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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

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