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Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation Grants
Aaron and Lillie Straus' clearly focused philanthropic vision, to give children protection, education, and opportunity, continues today in a contemporary context. With the Foundation's long term support of critical policies and programs, fragile fami...
Nonprofits
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Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Cash Loan
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Education
Education K-12
Education: Early Childhood
Jewish Life
Nonprofits
Endowments
Individuals
Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation
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Abell Direct Investments
The Foundation's portfolio includes direct investments in highly innovative companies that promote important social objectives, create jobs, and are located in, or agree to relocate to, Baltimore City
Startups
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Equity
Venture Capital
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Social Impact
Sustainability
Technology
Startups
Foundations
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Abell Foundation Large Grants
The Foundation awards grants to organizations (never individuals) working to improve the quality of life in Maryland, with a focus on Baltimore City....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Capital Campaigns
Program Related Investments (PRI)
Project/Program
Research
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Arts and Media
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Community/Neighborhood Development
Public safety/violence prevention
Education
Employment/Workforce/Jobs
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Abell Foundation
Funding
Abell Grant Funding
The Foundation awards three types of grants:seed funding for start-ups and demonstration programs aimed at finding innovative solutions to recalcitrant problems; support for ongoing projects that prov
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Grants
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Social Impact
Sustainability
Economic Development
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
abell-foundation
Accelerator
Accelerate Baltimore
AccelerateBaltimore™ is an initiative of the ETC (Emerging Technology Centers), Baltimore’s award winning incubator, and The Abell Foundation. In its first eight years, they have invested $1,525,000 in 47 companies.
Startups
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Accelerator
Provides Funding
Mentorship
Office Space
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Public Saftey
Health and Wellness
Transportation
Housing
Education
Startups
Technical Founders
ETC
Funding
Advantage Maryland
Advantage Maryland (also known as MEDAAF) funds grants, loans and investments to support economic development initiatives. Uses include business attraction and retention, infrastructure support, brown
Startups
Small Businesses
Mature
Funding
Debt
Mature
Startups
Small Businesses
Rolling Applications
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American Trading and Production Corporation Grants
Our mission at Atapco Properties is to create environments that promote success by delivering and managing high quality real estate projects that provide exceptional value to our customers, stakeholders and the community at large....
Nonprofits
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Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Education
Literacy
Nonprofits
Endowments
Religious Organizations
Individuals
Lobbying/Advocacy
Funding
Artemis Scholarship Grants
This scholarship is for young women graduating from a Baltimore City public high school with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who wish to attend a two- or four-year college or university. ...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Scholarships
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Female Founders
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Arthur W. Elder, II Scholarship
Created by the Association of Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees, this scholarship is for students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City who intend to pursue a career in teaching. St...
Nonprofits
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Mature
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Grants
Scholarships
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCF: Community Leadership Grants
Effective community-based leaders are an important part of strong neighborhoods. We will fund programs - citywide or neighborhood-based up to $20,000 in Baltimore City and Baltimore County that support the development of leaders of all ages who are w...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Individuals
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Business Services and Finance
Community/Economic Development
Leadership/Professional Dev
Economic Development
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCF: Early Learning Grants
BCF does this through supporting Judy Centers at both the school and district levels. Judy Centers improve the wellbeing, social-emotional learning, and literacy and numeracy for children ages 0 to 5 and their families by providing both academic and ...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Research
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Leadership/Professional Dev
Education: Early Childhood
Families & Children
Literacy
Children's and Youth Services
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCF: Neighborhood Grants
Our Neighborhood Grants offers different types of small grants to resident-led projects all over Baltimore City and Baltimore County. These grants give residents the resources they need to accomplish a small project, get more people involved, and enc...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Children's and Youth Services
Environment/Sustainability
Community Development/Neighborhoods
Public safety/violence prevention
Capacity Building
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCF: Selected School Communities Grants
We have allocated funds for two geographical areas that bookend a crucial corridor on the Westside of Baltimore City's Howard Park /Forest Park area (Calvin Rodwell Elementary /Middle and Liberty Elementary), Reservoir Hill/Penn North area (Dorothy H...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Law and Policy
Leadership/Professional Dev
Community/Neighborhood Development
Economic Development
Education
Public safety/violence prevention
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCL Commercial Multi-Family Loan Program
The BCL Commercial Multi-Family Loan Program is an exceptional financing opportunity for experienced developers (including non-profits) and individual investors with a vision to rehabilitate specific
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Debt
Loans
Early
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Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Construction
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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BCL Commercial Property Mixed Use Loan Program
BCL supports the rehabilitation of property in residential and commercial districts in underserved Baltimore neighborhoods with its financial products. This product provides funding at an attractive r
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Debt
Loans
Early
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Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Construction
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-community-lending-bcl
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BCL Guidance Line of Credit (GLOC)
The BCL Guidance Line of Credit is focused on the small to mid-size developer and/or contractor who has a need for a committed source of funding. It supports the activity of a borrower who anticipates
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Funding
Mixed
Line of Credit
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Community Development
Construction
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-community-lending-bcl
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BCL Subordinate Financing Loan Program
The BCL Subordinate Financing Loan Program is for experienced developers (including non-profits) and individual investors with plans to rehabilitate properties in a single project in low- and moderate
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Mature
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Debt
Loans
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Community Development
Construction
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-community-lending-bcl
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BD Life Science - Diagnostics Grants
Educational grants are considered for training institutions or conference sponsors to support bona fide education programs dedicated to promoting objective scientific and educational activities and discourse. BD does not support educational grant re...
