Neighborhood Grants Program: 2017 Recipients

December 07, 2017

Our Neighborhood Grants Program offers funding for projects that help neighborhoods in Baltimore City and Baltimore County become and remain safe, vibrant, clean and green, and to be supporters and champions of their local schools. 

In 2017, BCF awarded 25 organizations with funding totaling $108,000 to complete a range of projects – from the improvement of community gardens to organizing community festivals. 

The review process included included donors, professional advisors, leaders from community organizations and BCF staff. Applications came from resident-led groups from across Baltimore City and County. 

To learn more about applying for an NGP grant for your neighborhood, please visit the NGP grants page. 

2017 NGP recipients: 

Building Arts And Minds, Inc.- $4,000 for Community Sign Mosaic at Patterson High School. 

The C.A.R.E Community Association - $4,025 for the Connections Thru Community Signage project.

The COMET Foundation - $4,000 for the Community Outreach Program series.

At the House - $4,389.12 for The Rebirth of Our Neighborhoods project. 

Dunbar Brooks Education Foundation - $3,800 for the Summer Empowerment Camp.

Edmondson Village Community Health Alliance - $5,000 for the Edmondson Village Farmers Market Community & Volunteer Engagement Project.

Enoch Pratt Free Library - $5,000 for the Activating the Habitat Garden and Library Square project.

Gardenvillage Community Association - $5,000 for a community fun festival.

Garwyn Oaks Northwest Housing Resource Center - $5,000 for the Northwest Healthy Neighborhoods Community Festival. 

Greater Mondawmin Coordinating Council - $2,489 for a drone workshop. 

Hamilton-Lauraville Main Street Inc. - $5,000 for the 25th Hamilton Street Festival. 

Harwood Community Association - $3,000 for the Harwood Community Garden. 

Hillen Road Improvement Association - $4,600 for the association’s Meet & Greet Festival.

iCARRe Foundation - $5,000 for the 3rd Annual iCARRe Foundation Back2School event. 

Leonard E. Hicks Community Center - $1,500 for the LEH Multigeneration Garden Project.

Meraki Community Uplift - $5,000 for the Oliver Community Farm.

Oakwood Village Community Association - $1,500 for community welcome signs. 

O'Donnell Heights Community Association - $2,700 for a “O'Donnell Heights Connects” mural. 

Oliver Beautification Alliance - $3,000 for the Bethal Playscape Revision project. 

Pigtown Main Street - $5,000 for the Tot Lot Community Events series. 

Ray of Hope - $5,000 for a Community and Family Fun Day Festival. 

The 6th Branch - $5,000 for the Darley and Gateway parks Safety and Greening Improvements project. 

Union Square Association - $5,000 for the Sunday Sounds in the Park series. 

West Edmondale Community Assocaition - $4,000 for the Community Face Lift, Ribbon Cutting and Networking Event. 

Whitelock Community Farm - $5,000 for the Whitelock Community Farm Work Share Program.

Youth Educational Services - $5,000 Rain Garden Community Demo Site for Sustainable Park Heights. 


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