County announces recipients of community grants from gaming fund

August 13, 2013

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced last week that the Video Lottery Facility Local Development Council has selected 11 recipients to receive a total of $100,000 in community support grants. Funds for the grants come from the Maryland Live Casino gaming tax.

The top-funded projects include the Villages of Dorchester, which received $22,725 to purchase street lights and a security camera system; the Boys & Girls Clubs, which received $15,000 for its Severn location; the PTA from Severn Elementary School, which obtained $15,000 for technology purchases such as iPads; and Hebron-Harman Elementary School PTA, which received $10,000 to create an outdoor learning space and purchase iPads.

Other grant recipients include the Provinces Civic Association, Quail Run Community Association, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Rob’s Barbershop and the Anne Arundel County Food Bank.

For more information and to apply for a grant, go to Applications for the next round of grants are due by October 31, 2013.

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