Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced a $1 million grant program to help support county nonprofit organizations that have increased financial needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program, administered by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC), will be able to provide operational funding to between 100 to 150 nonprofits to assist their work serving residents across the county. CFAAC will award grants of up to $10,000 on a rolling basis to nonprofits who fit the criteria and demonstrate need in order to ensure the health of their organization. According to Maryland Nonprofits, there are 2,860 nonprofit organizations in Anne Arundel County that support 17,059 local jobs.
From the press release:
“Anne Arundel County is blessed to have a strong network of local nonprofit organizations working everyday to serve our communities,” said County Executive Steuart Pittman. “I am thrilled to be able to allocate a million dollars to supporting these organizations, and to have a trusted partner in the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County to distribute the funds. I encourage anyone who has the means to contribute generously this holiday season to help these organizations through this difficult time.”
Applications will be accepted beginning Thursday, November 12 and grant guidelines and application materials will be available on CFAAC’s website at cfaac.org. All applicants must be Anne Arundel County nonprofits that serve communities within the county.
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