Carroll County has secured grant money from the federal government through the Carroll County Coronavirus Relief Fund Plan (CRF Plan) program. Four million dollars has been allocated to assist small businesses and nonprofits who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This part of the “Carroll Rebound” program will provide grant funding for nonprofits demonstrating need to help offset the financial losses as a result of the pandemic.
501(c)3 nonprofits located in and serving Carroll County, MD providing essential community service in the priority areas of childcare, education, health, housing, nutrition, and safety.
Nonprofit grants will be distributed based on need up to $5,000.
ELIGIBLE FUND USES include the following:
INELIGIBLE FUND USES include the following:
NOTE: The grant may be used as a reimbursement for eligible past expenses made after March 1, 2020 that meet requirements. Documentation of expenses and paid invoices must be submitted to request reimbursement.
Nonprofit applicants may only receive one Carroll County Coronavirus Relief Fund Plan (CRF Plan) Carroll Rebound grant. Nonprofits who have received previous local, state or federal COVID-19 financial support are eligible to receive the Carroll Rebound grant. The application and all documentation must be submitted online. Applications will be accepted beginning at 3pm on June 24, 2020 and ending August 31, 2020 at 5pm.
If an application is missing any of the required information the application will be null and void and a new application must be submitted with the missing information in order to be considered.
Grants will be awarded based on need as described and documented in the application and not first-come, first-served until funding is exhausted.
UPON GRANT AWARD:
Submit a COMPLETE AND ACCURATE application with all required supporting documentation below (starting Wednesday, June 24th at 3pm). It is imperative that all applicants ensure the accuracy of their legal name and address when completing and signing their application, and subsequent forms. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application will prevent you from receiving a grant award.
GRANT APPLICATION REVIEW:
Applicants will receive an on screen and email notification confirming receipt of their application. If you do not receive this message your application has not been sent or received. If an incomplete application is received, the applicant will be notified of the issue and asked to submit the missing required information.
If you need assistance with assessing your eligibility or compiling the needed documents for your application, we advise that you consult with your financial or legal advisers. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not meet Carroll Rebound grant eligibility, please check the Maryland Relief Wizard for other potential funding opportunities. Also, the Carroll County Health Department is soliciting interested applicants who meet the criteria for reimbursement under the CARES Act, CRF Fund for limited Personal Protective Equipment supplies and medically related expenses.