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    June 2017 Grant Awards

    By Kathleen McCarthy


    Announcing our most recent grant recipients in Catholic activities, education, and human services

    We are pleased to announce that 14 organizations received over $800,000 in our June 2017 grant cycle.


    Catholic Activities

    • Church of the Nativity: $67,506 to support the purchase of liturgical elements to enrich the spiritual experience of parishoners and visistors alike at this growing Catholic parish in Lutherville
    • Monsignor O’Dwyer Retreat House: $60,000 to support capital improvements to enhance the comfort and prayerful experience for youth and young adults visiting this Sparks-based Catholic retreat facility for the past 50 years
    • St. Bernardine Church: $20,000 to support capital improvements to increase safety and access to this Catholic parish in the Edmondson Village neighborhood of Baltimore City



    • Camp Puh’tok for Boys and Girls: $75,000 to support the participation of 50 low-income Baltimore City youth in the year-round Urban Youth Scholars Program at this 60 acre outdoor learning center in Northern Baltimore County
    • Loyola Blakefield: $60,000 to support 1:1 technology access for students in need at this Jesuit, college preparatory school in Towson serving boys in grades 6 – 12
    • Maryvale Preparatory School: $100,000 to support STEM-related technology upgrades at this Catholic, independent school in Lutherville serving girls in grades 6 – 12
    • St. Elizabeth School: $58,353 to support capital improvements so that this Catholic, nonpublic, special education school in Baltimore City can serve more elementary-age students
    • St. Ignatius Loyola Academy: $55,285 to support the expansion of technology and faculty training at this tuition-free, Jesuit school in Baltimore City for underserved boys in grades 5 – 8
    • St. Michael – St. Clement School: $120,000 to support the purchase and integration of technology at this newly merged Catholic school in Baltimore serving students in grades pre-K-8


    Human Services

    • Franciscan Center: $33,335 as a 2:1 matching grant to support the capacity-building efforts of this Catholic outreach organization in Baltimore City, which has provided a continuum of basic services to the poor for nearly 50 years
    • Paul’s Place: $30,000 to support general operating costs associated with the case management program at this anchor community organization, which is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Southwest Baltimore