Apply for Funding with Partnering Agencies

As ARPA funding is distributed across the city agencies, there are several 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.

Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services 

Baltimore City Strategic Investment – Rapid Re-housing Request for Proposals (RFP)
RFP Due Date: July 15, 2022 at 4:00pm

The Mayor's Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) is now accepting proposals for Rapid Re-housing projects. MOHS is requesting project proposals from qualified non-profit organizations that have the capacity to implement and operate Rapid Re-housing in Baltimore City. Applicants must meet the scope of work of the RFP, and must demonstrate the experience and capacity to provide housing and support services. Please note MOHS is looking to select multiple providers to operate rapid re-housing projects. 

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.

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Award Ceiling: $350,000
Application Due Date: 06/19/2022

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program. This program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. It strengthens efforts to extend the reach of humanities collections and make their intellectual content widely accessible. Awards also support the creation of reference resources that facilitate the use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation.

The Street Outreach Program

Award Ceiling: $150,000
Application Due Date: 06/06/2022

The Street Outreach Program (SOP) provides street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of human trafficking in persons. These services, targeted in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices and providing them access to shelter as well as basic needs, including food, hygiene packages, and information on a range of available services. Recipients are required to meet a non-federal share of the project cost.

Baltimore Community Grants Program

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.

Baltimore City Foundation's Community Neighborhood Grants Program

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.