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$2 Million in Grant Funding Available To Non-Profits

Upper Marlboro, Maryland – Today, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III announced the release of FY 2012 Community Partnership Mini-Grant (CPMG) and Community Partnership Grant (CPG) applications.  $2 million in discretionary grant funding has been allocated in the County Executive’s current fiscal year budget.  This funding to eligible organizations will assist in developing and maintaining strong partnerships with non-profits in order to meet the needs of County citizens and residents. 

Any organization, institution, or association, incorporated as a private, not-for-profit organization designated under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, providing services or activities in Prince George’s County is eligible to apply.  Applications will be accepted continuously through the County’s fiscal year (July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012).



Review Process

The grant review process consists of a five-member Executive Review Panel that will convene monthly, or more frequently as the need arises, to review and evaluate complete applications from non-profit organizations.  Funding decisions will be based upon an evaluation of the following criteria – cost benefit, public benefit, strength of the organization, and overall strength of the proposal.


New Accountability Requirements

In order to ensure that the funds are being used in the most effective manner, and result in positive outcomes, there are several new requirements to the County Executive’s discretionary grant process. 


·       Applicants must provide proof of 501(c)(3) status

·       Applicants must provide proof of “good standing” with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation

·       Applicants will be subject to semi-annual and annual programmatic and financial reporting.

For additional information or questions, non-profit organizations should can refer to this FAQ Sheet or contact the Prince George’s County Government, Office of Management and Budget at (301) 952-3300 or send inquiries to CEdiscretionarygrants@princegeorgescountymd.gov