Freas Foundation funds therapeutic bikes and seating for Benedictine students
15 Mar

A recent Freas Foundation grant funded therapeutic seating for each of Benedictine’s special education classrooms. The project to purchase specialized seating for 13 classrooms along with two adaptive tricycles designed for people with physical disabilities, was supported by the $7,500 grant award. Specialized seating benefits the more than 60 Benedictine students, many of whom have […]

Rural Maryland Council Prosperity Investment Fund awards Benedictine $100K
03 Dec

The Rural Maryland Council Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) awards $100,000 grant to make necessary capital improvements to address health, safety and handicap-accessibility concerns in seven of Benedictine’s group homes in the Town of Easton and in Talbot and Caroline counties. The group homes provide community-based residential and learning-for-living support to individuals with multiple disabilities and […]

Benedictine receives $5k MDTAP grant to increase student access to reading and tech
13 Nov

The Benedictine School strives to help students, from throughout the Eastern Shore and the state of Maryland, reach their greatest potential and navigate life as independently as possible. A $5,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program, or MDTAP, is helping to give those students access to adaptive reading materials and educational technology. […]

CDBG to fund improvements to group homes for adults with disabilities Benedictine has been awarded a $336,000 grant from the State of Maryland Community Development Block Grant Program through a partnership with Caroline County. The funds will be used to make capital improvements to 10 of Benedictine’s group homes in Caroline County that provide community […]

Benedictine receives $150,000 from Weinberg Foundation
12 Jun

Two-year grant supports programs for adults with developmental disabilities The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is supporting adults with developmental disabilities who live and work on Maryland’s Mid-Shore through a $150,000 grant. This two-year grant will help fund and expand Benedictine’s adult programs and services. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is one of the […]

Mid-Shore Community Foundation tours Benedictine
12 Mar

Frances Stevens Fund benefits new Multi-Sensory Environment Center A recent grant award from the Mid-Shore Community Foundation is making a difference in the lives of children with developmental disabilities at the Benedictine School. This past fall, MSCF awarded $8,756 from the Frances Stevens Fund to Benedictine Programs and Services to purchase equipment for the Multi-Sensory […]