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Notices for Thursday, November 15 (2:30 p.m. update):

  • The Farmers Market is open until 6 p.m.
  • All programs, classes and events are canceled.
  • The Arts Barn, Casey Community Center, Aquatic Center, Community Museum, Benjamin Gaither Center, Youth Centers and the Kentlands Mansion are closed.
  • The Activity Center will close at 5:30 p.m.
  • Today's recycling collection is suspended. The contractor will collect today's scheduled recycling areas this Saturday, 11/17/18. 

 

Gaithersburg Grants Portal

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The FY19 Grant Application period for Community Services, School Grants and School-Based Nonprofit Grants has closed. Please see the Related Documents box on this page for funding awards.

City of Gaithersburg Grants for FY19 program implementation (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019) include Community Services Grants, School Grants, School-Based Nonprofit Grants and Nonprofit Opportunity Grants. Details about each can be found below, along with links to Grant Portal access.

Note that the application is different for each grant program. Please scroll down to view the specific grant information along with a link to the corresponding application.

Nonprofit Opportunity Grants

Funding for one or more grants is available to help organizations meet unexpected challenges or opportunities in the delivery of services to City of Gaithersburg residents to improve their lives. This funding is limited to organizations that are not currently under contract with the City of Gaithersburg. We especially encourage applicants that provide services for the benefit of Gaithersburg residents who are disabled, victims of domestic violence, homeless youth, older adults, and/or immigrants to apply.

Community Services Grants (Closed)

This grant program is offered to support nonprofit 501(c)(3) agencies that provide program opportunities that address identified social service needs and that offer educational and empowerment opportunities to residents of the City of Gaithersburg through collaborative nonprofit partnerships . The list of service areas being requested for FY19 can be found in the Scopes of Services in the related document section of this page.

Agencies that: (1) offer services within or easily accessible to City residents; (2) follow a culturally competent and outcomes-oriented service delivery plan; and (3) continually outreach to meet the needs of a diverse community are encouraged to apply. Funding recommendations are provided to the Mayor and City Council by the appointed members of the City's Community Advisory Committee.

  • The FY19 Grant Application period for Community Services Grants has closed.

School Grants (Closed)

This grant program is designed to assist in meeting the diverse educational needs of students in area schools serving City of Gaithersburg students through the supplemental funding of school program initiatives. Funding recommendations are provided to the Mayor and City Council by the appointed members of the City’s Educational Enrichment Committee.

Eligible Schools must have an enrollment population of at least 10% or 150 City of Gaithersburg resident students. The listing of eligible MCPS schools is available under Related Documents.

  • The FY19 Grant Application period for School Grants has closed.

School-Based Nonprofit Grants (Closed)

This grant program is designed to support nonprofit 501(c)(3) agencies providing school-based programing for pre-K through high schools *. Please note that this program has been expanded for the FY19 grant cycle to include pre-K and elementary schools. Funding recommendations are provided to the Mayor and City Council by the appointed members of the City’s Educational Enrichment Committee.

All programs must be conducted with the host school’s approval and in collaboration with the host school. Participation in the City of Gaithersburg Youth Opportunities Coalition is required.

Eligible Schools must have an enrollment population of at least 10% or 150 City of Gaithersburg resident students. The listing of eligible MCPS schools is available under Related Documents

  • The FY19 Grant Application period for School-Based Nonprofit Grants has closed.