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Posted on: November 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Executive Gardner Announces Opening of FY22 Community Partnership Grant Program Application Process

Community Partnership Grants

FREDERICK, MD – Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced the opening of the application process for the FY22 Community Partnership Grant program that awards competitive grants to non-profit organizations serving the needs of county residents. The grants can be used for community needs, seniors and housing.

“Our human service nonprofits do an amazing job connecting people with the resources they need,” Executive Gardner said. “The benefits to our community have been clear, especially during the health pandemic this year. Together, the County and our nonprofit partners are able to leverage our efforts to provide effective services so we can all flourish and share in Frederick County’s prosperity and high quality of life.”

This year marks the seventh round of the grants program. Grants can be for operating expenses or for one-time purchases. Examples of one-time projects funded in the past include roof replacement for a transitional housing shelter, costs associated with a mobile dental clinic, and a refrigerator/freezer for a senior center, among others.

Applications will be available at beginning Nov. 12. A virtual pre-application meeting is scheduled for Nov. 10 from 9:30 -11 a.m.  To RSVP, email RSVPs received by 9 a.m. on Nov. 10 will receive a link to log into the meeting.

While the pre-application meeting is optional, it is highly recommended for all agencies to attend for a thorough understanding of application requirements and funding priorities.

The deadline to submit an application is 11:59 p.m., Dec. 10, 2020. Funding awards will be considered in the county budget process and announced in April 2021, with funding available beginning July 1, 2021.

For more information and program updates, visit the website at or contact Citizens Services Director of Operations Kelli Goetz at 301-600-1410 or via e-mail at


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