Fiscal year 2024 Out of School Time Grant
FY24 Applications are now closed.
Welcome to the Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services Local Management Board (LMB) Out of School Time Grant. Our program aims to support organizations that provide after-school and out-of-school time activities for children and adolescents in Queen Anne's County.
The LMB has allocated $100,000 in funding for fiscal year 2024 to enhance Out of School Time activities. We are seeking proposals that address unmet needs in the community and demonstrate positive outcomes for children through data-driven approaches. Successful applicants will have the capacity to improve the quality of life for the general public or specific sub-populations, show sustainability, and attract additional resources or volunteer support.
Note: Please ensure that you complete the following application in one sitting. It is crucial to provide specific and comprehensive details to successfully submit the application. We suggest that applicants review the Grant Guidelines and Criteria thoroughly to familiarize themselves with the complete application before submitting the final version.
Important Dates and Deadline
- June 1, 2023: Applications Open
- June 23, 2023: Last Day to Submit Questions at QALMB@qac.org
- June 27, 2023: All questions/updates regarding the application will be posted by 4 p.m.
- June 30, 2023: Application Due via the Application Portal
- July 17, 2023: LMB Approves Proposal
- July 21, 2023: Tentative Proposal Announcement
- July 28, 2023: Acceptance of Grant Offer by Applicant
- August 1, 2023: Proposed Program Start Date
For the Out of School Time Grant, we are considering after-school programs covering the entire 2023-2024 school year as well as summer programs for when children are out of school. We recognize the importance of supporting various types of programs that provide valuable opportunities to children during their out-of-school time.
However, it is important to note that due to the funding timeline of the fiscal year, any summer programs funded through this grant source would need to be fully expended by June 30, 2023. We want to ensure that all funds are utilized appropriately within the allocated timeframe.
Submit Questions: If you have any questions regarding the grant program or the application process, please email your inquiries to QALMB@qac.org. We encourage you to submit questions before June 23, 2023.