Howard County, Maryland, has such a broad range of resources to offer local nonprofits that it can be difficult to know where to start. 

The following list offers resources focused on supporting local nonprofit and governmental organizations in the following areas: 

Training

Funding

Peer Support 

Coaching

General

It includes information from the Association of Community Services of Howard County, the Community Foundation of Howard County, The Horizon Foundation, Howard Community College, Howard County Arts CouncilHoward County Department of Citizen Services, Howard County Economic Development AuthorityLeadership Howard County, the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship and the Volunteer Center Serving Howard County.

It is very much a work in progress, and new resources and information will be added on an ongoing basis. So please bookmark, and share - thanks!
 

 

Training

2016 Best Practices Series: Association of Community Services

Grant Writing Training: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Post-grant Process Counseling: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Grantee Site Visits: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Entrepreneurship & Business Classes: Howard Community College

Training and Technical Assistance to Grantees: Howard County Department of Citizen Services

Business Resource Center: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

Conscious Venture Lab: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

MCE Speakers Series: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

Nonprofit Training & Education: Volunteer Center
 

 

Funding

Agency Endowment Funds: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Community Foundation Leadership Council Award: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Community Grants Program: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Mini-grants Program: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Pebble & Casey Willis Making a Difference Award: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Capacity Building Grants: The Horizon Foundation

Strategic Grants: The Horizon Foundation

Grants to Support Human Service Nonprofits: Howard County Department of Citizen Services

Arts Scholarships: Howard County Arts Council

Community Arts Development Grant Program: Howard County Arts Council

Jim Rouse Theatre Rental Subsidies: Howard County Arts Council

Organizational Development Grant: Howard County Arts Council

Catalyst Loan Program: Howard County Economic Development Authority

 

Peer Support

 

Exec to Exec: Association of Community Services

Gavel Group: Association of Community Services

Community Arts Development Interviews: Howard County Arts Council

Roundtable Discussions: Howard County Arts Council

iCat Innovation Catalyst Program: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

Business Resource Center: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

Volunteer Engagement Roundtable: Volunteer Center

 

 

Coaching

One-to-One Assessment & Business Coaching: Center for Entrepreneurial and Business Excellence at Howard Community College

Grantee Site Visits: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Post-grant Process Counseling: The Community Foundation of Howard County

Grant Writing Assistance: Howard County Arts Council

Post-grant Process Counseling: Howard County Arts Council

Technical Assistance and Referrals: Howard County Arts Council

Business Resource Center: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

Conscious Venture Lab: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

iCat Innovation Catalyst Program: Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

Volunteer Engagement & Referral: Volunteer Center

 

General

 

ACS Directory of Community Services: Association of Community Services

ACS Monthly Newsletter: Association of Community Services

Create/Customize Non-credit Offerings: Howard Community College

Affordable Space (studio, performance, rehearsal, office, meeting): Howard County Arts Council

Arts Advancement Program: Howard County Arts Council

Arts Directory: Howard County Arts Council

Arts Calendar: Howard County Arts Council

ARTbuzz Newsletter: Howard County Arts Council

Community Impact Projects – Premier: Leadership Howard County

Community Impact Projects – Essentials: Leadership Howard County

Howard County Board Connection: Volunteer Center