Nonprofits
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Grants
General Operating
In-kind donations
Volunteers
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Youth and Education
Community and Social Impact
Education
Health Access and Care
HIV/AIDs
Human Services
Hunger and Nutrition
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Baker-King Foundation Fund Grants
The Baker-King Foundation was incorporated in 1954 by John T. King, Jr., M.D., a Baltimore physician, and his wife Charlotte Baker King. Generally, the fund has supported non-profits operating in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Medicine
Education
Children's and Youth Services
Families & Children
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees Scholarship
Created by the Association of Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees, this scholarship is for students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City who intend to pursue a career in teaching. St...
Nonprofits
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Mature
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Grants
Scholarships
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Other
Baltimore Community Fellows
The OSI-Baltimore's Community Fellowships Program was established in 1998 to assist individuals wishing to apply their education, life experiences, and professional experiences to serve marginalized c
Nonprofits
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Other
Fellowships
Cohort Based
Idea
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Baltimore Community Foundation Grants
BCF is a philanthropic foundation created by and for the people of Greater Baltimore, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Advocacy
Project/Program
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Community/Economic Development
Capacity Building
Education
Nonprofits
Capital Grants
BCF
Other
Baltimore Corps Fellowship Program
Our primary objective at Baltimore Corps is to build equitable talent pipelines into Baltimore's leadership, particularly throughout the social sector. We need more than a generation of leaders whose
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Other
Fellowships
Grants
Talent Acquisition
Idea
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Social Impact
Education
Public Health
Workforce Development
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
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Event
Baltimore Data Day
Baltimore Data Day is an annual workshop to help communities expand their capacity to use technology and data to advance their goals. At the 9th Annual Baltimore Data Day, community leaders, nonprofit
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
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Event
Conferences
July
Education
Hackathon
Idea
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Law and Policy
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Government
Civic
AI & Data Science
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Baltimore Equitable Insurance Foundation Grants
We earn the trust of our policyholders by working hand in hand to provide perpetual stability, protection, and peace of mind....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Community/Economic Development
Housing/Homelessness
Public safety/violence prevention
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Baltimore Equitable Insurance Foundation
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Bank of America Grants
At Bank of America, we are helping build thriving communities by addressing issues fundamental to economic health and sustainability. We are advancing economic mobility by addressing issues related to workforce development and education, community de...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Sponsorship
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Community/Economic Development
Education
Financial Literacy
Housing/Homelessness
Hunger and Nutrition
Nonprofits
Endowments
Deficit Reduction
Annual Giving
Political Action
Religious Organizations
Bank of America
Accelerator
Bet on Baltimore
BET ON BALTIMORE is our flagship program. It is an intensive, paid, 5-week summer internship that teaches design thinking, making, and entrepreneurship to support students in launching a business or s
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
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Accelerator
Provides Funding
Idea
Early
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
Youth
Youth-Focused
Demo Day
Mentorship
dent-education
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Black Futures Micro-Grant
The BLACK FUTURES MICRO-GRANT is a no-strings-attached micro-grant for changemakers serving Greater Baltimore. Each month community members will vote on which organization or individual receives the a
Nonprofits
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Grants
Idea
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Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
Founders of Color
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Event
Boost Baltimore Program
The Boost program is a joint entrepreneurial development workshop between Innovation Works and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. IW Boost packs core business lessons into a powerful three-day
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Event
Bootcamps
April
Education
Idea
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Low Income Founders
Founders of Color
Female Founders
innovation-works
Event
Bulldog Pitch Competition
Do you have an interest in entrepreneurship? Or an innovative idea you want to pitch? What about a problem to solve? Want to hear feedback and network with industry professionals who own and operate b
Startups
Idea
Early
Event
Pitch Competition
February
Idea
Early
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Sustainability
Social Impact
Film & Media
IT
Finance
Startups
Students
University-affiliated
Mentorship
bowie-state
Funding
Charles Crane Family Foundation Grants
The Charles Crane Family Foundation, Inc. was formed in 1991 by Charles Crane, a Baltimore County real estate investor. Mr. Crane died in 1994, and since that time the Foundation has continued to support the work of THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Federation...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Capital Campaigns
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
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Mature
Law and Policy
Youth and Education
Community and Social Impact
Public safety/violence prevention
Education
Jewish Life
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund
The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund invests in companies with innovative solutions that can help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Investments are jointly selected by inv
