Based on its adopted FY 2019 Budget, the Town Council of the Town of Herndon budgeted funds to help support seven local nonprofit organizations that serve the town.
The funded recipients are among the reported 14 organizations that had applied to receive funds through a competitive grant application to the town. The application detailed, among other requirements, proposal need and budget information.
During April 17, 2018, Town Council Work Session, it was reported that Mayor Lisa C. Merkel said she would like to make a statement that the town supports the arts. Additional funds were added at that time to the arts organizations previously proposed budgeted awards.
The FY 2019 Nonprofit Organization grant recipients and award amounts are: Herndon Community Television: $113,500; Friday Night Live: in-kind services only: Jam Brew $0, in-kind services only; Herndon High School PTSA: $2,000; Kids at Hope Herndon $4,000; Next Stop Theatre: $47,250 and Arts Herndon $47,250.