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      About the Knott Foundation

      The Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation is a Catholic family foundation committed to honoring our founders’ legacy of generosity to strengthen our community.

      Henry and Marion Knott were incredibly dedicated to two things: their family and their surrounding community of Baltimore. In 1977, they started the Foundation as a way of joining their two passions.

      Today, the Knott Foundation continues as a family-run philanthropic venture that strives to strengthen communities in central and western Maryland while preserving the Knott legacy of giving. 

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      From the Knott Blog

      What We’re Reading: The Alternative: Most of what you believe about poverty is wrong by Mauricio L. Miller
      An absorbing case for the role of self-determination, trust and community to win the War on Poverty
      Our 2017 Annual Report
      Celebrating 40 Years of Giving
      February 2018 Grant Awards
      Announcing our most recent grant recipients in Catholic activities, education, health care, and human services