Grant Opportunities

 
After School Program Application (RFA)

The Prince George’s County Department of Family Services, Children, Youth & Families Division, and the Prince George’s County Local Management Board (LMB), is seeking qualified applicants to provide afterschool programs for children/youth ages 8 – 14 years old.  Applicants who can demonstrate the need and ability to outreach to younger and/or older at-risk children/youth may vary from the age range above.  The intent of after school programs is to provide expanded learning opportunities that support developmentally appropriate cognitive, social, physical, and emotional outcomes.  These programs should offer a balanced program of academic support, arts and cultural enrichment and recreation after school, or during evenings, weekends, summer vacations, and holidays.  These activities should be inclusive of the community at large, as well as incorporate parental involvement activities.  Approximately $360,000 is available for Fiscal Year 2016 beginning July 1, 2015.  The average award for past after school programs have ranged from $32,000 to $227,000.  The Request for Application (RFA) is available for download here.

This Request for Application (RFA) must be received in the Department of Family Services, Children, Youth & Families Division office, 6420 Allentown Road, Suite #46, Camp Springs, MD 20748 by Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 5:00 pm.  Questions may be addressed to Carol-Lynn Snowden at 301-265-8404.