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Application Submission Period: April 25-May
10; Pre-Proposal Conference April 27
The Prince George’s County Council, committed
to ending domestic violence and abuse in the County, announced its $500,000
Domestic Violence Grant Program during Council session on Tuesday, April 25,
2017. The application process, which began with the Tuesday
announcement, extends through May 10 at 5:00 p.m.
A pre-proposal conference is scheduled for
Thursday, April 27, 2017 and again on May 4, 2017, both at 10:00
a.m. The April 27 meeting will be held in the Zoning Hearing Room,
on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 14741 Gov. Oden Bowie
Drive, in Upper Marlboro. The May 4 meeting will be held in
Room 2027, second floor of the County Administration Building. Interested
nonprofit organizations may attend the meeting on either date to receive
information about the Council’s Domestic Violence Grant Program. Contact Sharon
Williams at 301.952.3919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Prince George’s County Council Domestic
Violence Grant Program will provide funding support to programs that provide
housing, counseling or advocacy assistance to victims of domestic
violence. This includes organizations whose programs and activities
support prevention through a coordinated and collaborative community response
to domestic violence in the County.
During Tuesday’s announcement, Council Chair
Derrick L. Davis (D) – District 6, noted the importance of community
collaboration to reducing incidents of domestic violence.
“We believe in the effectiveness of community
solutions. This initiative will help build the capacity of nonprofits in
the immediate community who share our commitment to ending domestic
violence. By working together, through a coordinated and collaborative
community response, we will improve the lives of many Prince Georgians and even
Prince George’s County Police Chief Henry
Stawinski expressed his appreciation to the Council for building on the recent
progress that has been made concerning domestic violence in Prince George’s
“I want to thank the Council for taking what
we have done so well the last few years to another level by bringing in those
nonprofits who can enhance our capacity, make us more effective and spread this
vital message that will save lives and will prevent injury and abuse.”
For more information on the Prince George’s
County Council Domestic Violence Grant Program, visit http://pgccouncil.us/DVGP