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FY 2022 Maryland Recovery Now Grant Funds Awarded

Cecil County
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For Immediate Release

8/26/2021

FY 2022 Maryland Recovery Now Grant Funds Awarded

Elkton, MD: Cecil County Executive Danielle Hornberger is pleased to announce the local recipients of the one-time Maryland Recovery Now grant funds from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). This funding is awarded to assist non-profits with COVID-related expenses from March 1, 2020, to December 31, 2021.

The review committee received grant applications from 39 local Cecil County organizations; all organizations meeting the grant requirements received funding. Funding amounts were based on the applicant’s funding request and/or operating budgets. A total of $340,259 was awarded, the full amount allocated to Cecil County by DHCD.

“Cecil County Government is pleased to award Recovery Now grants to these local organizations”, stated County Executive Hornberger. “These grants will be used to cover technology, expenses related to operations during COVID-19, and the replacement of revenue lost due to fundraising constraints.”

$8,000 Awards

Cecil County Arts Council

Cecil County Chamber of Commerce

Cecil County Community Mediation Center

Cecil County Men’s Shelter

Cecil Pregnancy and Family Resource Center

Chesapeake City Ecumenical Association

Chesapeake Feline Association

Christmas in April

Classic Yacht Restoration Guild

Fair Hill Foundation

First Baptist Church – Elkton

Freedom Hills

High 5 Initiative

Paris Foundation

Rising Sun Community Little League

Upper Bay Museum

Women’s Civic League of North East

Wright’s AME Church

$9,000 Awards

Boys & Girls Club of Cecil County

Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company

Elkton Alliance, Inc.

Key Point Health

Ray of Hope

St. Mary Anne’s Church

$10,000 Awards

Deep Roots

Meeting Ground

Youth Empowerment Source

$11,000 Award

Water Witch Fire Company

$12,500 Awards

Cecil County Memorial Post No. 6027 VFW

Chesapeake Health Education Program

North East Fire Company

Voices of Hope

YMCA of the Chesapeake

$13,000 Award

Chesapeake Care Resources

Miscellaneous Awards

ANT’s Army – $5,200

Bayside Community Network – $7,599

Plumpton Park Zoological Gardens, Inc. – $10,960

Upper Chesapeake Community Band – $2,000

For media inquiries, please contact Kevin Alkinburg at kalkinburg@ccgov.org or 410-996-8454.

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