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Grant Program Seeks
Community Solutions for Ending Domestic Violence in the County
The Prince George’s
County Council, in an initiative combatting domestic violence and related abuse
in the County, announced recipients of the Council’s FY 2018 Domestic Violence
Grant funding during a proclamation ceremony recognizing October as Domestic
Violence Awareness Month on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, in Upper Marlboro,
The Prince George’s
County Council Domestic Violence Grant Program provides 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. To date, the Council has invested a million
dollars in grant funding to fight domestic violence, including $500,000 in FY
2017 to 11 nonprofits. Seven nonprofits are receiving awards in this second
round of domestic violence grant support.
Council Chair Davis
noted the importance of working collaboratively to effectively address domestic
violence following the announcement.
remains a major challenge, but each new collaboration brings a rich and fresh
perspective to this crucial dialogue, and provides support in very practical
ways on the ground” said Chair Davis.
“This Council thanks every one of you for your work to strengthen
families and save lives. We are
committed to evolve a quality network of services, focused on community
solutions and partnerships to address the scourge of domestic violence in many
parts of our County.”
For a complete list of
the Council’s FY 2018 Domestic Violence Grant Award recipients, visit http://pgccouncil.us/556/Domestic-Violence-Grant-Program
To view the proclamation
ceremony on-demand, please visit the Council website,