FY24 County Executive Recommended Budget - Community Grants Non-Departmental Account (NDA)

On Wednesday March 15, 2023 County Executive Marc Elrich released his FY24 Recommended Budget which can be found by clicking here.  Included within the budget are a series of reforms to Community Grants budget, timeline, and process.  Click here to download an Information Sheet outlining the proposed changes.

In addition, Nonprofit Montgomery is hosting a webinar presentation by the Office of Grants Management on Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 AM.  This event is open to all interested parties.  to register for the event please click here.

Currently Active Montgomery County Grants Programs

  • Montgomery County Government does not have any currently active grant opportunities.
  • The Montgomery County Business Center currently does not have any active grants programs targeted at for-profit businesses.  Information on County business grants can be found by visiting http://Montgomerycountymd.gov/business or by emailing businesscenter@montgomerycountymd.gov.
  • Please check this site weekly to see if any new grant programs have been posted. 

Nonprofit Grants Reform Survey

The Office of Grants Management (OGM) thanks the County's nonprofit community for their participation in the Community Grants and Grants Management Reform Survey with over 200 organizations submitting responses.   Any organization that missed the deadline is welcome to submit a response by emailing an MS Word version to grants@montgomerycountymd.org.  A copy of the survey questions in MS Word format can be found by clicking here.

General Grant Information

Individual Montgomery County competitive grants programs hosted on this site are listed at the bottom of this page.  Click on the green "More >" button within each program to open it and view its scope details, eligibility requirements, and deadline for application submissions.

All new County competitive grant programs will be advertised and have their details posted on this site.  

To prepare for a County grant proposal submission, applicants should:

  • Register and create a profile on this platform for each team member who will be working on your application.  Click on the green "Register" button in the top right corner to get started.
  • Verify that your organization is registered with the Maryland State Department of Assessment and Taxation (SDAT).  Click here to go to the SDAT Business Express site to confirm.  Even if your organization is registered in another jurisdiction, you must be registered with SDAT for Montgomery County to finalize an award with your organization.
  • If your organization is not in Good Standing with SDAT, take the necessary steps to get back into Good Standing.  SDAT will advise what steps are required.  Montgomery County cannot finalize an award with you or organization if you are not in Good Standing.  Your application for a grant could be disqualified if you are not in Good Standing.
  • Register with the Montgomery County Central Vendor Registration System (CVRS) by clicking here .  If you or your organization receives an award from the County then you will need to be registered with CVRS to receive payments.

If you have any questions on the Office of Grants Management or this platform, please contact the Office of Grants Management Director, Rafael Pumarejo Murphy, at Rafael.murphy@montgomerycountymd.gov or 240-777-2775.


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