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Charles County Government Grants

Grants to Charles County, Maryland Non-Profits for
Health, Housing, Education, Employment, & More

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Charles County Government

Deadline Date:

01/17/14 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants starting at $2,500 to local Maryland non-profit and governmental agencies that provide important and needed services to Charles County residents. These grants are specifically intended to support projects and programs addressing rural poverty within the County by focusing on the areas of: health, housing, education, employment, and transportation.

The Department's specific objectives for each of its focus areas are outlined as follows:
1. Health
- To increase knowledge of, and access to, healthcare resources and availability in an effort to empower participants to be more active at home and within their community.
- To eliminate public health concerns by providing access to indoor plumbing.

2. Housing
- To create sustainable, safe, and stable housing with adequate water and plumbing.

3. Education
- To improve literacy skills, provide workforce training, and access to higher education in order to obtain gainful employment, and manage daily family functions, and assist their children to succeed in school.

4. Employment
- To eliminate as many barriers to employment as possible so that participants obtain sustainable employment that will serve to support them/their families and bolster their sense of pride.

5. Transportation
- To provide regular and safe transportation to ensure that residents are able to meet their basic health, educational, employment, and familial needs on a daily basis.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138096

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $100,000

Eligibility:

Pre-proposal Conference:

Applicants must attend one of the following mandatory training sessions:

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 9:00am - 11:00am
Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Both sessions will be held in the Commissioner Meeting Room at the Charles County Government Building in La Plata, MD. Please RSVP to Kim Bender (contact information below) with which session you will be attending.

Contact Information:

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

Ms. Kim Bender, Fiscal Specialist
Department of Fiscal Services
Charles County Government
P.O. Box 2150
200 Baltimore Street
La Plata, MD 20646

Email: BenderK@Charlescounty.org
Phone: 301-645-0570

Grant Coverage Areas:

Charles County

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland