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    October 2016 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 nearly $650,000 in our October grant cycle.


     Catholic Activities

    • Jesuit Volunteer Corps: East: $15,000 grant to support the recruitment, training and on-going work of five Baltimore-based Jesuit Volunteers committed to serving the poor and marginalized



    • Monsignor Slade Catholic School: $59,000 grant to support the implementatoin of a mobile device program and teacher professional development at this pre-K – 8 Catholic school in Glen Burnie
    • St. Francis of Assisi School: $65,420 grant to support the implementaion of a technology Master Plan at this pre-K – 8 Catholic school in Northeast Baltimore


    Human Services

    • Associated Catholic Charities: $65,000 grant to support the St. Edward’s Workforce Development Center, an automotive job training program located in West Baltimore
    • Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland: $40,000 grant to support the launch of a centralized intake system called Access FCS, creating a single point of entry and lowering barriers for individuals and families seeking behavioral health services
    • Intersection of Change: $35,000 grant to support Martha’s Place, a recovery program for women overcoming drug addicition and homelessness in West Baltimore
    • Living Classrooms Foundation: $48,457 grant to support general operating costs of Project SERVE, a community service and job-training program for unemployed and disadvantaged adults
    • Pathfinders for Autism: $39,880 grant to support and expand the Community Safety Program, training law enforcement, fire, and EMS first responders across Central Maryland to more effectively interact with individuals on the autism spectrum
    • St. Mary's Outreach Center: $35,000 grant to support operating costs for the Center, which improves the quality of life for older adults living in poverty in the greater Hampden community