Neighborhood Grants Program - Mobilization Grants

Baltimore Community Foundation

Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Jul 20, 2019 2:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Maryland: Baltimore County, Baltimore city

Location of residency: Counties in Maryland: Baltimore County, Baltimore city

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BCF aims to help neighborhoods become and remain safe, vibrant, clean and green, and to be supporters and champions of their local schools.

Neighborhood Grants Program- Mobilization Grants of up to $5,000 are for projects that get more residents involved in the community.  

All applications must show a connection to one or more of BCF’s objectives of helping neighborhoods become safe, vibrant, clean and green and to be supporters and champions of their local schools.  

Examples of suitable projects include: 

  • Neighborhood Clean-up,
  • Community garden,
  • Community festival.

Priority will be given to projects that accomplish one or more of the following:

  • Make your neighborhood safe, vibrant, clean or green;
  • Support successful students and schools;
  • Include diverse perspectives and participation by residents of all ages;
  • Increase participation by residents, organizations and businesses in neighborhood activities and community associations;
  • Increase residents’ confidence to do other projects;
  • Build partnerships with residents, community-based organizations, schools, religious institutions, local merchants or others.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Generally, funding is for resident-led projects and community-based organizations that include resident leadership and that address a community need.
  • Community-based organizations in Baltimore City and Baltimore County may apply.
  • Organizations that do not have 501(c)(3) status may apply if they have a nonprofit fiscal agent or a valid bank account in the name of the group. 

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