CEO Greetings and Welcome

Hello and welcome to our website.   My name is Michael E. Young and I serve the Maryland Community Action Partnership (MCAP) as its Executive Director.   We hope that you will find our website informative and resourceful.  MCAP is a nonprofit membership association serving Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.   Our association advocates on behalf of low–income families to ensure their voices are heard at the local, state and national levels.  In addition MCAP supports the mission and activities of Community Action Agencies (CAAs) and our partners throughout our service areas.   This year is a defining moment of our local, state and national history.   We are celebrating 50 years of community action and fighting poverty by helping people and changing lives.
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MCAP Leader Completes Doctorial Program

Santo A. Grande, Ed.D is the president and chief executive officer of Delmarva Community Services (DCS), Inc.  DCS is a multi-purpose regional human/community services organization located in Cambridge, Maryland.   In the past forty years, he has led DCS to serve the elderly, people with developmental disabilities, people in poverty, and the general public at large. unity Services, Inc. began operating the county wide senior program including senior centers and senior transportation under the umbrella of the local area agency on aging.  The agency has been recognized as the “Best Largest Employer of the Year” by the Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce, “Best Para Transit Provider” in Maryland by The Transporation Association of Maryland (TAM) and as a “STAR” Transit Orgnaization by the Beverly Foundation for services to older persons.  In addition, Delmarva Community Services/Delmarva Community Transit received the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) “Best Rural Transit Provider” in the entire nation for 2006-2007.

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  • Dec

    December MCAP Board meeting

    The next MCAP Board Meeting will be held in Anne Arundel Community Action Agency board room on Tuesday, December 01, 2015 at 10:00 am until 1:00pm. The address is 251 West St, Annapolis, MD21401. The Tentative Agenda and Board Meeting Minutes will be sent at a later date.

  • May

    2016 Human Services Conference

    MCAP will host its 2016 Human Services Conference on May 3-5, 2016. More details to come.

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News & Announcements

  • (RURAL IMPACT) Demonstration Launched!

    The Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack & Health and Human Services Acting Deputy Secretary Mary Wakefield announced 2 Maryland sites to participate in the Rural IMPACT technical assistance demonstration project. Congratulations to Allegany Human Resource Development Commission, Inc. and Garrett County Community Action Committee.

  • SMTCCAC Celebrates 50 Years of Service

    A September 14, 2015, BayNet article announced the recent 50th anniversary celebration of the Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee (SMTCCAC). SMTCCAC is a non-profit organization offering anti-poverty programs for roughly 20,000 residents in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties. Congressman Steny Hoyer was the keynote speake

  • MCAP Appoints Intern Thomas Boakye

    MCAP appoints Thomas Boakye as it's new Intern for the Association. Mr. Boakye is originally from Ghana and has been in the US for three years. He is a second year graduate student at Howard University pursuing a Master's degree in Social Work. Mr. Boakye has an interest in social justice policy/advocacy.

  • National Energy/Utility Affordability Conference

    REGISTRATION NOW OPEN. 2015 National Energy & Utility Affordability Conference, June 22-24, 2015. The 2-1/2 day conference of workshops and general sessions will help you to become more effective in your work and strengthen the energy safety net. It will include workshops focusing on innovative approaches to serving low-income energy consumers.

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