The Community Foundation in Prince George’s County serves as an advocate and supporter of the County’s nonprofit organizations by helping them to connect to community resources. In addition to its grantmaking role, the Community Foundation partners with individuals, businesses, government as well as local foundations on initiatives designed to leverage resources and promote nonprofit effectiveness and sustainability in Prince George’s County.
To learn more about The Community Foundation’s work in Prince George’s County including grantmaking and the nonprofit landscape, click here to view a recording of a 101 Information session webinar.
Sharing Prince George’s County
Sharing Prince George’s County represents a collection of philanthropic resources and funds that provides financial support to local community-based nonprofit organizations. Through Sharing, organizations may submit proposals for multiple funding opportunities using a single application. Funds participating in Sharing Prince George’s County include:
Prince George’s Neighbor to Neighbor Fund
Established by The Community Foundation, the Neighbor to Neighbor Fund aims to increase economic security for residents of Prince George’s County by providing support for safety-net programs which help individuals in crisis to lift themselves out of poverty, educational activities that prepare young people for a successful transition to adulthood, and workforce development opportunities that will help residents earn a living-wage.
Transforming Neighborhood Initiative (TNI) Fund for Community Innovation
The TNI Fund was established in 2014 by the Office of the County Executive in partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools. The purpose of the Fund is to provide program funding and capacity building support to school or community-based organizations that currently provide quality free and/or affordable programming for youth, ages 0-18, and families living in the Prince George’s County’s TNI communities.
Walton Community Fund for Prince George’s County
Reflecting the Walton Group’s commitment to building strong communities through philanthropy, the company established the Walton Community Fund for Prince George’s County in 2014 to provide support for community service organizations located in Prince George’s County. The goal of the Walton Fund is to meet the basic and educational needs of children and families in Prince George’s County by supporting and strengthening the delivery of essential services. Click to view the 2014 Award Summary.
To view our current grant and scholarship opportunities, click here.