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FY19 MAERDAF and RMPIF Call for Proposals

The Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) and the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) are now accepting proposals! Deadline to submit proposals is Friday, May 25, 2018, 11:59 pm.
For Fiscal year 2019, the RMC is interested in MAERDAF proposals that address the following: Agriculture, Energy, Rural Broadband, Rural Healthcare, Youth Engagement and Workforce/ Economic Development. Regardless, the Grant Review Board will give full consideration to any application that is submitted. Matching funds are strongly encouraged.
For RMPIF, the RMC is interested in proposals that address the following: Regional Planning and Development Councils, Rural Entrepreneurship Development, Regional Infrastructure Projects, and Rural Health Care Organizations.
Important Dates: 
  • Friday, May 25, 2018 – Call for Proposal abstracts must be submitted electronically by 11:59 pm.
  • Monday, June 25, 2018 – Notification of decision on all submissions sent via email; Accepted applicants notified to submit a full application.
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 – FULL applications due to RMC by 11:59 pm.
  • Monday, August 13, 2018 – MAERDAF and RMPIF Grant Recipients are announced.

To access the guidelines, instructions and forms please visit the webpage here: http://rural.maryland.gov/maerdaf_rmpif/

If you have any questions, please contact us at 410-841-5772 or rmc.mda@maryland.gov

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