grant funding

May 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council President Katz Hosts Business and Economic Development Briefing

County Council President Sidney Katz hosted a business and economic development briefing via Zoom on Friday. The discussion focused on ongoing efforts to support local businesses during the COVID-19 health crisis. Katz says the purpose of the briefing is to help small local businesses navigate through the new economic reality. “As a former small business […]

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March 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Emergency Grant Funding For COVID-19 Economic Impact In the Works

The coronavirus outbreak has had a huge economic impact nation-wide, state-wide, and locally. That’s why elected officials are working to make emergency grant funds available for people in need. Especially for small businesses, nonprofits, and renters. Montgomery County Councilmembers are working to expedite a financial assistance package. On Tuesday the council introduced legislation that is aimed […]

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July 16, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Offering Grants to Fund Community Events

Montgomery County is offering matching grants of up to $1,000 to help fund potential community events, such as neighborhood block parties, this summer. According to the program application, the grant is open to neighborhood organizations, block groups, tenant associations, civic clubs, and similar community groups, who are hosting an event scheduled before June 30, 2020. […]

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July 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS to Receive Grant Funding for Heroin and Opioid Prevention

Montgomery County Public Schools will be getting grant funding for heroin and opioid prevention. The Heroin and Opioid Prevention grant totals up to more than $540,000 and will provide students, their families, and the community with information and resources on substance abuse through training, and workshops. There will also be a public awareness campaign, and […]

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March 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

12 County Faith-Based Organizations to Get Security Grant Funding

12 County faith-based organizations will be receiving grant funding for security purposes. County Executive Marc Elrich recently announced that the funding will be coming from the Faith-based Facilities Security Operating Grants Program, and will be administered by the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Emergency Management (OEMHS). Officials say the funds are provided to […]

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April 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

Grants Awarded to Local Groups for Improving Water Quality and Storm Runoff

Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection and the Chesapeake Bay Trust have announced that $370,756 in grant funding has been awarded to 13 organizations to improve water quality and help manage stormwater runoff in Montgomery County. The grant program was launched in September 2014 to support watershed restoration and outreach efforts and to implement projects […]

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