City of Glenarden, MD

Good Samaritan Hardship Fund

Good Samaritan Hardship Fund - APPLICATION CLOSED


The City of Glenarden is offering financial assistance to eligible households that were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency through the Good Samaritan Hardship Fund.

Household Eligibility

To be eligible for the City’s program, a household must meet the following requirements:

  • Reside within the City of Glenarden’s legal boundaries.
  • Have an annual gross household income below the following amounts based upon household size:

1 Person


2 Person


3 Person


4 Person


5 Person


6 Person


7 Person


8 Person










*Moderate income levels by household size for Prince George’s County as provided by US Treasury, Tool for Determining Low and Moderate (LMI) Households.

Household includes all related family members and unrelated people, if any, who share the housing unit. A person living alone or a group of unrelated people sharing a housing unit such as partners or roomers/tenants is also counted as a household.

Amount of Assistance Available

The City has allocated $300,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 funds to the Good Samaritan Hardship Fund.  Subject to the availability of funding, the City will provide $1,250 for each member of an eligible household, up to a maximum of $5,000 per household.  A household may not submit multiple applications.  Payments will only be made directly to the head of household listed on the application.

How to Apply

Applications, including required documents and certifications, shall be submitted to:

City of Glenarden
Attention:  Good Samaritan Hardship Fund
8600 Glenarden Parkway
Glenarden, Maryland 20706

Applications may also be submitted electronically to  If you have questions about the program, please call (301) 773-2100.

Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis while funding is available.  Submission of an application does not guarantee funding under the City’s Good Samaritan Hardship Fund.

Complete the Good Samaritan Hardship Fund Application.