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    February 2015 Grant Awards

    By Kelly Medinger


    Announcing our most recent grant recipients in arts & humanities, education, health care, and human services

    We are pleased to announce that 14 organizations received over $700,000 in our February 2015 grant cycle. 


    Arts & Humanities

    • Art With A Heart:  $20,000 grant to support general operating costs associated with the Youth Entrepreneurship Program serving at-risk youth ages 16-24



    • Archbishop Spalding High School:  $150,000 grant to support this Catholic high school’s Keeping the Promise Campaign by purchasing seating for the renovated auditorium
    • Bishop Walsh School:  $81,275 grant to support technology upgrades including interactive display systems and iPads for this pre-K-12 Catholic school located in Cumberland, Maryland
    • Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County:  $45,240 grant to support the STEM Technology Refresh project benefitting children ages 5-18 at four of the Club’s locations
    • Downtown Sailing Center:  $25,588 grant to support salaries related to the organization’s STEM Summer Program, which provides hands-on STEM enrichment to 80 low-income children from Baltimore City and County
    • Dyslexia Tutoring Program:  $40,000 grant to support operating costs to deliver free specialized tutoring services to low-income children and adults who are dyslexic or have a language-based learning disability
    • John Carroll School:  $40,000 grant to support the acquisition of architectural designs for the renovation of the Academic Wing at this Catholic high school in Harford County
    • St. Elizabeth School:  $43,764 grant to support the replacement of carpeting throughout this Catholic school serving children with special needs age 6-21
    • St. Francis Neighborhood Center:  $40,000 grant to support this community-based organization’s Power Project, an after-school program for children ages 5-14 in the Reservoir Hill neighborhood of Baltimore City
    • St. Michael the Archangel School:  $45,000 grant to support technology infrastructure upgrades, projectors, and the installation of an interactive weather station at this pre-K-8 Catholic school
    • Trinity School:  $55,000 grant to support renovations to St. Lidwine’s Hall at this pre-K-8 Catholic school


    Health Care

    • Good Shepherd Services:  $90,000 grant to support renovations to two residential units, providing housing and therapeutic services to youth ages 13-21 who are experiencing severe mental health and emotional disorders
    • Shepherd's Clinic:  $35,000 grant to support operating costs to provide health care to uninsured and underserved adults age 19-64 living in northeast Baltimore


    Human Services

    • Assistance Center of Towson Churches:  $10,000 grant to support emergency assistance with evictions, utility turn offs, and medicine for people in need living in Baltimore City and County


    For a complete listing of our grant awards, please visit our past awards database.