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Montgomery County Council FY 2012 Council Grant

Grants for Services that Benefit Community Members

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Montgomery County, Office of the County Council

Deadline Date:

01/28/11 4:00 PM


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Grant money of $1,000,000 is available for funding community programs, services, capital projects, capacity building projects or operational support. Funds must be used in a way that directly benefits the community while meeting the County objectives. Areas for funding include, but are not limited to: health and human services, education, recreation, and economic development. Due to the economic crisis, the Council is particularly interested in proposals that provide emergency and other assistance to the neediest members of Montgomery County.

Types of activity may included:

-Economic Development (includes workforce development programs)
-Health, Behavioral Health
-Services to Older Adults, People with Disabilities
-Services to Children, Families (includes early childhood programs)
-Basic Needs, Emergency Services, Housing-related Services
-Youth Development Services (includes out-of-school time programs such as tutoring, mentoring, academic enrichment, recreation, and gang prevention programs)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124291

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Term of Contract:

1 Year


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Activities and services must take place in and benefit residents of Montgomery County.

Funds to apply to prior year deficits.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A workshop for potential grant applicants will be held on January 12, 2011, 7 p.m., Council Third Floor Hearing Room, 100 Maryland Ave. Rockville, MD.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are available below (see link), on the Council’s web site (, by calling 240-777-7924, or at Legislative Information Services at the Council Office Building, 5th floor, 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville.

Organizations must submit five complete copies of each application, stapled or clipped but not bound to: Legislative Information Services Office of the Montgomery County Council, 100 Maryland Avenue, 5th floor, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Applications may be hand-delivered or sent by postal mail.

Grant funds are allocated in the form of a reimbursement, only after the organization provides documentation verifying that it has purchased the items or provided the services delineated in the grant award. The goods should not be purchased or services provided prior to the execution of the contract with the County. Contracts typically take 60-120 days after July 1, 2011 to execute.

If you have already applied for a FY2012 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) or Community Service Grant (CSG), you may also apply for a Council grant in the event the Executive does not recommend your organization for funding. You do not need to complete a separate Council grant application, just complete page 5 of the Council grant application and respond to any of the questions on page 6 that are not included in your CDBG/CSG application.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Peggy Fitzgerald-Bare
Council Grants Manager
phone: 240-777-7924

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USA: Maryland