Abell Foundation – Small Grants
The Abell Foundation funds projects and programs that enhance quality of life in Maryland, with a focus on Baltimore City. Their small grant program accepts requests of less than $10,000 on a rolling basis.
Baltimore City Children & Youth Fund
Baltimore Community Foundation – Neighborhood Grant
Grants that give residents the resources they need to accomplish a small project, get more people involved, and encourage the next generation of neighborhood leaders.
Baltimore City DHCD Community Catalyst Grants
Operating and capital grants to support locally-driven revitalization initiatives and help advance neighborhood revitalization and transformation.
Baltimore Heritage Area Association (BHAA) Neighborhood Placemaking Grant Program
Baltimore National Heritage Area – Neighborhood Placemaking Grant
This program provides up to $5,000 in matching funds for projects that promote cultural heritage tourism (non-capital) projects within the heritage geographic area.
Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts - Community Arts Grants
The Community Arts Grant makes awards to Baltimore City artists and neighborhoods who work together to enliven underutilized public spaces through high-impact, community-driven public art projects.
Baltimore City Environmental Control Board Grants
Grant programs include the Care-A-Lot Grant Program, Love Your Block Program, and Say YES! Grant Program.
BGE Green Grants
Bmore Beautiful- Neighborhood-led Beautification Program
Celebrate Urban Birds Grants
Chesapeake Bay Trust - Community Engagement Mini-Grant
This grant supports activities that enhance communities, engage residents, and improve natural resources.
Chesapeake Bay Trust – Outreach and Restoration Grant Program
The Foundation favors one-time, project-oriented requests which have defined beginnings and endings, including capital grants, as opposed to annual giving or ongoing operational support..
Forever Maryland – Citizen Stewardship Grant
The Goldseker Foundation makes grants primarily in the areas of community development, education, and strengthening the nonprofit sector. The foundation also has Management Assistance Grants that provide funds for nonprofit organizations to engage the consulting expertise needed to facilitate initiatives such as strategic planning, program evaluation, merger exploration, and fund development and sustainability.
Johns Hopkins University - Neighborhood Fund
Provides grants of up to $15,000 in communities near Johns Hopkins campuses for projects related to community revitalization, education, employment, health, and public safety.
Keep Maryland Beautiful Cleaning and Greening
Maryland Community Investment Tax Credits Program
Community Investment Tax Credits support 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations by awarding allocations of State tax credits for use as incentives to attract contributions from individuals and businesses to benefit local projects and services.
Maryland Department of Agriculture Small Farm and Urban Agriculture Program
Maryland’s new Small Farm and Urban Agriculture Program provides financial assistance to support small-scale agricultural operations located in urban, peri-urban, rural, and suburban areas.
Maryland DHCD Community Safety Works Grants
Grants to improve the livability and economic potential of Maryland communities through targeted investments in crime prevention that impact community safety.
Maryland Environmental Trust - Keep Maryland Beautiful Cleaning and Greening
Environmental education and cleanup grants are available to nonprofits, schools and municipalities who do environmental educations projects, community engagement and neighborhood greening initiatives.
National Endowment for the Arts - Challenge America Grant
Supports primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations.
Parks & People Foundation’s Neighborhood Greening Grants
PNC Transformative Arts Grant
The Awesome Foundation
State of Maryland Capital Grants Program
Funds for a Capital Grant may be sought/requested as a Legislative Bond Initiative sponsored by a State Senator or Delegate or as an Administration initiative as part of the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan (MCCBL) or in the Governor's budget.
United Way of Central Maryland - Neighborhood Grant
Grants support neighborhood-centered projects that will be informed by residents and inspire community connection.
Youth as Resources for Community Organizing Carried out by Youth
Youth Leadership for Change Grant