Startups
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Equity
Venture Capital
Capital Investments
Early
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Mature
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Sustainability
Clean Energy
Agriculture
Aquaculture
Startups
University-affiliated
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Children's Fresh Air Society Fund Grants
The mission of the Children's Fresh Air Society Fund is to provide disadvantaged and disabled Metropolitan Baltimore children (includes Baltimore City, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties) the benefits of a summer camp exper...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Scholarships
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Arts and Media
Education
Children's and Youth Services
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Recreation
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Clayton Baker Trust Grants
Gifts provide the capital to achieve its vision for Baltimore – a region with a growing economy in which all have the opportunity to thrive in Baltimore to strengthen schools and neighborhoods....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Capital Campaigns
General Operating
Project/Program
Advocacy
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Community/Economic Development
Education
Environment/Sustainability
Children's and Youth Services
Out-Of-School-Time
Nonprofits
Endowments
Scholarships
Research
Sponsorship
Religious Organizations
BCF
Group
Code for Baltimore Meetup
We are a community of volunteers who develop open-source projects as a Code for America Brigade
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Idea
Group
Meetups
Idea
Idea
Community and Social Impact
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Software
Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Code for Baltimore
Funding
Commercial Construction and Rehab Loans
Planning your next project? Our low-cost loans give you something to build on. Building a new shopping center or condo complex can be a complicated and costly undertaking. The same goes for renovating
Startups
Small Businesses
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Debt
Loans
CDFI
Debt
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Real Estate
Construction
Community Development
Startups
Small Businesses
mecu-credit-union
Funding
Commercial Improvement Grants
Ten businesses are significantly more attractive with our Commercial Improvement Grants - new signage, awnings, siding, doors, windows, paint, reception desks, flooring - at no cost to the business ow
Small Businesses
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Grants
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Community and Social Impact
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Real Estate
Construction
Community Development
Small Businesses
Location-Based
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Funding
Commercial Real Estate Loans
Purchase the property you need for your next business venture. Maybe you're moving your company headquarters to a new locale. Or perhaps you're planning to build a shopping center or expand industri
Startups
Small Businesses
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Debt
Loans
CDFI
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Real Estate
Construction
Community Development
Startups
Small Businesses
mecu-credit-union
Funding
Community Foundation of Harford County Grants
The Community Foundation of Harford County’s grants are funded through generous donors who have provided unrestricted gifts and/or established unrestricted or interest specific funds. These funds are designed to meet the changing and emerging needs ...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Project/Program
General Operating
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Community and Social Impact
No Description
Nonprofits
Sponsorship
Fundraising Events
Community Foundation of Harford County
Accelerator
Conscious Venture Lab
A 4 month immersion program aimed at accelerating conscious entrepreneurs to traction and revenue. We invest $100K in purpose driven startups in exchange for 8% equity and the opportunity to become a
Startups
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Accelerator
Provides Funding
Early
Established
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Social Impact
Technology
Cybersecurity
Community Development
Enterprise Software
Startups
Investment Included
Demo Day
Build Assistance
Equity Capital
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Constellation Grants
Giving back to the communities it serves is as important to Constellation as providing competitive pricing and a variety of energy sources. That's why we reach out and work regularly with various non-profit and community groups around the country....
Nonprofits
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Grants
In-kind donations
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Poverty
Employment/Workforce/Jobs
Environment/Sustainability
Nonprofits
Religious Organizations
Individuals
Constellation
Funding
Creative Baltimore Fund
The Creative Baltimore Fund grant program provides $235,000 in funding to more than 50 local individual artists and established nonprofit cultural organizations within Baltimore City.
Nonprofits
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Grants
Idea
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Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Community Development
Arts & Culture
Nonprofits
baltimore-office-of-promotion-of-the-arts-bopa
Funding
Do Good Challenge
The annual Do Good Challenge inspires students to make a difference for the issues, ideas, and communities they care about. Students from across campus spend the year advocating, fundraising, voluntee
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
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Funding
Pitch Competition
Grants
Idea
Early
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
do-good-institute; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Event
Do Good Lunch With Leaders
The Do Good Accelerator is proud to host its Lunch with Leaders Series on the 2nd Wednesday of (almost) every month. This series provides UMD students and members of the local community a chance to me
Nonprofits
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Workshops
Monthly
Speaker Series
Idea
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Students
University-affiliated
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Do Good Mini Grants
In the end, the Do Good Institute awarded grants to 25 teams, with teams receiving up to $500 to advance their projects and ventures. Included in these winners are three teams that were awarded Do Good Mini-Grants as part of the U21 Rise competition. Along with funding, all teams will receive coaching and project support at the Do Good Accelerator.
