Easton, Maryland, June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qlarant Foundation, the mission arm of Qlarant, will provide grants totaling $412,500 to 20 community organizations that support underserved populations in Maryland and Washington, DC.
The Foundation reviewed applications from 79 highly-qualified organizations and ultimately selected eighteen organizations to receive grants and ranging from $10,000 to $40,000. In addition, they selected two organizations to receive smaller financial gifts to support short-term projects.
“Our grantee organizations are a special group, dedicated to improving the lives of extremely vulnerable people in their communities,” said Dominic Szwaja, Chair of the Qlarant Foundation Board of Directors.
“The efforts of these organizations reach people across a large geographic area and address both medical and social issues impacting their clients’ health.” Dr. Catherine Smoot-Haselnus, Chair of the Qlarant Board of Directors said, “As we experienced last year at the start of the pandemic, COVID-19 has intensified the needs of these organizations. We’re so pleased to be able to once again, have the opportunity to support programs that improve the health of individuals and communities in the region.”