Friday, January 18, 2019

January 2019. PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY LOCAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL IS NOW ACCEPTING LOCAL IMPACT GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR FY 2019




January 18, 2019
OFFICE OF THE PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY EXECUTIVE
ANGELA D. ALSOBROOKS 
PRESS RELEASE 
THE PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY LOCAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL IS NOW ACCEPTING LOCAL IMPACT GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR FY 2019
Non-profit organizations serving the impact area surrounding MGM National Harbor are encouraged to apply
Largo, MD – The Prince George’s County Local Development Council (PGCLDC) announced today the release of the FY 2019 Local Impact Grant application. The Local Impact Grant Program is for non-profits that serve Prince George’s County in the defined impact area around MGM National Harbor.  Local, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations are encouraged to apply for funding that will assist them in providing community-based programs and services within the three-mile radius around the MGM National Harbor gaming facility.  Working with non-profits, the PGCLDC hopes to positively impact residents and communities in the affected area.
Organizations interested in receiving funding must submit their application via email at PGCLDCGrants@co.pg.md.us and by mail or hand delivery by February 15th. Email applications (without five hard copies received) will NOT be accepted, and any application submitted after the deadline will be disqualified from competitive review. 
The PGCLDC, in consultation with the Prince George’s County Office of the County Executive and the Prince George’s County Office of Management and Budget, will offer an optional Grants Workshop on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the Addison School, 7100 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill Maryland 20745 for those applicants that would like additional information prior to submitting their application.  For a list of the FY2018 Awardees, please see this link.
The PGCLDC was created by state law as a mechanism for ensuring the public is engaged and has input into how the government mitigates any negative impacts a new gaming facility may have on the surrounding area. According to state law, each jurisdiction where a gaming license is in operation must establish a local development council. The Prince George’s County Local Development Council also consults with the County on the following:
  • The development of a multi-year plan for the expenditure of local impact grant funds, and
  • The development of a comprehensive transportation plan for the gaming facility.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Non-profits located or providing services within the defined three-mile radius surrounding MGM National Harbor gaming facility in Prince George’s County.
WHEN ARE THE APPLICATIONS DUE?
By 5:00 PM on Friday, February 15th, 2019.
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?
LINK TO APPLICATION on PGCLDC Webpage
WHERE DO I SUBMIT MY COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKAGE?
Via Email at PGCLDCGrants@co.pg.md.us AND five (5) hard copies mailed or hand delivered to:
Prince George’s County Local Development Council Local Impact Grants
Attention: Renee Adams
Prince George’s County Administration Building
1301 McCormick Drive, Suite 4000
Largo, MD 20774
301-952-4264




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