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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Mandatory Orientation to Apply for FY 2021 Community Promotion Grants

All nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations considering applying for a City grant must attend an orientation at 11 a.m. on Oct. 24 in the City Hall Boardroom.

Any nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization that is considering applying for a grant from the City must attend a workshop at 11 a.m. Oct. 24 in the City Hall boardroom to learn about the application process.

  • Applications will be available immediately following the workshop, and will be due by Dec. 31 2019.
  • Groups that have an MOU with the City that specifically provides funding allocations do not need to apply for grants. 
  • Groups that have an MOU with the City that does not outline funding are required to apply.

For the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2020, the Board of Aldermen set expectations for grant recipients to promote the general welfare of the residents of the City, with priority given to programs supporting one of the following focus areas:  promotions and arts,  youth development needs, senior support / aging in place.

Grant awards may range from $500 to $20,000, depending on funding availability.

Non-profits with questions about the program may contact Gayon Sampson, in the Office of the Mayor,; 301-600-1184. 

Full press release here

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