Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative Commits $5 Million for Children & Youth Programs
Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative Commits $5 Million for Children & Youth Programs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5 Contact: Tom Waldron, email@example.com 2023 410-350-6637 Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative Commits $5 Million for Children & Youth Programs Range of public, corporate and nonprofit funders work collaboratively to provide great summer opportunities for Baltimore’s young people […]
Why community review?
Why community review? – Shondrea McCargo The Baltimore Children and Youth Fund (BCYF) utilizes a community grant review process to ensure community voices are heard and included on matters such as how to prioritize funding. A community review involves engaging community members and stakeholders in the Grassroots Fund grant application review and decision making processes. […]
Why do we invest in Black, Brown, and Indigenous organizations?
Why do we invest in Black, Brown, and Indigenous organizations? – Shondrea McCargo The Baltimore Children and Youth Fund (BCYF) was created to support community-led initiatives that improve the well-being of Baltimore’s children and youth. BCYF recognizes the importance of investing in Black, Brown, and Indigenous organizations, which is essential in the community for several […]
Why prioritize youth interests?
Why prioritize youth interests? – Shondrea McCargo Prioritizing youth interests is critical for the success of the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund (BCYF) and its partner organizations. BCYF was established in 2015 to support community-led initiatives that improve the well-being of Baltimore’s children and youth. To ensure that BCYF successfully serves its intended audience and […]
Strategic Planning Survey
Dear Members of the Baltimore Children & Youth Fund Community, Over the past four years, BCYF has provided support for organizations supporting the children and youth of Baltimore. We are excited to build upon what we have learned to provide increased supports to ensure that our children and youth are healthy, ready to succeed in school, […]
2023 Avis Ransom Institute
Baltimore, MD – The Avis Ransom Institute (ARI), a partnership between Baltimore Children and Youth Fund and Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, is proud to announce the launch of its second year of operation. The ARI project aims to equip young people in Baltimore with the skills and knowledge to become effective leaders and advocates […]
REI – Why it Matters
The Baltimore Children and Youth Fund’s (BCYF) mission to improve the lives of Baltimore’s youth could not be achieved without an intentional and comprehensive approach to equity and inclusion. That’s why it is essential for us to have an REI (Race, Equity, and Inclusion) framework to guide our work. The REI framework that we utilize […]
Apply to be a Grant Reviewer
BCYF is seeking grant review panel members for the Spring 2023 Grant Cycle! Apply to become a grant reviewer for the Grassroots Fund!
Technical Assistance Providers Needed
Gearing up for the 2023 grant cycle this spring, BCYF will provide a host of pre-application technical assistance offerings to Baltimore-based youth-serving organizations and seeks experienced consultants to partner with the Grantmaking & Technical Assistance (GMTA) team to deliver technical assistance to prospective applicants.
Fall Grantee Celebration 2022
Centering Joy! On October 1, 2022, we celebrated the tremendous work happening in Baltimore with our latest cohort of grant recipients. Check out some of our favorite photos, and learn more about our Fall 2022 grant recipients today! Photos and Film: Kyle Pompey Venue: R House Event Organizers: Kieta Iriarte-Iman and Naimah Sharif Attendees: Grassroots […]