October 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

$10,000 Grants Available for Small, Minority-Owned Businesses

Minority-owned small businesses in Montgomery County can apply for a grant from Fiserv, Inc., a global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions. Fiserv Back2Business program  will award a total of $50 million in grants, community support and resources, including free consulting. Businesses are eligible for $10,000 grants. The money is designed to be […]

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September 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Grants Awarded for Bethesda Trolley Trail, Other Paths in County

Maryland awarded $16.8 million in grants to improve bicycle, pedestrian and trail improvements throughout the state, including at the Bethesda Trolley Trail and a shared use path on Clarksburg Road. “Over the last year and a half, more and more Marylanders have been walking, riding bikes, and using trails for transportation, recreation, and exercise,” said […]

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May 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Approves Funding for Students, Restaurant and Hotel Owners

Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed to allocate funds to assist summer school and other school enrichment programs. Councilmembers also approved another round of grants to restaurant and hotel owners. All funding comes from the state, which received the money from the federal government’s Relief Act of 2021. The money is being allocated to further help […]

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March 24, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Offers up to $10,000 in Grants for Nonprofits

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is currently taking applications for the Community Services Grants Program. The program offers up to $10,000 in support of health and human service projects. The program will offer one-time grants to nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County serving residents in the community. In addition to the […]

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August 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Otorga $10 Millones a Centros y Hogares de Cuidado Infantil

Casi 500 centros y hogares de cuidado infantil recibieron un total de $10 millones a través del Programa de Recuperación de Cuidado Infantil del Condado de Montgomery, anunció el 20 de agosto el ejecutivo Marc Elrich. “Brindar cuidado infantil seguro, que es esencial para muchos de nuestros residentes, especialmente durante esta pandemia, es desafiante y […]

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August 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Awards $10 Million To Child Care Centers, Homes

Almost 500 child care centers and family child care homes received a total of $10 million through the Montgomery County Child Care Recovery Program, Executive Marc Elrich announced Aug. 20. “Providing safe child care, which is essential for so many of our residents – especially during this pandemic, is challenging and costly,” Elrich wrote in […]

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July 20, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Launches Website for New Small Business Recovery Program

The Reopen Montgomery Small Business Grant Program launched a website Sunday for small business owners to learn about and apply for grants in the county. 📣 The “Reopen Montgomery” Small Business Grant Program, created by the @MoCoCouncilMD with the support of County Executive @Marc_Elrich, has launched a website for small business owners to learn about […]

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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 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Grants Now Available for Neighborhood Events

The grant application for neighborhood organizations and civic clubs planning community engagement activities is now open. Established by the Montgomery County government, the Neighborhood Events Matching Fund provides grants up to $1,000 to encourage capacity building, networking, and to stimulate the local economy. Funds must be matched and the event must take place by June […]

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June 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

AHCMC Describes FY 17 Funding as ‘Record Setting’

It’s a record-setting year for the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC). That’s because the Montgomery County Council has approved a budget of over $6 million for local arts and humanities organizations, according to an AHCMC news release. “Montgomery County’s commitment to the arts is evident in this year’s historic level of funding […]

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