The College Park Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2014 grants and information about our formal celebration of our grantees at the 2014 Winter Gala in December. The table below summarizes our 2014 grants. For more details on our grantees and the Winter Gala, please see the full press release.
|Grantee||Amount||Grant Project||About The Organization|
|Boy Scout Troop 298||$500||The matching grant funds will leverage scout fundraising activities that support the scouts attending summer day camp in Summer 2015.||The Boy Scouts of America is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping boys grow and become men.|
|The College Park Community Food Bank||$1,300||The grant will fund a stipend for an intern to develop better organizational systems, story collecting, messaging, and data gathering, including a volunteer and donor directory, updated website, and developing a data collection tool for the clients they serve. $300 of this grant is a matching grant.||The mission of the CPCFB is to reduce hunger in College Park and the surrounding communities by regularly offering food to individuals and families. Their vision is to ensure that families will thrive by having life-sustaining food.|
|College Park Community Library||$400||College Park Community Library will purchase a library software package that will allow the Community Library to improve their service capacity by being able to track their inventory and electronically check-out/in books.||The College Park Community Library gives College Park residents a public library within the city limits, seeks to support and improve educational and cultural opportunities for adults and children in the city.|
|Cub Scout Pack 298||$500||The matching grant funds will leverage scout fundraising activities that support the scouts attending summer day camp in Summer 2015.||The Boy Scouts of America is a non-profit organization that works wtih boys of all ages. Cub Scout Pack 298 works with boys from 1st Grade until 5th Grade and then they move onto the Boy Scouts.|
|Meals on Wheels of College Park||$607||The grant funds an outreach and marketing efforts for clients and volunteers, including a redesigned website and targeted advertising campaigns.||The mission of Meals on Wheels of College Park is to provide the senior community, as well as persons who are disabled on a short- or long-term basis, with nutritious meals.|
|National Museum of Language||$700||The grant supports a week-long summer camp at the College Park Community Center, which will provide 60 children with an introduction to a variety of languages, including Chinese, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Japanese.||was incorporated in 1999 to promote a broader public understanding of and appreciation for language and languages – in history, contemporary affairs, and the future.|