FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Maryland Department of Planning Distributes $5 Million for Census Outreach

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David Buck

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Maryland Department of Planning Distributes $5 Million for 
Census Outreach

Funds Distributed Across Maryland to Support Full and Accurate Count for the 2020 Census

(October 8, 2019) Baltimore, MD  - .Following input from the Complete Count Committee (CCC), Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) Secretary Rob McCord today announced he has now distributed $5 million in funding to support the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census Grant Program Panel was established and funded following the passage of Senate Bill 855.

“I appreciate the input and feedback from the CCC members as we worked together to provide this funding to further support our Census outreach effort to provide a full and accurate count of every Marylander,” said Planning Secretary Rob McCord. “By allocating this funding in every corner of Maryland, we are continuing our unprecedented commitment to get everyone counted on Census Day, April 1, 2020.” 

With a total of $5 million available for Census grants, the funds are being allocated as part of the overall state effort to ensure an accurate, complete, fair, and inclusive count.  

Recipients include: 

Action in Maturity, Inc. $25,000

Allegany County $20,000

Anne Arundel County $45,000

Baltimore City Department of Planning $250,000

Baltimore County $250,000

Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, Inc. $139,500

Banner Neighborhoods $26,740

Calvert County $20,000

Caroline County $20,000

Carroll County $40,000

CASA de Maryland, Inc. $447,614

Catholic Charities Esperanza $65,050

Cecil County $20,000

Centro De Apoyo Familiar $250,000

Charles County $20,000

Chinese American Parent Association of Howard Co. $50,000

City of College Park $34,385

City of Greenbelt $15,000

City of Seat Pleasant $18,636

Dorchester County $20,000

Frederick County $80,000

Garrett County $20,000

Global Outreach Leaders $109,200

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative $125,000

Harford County $133,310

Howard County $150,240

Howard County Chinese School $80,000

Identity, Inc. $123,080

Kent County $20,000

Maryland Complete Count Committee $300,679

Maryland Municipal League (distributed to municipalities) $300,000

Montgomery County $581,700

Montgomery County Renters Alliance $100,000

Moving Youth Toward Hope, Inc. $52,000

No Boundaries Coalition $76,086

Northern Gateway $25,000

Prince George’s County $244,208

Queen Anne’s County $20,000

Resident Services, Inc. $163,182

Somerset County $20,000

Southwest Partnerships $30,000

St. Mary’s County $20,000

Talbot County $20,000

Town of Forest Heights $59,000

Unified Efforts, Inc. $7,500

United Way of Central Maryland $110,000

Vietnamese American Service, Inc. $62,900

Washington County $20,000

Washington County Commission on Aging $15,000

Wicomico County $20,000

Women’s Home Preservation Fund $89,990

Worcester County $20,000

Young Invincibles $25,000

Total $5,000,000


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