Legacy grants are for specific programs and by invitation-only. Each year, the Trawick Foundation invites Montgomery County nonprofits in the arts or those providing health and human services to the underserved in Montgomery County, to submit a grant application.
Nonprofit organizations that are invited to submit a grant are those that have demonstrated successful outcomes in particular areas of need that are of interest to the Foundation.
Aspire Counseling (formerly Child Care and Adult Services
Addressing the needs of children and adolescents in a unique way, this program eliminates barriers to care by providing services and treatment for trauma on-site, at schools. This very impactful program is needed due to rising incidents of trauma to children.
Bethesda Urban Partnership (BUP)
Essay Contests are part of BUP's annual local Writer's Showcase. Grant funding has enabled the Bethesda A&E District to provide awards to winning writers and contribute to a booklet containing the winning essays. The contests have enriched the Montgomery County literary community for over 15 years.
Funding enables quality entertainment to be brought to very low-income elderly residents at Homecrest House. Monthly concerts are stimulating and energizing for economically challenged residents.
IW Connections provides critical outreach and emergency assistance support to individuals who access Interfaith Works Clothing Center (IWCC). The program provides assistance to income-qualified individuals and families by connecting them to critical resources.
Offering a unique approach to youth programming, LP focuses on civic engagement by highlighting the value of civic participation as a vehicle for making the American Dream a realistic goal for youth.
Ministries United Silver Spring/Takoma (MUSST)
MUSST has a unique public-private partnership with the Montgomery County government to provide emergency financial assistance to economically disadvantaged households in Silver Spring and Takoma Park, Maryland.
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless
Permanent supportive housing is provided to formerly homeless individuals by way of the Creative Housing Initiative Program (CHIP). Without CHIP, vulnerable individuals would lack eligible housing that meets their needs and would increase their likelihood to remain homeless.
The Treatment and Learning Centers (TLC)
TLC's Family Hearing Center is the only opportunity for community members to obtain free hearing aids that enable people to improve the quality of their lives.
Women Who Care Ministries
To prevent weekend hunger, grant funding is used to provide a weekend meal program to low-income students in elementary and middle school. Weekend meals help prepare vulnerable students to return to school on Monday, ready to learn and focus on their studies.