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Program empowers young leaders in Baltimore

Program Empowers the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders in Baltimore

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, together with Community Wealth Partners, has launched a new leadership program that helps young people in Baltimore gain the skills needed to create self-sufficient, sustainable nonprofits.

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Lisa Hamilton, president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, talks with Cheryl Washington, president and CEO of East Baltimore Development Inc., a nonprofit charged with overseeing the transformation of a disinvested neighborhood in Baltimore. Their conversation explores how the community has evolved so far, how residents shaped the project in unexpected ways and what other cities should know about tackling large-scale urban renewal work.

In this blog post, Charles Rutheiser, a senior associate in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Civic Sites and Community Change, talks Opportunity Zones. He reviews what these areas are, when they were established and how they could evolve with the help of a federal tax incentive program of the same name.

Increasing Opportunities for Baltimore Kids and Families

Summer Grants Program

Our Baltimore Direct Services Grants program supports community-based or community-serving nonprofits providing summer activities for children and youth in Baltimore City.

A New School

Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School — the city's first newly constructed school in more than 20 years — takes a holistic approach to education.

Elev8 Baltimore

This initiative provides school-based health services, resources, support and out-of-school opportunities to East Baltimore middle school students and their families.