The City offers a variety of grant opportunities designed to further its goals to create and maintain a more fiscally and environmentally sustainable community and improve the quality of life for all residents.
Grant funds are awarded on a competitive basis for projects ranging from STEAM-focused programming (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), downpayment assistance to first-time homebuyers (in the form of a forgivable loan), and capital improvements benefiting the community or a specific neighborhood. Priority is typically given to projects or programming which primarily benefit the residents of Takoma Park; provide services to at-risk populations; engage diverse members of the community; promote civic involvement by under-represented populations; further the economic or environmental sustainability of the community; and are offered in partnership with another organization.
|Emergency Assistance Fund||Financial support for income-eligible residents in crisis||Ongoing; case-by-case||Currently accepting applications|
|Community Grants||Arts & STEM funding for programs, projects and events that benefit low and moderate income residents of Takoma Park||Annual; spring deadline||Not currently accepting Letters of Inquiry|
|The Home Stretch - Down Payment Assistance Program||Down Payment Assistance, in the form of a no-interest forgivable loan, for first time homebuyers purchasing in the City of Takoma Park||Rolling deadline; dependent on available funds||Accepting Online Interest Forms|
To learn more about available grants programs, explore the sections below.