Gaithersburg Matching Grant Program
Eighteen neighborhood and homeowner associations were awarded a total of $68,190 in matching grant funds from the city of Gaithersburg’s Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program.
The program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding matching grants of up to $5,000.
According to city officials, $60,000 was budgeted for Fiscal Year 2014 and additional monies were available from unused balances in the grant fund from previous years.
The Mayor and City Council approved the following grants at their meeting on August 19:
8 Russell Avenue, Fencing, $5,000
Audubon Square/Fallbrook HO, Dog Run, $5,000
Bennington Community Association, Inc., Lighting, $1,000
Brighton HOA (Deer Park Place), Signage, $5,000
Foxwood HOA, Landscaping, $2,750
Gateway Park HOA, Fencing, $2,433
Hyde Park Phase IIA Condominium, Lighting, $5,000
Hyde Park Recreation Association, Landscaping, $647
Lilac Gardens Condominium, Sidewalk Enhancements, $5,000
Orchard Place HOA, Landscaping, $865
Potomac Oaks Condominium, Lighting,$5,000
Quince Orchard Park Community, Underground Irrigation,$1,095
Saybrooke HOA, Gazebo, $4,400
Shady Grove Community Council, Landscaping, $5,000
Shady Grove Village Condominium II, Tot Lot Enhancements,$5,000
Shady Grove Village Condominium III, Landscaping,$5,000
Warther Homes Association, Inc., Landscaping, $5,000
Windbrooke Condominium Association, Landscaping, $5,000