information line, 703-737-8300, or send an email

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