Nonprofit COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Grant

The COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund collaborative funders are administering funding through a common grant application to support local, eligible organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund collaborative funders include the Community Foundation of Washington County, MD, United Way of Washington County, MD, Pauline K. Anderson Foundation and the Alice Virginia and David W. Fletcher Foundation.

Organizations can use this application to apply for emergency grants to support increases to demands in services and/or grants to support general operating expenses when revenues have been impacted by COVID-19-related closures. Applications will be collected by the Community Foundation and evaluated for funding by the above named funders. Multiple applications from a single organization will be considered.

Please Note: The fifth round of applications will be due Monday, June 8th at midnight. Notification of award or denial will be provided as quickly as possible after an application is submitted and reviewed by the committee following the deadline to submit requests.

Grant Amounts:

Minimum Request: $500
Maximum Request: Not specified. Partial funding of requests will be considered.

Disbursement and Reporting Requirements:

Grant funding will be disbursed as awarded from the specific funder underwriting the grant.
Reporting requirements will be determined by the funder.

Eligible Organizations:

These grants will be available to organizations providing direct benefits to Washington County, Maryland.

Nonprofits, click here to apply for the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance grant. 

All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for a grant:

In addition, 501c3 organizations must be in good standing with:
• Maryland Secretary of State’s charitable division: http://sos.maryland.gov/Charity/Pages/SearchCharity.aspx
• Department of Assessment & Taxation’s Maryland Personal Property Tax division: https://egov.maryland.gov/BusinessExpress/EntitySearch
• IRS, as assessed via GuideStar’s Charity Check: https://www.guidestar.org/Home.asp