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      October 2014 Grant Awards

      By Kelly Medinger

      10-27-2014

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

      We are pleased to announce that 15 organizations received over $700,000 in our October 2014 grant cycle. 

       

      Catholic Activities

      • Jesuit Volunteer Corps:  $20,000 grant to support the recruitment, training and on-going work of five Baltimore-based Jesuit Volunteers committed to serving the poor and marginalized

       

      Education

      • Catholic High School of Baltimore:  $100,000 grant to support the school’s first capital campaign and the McCafferty Visual & Performing Arts Program by renovating the auditorium’s production booth
      • Code in the Schools:  $20,000 grant to support operating costs for this out-of-school time program’s work teaching computer coding to underserved and under-represented youth in Baltimore City
      • Notre Dame of Maryland University:  $80,000 grant to support the Academy of Catholic School Educators (ACES) program and the creation of a model 21st century classroom and technology center for the professional development of K-12 Catholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Baltimore

       

      Health Care

      • Hospice of the Chesapeake:  $45,000 grant to support the expansion of the Chesapeake Kids Perinatal Pediatric Palliative Program providing a continuum of care for families and children diagnosed with a life-limiting illness

       

      Human Services

      • Baltimore Child Abuse Center:  $50,000 grant to support the expansion of the Family Advocacy Program and an additional Family Advocate who will serve child witnesses to violence in Baltimore City
      • Catholic Charities:  $50,000 grant to support the work of the Community Cares Outreach Worker in Western Maryland who connects households in crisis with resources in Allegany and Garrett counties
      • Franciscan Center:  $41,205 grant to support the work of the Volunteer and In-kind Coordinator at this comprehensive direct service outreach agency serving all zip codes in Baltimore City
      • Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation:  $35,000 grant to support operating costs for this housing and supportive service organization’s Community Services/CARES programs, which help move individuals from crisis to stability
      • Light House Shelter:  $20,000 grant to support advanced culinary job training and field catering experience for individuals in Anne Arundel County who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
      • Marian House:  $95,000 grant to support capital upgrades to the organization’s headquarters, which provides transitional, supportive housing for homeless women and children
      • Maryland Center for Veterans Education & Training:  $57,705 grant to support the Homeless Veterans Emergency Services Program by improving classroom instruction for homeless veterans and enhancing the organization’s marketing and outreach efforts
      • Pathfinders for Autism:  $48,533 grant to expand the organization’s Community Safety Program, which trains first responders to more effectively interact with individuals who have autism spectrum disorders
      • 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
      • YMCA of Cumberland:  $62,311 grant to support capital upgrades to the Y’s Gilchrist Center, which provides housing for low-income, homeless, and disabled persons in Allegany county

       

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