Nonprofits
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Grants
Idea
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Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
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Event
EAGB Annual Meeting
Join us as the EAGB celebrates the Region's economic assets and opportunities.
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Event
Networking
Annually
Conference
Idea
Early
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Mature
Law and Policy
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Government
Social Impact
Education
Manufacturing
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Funding
Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Family Foundation Grants
Eddie and Sylvia Brown are active philanthropists in the Baltimore metropolitan area. The Brown Family Foundation was established at the Baltimore Community Foundation in 1994 as a vehicle for the family to support charitable organizations addressing...
Nonprofits
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Grants
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Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Education
HIV/AIDs
Cancer
Nonprofits
Founders of Color
Startups/New Ideas
Individuals
Higher Ed Institutions
Multiple Years
BCF
Funding
Elevation Awards
The Elevation Awards provide planning grants of $10,000 and personalized support to people of color who are Baltimore City residents piloting novel approaches to strengthen Baltimore communities.
Nonprofits
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Grants
Idea
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Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
baltimore-corps
Funding
Enterprise Community Partners Grants
Are your vision and technical skills in housing financing, housing construction, or resident services and support? Enterprise’s mission is to create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving commu...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Housing/Homelessness
Community/Neighborhood Development
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Family League of Baltimore Grants
We invest funding into community-based organizations to help children and families in Baltimore reach their full potential. We strive to improve institutions so that individuals can grow, learn, and build a better community. Family League’s funded pa...
Nonprofits
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Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Civil Rights and Social Justice
Criminal Justice
Education
Out-Of-School-Time
Families & Children
Nonprofits
Low Income Founders
Founders of Color
Female Founders
No Restrictions Specified
Family League of Baltimore
Funding
France-Merrick Foundation Grants
The France-Merrick Foundation concentrates its grant making within the state of Maryland with a primary focus on the Greater Baltimore area. The Foundation favors one-time, project-oriented requests which have defined beginnings and endings, as oppos...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Capital Campaigns
Matching Grants
Project/Program
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Arts and Media
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Community/Neighborhood Development
Education
Employment/Workforce Development/Jobs
Food/food systems
Nonprofits
Sponsorship
Lobbying/Advocacy
Individuals
Fundraising Events
France-Merrick Foundation Grants
Funding
Fund for Children, Youth, and Families
The Community Foundation invests directly in nonprofit organizations, communities, and systems change to solve problems and change lives. We seek out and support innovative solutions that lead to community transformation. We are fortunate to partner ...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Donor Recommended
Discretionary
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Children's and Youth Services
Families & Children
Nonprofits
Youth
Individuals
Greater Washington Community Foundation
Event
GiveBackHack
We bring community together to create and launch sustainable solutions for social impact.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Hackathons
Annually
Pitch Competition
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Social Impact
Technology
Sustainability
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
givebackhack
Funding
Goldseker Foundation Grants
Today, the Goldseker Foundation works in partnership with the city’s civic leadership, a well-established nonprofit sector, and a growing community of entrepreneurs to serve the Baltimore community, through grantmaking primarily in the areas of commu...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Matching Grants
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Community/Economic Development
Nonprofit Infrastructure
Human Services
Nonprofits
Endowments
Capital Grants
Religious Organizations
Goldseker Foundation
Funding
Greenspring Impact Investments
Within our impact series, we target managers generating attractive returns and measurable positive societal impact. Our five areas of thematic focus include: sustainability, healthcare, education tech
Startups
Small Businesses
Mature
Funding
Equity
Capital Investments
Angel Investment
Direct Investment
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Youth and Education
Social Impact
Sustainability
Education
Finance
Technology
Startups
Small Businesses
greenspring-associates
Funding
Grit Fund
The Grit Fund (TGF) provides monetary awards--up to $7,000--to encourage the presentation and development of projects that contribute to the vibrancy and development of Baltimore's arts and cultural l
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Funding
Grants
Idea
Early
Arts and Media
Community and Social Impact
Arts & Culture
Community Development
Film & Media
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Art Spaces
baltimore-arts-realty-corporation-barco
Funding
Gula Tech Adventures
We invest in cyber companies and funds of all sizes and support a variety of cyber programs and non-profits
Nonprofits
Startups
Established
Mature
Funding
Equity
Grants
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Community and Social Impact
Cybersecurity
Economic Development
Community Development
Policy
Nonprofits
Startups
Gula Tech Adventures
Event
HackBaltimore
Baltimore is known across the US for a few signature events like Artscape and Light City. This year, we're ready to add Hack Baltimore to that list! Our city is home to a wide variety of hackathons ev
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Hackathons
May
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Youth and Education
Community and Social Impact
Policy
Social Impact
Government
Education
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
code-for-baltimore; hack-baltimore
Funding
Harry Z. Isaacs Scholarship Grants
Established by the late Harry Z. Isaacs, this scholarship is for the children of employees of I.C. Isaacs & Company and graduates of Baltimore City public high schools with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to applicants who h...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Scholarships
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Help Our Neighbors Grants
Strengthening Nonprofits grants will continue to support nonprofit organizations in developing organizational capacity around fundraising, nonprofit management, board development, marketing & communications as well as other capacity-building opportun...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Project/Program
Scholarships
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Environment/Sustainability
Health Access and Care
Economic Development
Health Access and Care
Education
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County
Funding
Hoffberger Family Philanthropies Grants
The Hoffberger Family Philanthropies is dedicated to the legacy of Sarah and Charles Hoffberger’s philanthropy in the Baltimore community. Like Sarah and Charles, the HFP is committed to improving the quality of life for those in need....
