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Technical Assistance Grants Program

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) provides funding to nonprofit organizations, local governments, local development agencies and local development corporations to obtain or provide advisory, consultative, training, information, and other services which will assist or carry out community development activities.

Eligible project costs, include, but are not limited to, costs associated with consultants or services, a portion of general operating expenses and other costs directly associated with community development projects. Special areas of focus for TAG include projects that involve and support designated Main Street and/or Maple Street communities, Transit Oriented Development, BRAC Zones, and Sustainable or Green initiatives.

Application deadlines are as follows:

  • Round One: Applications due September 10, 2013 with Notification of Award no later than November 13, 2013
  • Round Two: Applications due March 7, 2014 with Notification of Award no later than May 5, 2014

Applications with incomplete required documentation at time of submittal will not be accepted, and those applicants will be invited to apply in the next round.

NOTE: There is a Required Documents Checklist included with the TAG application – all materials must be provided as outlined in the checklist by the application deadline.

For FY14 the amount of $200,000 will be available for the Technical Assistance Grant program. The maximum request for funds is $50,000 and applicants must provide a dollar to dollar match for the amount requested.

For more information contact:

  • Nick Rudolph
  • Project Manager
  • Division of Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
  • 10 N. Calvert Street, Suite 444
  • Baltimore, Maryland 21202
  • 410-209-58138/li>
  • rudolph@mdhousing.org

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