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    February 2020 Grant Awards

    By Kathleen McCarthy


    Announcing our most recent grant recipients in education and human services

    We are pleased to announce that 9 organizations received over $400,000 in our February grant cycle.



    • Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center: $16,780 to support LIFE (Lead, Instruct, Fulfill, Experience), an outdoor experiential learning  program for underserved youth in northern Baltimore County 
    • Junior Achievement of Central Maryland: $60,000 to support the purchase of furniture and fixtures for their new Youth Workforce and Innovation Center in Baltimore, which will house work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy programs for youth in grades K – 12 
    • Sisters Academy of Baltimore: $50,000 to support technology upgrades at this all-girls, tuition-free Catholic middle school in southwest Baltimore 
    • St. Elizabeth School: $66,686 to support facility improvements that will promote student safety and independence at this Catholic special needs school in Baltimore City



    Human Services

    • Associated Catholic Charities: $40,000 to support service enhancements at Christopher Place Employment Academy, an intensive residential recovery, education, training, and employment program for formerly homeless men in Baltimore City 
    • CASA of Baltimore County: $30,000 to support operating costs associated with a new staff position to serve older youth in foster care after they age out of the system 
    • St. Mary’s Outreach Center: $30,000 challenge grant to support the general operations and expansion of services at the Center, which improves the quality of life for older adults living in poverty in the greater Hampden community