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Council Grants Updates

Apply for the Facility Fee Assistance Program! Nonprofit that serves vulnerable youth or low-income individuals are eligible to apply for a subsidy to use County facilities and athletic fields. More information.

Facility Fee Assistance Program (FFAP) Flyer
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Matching Grants for Neighborhood Events
The Neighborhood Events Matching Fund was established by Montgomery County to encourage capacity building, networking and to stimulate the local economy. Maximum grant amount is $1,000. Funds must be matched and the event must take place by June 30, 2019.
Neighborhood Event Matching Fund Grant Application, submit it to your Regional Services Area Director. Rolling deadline.

Community Grants FY19 Application Period is completed.

The Montgomery County Council believes that a strong partnership with nonprofit organizations is critical to meeting County objectives and the needs of our residents.

Through a formal annual application process the Council accepts funding requests from nonprofit organizations that provide services in Montgomery County to County residents. A community Grants Advisory Group appointed by the County Council assists in the review process through evaluations of proposals. This Group will be augmented by members of the following community groups:  The Montgomery Cares Advisory Group, WorkSource Montgomery, The Interagency Commission on Homelessness and The Montgomery County Food Council. The Council makes decisions on the funding of proposals as part of its actions on the County Operating Budget.

The Council accepts applications for programs and projects that advance the County's services, goals, and objectives, including, but not limited to the following areas: community development, economic development, education, health and human services, and recreation.

Also see information on County Executive Community Grants.

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Important Dates

December 1 FY 2020 Council Grants Application available
November & December Community Grants Information Workshops
Mid-January Deadline for FY 2020 applications
February-April Grants Advisory Group Review and Evaluation of Applications
Early May Grants Advisory Group issues report
Late May County Council makes funding decisions on grants as part of County Operating Budget. Proposals selected for funding are effective July 1.

Funds become available approximately 60-120 days after July 1, after execution of a required contract with Montgomery County Government. The grant application provides further details.

For additional information, contact:
Carolyn Chen, Council Grants Manager
Council.Grants@montgomerycountymd.gov
240 -777-7935

Public Forum for Community Grants Program

The Council is seeking your feedback on the Community Grants Program. A Public Forum is scheduled for October 9, 2018 @ 7:30 PM. Read the press release and sign-up to testify .

Overview of Grants Program for County Nonprofit Organizations

Council Summer Fellows Take a Road Trip to Germantown for a Lesson on Collaboration between Government and Nonprofits

Madison Fields: Farm Providing Therapeutic and vocational Training for Children and Adults with Physical and Intellectual Disabilities.

En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery: County Grants for Nonprofits


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