Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced Wednesday that the Video Lottery Facility Local Development Council selected 12 recipients to receive a total of $249,344 in community grants, derived from the Maryland Live Casino gaming tax.
The top-funded projects include:
• The Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families will receive $40,000 for its Promise Neighborhood Project in Meade Village.
• Hospice of the Chesapeake Foundation Inc. will receive $25,725 for grief support and education.
• Boys & Girls Club of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County will receive $20,000 for programs in Meade Village.
• Chesapeake Arts Center will receive $20,000 for transportation and scholarships for its after school programs.
• Severn Crest Homeowners Association will receive $39,656 for paved walkways, benches and landscaping.
• The Severn Athletic Club Inc. will receive $40,000 for batting cages at Severn Danza Park.
Other grant recipients include: The Severn Improvement Association, Hebron-Harman Elementary School PTA, Hawks Ridge Homeowners Association, Baltimore-Washington Medical Center and the Anne Arundel Association for Family and Community Education.