The Prince George’s County Council, committed to ending domestic violence and abuse in the County, has appropriated $500,000 in FY 2022in a sixth round of grant funding to support the Council’s Domestic Violence Grant Program. The grant program, is a funding resource for programs that serve the Housing, Mental Health/Counseling, or Advocacy/Legal Services for County residents who are survivors of domestic violence. The program also supports workforce development activities through a coordinated and collaborative community response to domestic violence in Prince George’s County.
FY 2022 Prince George’s County Council Domestic Violence Grant Program funds are available to nonprofit organizations through a review and evaluation process for all applicants.
Get Ready for the FY 2022 Domestic Violence Grant Process!
In Their Words
FY 2021 Award Winners discuss the Grant awards and how it makes a difference in the lives of survivors and their families.
Arleen Joell, Community Advocate for Family and Youth
Michelle F. Richardson, PGCC Student Success and Engagement Wellness Center
The purpose of the Domestic Violence Grant Program is to make available crisis and support services and meet the needs of victims of domestic violence and their families.
The service categories are:
Availability/accessibility of safe housing for survivors of domestic violence
Focus on helping individuals grow and develop their skills in preventing family violence, domestic violence and dating violence.
Counseling/Mental Health Services
Availability/accessibility of domestic violence counseling and mental health services for survivors, children and abusers
Availability/accessibility to domestic violence victim advocates including legal assistance.