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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.

Carnegie Institution for Science

$30,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward strategic support to offer BioEYES life science outreach education program to every 7th grade student in Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) over three years.

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.

Coppin State University

$59,000
Baltimore, MD

For the second-year expansion of the Pathways to Professions (P2P) dual enrollment program to serve up to 135 Baltimore City high school students with college level coursework and credit at Coppin State University.

Fund for Educational Excellence

$90,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of two-year funding for Improving Education, in partnership with Baltimore City Schools to develop an “Innovation Hub,” to establish two to three educational improvement networks to address literacy, and to launch an Entrepreneur Teacher Network.

Fund for Educational Excellence

$30,000
Baltimore, MD

To support ongoing and expanding efforts to identify, promote, and advance opportunities to significantly improve outcomes for Baltimore City Public Schools students.

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.

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

$100,000
Boston, MA

To relaunch a Mentoring Resource Center in Baltimore City as an affiliate of MENTOR, the National Mentoring Partnership.

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.

Teach For America-Baltimore

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of Teach For America (TFA) Baltimore's new development models to maximize the leadership of the Baltimore teaching community.

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.

The Family League of Baltimore City, Inc.

$45,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing training for the roll-out of Family League of Baltimore's new management information system.

Urban Teachers

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

To provide funding for scaling the number of teachers trained for Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools), and to achieve financial sustainability in Baltimore by 2019.

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.

Intersection of Change

$59,000
Baltimore, MD

For support of Art@Work, a five-week summer mural artist apprenticeship program for 80 youth in the Reservoir Hill and Waverly communities.

Maryland New Directions

$120,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing employment assistance to more than 300 job-seekers.

Point Source Youth

$30,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of scaling up three interventions in an effort to end youth homelessness in Baltimore.

Public Justice Center, Inc.

$85,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of the Workplace Justice Project’s campaign to enforce new federal regulations for Home Care Workers.

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, Inc.

$40,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Next Course food service occupational skills training program for low-income Baltimore City residents.

Vehicles for Change, Inc.

$125,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of providing automotive technician instruction and job placement services for 40 previously incarcerated Baltimore residents.

Health & Human Services

ACLU Foundation of Maryland, Inc.

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the ACLU of Maryland's regional housing equity work.

Advocates for Children and Youth

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

Toward continued support of activities to improve the outcomes of Baltimore City youth in the child welfare system.

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.

Baltimore Community Rowing

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of Reach High Baltimore, an after-school rowing program for Baltimore City middle and high school students.

Benefits Data Trust

$50,000
Philadelphia, PA

In support of the Maryland Benefits Center, which provides comprehensive benefits access for low-income seniors.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake

$125,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Southeast Baltimore Comprehensive Youth Mentoring initiative.

Intercultural Counseling Connection

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support and expansion of mental health services for refugees who have settled in Baltimore City.

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.

Maryland CASH Campaign

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of exploring a pathway for children's savings accounts in Baltimore City.

Paul's Place, Inc.

$35,000
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Access to Healthy Foods program, which aims to reduce food insecurity.

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

Adopt A Block, Inc.

$12,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of refurbishing abandoned homes before donating them to residents who have never owned a home.

Belair-Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

$35,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the continuation of community development and neighborhood revitalization in Belair-Edison.

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.

Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance

$10,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of general operating costs for DBFA community engagement and advocacy.

Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition, Inc.

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

Capital funding for renovations to create a 10-bed emergency shelter for those enrolled in the Youth Opportunity (YO) workforce development program.

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.

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