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RESOLUTION

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Forms &
Sample Documents

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Awards & Resources

Sample Resolution for Local Board to Approve a Fundraising Committee. 

The Revere Bank Award for the Development of Innovative Programs

Creativity, coupled with compassion and commitment, all in the in face of scarce resources, has fostered the development of innovative programs by County Departments of Social Services (DSS). The Revere Bank Award is MASSB’s opportunity to recognize these efforts while providing a platform for departments to share these efforts with one another. MORE

Fundraising with MASSB Foundation

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DONATION COVER LETTER

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Cover letter for transmittal of donations to the MASSB Foundation's Trustee

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DISPERSEMENT

COVER LETTER

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Cover letter for requesting disbursements from the MASSB Foundation.

The trustees of the MASSB Foundation are available to meet with local DSS boards, and will serve as a conduit for information sharing about projects.  Local boards should contact Mark Poerio for information about fundraising activities that are allowable under applicable tax laws. More Info 

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DISBURSEMENT GUIDELINES

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Youth Matters with Washington County Dept. of Social Services

The Father's Group with Prince George's County Department of Social Services.

Disbursement Guidelines to document "How" and "When" the Local Board will disburse funds donated to its account within the MASSB Foundation.

Washington County Department of Social Services, in partnership with multiple community partners have hosted the Youth Matter/Bright Futures Conference at Lifehouse Church at 515 E. Wilson Blvd, in Hagerstown, Maryland. Read More

The Prince George’s County Department of Social Services (PGCDSS) is on the move with respect to father engagement programming. The department has created a safe place for dads to share experiences, joys, and challenges with their peers while having trained staff in the room to support the group process.

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GOOD STANDING

CERTIFICATE

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Template for Local Board's Good Standing Certificate.

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ESTABLISH A 

CHECKING ACCT

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Foster Care Recruitment with Carroll County Department of Social Services 

Modern Office with No Wrong Door in Baltimore County

 Template for having a local board establish its own checking account for handling local disbursements.

The Foster Care Unit planned a series of low-cost but effective awareness and outreach activities to help identify new foster families.  Read More

Integration of “people centered” departments “under one roof,” created the opportunity to modernize and improve services to constituents. The ability to serve constituents in a “No Wrong Door” environment has been realized with the implementation in 2019 of our new Modern Office for Health and Human Services. Read More

Housing Specialist Program in Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services

Calvert County Best Practices Presentation

Calvert Family Advocates Application for Financial Assistance

Housing Specialist Program focuses on reducing barriers to housing and has identified rental application fees, back BGE bills and security deposits as potential barriers to finding a rental unit. Read More

Best Practices summary presentation by the Calvert County Department of Social Services provides a summary of the programs in that county.  Read More

A sample of the Calvert Family Advocates Application for Financial Assistance Read More

Sample Announcement by Queen Anne's County Department of Social Services.

Mailing Fundraiser Guidance/Tips from MASSB

Super Bowl Fundraiser Tips from MASSB

This is a sample announcement made to Queen Anne's County to search for county residents to serve on their advisory board. Read More

Quick snap shot of best practices for a mailed fundraiser. Read More

Quick snap shot of best practices for a mailed fundraiser. Read More

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