The City of Takoma Park’s Community Grants Program provides funding for specific programs, projects and events which improve residents’ quality of life via enabling greater access and participation in the arts and sciences.
Arts and Humanities projects and events; Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) programs and events; innovative economic development projects; examples include: science and/or math clubs, robotics clubs, computer programming classes, Concert and film series, public art, maker spaces, technology-based internship and/or apprenticeship programs, etc.
Competitive grants process with applicants first submitting a Letter of Inquiry; applications reviewed by the Grants Review Committee. Final awards approved by the City Council.
Nonprofit Organizations and Business Associations
Minimum $5,000 / Maximum $10,000
$1 per $1 grant award
Match may include cash, in-kind donations or volunteer hours; volunteer time is valued at $23.56 per hour, as determined by Independent Sector.
12 month grant term