FY 2013 Non-Departmental Grant Awards

Organization Name Amount Purpose Website Address Zip Code
Anacostia Watershed Society,
Anacostia Watershed Society will use grant funds to help restore natural
habitat and improve public parklands; engage youth and their families in
healthy and safe recreation; educate students and adults about watershed
protection; and preserve the historic George Washington House.
             www.anacostiaws.org 20710
Bowie Business Innovation
Center, Inc. [BBIC]
BBIC will use grant funds to: a) Provide management, financial and
marketing advice; b) to permit entrepreneurs to focus their energies and
strategies on producing and selling as they learn to manage their own
businesses; c) to maintain open lines of communications with
educational facilities in the greater Bowie area and assist the fledgling
businesses in obtaining the necessary technical and educational
assistance and training for their employees.
               www.bowiebic.com 20716
Bowie State University
Foundation - Scholarships
Bowie State University Foundation will use grant funds to provide
scholarship support to students in an effort to close the achievement gap
among African American students at Bowie State University and
African Americans in the University System of Maryland.
         www.bowiestate.edu 20718
CASA de Maryland $150,000
CASA de Maryland will use grant funds for expenses related to
providing the following programs at the Prince George's Welcome
Center (PGWC): Vocational Training; Employment Placement and Job-
Readiness Training; English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL);
Financial Literacy; and Legal, Health and Social Services.
       www.casademaryland.org 20783
Caucus Salvadoreno
Empresarial, Inc.
Caucus Salvadoreno Empresarial will use grant funds to provide
scholarships to eligible students from Prince George's County.
    www.salvordoriancaucus.org 20010
City of District Heights -
Family & Youth Services -
Student Mental Health and
Relaxation therapy
SMHART will use grant funds for expenses related to conducting the
Student Mental Health and Relaxation Training (SMHART) Program as
part of the Family and Youth Services Center activities to curtail
juvenile delinquency, reduce family disruptions and promote positive
development by providing community-based mental health services to
at-risk youth and their families.
www.districtheights.org   20747
Economic Development and
Training Institute [of Camp
Economic Development and Training Institute [of Camp Springs] will
use grant funds for expenses related to conducting below-market-rate
office rentals, a revolving loan fund program, providing technical and
financial assistance services, conducting free business workshops
operating the low-income housing program and providing youth
www.edti.aimddemo.com 20746
Educational Video in
Spanish, Inc., dba EVS
EVS will use grant funds for expenses related to producing a half-hour
Linea Directa program focusing on an issue of importance to Latino
families living in Prince George's County.
End Time Harvest Ministries
[ETHM] - Pathways to
Career Success
ETHM - Pathways to Career Success will use grant funds to provide
students at Bladensburg High School with career and college
development services.
                www.ethm.org 20784
End Time Harvest Ministries
[ETHM] - Youth Wellness
Leadership Institute
ETHM - Youth Wellness Leadership Institute will use grant funds to
address the health crisis among Port Towns and county youth and
families through its Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) program,
which provides health policy advocacy training; wellness ambassador
leadership training and community engagement development.
                 www.ethm.org 20784
Family Crisis Center, Inc. $75,000
Family Crisis Center will use grant funds to provide emergency
housing, counseling, food, clothing, transportation, legal counsel and
other supportive services.
www.familycrisiscenter-pgco.org 20722
First Generation College
Bound, Inc.
First Generation College Bound will use grant funds to support its
homework clubs, Way 2 Go Maryland campaign, college access
program and college retention program.
www.fgcb.org 20707
Food and Friends, Inc. $125,000
Food and Friends will use grant funds for expenses related to providing
home-delivered specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with
nutrition counseling for eligible Prince George's County residents.
www.foodandfriends.org 20011
Greater Prince George's
Business Roundtable, Inc.
Greater Prince George's Business Roundtable will use grant funds for
expenses related to advocating economic development, community
facelift and business opportunities on Joint Base Andrews.
  www.bizroundtable.org 20720
Hillside Work - Scholarship
Connection, Inc.
Hillside Work - Scholarship Connection will use grant funds for
expenses related to its nationally-recognized dropout prevention
program, including the Mentoring, Advocacy and Youth Development
Program; the Jobs Institute; and College and Post-Secondary Support
Services Program..
