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    October 2015 Grant Awards

    By Kelly Medinger


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

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


    Catholic Activities

    • St.Francis Xavier Parish: $85,175 grant to support capital improvements to this historic church in East Baltimore, known as the first African American Catholic church community in the United States



    • Mother Seton Academy: $40,000 grant to support school-wide technology upgrades at this co-ed, tuition-free Catholic middle school in Baltimore City
    • Mother Seton School: $30,000 grant to support the purchase and installation of interactive projectors in classrooms at this pre-K-8 Catholic school in Emmitsburg
    • Sacred Heart School of Glyndon: $60,000 grant to support a 1:1 technology initiative for grades 6 through 8 at this pre-K-8 Catholic school in Baltimore County
    • Seton Keough High School: $47,363 grant to support technology infrastructure upgrades at this all-girls Catholic high school in Baltimore City
    • Visitation Academy: $90,665 grant to support capital improvements to this historic, all-girls pre-K-8 Catholic school in Frederick


    Human Services

    • Hampden Family Center: $65,000 grant to support capital improvements to this “community hub” that offers educational and support services to families, children, youth, and senior citizens living in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore City
    • Manna House, Inc.: $40,000 grant to support the hiring of two new staff to assist this day shelter for the homeless reach more individuals in need in Baltimore City
    • Meals on Wheels of Central MD., Inc.: $40,000 grant to support the Case Management and Client Services program, designed to help homebound people remain in their homes by connecting them to critical services
    • Parks & People Foundation: $46,243 grant to support the BRANCHES youth job program for middle and high school youth in the Mondawmin community in Baltimore City
    • St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore: $40,000 grant to support a technology upgrade that will help unify multiple program sites for improved data collection, program delivery, and mission advancement at this human-serving organization located in Baltimore City


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