Apply for Funding with Partnering Agencies
As ARPA funding is distributed across the city agencies, there are several funding opportunities for community-based organizations and nonprofit organizations to partner with city agencies to assist with their recovery from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 health pandemic.
On January 18, 2023, the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund grants to certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and specific nonprofit organizations to finance affordable housing. The closing date for applications is February 23, 2023. Additional details on application requirements are available on the CDFI Fund’s website.
Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement
Dedicated to the co-production of public safety in all Baltimore neighborhoods, MONSE will partner with Baltimore residents, community-based organizations, institutions, businesses, and agencies to stem the tide of violence, while simultaneously unearthing its root causes. Learn more about MONSE’s grant opportunities.
The Mayor’s Office partners with the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to award grants of up to $10,000 to small neighborhood-based non-profits that provide direct services to Baltimore residents and families. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
BCF’s Mobilization Grants give residents the resources they need to accomplish a small project, get more people involved, and encourage the next generation of neighborhood leaders.
Downtown Partnership of Baltimore’s Operation Storefront and Façade Improvement Programs give upfront capital to Downtown small retailers that were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These flexible grants can support interior renovations, exterior renovations, purchases of inventory and equipment, and other business operational costs.
Downtown Partnership of Baltimore seeks qualified local contractors to support small businesses in Downtown Baltimore. Specific open RFPs: