(Maryland DHCD) Community Services Connection Newsletter - COVID-19 Resources and Updates

COVID-19 Resources and Updates
DHCD will continue to update its COVID-19 resource page that can be found here.

Maryland Nonprofit Recovery Initiative (NORI) Application Deadline Extended to September 1, 2020

The State of Maryland has extended the application deadline for the second round of the Maryland Nonprofit Recovery Initiative (NORI) and will accept applications until Tuesday, September 1 at 5:00 PM.

Eligible nonprofit organizations can receive up to $50,000 in grant assistance for operational support. The second round expanded eligibility to allow nonprofits of any size and with budgets over $5 million to apply for assistance.

For more information, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines, visit https://dhcd.maryland.gov/Communities/Pages/DHCD-NOFA.aspx.

FY2020 CSBG State Plan Amendment

Pursuant to the federal Office of Community Services CSBG Action Transmittal 2020-06, the Department of Housing and Community Development is required to submit a plan amendment to the FY2020 CSBG Plan that specifically relates to the CSBG CARES Act Supplemental funding. The draft plan amendment is available here. Comments on the plan amendment can be emailed to csbg.dhcd@maryland.gov.
State and Regional Updates
My Home, My Deed Clinics Have Gone Virtual 

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service is now offering virtual estate planning and administration clinics. More information can be found here: http://www.myhomemydeed.org/ 

Upcoming Webinar: The Evolving Role of Non-Profits and the Federal Government in the COVID-19 Response

The Baltimore County Government is hosting an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, August 25 at 1:00 PM on The Evolving Role of Non-Profits and the Federal Government in the COVID-19 Response. 

Panelists will be sharing their outlook on what lies ahead and what further supports are still needed at the local, state, and federal levels to address the financial hardship the COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted upon Baltimore County households. Use this link to join the event. 
Network Job Announcement
CHAI Seeks Housing Counseling Program Manager
Comprehensive Housing and Assistance, Inc. (CHAI) has an immediate opening for a full-time experienced Housing Counseling Program Manager to support CHAI's Community Development department. The Program Manager will be responsible for the oversight of CHAI's housing counseling program, including pre-purchase and foreclosure prevention counseling, workshops and other agency activities and events, community outreach and marketing, reporting on all public and private grants, and maintaining CHAI's HUD certification as a Local Housing Counseling Agency.
For more information and to apply visit: https://bit.ly/HousingCounselingProgramManager
Please email CSConnection.dhcd@maryland.gov  if you would like us to include news, events or job openings related to your organization in our upcoming newsletter.