Housing Options & Planning
Enterprises, Inc. [H.O.P.E.,
H.O.P.E. will use grant funds to rehire the housing director to perform
oversight duties of the counselors to guarantee the highest level of
service to its clients, to ensure H.O.P.E. is in compliance and up-to-date
with the standards / guidelines from servicers, and to provide reports on
progress made with the programs under his/her supervision.
    www.hopefinancial.org 20745
In Reach, Inc. $50,000
In Reach will use grant funds to provide educational services for
students in Grades K-12 attending public or other schools in Prince
George's County.
      www.inreach.org 20785
Latin American Youth Center,
Latin American Youth Center will use grant funds for the on-site
counselor and general operating support for ongoing services, including:
school-based prevention; out-of-school time programming; and
prevention programs for drop-out youth.
            www.layc-dc.org 20783
Laurel Advocacy and
Referral Services, Inc.
Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services [LARS] will use grant funds to
support the winter shelter in Laurel, to supplement the food pantry in
leaner months, to provide eviction prevention assistance in specified
cases, to provide stipends for utility cut-off prevention, to supplement
the staffing of its employment services program and to make up an
annual transitional housing program deficit.
       www.laureladvocacy.org 20707
Liberty's Promise $65,000
Liberty's Promise will use grant funds to support the after-school
program of civic engagement (two 10-week sessions) at High Point
High School and Parkdale High School.
Men Aiming Higher, Inc. $20,000
Men Aiming Higher will use grant funds for expenses related to
conducting its job fairs, mentoring, community outreach and economic
development programs.
www.menaiminghigher.org 20721
Mission of Love Charities,
Incorporated [MOLC]
MOLC will use grant funds to provide eligible needy individuals and
families with free food, clothing, furniture and beds, household
appliances, and amenities, as well as referrals for services not offered at
          www.molcinc.org 20743
Neighborhood Design Center,
Neighborhood Design Center will use grant funds to provide services,
including conceptual building and site plans, community planning, and
development services that community groups and non-profits could not
otherwise afford, which allow them to leverage additional project
support and construction funding.
www.ndc.md.org 20737
Olde Mill Foundation,
Olde Mill Foundation will use grant funds for expenses related to
conducting its Neighborhood Youth Panel, Youth Court, Meeting of the
Minds -- Mentoring Program, Anti-truancy Pilot Program, Auto Theft &
Vandalism Prevention Task force, Juvenile Conflict Resolution Center,
and Community Public Awareness Council (C-PAC) Mediation
www.cpacpgc.org 20774
Prince George's Child
Resource Center, Inc.
Prince George's Child Resource Center will use grant funds for
expenses related to its Family Support Center, Healthy Families
Program, and its various Community Programs.
www.childresource.org 20774
Still I Rise, Inc. $40,000
Still I Rise will use grant funds for expenses related to conducting
domestic violence awareness seminars for homeowners and civic
associations; job readiness training; financial assistance (for deposits for
apartments, food services, personal care items), and paying
supplemental staff to assist with processing of clients.
www.stillirisemd.org 20735
Take Charge Juvenile
Diversion Program, Inc.
Take Charge will use grant funds to assist the Gang Prevention Program
in providing individual and group counseling; parenting enhancement
classes; field trips to colleges and museums, tutoring and GED
resources, and community outreach / educational activities.
www.takechargeprogram.org 20747
The Foundation for the
Advancement of Music and
Education [FAME]
FAME will use grant funds for expenses related to providing music centered
enrichment activities and programs that target underserved and
poorly educated youth ranging from pre-school to college. This
includes providing seminars and workshops; sponsoring scholarships
and grants; and making music education and performance experiences
possible for all young people, regardless of background.
              www.fameorg.org 20718
The Greenbelt Community
The Greenbelt Community Foundation will use grant funds to help
support eligible local non-profits and schools in conducting educational,
artistic and cultural programs, as well as other projects which benefit the
local community.
www.greenbeltfoundation.net 20768
The Training Source, Inc. $50,000
The Training Source will use grant funds to conduct the following
programs: office automation training; youth leadership program, life
and employability skills training; and community supportive services.
www.thetrainingsource.org 20743
The University of Maryland
College Park Foundation, Inc.
[UMCPF] - Incentive Award
UMCPF - Incentive Award Program will use grant funds to provide first generation, low-income students attending one of the participating
Prince George's County High schools with assistance for the costs of
tuition, fees, and room and board at the University of Maryland, College
Park for four years (or eight semesters).
United Communities Against Poverty, Inc. [UCAP] $75,00
UCAP will use grant funds to provide emergency shelter for 100 women
and children daily, case management, food, emergency financial
assistance, childcare and after care services for low income and
homeless residents.
        www.ucappgc.org 20743
Board of Education Former
Student Board Member
Grant funds will be used for paying eligible college-related expenses of
the following former Board of Education School Student Board
Members; Haywood Perry - $5,000; Jonathan Harris II - $5,000.
Funds Disbursed as of 12-6-12 $1,820,000   Total Non-Departmental Funds Available: $1,990,000