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  • Montgomery County Community Action Agency

    Agency: Montgomery County Community Action Agency

    OVERVIEW: The mission of the Montgomery County Community Action Agency (CAA) is to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency among County residents through services, partnerships, and  advocacy.SERVICES:1) HUMAN SERVICES INFORMATION & REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for health and human services. Assists Montgomery County residents w...


  • Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council

    Agency: Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council

    ARTS COUNCIL: An independent, non-profit organization designed to coordinate financial support and advocacy for the arts. Provides support and services to artists and organizations that serve Prince George's County and region.


  • United Way of St. Mary's County

    Agency: United Way of St. Mary's County

    FUNDRAISING: Conducts annual fund-raising campaign and allocates funds to non-profit member agencies according to community needs for health and human services. Determines allocations by thorough review of agency programs and budgets. Provides technical assistance to member agencies. Reviews agency requests for funding. List of funded agencies is a...


  • Youth As Resources

    Agency: Youth As Resources

    YOUTH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Provides a grant program operated by young people, ages 13-21, who set guidelines, review proposals and make grant awards to other youth groups with projects designed to help the community. Example of projects includes peer mentoring, tutoring and community organizing. Any child 11 or older can apply for grants, and g...


  • American Association of Suicidology, Education

    Agency: American Association of Suicidology

    EDUCATION: Provides education and training for organizations offering assistance with suicide prevention. 


  • Charles County Core Service Agency

    Agency: Charles County Core Service Agency

    OVERVIEW: Responsible for planning, developing and managing  treatment and rehabilitation services  for persons with mental illness. SERVICES: 1) INFORMATION & REFERRAL: Provides consumers with links to various community, governmental and health and human service agencies. 2) AGENCY SUPPORT: Offers funding/financial assistance to local agencies pr...


  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Metro D.C. Chapter

    Agency: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, National Office

    OVERVIEW: Provides services to persons with cystic fibrosis and their caregivers. SERVICES: 1) FUNDRAISING: Sponsors yearly special events supporting a nationwide network of research centers and care facilities. 2) INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provides information on cystic fibrosis and refer persons to local treatment facilities.  


  • Friends of the Library, Montgomery County

    Agency: Friends of the Library, Montgomery County

    OVERVIEW: Fundraises on behalf of the library and sells used books to the public.SERVICES:1) FUNDRAISING: Fundraises through membership drives and memorial gifts to enhance libraries and library services. Fundraisers benefit library users by funding programs that encourage young children to read, increase library access to immigrants and low-income...


  • Garrett Regional Medical Center, Volunteer Services

    Agency: Garrett Regional Medical Center

    OVERVIEW: Adults, ages 18 and older offers a variety of volunteer related services including clerical work, gift shop, and fund raising.SERVICES:1) VIVA: Community volunteers provide assistance at the information desk, assist families in the surgical waiting program and help with special projects.2) CHAPLAINCY: Provides counseling and spiritual car...


  • Allegany County United Way

    Agency: Allegany County United Way

    HUMAN SERVICE: Establishes and prioritizes community human service needs, conducts an annual fund raising campaign, and strategically invest resources to forward a long term impact to the root cores and issues facing the community. Supports needs in Allegheny, Garrett Counties in Maryland and Hampshire, Mineral Counties in West Virginia.


  • Associated Black Charities

    Agency: Associated Black Charities

    Provides advocacy, education, and support to eliminate race based structural barriers. Advocates, facilitates, and provides grants for the creation of measurably healthier and more prosperous communities throughout the state.


  • Community Foundation, Prince George's County

    Agency: Community Foundation of the National Capital Region, The

    FUNDRAISING: Provides management, investment and administrative support of charitable funds established by individuals, families, business and other organizations that want to support local non-profits working on behalf of residents of Prince George's County. Provides grant support to non-profit organizations.


  • Horizon Foundation

    Agency: Horizon Foundation, The

    GRANT MAKING PROGRAMS: Conducts ongoing strategic planning and actively engages community leaders and citizens groups to analyze and identify the most urgent issues facing the county. 


  • Interfaith Works

    Agency: Interfaith Works

    OVERVIEW: Educates and advocates for social justice and provides emergency food, clothing, shelter and financial assistance for those in need.SERVICES:1) INTERFAITH CLOTHING CENTER: Offers children's and adults' clothing, sheets, towels, blankets and small quantities of dishes, pots and pans. Items distributed Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 ...


  • Prince George's County Health Department, Headquarters

    Agency: Prince George's County Health Department

    OVERVIEW: Provides general information on health issues and offers community outreach.SERVICES:1) HEALTHLINE: Free referral service, providing access to free health insurance for children, adolescents and pregnant women. General information about other Health Department programs is also available. 2) COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING: ...


  • United Way of Caroline County

    Agency: United Way of Caroline County

    FUNDRAISERS: Conducts annual fundraising campaign and allocates funds to non-profit member agencies according to community needs for health and human services. Determines allocations by a thorough review of agency programs and budgets. Provides technical assistance to member agencies.


  • United Way of Cecil County

    Agency: United Way of Cecil County

    FUNDRAISING: Conducts an annual fund-raising campaign and allocates funds to non-profit member agencies according to community needs for health and human services. Determines allocations by thorough review of agency programs and budgets. Reviews agency requests for funding. A list of funded agencies is available.


  • United Way of Charles County

    Agency: United Way of Charles County

    COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Creates grants and other resources for local nonprofits to help solve some of the most pressing issues throughout Charles County. Develops opportunities for volunteers to get involved in their community. Advocates on behalf of Charles County residents.


  • United Way of Frederick County

    Agency: United Way of Frederick County

    CHARITY AND GRANT-MAKING: Recruits people and organizations to engage in giving, advocating, and volunteering in the areas of education, income, and health.-Born Learning: Provides a public engagement campaign that helps parents, grandparents, and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.  -Day of Action: Off...


  • United Negro College Fund, The

    Agency: United Negro College Fund, The

    SCHOLARSHIPS: An African American higher education assistance organization comprised of private, historically black colleges and universities. Administers programs that give minority students access to higher education  and career opportunities, and strengthen its member institutions. Provides a direct assistance network by meeting essential needs ...


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