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Youth and Education
Aging
Health Access and Care
Education: Middle ‐ High school
Older Adults
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
IBM Grants
IBM believes that a company culture based on core values not only helps our business, but also defines the role that we can and should play in society. We identify and act upon opportunities to apply our technology and expertise to societal problems,...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Sponsorship
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Employment/Workforce/Jobs
Education
Community Development/Neighborhoods
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Incubator
Impact Hub Baltimore
Impact Hub is more than a coworking space. We bring together a community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals to take collaborative action and drive positive change in Baltimore a
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Incubator
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Youth and Education
Social Impact
Sustainability
Education
Finance
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Member-Only Events
Education/Workshops
Office Space
24/7 Access
Conference Rooms
impact-hub-baltimore
Funding
Impact Seed Fund
Dream big, but have a positive impact on the world. That's the idea behind the new, Impact Seed Fund program available to select University of Maryland student entrepreneurs. The Impact Seed Fund off
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
Grants
Idea
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
university-of-maryland-college-park-umd; maryland-technology-enterprise-institute-mtech
Mentorship
Innovation Works Mentor Network
Innovation Works (IW) seeks to teach entrepreneurs how to build and own successful social enterprises that create sustainable neighborhood economies by adapting the model used by the Miller Center for
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
innovation-works
Funding
John J. and Leidy Foundation Grants
The John J. Leidy Foundation has been supporting Maryland’s nonprofits for more than 50 years....
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Human Services
Education
Nonprofits
Sponsorship
Individuals
Scholarships
Funding
Kaiser Permanente Grants
We improve the total health of our members and the communities we serve by expanding access, improving our environments, and shaping health knowledge....
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Project/Program
Volunteers
Sponsorship
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Health Access and Care
Food/food systems
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Kaiser Permanente
Funding
Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment Grants
A family foundation that believes in strategic infusions of funding, we dedicate nearly 100% of our grant dollars to the environment. As citizens of the planet, we are compelled to participate in the protection of natural resources in the communities...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Environment/Sustainability
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Leaonard and Helen R. Stulman Foundation Grants
The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation was established by Leonard Stulman, a Baltimore businessman and philanthropist and Johns Hopkins alumnus, who died in 2000. The Stulman Foundation supports work in the areas of mental health, hea...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Medicine
Chronic Disease
Aging
Mental Health
Nonprofits
Low Income Founders
Founders of Color
Female Founders
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Legg Mason Grants
We have a long history of supporting community well-being through our Legg Mason Charitable Foundation – helping to provide recreation, food and shelter, holiday outreach, varied human services, and civic-support programs – with a belief that our in...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Nothing Unsolicited
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Environment/Sustainability
Diversity and Inclusion
Human Services
Education
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Legg Mason
Funding
Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation Grants
The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation was established in 2001 from the estate of Leonard Stulman, who died in 2000. During their lifetimes, Mr. and Mrs. Stulman made generous gifts to the Jewish community, the arts, and medical organ...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Aging
Older Adults
Mental Health
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
MECU Neighborhood Event Grant
The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program awards cash grants to Baltimore City nonprofit neighborhood associations and community-based organizations for the purpose of producing a free to the public
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Community Development
Education
Arts & Culture
Community Development
Nonprofits
Location-Based
baltimore-office-of-promotion-of-the-arts-bopa; mecu-credit-union
Group
MICApreneurship
#MICApreneurship is a hub of creative applied entrepreneurial support, resources and programming specially designed to help MICA students and Alumni be successful. *Limited to MICA community*
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Group
Legal Advice
Education/Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Arts and Media
Community and Social Impact
Arts & Culture
Music
Film & Media
Journalism
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
maryland-institute-college-of-art-mica; maryland-institute-college-of-art-micapreneurship
Event
Made in Baltimore Summer Popup
Our Spring/Summer Pop-Up Shop re-opens May 1 at 20 W North Ave, and applications are due April 10. There are loads of benefits to putting your products in the pop-up shop, and applying is easy. We req
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Marketplace
Annually
Early
Established
Mature
Retail and Product
Arts and Media
Community and Social Impact
Retail
Arts & Culture
Business Services
Small Businesses
made-in-baltimore
Funding
Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation Grants
Founders Marion and Henry Knott had a vision: To provide resources for nurturing and sustaining family unity through cultural, educational, health care and human service activities in the Roman Catholic community and through the activities of other d...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Capital Campaigns
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Catholic
Education
Health Access and Care
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Mildred M. Coughlin Scholarship Grants
Named for a former principal of Western High School, this scholarship is for young women graduating from Western High School with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who plan to attend a four-year liberal arts college or university....
