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Past Grants

The following grants are in excess of $5,000 and were awarded in 2013.

Education

Baltimore City Community College

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward the implementation of the Complete College America's replication of the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs in an effort to increase retention and graduation rates.

Baltimore City Public Schools

$170,442
Baltimore, MD

For support of the 2013-2014 National Academic League in 28 Baltimore City public middle schools.

Baltimore City Public Schools

$145,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the 2013 SummerREADs book distribution program for 2,000 second- and third-grade students in 20 high-poverty, low-performing Baltimore city public schools.

Baltimore Kids Chess League, Inc.

$64,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the 2013-2014 BCPS Chess Education Project, an after-school program in more than 50 Baltimore City elementary, middle, and high schools.

Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

For the development of science/engineering curricula and related teacher development for the STEM: Girls Only! program.

BCPS/Baltimore City College High School

$115,000
Baltimore, MD

For renovation costs of the school library.

BCPS/Cecil Elementary School

$53,200
Baltimore, MD

For the implementation of the Grade Level Tutoring Initiative, a prescriptive literacy tutoring program with two part-time reading coaches for kindergarten and first-grade students at Cecil Elementary School.

Carnegie Institution for Science

$30,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of the BioEYES science outreach education program for students in Baltimore City public schools.

Center for Supportive Schools

$18,000
Princeton, NJ

For Year Two support of the Peer Group Connection program at Talent Development High School.

CollegeBound Foundation, Inc.

$10,000
Baltimore, MD

For the development and implementation of Summer Melt, a text message intervention for Baltimore City high school graduates.

Fund for Educational Excellence

$70,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Supporting Public Schools of Choice initiative to provide quality charter and operator-run schools.

Fund for Educational Excellence

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

To partner with Baltimore Education Research Consortium to provide targeted research support for the Baltimore Campaign for Grade Level Reading.

Johns Hopkins University School of Education

$9,509
Baltimore, MD

For an evaluation of the 2013 SummerREADs Book Distribution Program.

Maryland Family Network

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

For the implementation of Curiosityville, a digital learning initiative, to improve school-readiness skills of young children in Southwest Baltimore.

Morgan State University

$84,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the CASA Academy, a summer bridge program to prepare 40 Baltimore City high school graduates, who have been admitted to Morgan State University but have intensive remedial needs.

New Leaders - Baltimore

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the New Leaders-Baltimore program to recruit and develop outstanding school principals for Baltimore City public schools for the 2013-2014 school year.

Reading Partners

$50,000
Oakland, CA

Toward implementation of the Reading Partners one-to-one literacy tutoring for underperforming K to grade-five students in five Baltimore City Public Schools elementary schools.

Saint Frances Academy

$280,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of a boarding school program, and to sponsor tuition and housing for nine homeless Baltimore City boys attending the high school.

Success for All Foundation, Inc.

$250,000
Baltimore, MD

For the implementation of the Success for All tutoring program in eight poorly-performing Baltimore City public elementary schools.

Teach For America-Baltimore

$200,000
Baltimore, MD

For expenses related to the cost of recruiting, selecting, training, and ongoing support for Teach For America (TFA) corps members, as well as the development of TFA alumni for leadership positions in Baltimore City public schools for the 2013-2014 school year.

The Bridgespan Group, Inc.

$100,000
Boston, MA

Toward first phase of research and consulting for the Baltimore Promise Collective Impact cradle to career education initiative.

The Ingenuity Project

$500,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the 2013-2014 Ingenuity Project, an advanced math, science, and research program for 520 Baltimore City public middle and high school students.

Workforce Development

Art with a Heart

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward support of the 2013 Summer Job Program, a visual arts program for 50 at-risk Baltimore City youth.

Baltimore Reads, Inc.

$60,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the Fast Track GED program.

BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Inc.

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the BioSTART and Laboratory Associates Programs.

BWI Community Development Foundation

$21,500
Linthicum Heights, MD

For continued support of the Sunrise Shuttle commuter transportation project for Baltimore City residents working in the suburbs.

CASA de Maryland, Inc.

$100,000
Hyattsville, MD

Toward continued support of the Baltimore Welcome Center in an effort to improve the economic and social well-being of low-income and minority residents.

Center for Urban Families

$350,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of STRIVE Baltimore, a job training and placement program.

Civic Works

$261,173
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Baltimore Center for Green Careers job training program.

Humanim, Inc.

$226,153
Baltimore, MD

Toward start-up costs of DETAILS, a deconstruction and innovative-use social enterprise.

Job Opportunities Task Force

$150,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of the JumpStart Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program for Baltimore City residents.

Job Opportunities Task Force

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of the Baltimore CASH Campaign, an initiative to offer free tax preparation and increase receipt of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Learning Is For Tomorrow, Inc.

$24,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of an adult literacy program serving residents of South East Baltimore.

Maryland Center for Adult Training, Inc.

$40,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, and GED prep training programs for unemployed and underemployed youth and adults.

Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, Inc.

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of a study of private career schools in Baltimore City and the State of Maryland.

Maryland New Directions

$120,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of the Career Focus job training program for unemployed, disadvantaged Baltimore City residents.

Rose Street Community Center

$300,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of transitional housing, emergency shelter, daily community cleanups, and gang mediation.

Seedco

$75,000
New York, NY

For continued support of EarnBenefits Baltimore, a technical assistance initiative to help low-wage workers and individuals access benefits and income supports.

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, Inc.

$80,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Learn to Earn program, a job training readiness program, at the St. Ambrose Outreach Center.

The Downtown Sailing Center

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward support of the Sail Instructor Trainee program for at-risk Baltimore City high school students.

The Family League of Baltimore City, Inc.

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of a planning initiative to connect out-of-work and out-of-school young adults to the economic life of Baltimore.

The Work First Foundation

$200,000
New York, NY

For continued support of the Baltimore Ex-Offender Reentry Employment Program for Baltimore City residents.

Vehicles for Change, Inc.

$80,500
Baltimore, MD

For continuation and expansion of an initiative to provide 35 cars to low-income persons in Baltimore City.

Health & Human Services

ACLU Foundation of Maryland, Inc.

$371,250
Baltimore, MD

To provide security deposit assistance for participants in the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program.

ACLU Foundation of Maryland, Inc.

$150,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Regional Housing Equity Project.

Advocates for Children and Youth

$35,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of an outreach and education campaign to provide a new law providing health insurance for youth transitioning out of foster care.

Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

$30,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward operating support of a pro bono therapy and case management program for survivors of torture and war trauma living in Maryland.

Baltimore City Health Department

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative.

Baltimore Medical System, Inc.

$113,666
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of an Asthma Improvement Project for students in four Baltimore City public schools.

Baltimore Rowing Club

$10,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of Reach High Baltimore, an after-school rowing program designed to serve at-risk Baltimore City middle school students.

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