2021 Responsive Grants Accepting Applications Through November 15th

The 2021 Responsive Grants Application is now open and accepting applications through Sunday, November 15th at midnight. Below you will find the direct link to the application!


The Community Foundation’s Responsive Grants will focus on the development of a stronger community through high impact programs and initiatives within the following areas:

Family Stability, including all stages of life,  financial literacy, employment, mental health, and basic needs; Youth Development with a focus on mentoring, school readiness, and advocacy; Arts, recreation and educational opportunities for our youth and the underserved.

The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. does not fund endowment growth or capital campaigns. Grant requests for operating funds may be considered on a case by case basis provided the applicant organization makes a compelling case for such funding.

Applicant organizations must be based in and primarily serving Washington County, Maryland, and have a current 501(c) (3) determination from the IRS.

Organizations may apply for funding for more than one program; however, each program requires a separate grant application.