For independent accounting services for a community development corporation experiencing extensive growth. Through housing acquisition, rehabilitations, sales and rentals, the corporation has been able to abate the deterioration of neighborhoods north and east of Patterson Park
For expenses related to Phase II of a land use and redevelopment plan for the east side neighborhood north of Johns Hopkins Hospital. The plan centers on a biomedical research facility and explores the feasibility of other economic, retail and residential uses.
Two-year support of the 2002 and 2003 Maryland Film Festival. This funding includes travel expenses to bring filmmakers to Baltimore during an annual spring festival as a marketing tool to encourage future film production in Baltimore and Maryland.
For additional support of the Live Near Your Work program, in partnership with Citizens Planning and Housing Association. The purpose of the program is to provide financial incentives for employees who purchase homes in neighborhoods near their workplace.
For continued support of marketing activities designed to promote residential living in Baltimore City. Focus will be website and distribution of sales packets.
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.