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  • Leggett Announces Release of FY16 Community Collaboration Grants Application and New Grants Portal Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett today launched a new Montgomery County Grants Portal containing the application process for his FY16 Community Collaboration Grants. The new portal, located at , replaces the application process from previous years and also houses the application process for County Council grants. The County’s other grant programs, such as Community Development Block Grants, remain unchanged. “I remain committed to building effective partnerships with community-based organizations to provide needed services for our County’s residents,” said Leggett. “I am very proud to announce the launch of a new one-stop-grants-shop for all community grants.” The new Montgomery County Grants Portal, powered by FluidReview, is a collaborative effort between the County Executive and County Council and is designed to streamline the ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Montgomery County Launches Life Sciences Impact Grant Program to Retain Jobs and Stimulate Growth; $5,000 - 25,000 Grants Available for Business and Product Development

    The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (MCDED) is pleased to announce a new program aimed at strengthening the Life Sciences industry within the County. Grants of $5,000 to $25,000 will be available to companies to assist in the advancement of business development and product development initiatives. An information session for potential grant applicants will be held on December 12, 2014 at 10:00 am at DED’s offices located at 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 800, Rockville, MD 20850. “The County’s new Life Sciences Impact Grant Program is the latest local strategic initiative to support the continued growth and commercial success of our local biosciences sector,” said Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett. “These grants will aid companies in moving a product under development forward. This new initiative, when combined with existing programs like our local biotech investment tax credit, show that Montgomery County is as committed ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Holiday Schedule for Thanksgiving Day Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 27: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed Montgomery Parks -- all Parks facilities are closed on Thursday. For operating schedules on Friday, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, visit . Ride On – Sunday schedule Metrobus – Sunday schedule Metrorail – Sunday schedule TRiPS Commuter Stores (Silver Spring and Friendship Heights) -- closed Refuse/recycling pickup – no collection* Transfer Station – closed Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free MCPS Administrative Offices – closed

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Montgomery County is Maryland's most populous jurisdiction and its most affluent. The County is located adjacent to the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., and includes 497 square miles of land area. The topography is rolling with small hills. Elevations range from 52 feet above sea level near the District Line to 850 feet in the northern portion of the County near Damascus. To help orient people unfamiliar with the County, a simple map is included on this Web site. Demographics (PDF) about the county are available from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning CommissionLearn more.

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