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Scholarships
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Mitzvah Fund for Good Deeds Grants
The Mitzvah Fund for Good Deeds provides mini-grants to nonprofit organizations serving Baltimore City to facilitate their good works in neighborhoods and schools...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Community/Economic Development
Nonprofits
Startups/New Ideas
Higher Ed Institutions
Multiple Years
Individuals
Capital Grants
BCF
Funding
Neighborhood BusinessWorks
Neighborhood BusinessWorks loan program provides flexible financing to new or expanding small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Sustainable Communities and Priority Funding Areas throughout th
Nonprofits
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Retail and Product
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community Development
Construction
Manufacturing
Nonprofits
Small Businesses
Location-Based
maryland-department-of-housing-and-community-development
Mentorship
Nonprofit Consulting
Whether you're undertaking a new strategic plan, training your board members, or seeking fundraising assistance, our Consulting Group offers creative and practical problem-solving expertise to address
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Legal Advice
Consulting
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
maryland-nonprofit-development-center
Coworking
Oca Mocha
OCA Mocha’s mission is to create a shared space and experience that fosters ongoing engagement between UMBC and its surrounding communities. Consistent with that mission, UMBC and community groups may reserve the OCA Mocha community meeting room
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Coworking
Free
Community Space
Idea
Early
Established
Food, Drink, and Hospitality
Community and Social Impact
Industry Agnostic
Community Development
Food and Drink
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Alumni
Staff
Students
Student-Run
University-affiliated
UMBC
Funding
Open Society Institute-Baltimore Grants
The program staff of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore (OSI) work closely with a broad range of actors at the city and state level—community and civic leaders, policymakers, advocates, academicians and practitioners, among others—and monitor shift...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Law and Policy
Civil Rights and Social Justice
Community/Neighborhood Development
Criminal Justice
Drug Addiction Treatment/Prevention
Education
Nonprofits
Endowments
Capital Grants
Sponsorship
Scholarships
Fundraising Events
Open Society Institute
Funding
Opportunity Zone Program
The Opportunity Zone program is a nationwide initiative administered by the U. S. Treasury created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The program provides federal tax incentives for investment in
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Tax Credits
Government Programs
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Location-Based
maryland-department-of-housing-and-community-development
Funding
PNC Bank Grants
For more than 160 years, we have been committed to providing our clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. We are proud of our longstanding history of supporting not only our customers but al...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Program Related Investments (PRI)
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Education
Community/Neighborhood Development
Families & Children
Financial Literacy
Housing/Homelessness
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
PNC
Other
PNC Scholars/Fellows Scholarship
The PNC Scholars/Fellows Program provides awards up to $3,000 to outstanding UMBC students interested in becoming an entrepreneur.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Other
Grants
fellowship
Idea
Early
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
university-of-maryland-baltimore-county-umbc
Funding
Parnership to END Homelessness RFI Grants
The Community Foundation invests directly in nonprofit organizations, communities, and systems change to solve problems and change lives. We seek out and support innovative solutions that lead to community transformation. We are fortunate to partner ...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Discretionary
Donor Recommended
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Children's and Youth Services
Families & Children
Housing/Homelessness
Nonprofits
Low Income Founders
Individuals
Greater Washington Community Foundation
Funding
Program Related Investments
In addition to traditional grants, the Foundation makes program-related investments (PRIs). PRIs are typically low-cost loans or loan guarantees and equity investments provided at below-market rates
Nonprofits
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
Foundations
abell-foundation
Funding
Program for Investors in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME)
This grant will provide funding for private, nonprofit microenterprise development organizations; microenterprise development programs run by State/Local/Tribal Governments; or Indian tribes intereste
Nonprofits
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Low Income Founders
u-s-small-business-administration
Other
Public Allies Maryland - Rolling Apps
Baltimore Corps is seeking 25 Public Allies who are as dynamic as our city. All of our Allies have a passion for social impact. Because Allies are deployed to work with leading social entrepreneurs an
Nonprofits
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Other
Fellowships
Talent Acquisition
Workforce Development
Mentorship
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Workforce Development
Community Development
Nonprofits
baltimore-corps
Funding
Reginald F. Lewis Foundation Grants
The Lewis family continues Mr. Lewis’ advocacy to support programs that promote African American history and culture, and give future leaders access to better education....
