Funding Opportunities

New Funding Opportunities:

Out of School Time Programs in Community Schools – Request for Applications (RFA)

Applications Due:  August 23, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

Out-of-School Time (OST) programs provide students the opportunity to explore new ideas, build new skills, find new talents, and experience success. Through this RFA, we are seeking community partners to provide comprehensive out of school time programs at the following schools:

  • Arlington Elementary/Middle School
  • James McHenry Elementary/Middle School (OST program serving Elementary/Middle youth)
  • Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School (OST program serving Middle School youth)

Applicant Eligibility

  • Qualify as a nonprofit corporation with 501c(3) status, a for profit corporation, or a public entity;
  • Have a status of good standing with the State of Maryland;
  • Organizational capacity to implement a quality program at the outlined scale;
  • A demonstrated capacity to collect, manage, and utilize participant-level and programmatic data; AND
  • A clear and concise operating budget that reflects the required cost-sharing requirements as well as transparency and accountability (as applicable).

Click here for the FY18 OST RFA

Action Plans are available upon request. Email:

*All applicants must be registered in FUNDINGtrack prior to gaining access to the application.  Registration should only occur once, so if you have registered in our system in the past, it is not necessary to do so again, just use your previously issued username and password. To begin a new registration, click on the portal’s home page, found here: Applicants will receive login credentials via email within 72 hours of submission of the registration form.  This process cannot be expedited, so applicants are highly encouraged to register early.

Pre-Proposal Conferences for OST programs at Arlington Elementary/Middle School & Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School

August 16th at 1:00pm
Arlington Elementary/Middle School, 3705 W. Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215

August 16th at 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School, 600 N. Patterson Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

Pre-proposal Conference PowerPoint – OST Programs in Community School RFA

Q & A from Pre-Proposal Conference at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School

Supplemental Materials:


Updated Friday, August 17, 2017 @ 10:53AM