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Posted on: April 26, 2017

EXTENSION--Local Development Council Extends Grant Applications Deadline to Monday, May 15, 2017

Non-profit organizations serving MGM National Harbor area are encouraged to apply

Upper Marlboro, MD:  Today the Prince George’s County Local Development Council (PGCLDC) announced that the deadline for the new grant program for non-profits that serve Prince George’s County in the defined impact area around MGM National Harbor has been extended to Monday, May 15, 2017. The extension is designed to encourage more non-profits to apply for funding, These grants will enable organizations to expand community-based programs and services within the three mile radius around the new MGM National Harbor gaming facility. By working with non-profits, the PGCLDC hopes to positively impact residents and communities in the affected area.

Organizations that are interested in receiving funding must submit their application via mail or have it hand delivered by the May 15th deadline. E-mail and facsimile applications will NOT be accepted and any application submitted after the deadline will be disqualified from competitive review.

The Local Development Council (LDC) was created by state law as a mechanism for ensuring that the public is engaged and has input into how the government minimizes the negative impact that a new gaming facility may have on the surrounding area . According to state law, each jurisdiction where a gaming license is in operation must establish a local development council. The Prince George’s County Local Development Council also consults with the County on the following:

  • The development of a multi-year plan for the expenditure of local impact grant funds
  • The review of a master plan provided by the gaming licensee-for the development of the gaming site
  • The development of a comprehensive transportation plan for the gaming facility .

WHAT: 

Prince George’s County Local Development Council Community Impact Grant Applications for the defined area surrounding the MGM National Harbor facility.

 

WHO CAN APPLY: 

Non-Profits that serve the impact area within a 3 mile radius of MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County.

WHEN ARE APPLICATIONS DUE: 

Close of Business (5:00 p.m.) on Monday, May 15, 2017

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION: 

http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/1125/Local-Development-Council

Charice Young

County Administration Building

5th Floor

14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

301-952-4264

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