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Education
Children's and Youth Services
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Revolving Loan Funds
BDC's Revolving Loan Funds may be used for acquisition and improvement of land, facilities and equipment, including demolition, site preparation, renovation and new construction. These loans are for u
Startups
Small Businesses
Mature
Funding
Debt
Revolving Loan Fund
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Construction
Community Development
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Funding
Robert W Deutsche Foundation
The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation invests in innovative people, projects, and ideas that improve the quality of life in Baltimore and beyond.
Startups
Early
Established
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Social Impact
Arts & Culture
Technology
Film & Media
Education
Startups
robert-w-deutsche-foundation
Funding
Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Grants
The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation invests in innovative people, projects, and ideas that improve the quality of life in Baltimore and beyond....
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Employment/Workforce/Jobs
Science and Technology
Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Robert W. Deutsch Foundation
Funding
SCORE
This is a funding opportunity for a current recipient of an SBA SCORE award. In order to be eligible, you must be a current recipient of SBA funding to SCORE. For-profit businesses are not eligible fo
Nonprofits
Mature
Funding
Mixed
Grants
SBA Loans
Debt
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
u-s-small-business-administration; sba-baltimore-district-office
Funding
SHIFT Ventures
The for profit venture fund supporting the Conscious Venture Lab. We invest in mission-driven entrepreneurs with a focus on urban resilience. Our purpose is to plant the seeds of prosperity in people
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Idea
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Youth and Education
Education
Healthcare
Social Impact
Infrastructure
Sustainability
Startups
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
Investment Included
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
Demo Day
Office Space
shift-ventures
Incubator
Scale Your Impact
Scale Your Impact is a signature program of the Do Good Accelerator that provides customized support and financial resources to University of Maryland students and alumni looking to extend their reach
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Incubator
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
Grants
Legal Advice
Education/Workshops
do-good-institute; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Funding
See Jane Invest
See Jane Invest teaches entrepreneurs, startups, and creatives how to communicate their vision, plan for growth, and pitch to partners, collaborators and investors.
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Angel Investment
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Film & Media
Social Impact
Digital Media
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
see-jane-invest
Event
Shore Hatchery
The Perdue School of Business Philip E. & Carol R. Ratcliffe Foundation Shore Hatchery is a bi-annual Mid-Atlantic business competition. The Shore Hatchery is open to any Mid-Atlantic business startups.
Startups
Early
Established
Event
Pitch Competition
Grants
Annually
Mentorship
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Community and Social Impact
Startups
Not Baltimore
Salisbury University
Incubator
Social Entrepreneur Development by IW
Innovation Works supports neighborhood economic development through the heroic efforts of social entrepreneurs leading impact driven enterprises throughout the city. Innovation Works' five-step social
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Incubator
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Low Income Founders
Female Founders
Workforce Development
innovation-works
Funding
Social Innovation Fund
Humanim's Social Innovation Fund directly supports our Social Enterprise Division, dedicated to creating jobs and economic opportunity in some of our most challenged communities. With a foundation in
Nonprofits
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Funding
Mixed
Idea
Early
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Economic Development
Community Development
Workforce Development
Nonprofits
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
humanin
Accelerator
Social Innovation Lab
The Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at Johns Hopkins University accelerates emerging ventures and leaders that seek to change Baltimore and the world. $1,000 in funding for the venture provided on a reim
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Accelerator
Provides Funding
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Social Impact
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
University-affiliated
Office Space
Investment Included
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Funding
Spring Creek Environmental Fund Grants
The Community Foundation invests directly in nonprofit organizations, communities, and systems change to solve problems and change lives. We seek out and support innovative solutions that lead to community transformation. We are fortunate to partner ...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Discretionary
Donor Recommended
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Environment/Sustainability
Nonprofits
Individuals
Greater Washington Community Foundation
Makerspace
Station North Tool Library
The Station North Tool Library is a nonprofit tool-lending library and community hub in the heart of Baltimore City. We offer over 3,000 tools, 30 classes, a public woodworking shop, a dedicated DIY w
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Makerspace
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Retail and Product
Community and Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
Lab Equipment
Lab Space
station-north-tool-library
Funding
Strengthening Non-Profits Grants
Strengthening Nonprofits grants will continue to support nonprofit organizations in developing organizational capacity around fundraising, nonprofit management, board development, marketing & communications as well as other capacity-building opportun...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Project/Program
Scholarships
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Environment/Sustainability
Health Access and Care
Economic Development
Health Access and Care
Education
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County
Funding
T. Rowe Price Foundation Grants
We listen to our clients, developing strategies aligned to their needs. Each offering—whether equity, fixed income, or multi-asset—is supported by our strategic investing approach. ...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Not listed
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Education: Early Childhood
Education
Education K-12
Out-Of-School-Time
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
T.Rowe Price Foundation
Funding
The Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation Grants
The Thalheimer Foundation continues their commitment to improve the lives of Baltimore residents by supporting efforts to improve quality public education. Our current efforts are directed at supporting education by improving and working on literacy ...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Literacy
Nonprofits
Sponsorship
Individuals
Scholarships
Fundraising Events
Funding
The Associated Grants
The Associated and our agencies care for those in our community who need us most. We believe that it is our responsibility to repair the world, to shape Jewish journeys and to extend a hand to Jews around the world. We may come from different places ...
