Two grants for start-up costs to establish the International Center for Sustainable Development in Baltimore. The focus of the program is to promote energy conservation, efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable development through the efforts of an Energy Ombudsman and the convening of a Sustainable Baltimore Forum of community leaders and experts to discuss local opportunities.
For a feasibility study of a societally oriented, environmentally friendly chicken processing business on the Eastern Shore. The study addresses the potential marketability and profitability of a business to process and distribute high-quality natural chicken products free of hormones and antibiotics.
For expenses related to the sale of the Community Court Building.
Toward the cost of a management review of the Baltimore City Office of Personnel.
In support of BikeJam 2001, an urban cycling festival held in Patterson Park.
Toward renovation costs of two vacant houses in the Reservoir Hill community to assist in the strengthening of the neighborhood.
To provide legal services to low- and moderate-income first-time homebuyers in Baltimore City in an effort to prevent unscrupulous and illegal real estate transactions known as "flipping."
Two grants for the Campaign for Regional Solutions, toward the development of policies designed to break up concentrations of poverty in the Baltimore region.
For an analysis of alternative land use, transportation, and housing scenarios for the Baltimore region. This study will help to provide new planning tools for strategies to reduce traffic and air pollution.
Renewed funding for an expansion of six neighborhood community-building initiatives. This collaborative will provide support to help develop local leadership and increase community activism.