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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published May 10, 2011

Governor's Grants Office Publishes Annual Report of Federal Funds Flowing into Maryland



he Maryland Governor's Grants Office has issued its 2011 annual report of Federal funds that flow into Maryland. In keeping with Governor Martin O'Malley's policy of transparency in state government, the 2011 Annual Report of Federal Funds to Maryland is presented entirely online at the Grants Office website www.grants.maryland.gov. The report identifies and describes all Federal grants, including American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants, received by Maryland State agencies. "I am pleased that Maryland state agencies are working to make our state government more open and accountable by demonstrating how federal tax dollars are flowing back to the State of Maryland," said Governor Martin O'Malley. "These efforts have ensured that we are effectively competing for federal grant dollars, and pursuing funds that will have the largest positive impact on the greatest number of Maryland citizens." Governor's Grants Office Director Eric Brenner said, "Any organization, be it a local government or non-profit, that is interested in receiving federal grant money really needs to pay attention to this report. The vast majority of federal grant funds distributed in Maryland first pass through State agencies via these 520 federal grants. The federal grant totals received directly by local governments and non-profits is a much smaller amount."

SINGLE AUDIT WEBINAR FOR STATE GRANTS MANAGERS

WEBINAR for STATE GRANTEES AND THEIR SUB RECIPIENTS on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 10-11 a.m: "Preparing for the Next Single Audit by Reviewing the Just Released 2010 Single Audit Report." Merril Oliver, GGO deputy director, and Graylin Smith, SB & Company, the State's Single Audit Firm, examine the new audit findings in the recently released 2010 single audit report to help federal grantees (and sub-recipients) avoid making the same mistakes in the future. REGISTER NOW for this webinar, free of charge.

Learn How State Grants Work
Join the Maryland Governor's Grants Office in a webinar presentation by Maryland State government experts on June 3, 2011: How State Grants Work, Part III: Department of Housing and Community Development and the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention. This event is free-of-charge; it will be presented in multiple locations throughout Maryland from 10 - 11:30 a.m. June 3rd following a brief explanation by your location host about how Foundation Center's Cooperating Collections in Maryland can help your organization find funding. Choose a location convenient to you, then email or call to reserve your seat! Anne Arundel library Crofton branch 1681 Riedel Road pbowling@aacpl.net 410.222.7915 Baltimore City, Enoch Pratt Library 400 Cathedral Street dowens@prattlibrary.org 410.396.5320 Calvert Library, Prince Frederick Branch 850 Costley Way cmoffatt-bush@somd.lib.md.us 410.535.0291 Charles County P.D. Memorial Brown Library 50 Village Street, Waldorf awilliams@somd.lib.md.us 410.645.2864 Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 1324 Belmont Avenue, Suite, 401 Salisbury ejoseph@cfes.org 410.742.9911 Montgomery County library Rockville branch 21 Maryland Ave. nancy.benner@montgomerycountymd.gov 410.777.0140 Prince Georges, Hyattsville Branch 6530 Adelphi Road John.Krivak@pgcmls.info 410.985.4690

U.S. Dept of Justice COPS Grants Now Accepting Applications
Because there won't be time before application deadlines to tell local governments about the following opportunities before our June 3 webinar with the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention, you might want to check them out now.

Local Governments: The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) will be accepting grant applications for the FY 2011 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) as well as Child Sexual Predator Program(CSPP), and Secure Our Schools(SOS).

For more information, go to the COPS website 

New Fed Grants Available for Training Juvenile Offenders

This grant opportunity is also open to non profit organizations: The Federal government is making $20 million available for programs that will provide young offenders the opportunity to give something back to their communities through community service. Open to eligible non profits and local governments. More information