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Past Grants

The following grants are in excess of $5,000 and were awarded in 2018.

Education

Baltimore City Public Schools

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of efforts by the Education Strategy Group to prepare BCPS students for economic and career success. 

Baltimore Urban Debate League

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Elementary/Middle School Competitive Debate Program with teams at a minimum of 32 Baltimore City Schools.

Baltimore’s Promise

$500,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing occupational skills training leading to employment for 500 Baltimore City Schools graduates in the Classes of 2018 and 2019 who do not enroll in four-year colleges and universities through the new Career Pathways Demonstration Model: Grads2Careers.

Carnegie Institution for Science

$30,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the second year of a three-year initiative to offer BioEYES life science outreach education program to every seventh grade student in Baltimore City Public Schools. 

Commodore John Rodgers

$53,500
Baltimore, MD

In support of second-year implementation of Tools of the Mind in 10 pre-kindergarten classes at the 100% Project Schools.

Fund for Educational Excellence

$40,000
Baltimore, MD

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

Growth Sector

$100,000
San Francisco, CA

In support of piloting the national STEM Core math acceleration model with 50 students at Digital Harbor high school and Forest Park high school in partnership with Baltimore City Schools and Baltimore City Community College.

Improving Education

$110,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of Improving Education's Networked Improvement Community expansion to second grade (from kindergarten to first grade) in 10 schools to increase reading achievement.

Next One Up Foundation

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

To provide support for a new student data management system and more effective academic instruction and tutoring.

Reading Partners

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of this one-on-one tutoring program that increases literacy for 80 elementary-aged students at 16 Baltimore City schools.

Saint Frances Academy

$108,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of covering costs for the final three homeless young men residing in the Father Joubert boarding program at St. Frances Academy.

School Colors

$10,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of distribution of 2,200 school uniforms in 26 high-poverty elementary/middle schools in Baltimore City.

SERP

$50,000
Washington, DC

In support of implementing the Strategic Adolescent Reading Intervention (STARI), a national demonstration study, for low-performing middle school students in Baltimore City Schools over four years.

Strong Schools Maryland (The Fund for Educational Excellence)

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of building a statewide grassroots constituency to support the evolution of Maryland’s public education and financing system in 2019.

Teach For America-Baltimore

$125,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of Teach For America (TFA) Baltimore's new development models to maximize the leadership of its teachers, leaders and alumni to impact individual City schools.

The Community School, Inc.

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

For the final build out of the fourth 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 Ingenuity Project

$375,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the 2018-2019 Ingenuity Project, an advanced math, science, and research program for 650 Baltimore City public middle and high school students.

University of Maryland Medical System Foundation

$35,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of a renovation of the Nursing Simulation Lab at Edmondson-Westside high school.

Urban Teachers

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Urban Teachers Baltimore Project to increase the number of new teachers hired and trained in Baltimore City Public Schools to 80-85 in 2018-2019.

Workforce Development

Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Baltimore Workforce Funder Collaborative’s Workforce Outcomes Study.

Baltimore City Foundation

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of 500 YouthWorks summer jobs for Baltimore City residents.

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.

Center for Urban Families, Inc.

$350,000
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) Industrial Apparel Manufacturing Program.

Maryland New Directions

$80,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of sustaining MND's job-readiness and industry-specific skills programs.

Parks & People Foundation

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

n support of ‘Branches,’ an environmental education, employment skills training, and green jobs internship program for Baltimore City high school students.

Public Justice Center, Inc.

$88,500
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Home Care Worker Initiative.

Strong City Baltimore

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Adult Learning Center’s Intensive GED Preparation Program.

The Lazarus Rite

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program for returning citizens to Baltimore City.

Vehicles for Change, Inc.

$104,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing car awards for low-income Baltimore residents for employment purposes.

Health & Human Services

ACLU Foundation of Maryland, Inc.

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the ACLU of Maryland's Fair Housing Project.

Advocates for Children and Youth

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of activities to improve the outcomes for Baltimore City’s foster and homeless youth.

Associated Catholic Charities, Inc.

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) services for the Immigrant Children Project at the Esperanza Center.

At Jacob's Well, Inc.

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of purchasing and renovating an additional house for the AJW Permanent Housing program.

Baltimore City Health Department

$208,651
Baltimore, MD

For support of Vision for Baltimore, an initiative to provide vision screening and eyeglasses for Baltimore City elementary and middle school students.

Baltimore Community Rowing

$10,000
Baltimore, MD

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

Baltimore Medical System, Inc.

$12,000
Baltimore, MD

To provide 35 uninsured women with long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Baltimore Outreach Services, Inc.

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing comprehensive services to homeless women and children.

Benefits Data Trust

$50,000
Philadelphia, PA

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

Catholic Charities

$46,140
Baltimore, MD

For continued support of the Traveler’s Aid Voucher Program at the Samaritan Center.

Franciscan Center, Inc.

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing emergency services to families in crisis.

Intercultural Counseling Connection

$20,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing trauma-informed services for asylum seekers, refugees, and other forced migrants.

Johns Hopkins University

$100,000
Baltimore, MD

To provide technical assistance and support for implementation of Vision for Baltimore.

Maryland Food Bank

$75,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Baltimore City School Pantry Program.

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.

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, Inc.

$40,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the Next Course food service occupational skills training for low-income Baltimore City residents with barriers to employment.

Community Development

Adopt A Block, Inc.

$12,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of renovating abandoned homes in Baltimore and donating them to select first-time homeowners.

Baltimore Community ToolBank

$14,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of providing inventory enhancements and staff support in response to partner demand.

Baltimore Corps

$50,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of expanding the range of capital available to entrepreneurs through the Kiva platform.

Baltimore Homecoming

$25,000
Baltimore, MD

In support of the inaugural Baltimore Homecoming event.

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