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Howard County to host information sessions on human service grant application process

October 27, 2017

Media Contacts:
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
Megan Godfrey Jackson, Community Service Partnership Program Manager, Office of Community Partnerships, Department of Community Resources and Services, 410-313-5996 (voice/relay)

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – The Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services will hold two mandatory Pre-Application Information Sessions on Thursday, November 9, for non-profit organizations interested in applying for a Fiscal Year 2019 Community Service Partnership (CSP) grant. The first session will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the second session will run from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Each session will be held in Room 401 at the Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive in Columbia.

CSP grants support the delivery of essential human services in Howard County. Funding priority is given to services that meet basic needs and provide opportunities to become self-sufficient. CSP funds may be used for agency operating expenses, program costs, direct client assistance or one-time expenses that directly serve the community. To be eligible, an agency must be a 501(c)(3) non-profit and serve the residents of Howard County.

Grant applications will be completed on-line this grant cycle and will be available November 1, 2017 at Applications are due by Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

For more information, contact CSP Grants Manager Megan Godfrey Jackson at 410-313-5996 (voice/relay) or email