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Education Grants - Advocacy

Grants to Baltimore, Maryland Nonprofits for
Efforts to Promote Public Funding for Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Baltimore Community Foundation

LOI Date:

04/01/16

Deadline Date:

05/02/16

Description:

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Grants of typically $20,000 to Baltimore, Maryland nonprofits for advocacy efforts to promote public funding for early childhood education, and ensuring funding for public education, including financing for construction or rehabilitation of public schools. A letter of intent is due April 1.

Advocacy efforts can also focus on a stronger charter school law for Maryland, and other policy issues relating to early childhood education and school leadership.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153462

Estimated Size of Grant:

Typical grant size is $20,000.

Term of Contract:

BCF may consider requests for multi-year funding.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Although not required, grant submissions are encouraged that address the BCF education strategies and are focused in one of the two BCF target neighborhoods - Reservoir Hill or Greater Highlandtown.

Pre-Application Information:

Submit a two-page letter of inquiry with basic background on your organization, the indentified need(s) your project proposes to address, an overview of the proposed project, and the amount you intend to request. Letters may be mailed or sent electronically to Maya Smith at the address below.

Upon review of your letter of inquiry, if you are invited to apply, you will be sent a link to the online grant application, which includes complete instructions for submission and a checklist of all required materials.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Maya Smith
grants@bcf.org
410-332-4172, x142

Baltimore Community Foundation
2 East Read Street, 9th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Grant Coverage Areas:

Baltimore

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland

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