Frederick County Nonprofit Bounce Back Grants Opportunity
On June 7, 2021, Frederick County will begin accepting applications from eligible nonprofit organizations for a new grant program made possible with funding from the Maryland State Department of Housing and Community Development’s American Rescue Plan/Maryland Recovery Now program. Total funding available for this program is $858,620.
The Frederick County Nonprofit Bounce Back Grant Program will provide awards to eligible nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organizations who complete an application following submission guidelines. Priority will be given to those nonprofit organizations that did not receive a Maryland Nonprofit Recovery Initiative (NORI) award. Nonprofit organizations under an umbrella (or fiscal sponsor) are not eligible. The following types of nonprofit organizations are also ineligible: churches; fraternal and/or civic organizations; homeowner’s associations; labor unions; private, political or public foundations; and cemeteries.
Eligible uses of funds
If awarded funding, grantees will be required to expend all funds by December 31, 2021. Requests may be made for program expenses through December 31, 2021, or for eligible reimbursable expenses for the period of March 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021 as long as COVID relief or other funding has not already supported those expenses.
Minimum and Maximum Grant Requests
Grant sizes will range from $5,000 to $50,000, as follows:
The minimum grant request is $5,000.
Individual grant amounts may be reduced or increased relative to requests if demand either exceeds or does not meet available funding.
An online application will open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 7, 2021 and close at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021.
An organization is eligible for consideration of an award if it:
Nonprofit organizations under an umbrella (or fiscal sponsor) are not eligible. The following types of nonprofit organizations are also ineligible: churches; fraternal and/or civic organizations; homeowner’s associations; labor unions; private, political or public foundations; and cemeteries.
Basic application information and documents needed will include the following:
Questions about the Frederick County Bounce Back Nonprofit Grants Program may be directed to: Kelli Goetz, Director of Operations for the Citizens Services Division, Frederick County at email@example.com or 301.600.1410.