The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Riots are the cry of the unheard." If that maxim is true, Baltimore children, youth, and young adults were crying out long before the 2015 killing of Freddie Gray, Jr. sparked demonstrations and unrest in the city.
The fund, proposed by Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young after the unrest of 2015, and approved by voters the following year, will provide taxpayer dollars to organizations that work with the city’s young people.
The first grants from a $12 million fund to help children and youth in Baltimore are now being decided.
By Andrea K. McDaniels,The Baltimore Sun The gymnasium at Reginald F. Lewis High School was filled Saturday with people with ideas on how to improve the lives of Baltimore’s young people. And they were all hoping to tap into the $12 million Baltimore Children and Youth Fund to turn those ideas
Committee Will Make Recommendations to Associated Black Charities on BCYF Grantees BALTIMORE – The cohort managing the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund (BCYF) today announced the formation of a 25-person Proposal Review Panel to assess grant applications for year one of the BCYF. The purpose
The Planning Team gathered and answered all of the questions asked during both sessions and afterward. You can find the revised Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) document by clicking here.
The Baltimore Children and Youth Fund held two (2) grant informational question-and-answer meetings, also known as the bidders’ conferences. The meetings provided an overview of the RFP structure and answered questions about the submission process.
BALTIMORE – The Associated Black Charities, fiscal manager for the $12 million Baltimore Children and Youth Fund (BCYF), today announced three community capacity building sessions on Saturday, June 16 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 2 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and on Saturday,
Associated Black Charities to manage multi-million dollar grant-making process.
The final community design sessions, organized to help craft the framework for the distribution of the $12 million Baltimore Children and Youth Fund, took place this week. The sixth and final session was at Patterson High School in South Baltimore.