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Maryland Humanities announces Shine grant program

Maryland Humanities is now providing general operating support grants to humanities-focused Maryland nonprofits. With initial seed funding of $500,000 from the state of Maryland, the SHINE ― Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity ― grants program launches this fall. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 15. Eligible nonprofit organizations will offer humanities programming […]

Posted inDiversity

Howard awards $75K to Autism Society 

Howard County announced a $75,000 grant for the Howard County Autism Society to support its hiring program, which creates career opportunities for skilled, job-seeking adults with autism and increases businesses’ access to potential workers.   The Autism Society Hiring Program aims to address the needs of adults with autism who have high-level, marketable skills and would […]

Posted inHoward County

Historic $12M investment in Howard community nonprofits

Howard County has announced a historic $12 million investment in more than 60 community nonprofits in the fiscal 2023 budget. The funding expands support to 19 additional nonprofits, with a focus on assisting smaller organizations that have been hardest hit by the pandemic and provide services to the most vulnerable populations. County Executive Calvin Ball also […]

Posted inAnne Arundel County

Pittman, ACDS announce community support grants

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced $2.12 million in funding for 74 community-based organizations through the county’s Community Support Grant awards program managed by Arundel Community Development Services.  Since Pittman reintroduced the program as part of the county’s fiscal 2021 budget, 154 awards totaling $4.5 million have been made to 92 unique nonprofits providing […]

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Arundel CFAAC fund awards $182,315 to nonprofits 

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s fund for Anne Arundel recently awarded $182,315 to seven local nonprofits. In just three years, CFAAC has distributed 18 grants to 15 unique nonprofits totaling $536,565 through the Fund for Anne Arundel.   This year, grants made through the FFAA were directed to nonprofits that prioritize the physical, mental, and behavioral health of children […]

Posted inHealth

Hub for medical equipment launches in Howard

Howard County has announced new partnerships, including a volunteer-based delivery service, that will significantly expand no-cost access to medical equipment provided through an innovative program known as the Loan Closet. The Maryland Department of Aging will make a variety of more complex medical equipment, such as hospital beds and motorized chairs, available at Howard County’s Loan […]

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CAC of Howard appoints Broccolino as president 

Community Action Council of Howard County has appointed Tracy Broccolino as president of the organization. She will assume responsibilities on July 1, after Bita Dayhoff retires from the organization after 33 years.  As an educator and leader for the last 29 years, Broccolino most recently served as CAC’s director of education. She led the Early Childhood Education Program through the COVID-19 […]