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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 2019 Domestic Violence Grant funding following a proclamation ceremony recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
The Prince George’s County Council appropriated $500,000 in FY 2019 in a third round of grant funding to support the Council’s Domestic Violence Grant Program, a funding resource for programs that serve the housing, counseling, or advocacy needs of County residents who are victims of domestic violence. Grant funds are available to nonprofit organizations through a review and evaluation process for all applicants.
Council Chair Dannielle Glaros (D) – District, 3 stressed the importance of ongoing collaboration between nonprofits and government to effectively address the scourge of domestic violence.
“This Council appreciates the work of our awardees and all nonprofits working tirelessly to support our families and save lives. We continue to focus on strengthening our communities with solutions and partnerships to address the scourge of domestic violence in Prince George’s County.”
For a complete list of the Council’s FY 2019 Domestic Violence Grant Award recipients, visit http://pgccouncil.us/556/DVGP
To view the proclamation ceremony on-demand, please visit the Council website, http://pgccouncil.us.