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Past Grants

The following grants are in excess of $5,000 and were awarded in 2017.

Education

Building STEPS, Inc.

$80,000
Brooklandville, MD

To double the size of incoming cohorts to 150 incoming 11th graders over the next two years while expanding the number of non-academic criteria high schools that participate.

Central Baltimore Partnership

$30,000
Baltimore, MD

To support a feasibility study and cost benefit analysis to relocate the Baltimore City Public Schools Headquarter building/parking lots and assess the property for redevelopment.

CollegeBound Foundation, Inc.

$95,000
Baltimore, MD

To launch the CollegeBound College Completion Program designed to increase college retention and four-year college graduation rates among low-income, first-generation college students from Baltimore City Public Schools.

Johns Hopkins University/Center for Social Organization of Schools

$19,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of a data system pilot and evaluation of the summer learning programs funded by the Summer Funding Collaborative in 2017.

New Leaders - Baltimore

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Emerging Leaders and Aspiring Principals programs to prepare future principals and leaders in Baltimore City Public Schools.

The Community School, Inc.

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

For the expansion and third year of the diploma program at the newly-certified, non-public Community School, an accelerated academic and mentoring high school for students who have failed in Baltimore City Public Schools.

Workforce Development

Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers

$10,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative.

Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (BACH)

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of improving opportunities for careers in healthcare for residents of Baltimore City while meeting the employment needs of partner hospitals and long term care facilities.

Center for Urban Families, Inc.

$300,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of STRIVE Baltimore, a job training and placement service for men and women.

Citywide Youth Development

$150,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the EMAGE (Entrepreneurs Making and Growing Enterprises) workforce development program.

Health & Human Services

American Communities Trust, Inc.

$99,600
Baltimore, MD

In support of Phase Two of the development of the Baltimore Food Hub site which will replace 3.5 acres of blight and vacancy in a brownfield along the Amtrak rail line.

Associated Catholic Charities, Inc. (known as Catholic Charities)

$102,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of ESL (English as a Second Language) services for the Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Project at the Esperanza Center.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake

$125,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Southeast Baltimore Comprehensive Youth Mentoring initiative.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

$121,397
Baltimore, MD

In support of Mi Plan, a teen pregnancy prevention program focused on increasing knowledge of and access to Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives.

SquashWise, Inc.

$45,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the SquashWise Youth Development Program, an after-school squash program for students in Baltimore City schools.

Community Development

Betamore

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of expanding Betamore's opportunities for internal and technical growth.

BUILD

$125,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Turnaround Tuesday jobs movement which aims to place Baltimore City residents in jobs to earn a livable wage.

Coppin Heights Community Development Corporation

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

For operational support of efforts to revitalize West North Avenue.

Intersection of Change

$33,990
Baltimore, MD

To support the hiring of an administrative assistant for the Intersection of Change (IOC) and to complete capital improvements for IOC’s transitional housing program, Martha's Place.

Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the Baltimore Healthcare Innovator Retention Program for Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering graduate students.

Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, Inc.

$35,500
Baltimore, MD

For support of the "Know Before You Enroll" program to educate prospective students about for-profit schools, financial aid, and student debt.

Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore, Inc.

$35,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of consumer lending and tax sale advocacy initiatives.
 

Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc.

$61,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Tax Sale Prevention Project in an effort to provide legal assistance, information, and education to Baltimore city homeowners at risk of foreclosure.

Southeast Community Development Corporation

$48,875
Baltimore, MD

Partial funding of bilingual housing counseling to assist immigrants, refugees and asylees purchase homes in Baltimore City.

University System of Maryland Foundation

$9,821
Adelphi, MD

In support of an assessment of Baltimore's policies to attract and retain immigrants.

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc.

$64,834
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of the annual Healthy Harbor Report Card initiative and water quality monitoring.

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc.

$52,420
Baltimore, MD

In support of the ‘Bubbles for the Bay’ competition to identify the most productive aeration system for the Baltimore Harbor.

Your Baltimore Community Development Corporation

$10,000
Baltimore, MD

Site improvements, equipment, and supplies to prepare the Bethel Street Farm Lab in the Oliver community for spring planting.

Criminal Justice & Addiction

Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence Education Fund

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of efforts to reduce gun violence and to encourage accurate compliance with gun laws.

TurnAround, Inc.

$126,618
Towson, MD

Continued support of operating expenses to provide outreach, support services, emergency shelter, and transitional housing for Baltimore City victims of sex trafficking and their children.

United Ministries, Inc.

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of a marketing campaign and operating costs for Earl's Place, a transitional housing program which aids men facing homelessness.

Environment

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

$150,000
Annapolis, MD
In support of raising ‎200‎,‎000 ‎adult oysters in the Inner Harbor ‎through an expanded 
Oyster Gardening Program aimed at ‎restoring clean water in the Chesapeake Bay‎.
 
 

 

Interfaith Power & Light (DC, MD, NoVA)

$12,000
Washington, DC

In support of connecting Baltimore City residents with energy programs through religious congregations.