A grant from the Baltimore Children & Youth Fund allowed Banner Neighborhoods Community Corp. to expand its programs for young people in East Baltimore – for example, launching a soccer league for kids and providing summer jobs for more young people. But the support from BCYF was about more
Wide Angle Youth Media uses video, photography and design to engage with young people, teach them valuable skills and help them use their voices to foster social change. Baltimore Children & Youth Fund is proud to support Wide Angle’s vital work. In the past year, Wide Angle served more
Learning, enrichment, and community support. Those are some of the pillars of the St. Francis Neighborhood Center’s Power Project, which provides high-caliber after-school programming for young people in the Reservoir Hill and Penn North neighborhoods. With support from the Baltimore Children
BCYF has granted first-year grantees the opportunity to apply for Continuation grants to sustain their work serving children and youth. Organizations have begun completing those applications and Continuation grant funds are being disbursed.
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.