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    February 2017 Grant Awards

    By Kelly Medinger

    02-28-2017

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

    We are pleased to announce that 16 organizations received over $700,000 in our February 2017 grant cycle. 

     

    Arts & Humanities

    • Baltimore Center Stage: $50,000 to support this nationally recognized theater company’s accessibility for blind, deaf, and autistic populations

     

    Education

    • Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School: $40,000 to support this experiential education organization’s Character & Leadership Initiative at two Catholic girls schools, Sisters Academy and Mercy High School
    • Dyslexia Tutoring Program: $50,000 to support the general operations of this program delivering free, specialized tutoring services to low-income children and adults with language-based learning differences
    • Mount St. Mary’s University: $40,000 to support equipment acquisition in the Division of Chemistry at this Catholic university in Emmitsburg
    • St. Maria Goretti High School: $65,000 to support a 1:1 Chromebook initiative at this Catholic high school in Hagerstown
    • St. Mark School: $100,000 to support technology upgrades at this pre-K-8 Catholic school in Catonsville
    • St. Stephen School: $60,000 to support the Academic Excellence in Reading Program at this pre-K-8 Catholic school in Kingsville
    • The Maryland School for the Blind: $45,073 to support the construction of a new accessible playground for students who are blind or visually impaired
    • Trinity School: $82,400 to support technology upgrades at this K-8 Catholic school in Ellicott City

     

    Health Care

    • Charm City Clinic: $17,000 to support the general operations of this volunteer-driven health care access organization serving low-income residents in East Baltimore

     

    Human Services

    • Adoptions Together: $49,463 to support digital enhancements to the Heart Gallery, a physical display featuring adoptable children in foster care, as part of this organization’s mission to create lifelong connections for children in need
    • CHANGE, Inc.: $25,000 to support renovations to their Respite Inn in Carroll County, where individuals with disabilities and their families can receive respite care
    • Job Opportunities Task Force: $35,000 to support the general operating costs of Project JumpStart Mentoring, a new program pairing Baltimore City’s opportunty youth with successful graduates of JOTF’s cornerstone pre-apprencticeship workforce development program
    • Maryland Farmers Market Association: $30,000 to support Maryland Market Money, a program designed to augment the food budgets of low-income residents while simultaneously supporting the livelihoods of local farmers
    • Partners in Care: $45,000 to support the Member Care and Ride Partner Programs, which are designed to maintain and enhance the independence of older adults in Anne Arundel County
    • Penn-Mar Human Services: $45,000 to support the Baltimore County operations of the Customized Integrated Employment Program, which places individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in community-based employment positions

     

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