Community Contribution Program

The Community Contribution Program provides contributions for prevention programming to support initiatives that help at-risk youth by making communities stronger and more resilient. The purpose of these contributions is to fund programs that are new and creative and may not be eligible for other funding sources.  The funded program must help build a sense of community among youth and/or provide prevention programs for at-risk youth. Contributions are limited to five thousand dollars ($5,000) per organization.

Eligible groups

The following groups may apply for funding:

  • Churches
  • Community associations
  • Informal community groups
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs)
  • Youth groups


FY 24 Applications will be available summer 2024.

How to apply

All levels of funding are considered and encouraged up to $5,000. If your group would like to apply for funding, please complete an application by clicking on the link below.  Deadline for FY 24 is August 31, 2023.

Community Contribution Program Guidelines

Community Contribution Program Request Form

To submit the final report for FY23 funds, click below:

FY 23 Community Contribution Final Report Form

Completed Forms Should Be Returned to:
Department of Community Services
Office of Drug Control Policy
125 N. Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 or
via Email

Questions may be directed to:
Charlie Robbins - 410-638-3333