Community Service Partnerships
COMMUNITY SERVICE PARTNERSHIP GRANTS
Pre-Submission Meeting: December 12, 2013 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia, Md.
Howard County, through its Department of Citizen Services, offers grants to nonprofit organizations providing critical human services in the county.
To be eligible for funding, an agency must:
- be a 501 (c)(3) or 501 (c)(4) nonprofit,
- serve the residents of Howard County (if the agency serves a larger geographic area, funding may only be requested for those services that are offered within Howard County), and
- make their services available to eligible residents in conformance with federal, state, and local housing and human rights law.
FY15 Community Service Partnership Grants
The Howard County Department of Citizen Services will hold a pre-submission meeting on December 12, 2013 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, in Columbia, Md. for nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a Community Service Partnership (CSP) grant. CSP grants provide 501(c)(3) and 501c4 nonprofit organizations with funding to support the delivery of essential human services in the Howard County community. CSP funds may be used for operating expenses to support the ongoing administrative functioning of an agency, project expenses to support the cost of a specific program or service, and/or direct client assistance.
For more information or to obtain a Request for Grant Application package, click below or call 410-313-6400. Grant applications are due by January 31, 2014.
FY15 Application Package
FY14 Community Service Partnership Grant Awards
For a listing of the FY14 Community Services Partnership grant recipients, please click here. In general, grant funds can be used for either agency operating costs, direct program costs or a combination of the two. CSP funding cannot be used as capital project grants. For questions regarding the Community Service Partnership Program, please call 410-313-6400 or e-mail email@example.com
CONTINUUM OF CARE
The Department of Citizen Services is the public agency responsible for planning and coordinating homeless services in Howard County, and administers the Federal and State grants which fund homeless services. A continuum of services is available, including
- Outreach, assessment, and prevention;
- Emergency shelter;
- Transitional housing;
- Permanent housing with supportive services;
- Permanent housing; and
- Supportive services.
Contact: Janice Brzezinski
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