Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation
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 families and children are increasingly connected to the avenues of hope and advantage which can lead to better futures. The Foundation continues to focus its work almost exclusively on the Baltimore metro...
The Foundation has six broad program areas of interest: community development; workforce development; education; health and human services; conservation and environment; and arts and culture. Within these areas, the Foundation invites requests for demonstration projects, feasibility studies, strategic planning, capital improvements, new construction, and equipment, program development and enhancements, research, and program–related investments.
Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation - Maryland, Europe
The Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation was established in 1959 to perpetuate the philanthropic tradition of its founders, who were committed to the vitality of Baltimoreâ€™s cultural, educational, civic and Jewish communal institutions. Today, the Foundation continues our foundersâ€™ commitment to improve the lives of Baltimore residents by supporting efforts to improve quality public education, funding workforce development and job oppor...
Ausherman Family Foundation
The Ausherman Family Foundation was established in 2006 by Marvin and Lisa Ausherman to fulfill their vision for Frederick County, Maryland. That vision is a dynamic society where committed individuals and institutions work together to ensure that the needs of all are met. The Foundationâ€™s mission to be a catalyst for change is both local and global.
Baltimore Community Foundation
Letters of inquiry concerning grants from the Baltimore Community Foundation to support projects in arts and culture, children and families, and community development. Preference will be given to proposals that promote a public–sector tourism campaign, increase Baltimore's cultural profile, support community involvement in the arts, explore new revenue options for regional cultural activities, support disadvantaged neighborhoods, develop young p...
Baltimore Gas & Electric
At BGE we embrace the philosophy that our corporate vitality depends on the well–being of the communities we serve. Through thoughtful social investments of time and money, we strive to enhance the quality of life in these communities where our employees, customers, and their families live.
The Foundation offers individuals opportunities to reach disadvantaged communities with economic development capital –– creating jobs and homes, while earning a modest return on investment.
Carl M. Freeman Foundation - MD, DE, WV, Wash DC
The Carl M. Freeman Foundation has historically emphasized our support in the communities where we live and work â€“ including Montgomery County, Maryland; Sussex County, Delaware; and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. During our history we have been proud to provide significant grants to a wide variety of community organizations seeking funding â€“ and have supported everything from arts organizations and hunger centers to educational an...
Chesapeake Bay Trust
The Chesapeake Bay Trust is a non–profit grant–making organization chartered to promote public awareness of and participation in the restoration and protection of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Children's Charities Foundation - Wash DC, VA, MD
Founded in 1994 by a group of Washington–area business and professional leaders, The Childrenâ€™s Charities Foundation has distributed nearly $7 million to charities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area including the District of Columbia; Montgomery and Prince Georgeâ€™s Counties in Maryland; Fairfax and Arlington Counties in Virginia; and the City of Alexandria, Virginia.