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    February 2022 Grant Awards

    By Kathleen McCarthy


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

     We are pleased to announce that 17 organizations received over $850,000 in our February grant cycle.


    Catholic Activities

    • Shrine of the Little Flower: $40,000 to support restoration of the grand pipe organ, a significant component of this Catholic church’s culture of celebration and community in Baltimore City
    • St. Michael the Archangel Church: $75,000 to support the restoration and repair of the stained glass windows in this 100+ year-old Catholic church in the Overlea-Fullerton neighborhood of Baltimore County



    • ¡Adelante Latina!: $20,000 to support alumnae and family outreach at this organization providing after-school and college access programming to promising Latina girls in grades 10 – 12 who attend Baltimore City high schools
    • Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School: $50,000 to support outdoor experiential education programs and character development at three Catholic schools located in the Archdiocese of Baltimore
    • Cristo Rey Jesuit High School: $50,000 to support a 1:1 technology program at this Catholic Jesuit high school in Baltimore City that combines college-preparatory education with corporate work experience
    • Mercy High School: $120,000 to support HVAC upgrades at this Catholic, independent, all-girls high school located in Baltimore City
    • Project Pneuma: $45,000 to support the expansion of this holistic after-school program providing academic and social-emotional support to young Black males in grades 4 – 8 in Baltimore City
    • Saint John’s Catholic Prep: $95,000 to support the final phase of this Catholic, independent high school’s capital campaign and stadium project in Frederick County
    • Sisters Circle: $50,000 to support the general operations of this long-term mentoring program serving at-risk girls from Baltimore City, starting in sixth grade through college and career
    • St. Michael – St. Clement School: $65,000 to support technology upgrades at this pre-K-8 Catholic school in the Overlea-Fullerton neighborhood of Baltimore County
    • Thread: $42,500 to support the general operations of this long-term mentoring program serving underperforming high school students in Baltimore City, providing them with a family of committed volunteer mentors and encouraging them to become self-motivated, resilient, and responsible citizens


    Human Services

    • Associated Catholic Charities, Samaritan Center: $40,000 to support My Sister’s Place Women’s Center’s housing program, called the Samaritan Center, and their efforts to provide clients in Baltimore City with direct financial assistance for rent, case management, and traveler's assistance to help build each client’s financial stability
    • Baltimore Outreach Services: $10,000 to support the general operations of this emergency shelter serving women and children in Baltimore City
    • Cornerstone Community Housing: $45,000 to support the general operations of Earl’s Place, a transitional housing program serving men recovering from substance abuse and homelessness in Baltimore City
    • Marian House: $91,200 to support the renovation and construction of housing for women and their families experiencing homelessness and other instability as part of this holistically focused housing and supportive services organization in Baltimore City
    • Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs: $40,000 to support the general operations of the new, permanent Emergency Family Shelter Program serving homeless families in Frederick County
    • Women’s Housing Coalition: $15,000 to support the general operations of this organization that serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness by providing permanent, affordable housing and supportive services in Baltimore City