Largo, MD — The Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County recently awarded two more Community Impact Grants (CIG) to community-based organizations to help implement innovative projects in the County.
One grant, in the amount of $33,000, was awarded to the University System of Maryland for its Growing Gardens in Prince George’s County: Creating an Intergeneration Training Ground for Small-Scale, Sustainable Agriculture project. University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit enterprise located in Riverdale, MD, whose mission is to support Maryland’s agricultural industry; protect its valuable natural resources; enhance the wellbeing of individuals and families, both young and old; and foster the development of strong, stable communities.
Another grant, in the amount of $45,200, was awarded to the Gateway Community Development Corporation (CDC) for a capital improvement project that will assist in the rehabilitation and conversion a portion of an ez-Storage facility into new artist studios. The Gateway CDC promotes economic revitalization along the U.S. Route 1 Corridor through business and neighborhood development initiatives including promotion of the arts as a community building strategy.
The Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County Awards Impact was originally published on mymajicdc.com