Nonprofits
Early
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Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Jewish Life
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Accelerator
The Do Good Accelerator
The Do Good Accelerator is a collaborative space on campus that supports and helps to scale up students' innovative solutions to our world's most pressing challenges. The Accelerator offers a number o
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The Grid
The University of Maryland BioPark opened this space in late 2017 to forge connections among social entrepreneurs, and provide community space in Southwest Baltimore. Located inside the Lion Brothers
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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Grants
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is dedicated to meeting the basic needs of people experiencing poverty. Grants focus on supporting organizations that serve older adults, women and children at risk, people with disabilities, veterans, and t...
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The Horizon Foundation Grants
The Horizon Foundation is Howard County’s community health foundation. We are committed to improving health through innovative initiatives, collaborative partnerships, strategic grantmaking and thoughtful advocacy. Our work is driven by community nee...
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The Osprey Foundation Grants
We empower our grantee partners to make decisions in response to on-the-ground circumstances and we rely on their expertise to develop and shift tactics that will help them achieve their goals. Along with programmatic and capacity-building support, w...
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The Predevelopment Loan Program
The Predevelopment Loan Program is an exceptional financing opportunity for community developers working on early stage development project focused on re-stabilizing existing Baltimore City neighborho
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The Thomas B. & Elizabeth M. Sheridan Foundation Grants
The Thomas B. & Elizabeth M. Sheridan Foundation's primary focus is to support independent, private middle and high schools in the Baltimore area, by providing grants that will have a meaningful impact on the schools and their students. A secondary ...
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Transamerica Grants
While our focus and experience is rooted in more than 100 years in financial services, we know discussing and promoting good health today can help protect and preserve wealth tomorrow....
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UMBC Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Research Awards
Entrepreneurship URAs provide up to $1,500 to undergraduate researchers to support the development of a solution to either a technical or social problem in collaboration with a UMBC faculty mentor. Th
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UMBC Idea Competition
Have an idea on how to improve or change the world? Burning up with ideas to help the environment, society, business, your friends, social media or anything else you can dream up? UMBC wants to give y
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Van Dyke Family Foundation Grants
The mission of The Van Dyke Foundation is to provide organizations and individuals with needed goods and services to help them make an impact on the people they serve. In coordination with a network of chapters and individual volunteers, the Foundati...
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Venable LLP Grants
Established in 1983, the Venable Foundation, Inc. promotes the health and well-being of the communities where our clients and professionals work and live....
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WJZ - TV Jerry Turner Broadcast Scholarship Grants
Established to honor the memory of Jerry Turner and celebrate his career in broadcast journalism at WJZ-TV in Baltimore, this scholarship is designated for Maryland residents graduating with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who plan to seek a degree...
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Walther H. Feldmann Scholarship Grants
Established in honor of William R. King, a former principal of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, this scholarship is for students enrolled at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute who are in the top 25% of their graduating class of the "A" Course curriculum...
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Wearable Tech Ventures
We develop and promote wearables. Our goal is to assist 100 wearable startups by 2030 led by traditionally under resourced and underrepresented founders.
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William J and Dororthy K O'Neill Foundation Grants
Grant requests must be for whole-family approaches that strive to meet the needs of the entire family unit – addressing the needs of both children and the adults in their lives together. Our grantmaking approach recognizes that families come in all d...
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Wright Family Foundation Grants
The Wright Family Foundation supports education for at-risk youth. We believe opportunity is critical to success and when it comes to education we believe in the equality of opportunity for every student. We invite you to learn more about the foundat...
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